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Mirny

Mirny

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Description of Mirny

Mirny is a city (since 1966) in the Arkhangelsk region of the Russian Federation - Russia. It is the location of the Plesetsk cosmodrome. Mirny forms the municipality (urban district) "Mirny" with the status of a closed administrative-territorial unit (CATU) since 1993.

 

History

Prior to the construction of the Angara facility (hereinafter the landfill, cosmodrome), the village of Plestsy was located on the southern tip of the modern city with a post office on the Petrovsky highway from Arkhangelsk to St. Petersburg. The first historical mention of the village of Plestsy dates from 1760, and it is connected with the construction of a chapel in honor of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God. In the years 1919-1920, during the Civil War, the village of Onega County was the site of fierce battles between the Reds (communists) and Whites (anti communists) with the help of the Allied forces of the Entente.

On the northern tip of the modern Mirny was located the settlement “Rosin plant”, in which from 1927 to 1958 there was a Rosin turpentine plant. The settlement was found by 1960.

The new settlement originated in 1957, as a military camp connecting intercontinental ballistic missiles. Subsequently, on the basis of the compound, a polygon was first created, and later, the Plesetsk cosmodrome.

Climate
The town of Mirny and the urban district “Mirny” are equated to the districts of the Far North.

The average annual air temperature is 1.8 ° C
Relative air humidity - 73.8%
Average wind speed - 3.1 m / s

 

 

 

 

 


 

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Hotels, motels and where to sleep

 

 

Restaurant, taverns and where to eat

 

 

Cultural (and not so cultural) events

 

 

Interesting information and useful tips