Gurzuf


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Gurzuf

 

an urban-type settlement in Crimea Oblast, Ukrainian SSR. It is situated on the southern shore of the Black Sea near the city of Aiudag (Medved’-gora), 16 km northeast of Yalta. It is a seaside climate health resort. The winter is mild (average February temperature, 2° C) and the summer very warm (average June temperature, 23° C). The average yearly precipitation is 565 mm. The resort treats persons sick with nontubercular respiratory ailments, as well as ailments of the nervous and cardiovascular systems. There are both sanatoriums and rest homes. The swimming season lasts from June to October. The Artek Pioneer Camp is near Gurzuf.

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The central square of Alushta features a bust of the former; a towering tree called "Pushkin's cypress" still graces the garden of a sanatorium in nearby Gurzuf.
That Ukraine was still exotic, however, there could be no question, given the distinctive local vernacular that had its own allured examples of which there were many: the imposing Turkish minaret in Kamianets Podolski, the finely decorated exterior of the Karaim synagogue in Kiev, the proudly singular Tatar mosque of Gurzuf, the arabesque Palace of the Emir and his harem in Yalta, and an assortment of orthodox churches in the unique Cossack-Baroque style.
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Fire control is provided by the MR-212 Vaygach-U onboard radar and other ships' electronic systems (the Gurzuf or Kantata-M passive reconnaissance systems, for example).