Pravdinsk


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Pravdinsk

(präv`dyĭnsk), formerly

Friedland

(frēt`länt), town, NW European Russia, formerly in East Prussia. In 1807 the city was the scene of a battle in which Napoleon I defeated the Russians, thus precipitating the fall of Königsberg and the Treaty of Tilsit.

Pravdinsk

 

(until 1946, Friedland), a city, the administrative center of Pravdinsk Raion, Kaliningrad Oblast, RSFSR. It is located on the Lava River, a tributary of the Pregolia, 22 km south of the Gvardeisk railroad station on the Kaliningrad-Kaunas line and 53 km southeast of Kaliningrad. Pravdinsk has a cheese plant, an asphalt-concrete plant, and a footwear factory.


Pravdinsk

 

an urban-type settlement in Balakhna Raion, Gorky Oblast, RSFSR. It is situated on the right bank of the Volga and has a railroad station on the Gorky-Zavolzh’e branch line. Population, 28,000 (1973). The Balakhna Paper and Pulp Combine is located in Pravdinsk.

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Repair work on the state program of the Kaliningrad Oblast "Development of Health Care" in the polyclinic of the Pravdinsk CRH located on the first floor of the residential building began in October 2017 and ended in February 2018.
Friedland (modern Pravdinsk, Russia), was 27 miles (43 kin) southeast of Konigsberg (now Kaliningrad, Russia) in East Prussia.