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Borovsk

 

a city, the center of Borovsk Raion, Kaluga Oblast, RSFSR. Situated on the Protva River (tributary of the Oka), 13 km west of the Balabanovo railroad station (on the Moscow-Briansk line), 80 km southwest of Moscow. Population, 12,000 (1969). The city has factories producing cloth, knitted goods, clothing, and children’s toys. The All-Union Scientific Research Institute on the Physiology and Biochemistry of Farm Animals and two amateur theaters are located here. Borovsk was founded in the 13th century. It belonged to Riazan’ princes and was incorporated into the Grand Duchy of Muscovy in the 14th century. In 1444 the Borovsk Pafnut’ev Monastery was founded nearby. In the second half of the 17th century the archpriest Avvakum and the boyarina Morozova were incarcerated in the city. K. E. Tsiolkovskii lived and taught in Borovsk from 1880 to 1891. His apartment is now a museum.

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That same evening a house serf who had come from Borovsk said he had seen an immense army entering the town.
On 25 February 1567, Ivan issued an obedience charter to peasants on previously conditional land in Moscow District, informing them that Ivan had granted the estate as a patrimony to members of the Khomiakov clan, in exchange for their land in Borovsk District, taken into the oprichnina.
2) All-Russian Research Institute of Physiology, Biochemistry and Nutrition of Animals, Institute of village, 249013, Borovsk, Russia
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The sources synchronous to the session of the Zemsky Sobor registered the presence of representatives from 25 provincial towns in the capital, Belgorod, Borovsk, Bryansk, Vladimir, Vologda, Kadom, Kalyazin, Kashira, Kolomna, Kursk, Mtsensk, Murom, Novosil, Odoev, Oskol, Pogoreloe Gorodische, Rostov, Ryazan, Suzdal, Torzhok, Toropets, Tula, Ustyuzhna Zhelezopolskaya, Chern, and Yaroslavl.
All three candidates--Metropolitan Kliment of Kaluga and Borovsk (code-named Topaz), Metropolitan Filaret of Minsk and Slutsk (code-named Ostrovskii), and Metropolitan Kirill (code-named Mikhailov)--also have been reliably identified as agents of the KGB/FSB.
Zagriazhskii accompanied the family to their Borovsk estate, and in the mornings frolicked with the young lady: "placed her on my knees and gave my hands free rein, she kissed me.
Households Belev 1718 4110 841 Borovsk 1719 2399 335 Maloiaroslavets 1715 976 156 Riazan' 1718 1589 220 Toropets 1710 3674 839 Tula 1715 5309 916 Tula 1720 3022 502 Uglich 1717 5089 877 Ustiuzhna 1713 2277 417 Viatka 1710 4368 724 Viatka 1717 2387 394 Zaraisk 1715 2980 498 TOTALS 38180 6719 SOURCE: Population inventories (see fn.
Wolves and bears were hunted in woodlands along the Zvenigorod, Mozhaisk, and Borovsk roads.
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