Ostashkov


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Ostashkov

 

a city (since 1770) under oblast jurisdiction; administrative center of Ostashkov Raion, Kalinin Oblast, RSFSR. Population, 25,000 (1974). The city is situated on a peninsula in the southern part of Lake Seliger. It has a wharf. Ostashkov has a railroad station on the Velikie Luki-Bologoe line and is situated on a highway 199 km from Kalinin. The city has leather-processing plants, a clothing factory, a meat-packing plant, a fish-processing plant, and a brewery. Local educational institutions include mechanical, finance, and veterinary technicums. The city has a museum of local lore. Ostashkov has campsites for tourism at Lake Seliger.

Noteworthy architectural monuments in the city include the Voskresenskaia Church (1689); Trinity Cathedral (1697); and the Znamenskaia Church (begun in 1673; rebuilt in the 1860’s), which reveals the influence of the Naryshkin baroque style. In 1772, I. E. Starov drafted a city plan for Ostashkov. Its implementation in the late 18th and early 19th centuries resulted in the construction of more than 150 “model” buildings in the classical style.

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The first group consisted of 14,700 Polish POWs taken from the battlefield; mainly officers, policemen and border guards who were held in three special POW camps in Kozielsk, Starobelsk, and Ostashkov.
241) Article II of this decision specified: (a) to place generals, lieutenants colonels, prominent military and state officials, and all other officers in the South (in Starobelsk); and (b) to place intelligence agents, counterintelligence agents, gendarmes, police, and prison guards in Ostashkov camp, Kalinin Oblast.