Vladivostok (in Russian Владивосток To listen to (" lord of the est"), in Chinese 海參崴 (pinyin: Hǎishēnwǎi)) is the most important Russian port of the coast Pacifique, bathed by the Mer of Japan. Vladivostok means in Russian “that which dominates the East”.
After the Russian invasion, the city with Mandchourie external is annexed by Russia and is re-elected in Russian the July 2nd 1860 by the lieutenant-captain Alexei K. Schefner, and currently counts 591 800 inhabitants.
Vladivostok is also known to be one of the termini of the railway line of the Transsibérien.
AccidentsAugust 10th 1985: explosion of the nuclear reactor of a Soviet submarine in a bay close to Vladivostok. Ten soldiers die on the blow. A vast sector remains not cleansed and is always opened with the human activities. The 2.000 inhabitants of bay were never evacuated.
- Photographs of Vladivostok in '' Panoramio ''
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