Kursk is a city and the administrative center of Kursk Oblast, Russia, located at the confluence of the Kur, Tuskar, and Seym rivers. The area around Kursk was the site of a turning point in the Soviet–German struggle during World War II and the site of the largest tank battle in history.
The nuclear-powered Oscar-class submarine Kursk ) sank in an accident on 12 August 2000 in the Barents Sea, during the first major Russian naval exercise in more than ten years, and all 118 personnel on board were killed. The crews of nearby ships felt the initial explosion and a second, much larger, explosion, yet the Russian Navy did not realise that an accident had occurred and did not initiate a search for the sub for more than six hours.
Kursk Oblast is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast).
Kursk Vostochny Airport (IATA: URS, ICAO: UUOK), also known as Khalino, is an interceptor aircraft base in Kursk Oblast, Russia located 7 km east of Kursk. It is a medium-sized base 4 miles northeast of Kursk.
The Kursk Nuclear Power Plant is a nuclear power plant located in western Russia on the bank of the Seym River about 40 kilometers west of the city of Kursk. The nearby town of Kurchatov was founded when construction of the plant began.
Kursk State University is Kursk's oldest higher educational institution, founded in 1934 as Kursk State Pedagogical Institute, later in 1994 transformed into Kursk State Pedagogical University and has a current status since 2003.
Kursk is a play by the British playwright Bryony Lavery, first performed in 2009. It is inspired by the 2000 sinking of the Russian submarine K-141 Kursk from explosions of its own torpedoes during a major naval exercise.
Kursky District is an administrative and municipal district (raion), one of the twenty-eight in Kursk Oblast, Russia. It is located in the center of the oblast.
The Kursk State University Library is a library in Kursk State University . The library was founded in 1934 simultaneously with the opening of Kursk State Pedagogical Institute.
Kursk is a 2018 English-language French-Belgian drama film directed by Thomas Vinterberg based on Robert Moore's book A Time to Die, about the true story of the 2000 Kursk submarine disaster. It stars Matthias Schoenaerts, Colin Firth, Léa Seydoux, Peter Simonischek, Max von Sydow, Matthias Schweighöfer and Michael Nyqvist.
The Kursk's Football team activities page. Related with social media posts of Kursk's games and scheduled events. Match records planned for future dates as well as home and away matches. Plan a trip and experience the excitement of the match on the spot!