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Dubna is a science town in the north of the Moscow Region (located 125 km away from Moscow, it borders on the Tver Region), and the largest centre on nuclear physics research in Russia.

The town taking the area of 7166 hectares has the population of 68 thousand persons. Dubna is one of the greenest cities among Moscow suburbs.

Scientists of many countries have been fruitfully co-operating here for more than half a century. Thanks to local scientists works the town of Dubna is the only one in Russia immortalized in the Mendeleyev periodic system: dubnium discovered by Dubna scientists is the 105th chemical element.

Dubna is the native land of water skiing in Russia. The water sports area for competitions here is considered one of the best in Europe.

Dubna boasts the second-largest Lenin monument in the world (the biggest monument to Lenin is in Volgograd). The monument was set up on the Moscow Canal back in 1937. Together with the pedestal its height reaches 37 metres (figure height 25) and its weight is 540 tons. On the opposite bank the monument to Stalin was fixed up. However, after his death and exposure of the cult of personality" the monument was blown up, but the pedestal remained.

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