Received from: Russia
Category: Postcrossing - official card
Date: May 2012
Distance: 1154 km
Time of travelling: 14 days
Dubna is a town in Moscow Oblast, Russia. It has a status of naukograd (i.e. town of science), being home to the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, an international nuclear physics research center and one of the largest scientific foundations in the country. It is also home to MKB Raduga, a defense aerospace company specializing in design and production of missile systems. The modern town was developed in the middle of the 20th century (and town status was granted in 1956).