Kashirskoye Highway
Kashirskoye Highway or Kashira Highway is a major street in Moscow
Moscow is the capital, the most populous city, and the most populous federal subject of Russia. The city is a major political, economic, cultural, scientific, religious, financial, educational, and transportation centre of Russia and the continent...

, Russia
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, continued as a highway beyond the city into Moscow Oblast
Moscow Oblast
Moscow Oblast , or Podmoskovye , is a federal subject of Russia . Its area, at , is relatively small compared to other federal subjects, but it is one of the most densely populated regions in the country and, with the 2010 population of 7,092,941, is the second most populous federal subject...

 as a backup route for highway M4
M4 highway (Russia)
The Russian route M4 is a major trunk road that links Moscow to Rostov-on-the-Don. Its length is 1164 kilometres....

. It was named in the 19th century after the old Kashira Road, which led to the town of Kashira
Kashira is a town and the administrative center of Kashirsky District of Moscow Oblast, Russia, located on the Oka River south of Moscow. Population:...

. It was one of the sites of the Russian apartment bombings
Russian apartment bombings
The Russian apartment bombings were a series of explosions that hit four apartment blocks in the Russian cities of Buynaksk, Moscow, and Volgodonsk in September 1999, killing 293 people and injuring 651. The explosions occurred in Buynaksk on 4 September, Moscow on 9 and 13 September, and...

 of 1999. Along the road, major landmarks include the Saburovo Church and the Orekhovo-Borisovo Cathedral.
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