Kraskino is an urban locality (an urban-type settlement
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) in Khasansky District of Primorsky Krai
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, Russia
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, located on the shore of the Posyet Bay
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, 282 kilometres (175.2 mi) southwest of Vladivostok
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, near the border with North Korea
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. Population:

It was founded in 1900 as Novokiyevskoye . In 1936, it was given its present name, for Lieutenant Mikhail Kraskin, who died in a border conflict. Urban-type settlement status was granted to it in 1940.


  • Приморский крайисполком. "Приморский край. Административно-территориальное деление на 1 января 1968 г." Дальневосточное книжное издательство. Владивосток, 1968.
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