Slobodishche, Moscow Oblast

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Slobodishche. Old Believers' Our Lady of Kazan wooden church
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Slobodishche. Arched gates

Slobodishche (Russian: Слободи́ще) is a village in Orekhovo-Zuyevsky District of Moscow Oblast, Russia, located on the Guslitsa River (Nerskaya's tributary) some 93 kilometers (58 mi) south-east of Moscow. Municipally, the village is a part of Ilyinskoye Rural Settlement (the administrative center of which is the village of Ilyinsky Pogost). Population: 327 (1997). Postal code: 142651.

Slobodishche was first mentioned in 1674.

The village is located in the historical area of Guslitsa (former Guslitskaya volost). An Old Believers' (Russian Orthodox Old-Rite Church) Our Lady of Kazan wooden church (built around 1881) is located in Slobodishche.

According to legend, all from Slobodishche were sorcerers.

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