Labor Commune No. 23 / Colony of Prussy

Address: Pushkino Station of Severnaya Railway, former estate of Prussy (nowadays the village of Prussy in Mytishchi), Moscow region

Nothing is left from the Prussy estate. Yet a new church (from 2005) stands on the place of the old mansion church. Photo:

Nothing is left of the Prussy Estate, but a new church (built in 2005) stands on the site of the old mansion church. Photo:

The Labor Commune No. 23 was founded in the Prussy Estate no later than 1927. Teenage orphans were sent there to work from the reception shelter of the Detkomissiya of the All-Russian Central Executive Committee.

Dariya Durneva, Anna Margolis