Fastov

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Fastiv (Фастів) is a city in the Fastiv district (Фастівський район) and Kiev oblast (Київська область) of Ukraine. During Tchaikovsky's lifetime it was known as Fastov (Фастов) and was part of the Vasilkovsky district (Васильковский уезд) in the Kiev province (Киевская губерния) of the Russian Empire. Lying on a conjunction of railway lines, it is an important station on the rail route from central Europe to Russia and Asia.

Tchaikovsky in Fastov

Tchaikovsky stopped at Fastov on two occasions in order to catch connecting trains:

From Until Notes
28 August/9 September 1878 28 August/9 September 1878 Travelling from Verbovka to Kiev.
13/25 May 1879 14/26 May 1879 Travelling from Brailov to Kamenka.

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