Plakhino, Zakharovsky District of Ryazan Oblast

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Plakhino (Russian: Пла́хино) is a village (selo) in Zakharovsky District of Ryazan Oblast, Russia. It is the birthplace of Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov, author of the music for the National Anthem of the Soviet Union.[1]


  1. ^ Daniel Jaffé (8 March 2012). Historical Dictionary of Russian Music. Scarecrow Press. pp. 35–. ISBN 978-0-8108-7980-5.

Coordinates: 54°27′47″N 39°19′59″E / 54.46306°N 39.33306°E / 54.46306; 39.33306