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Novo-Ogaryovo (Russian: Ново-Огарёво), also Novo-Ogarevo, is an estate in the Odintsovo District of Moscow Oblast to the west of the city, by the Rublyovo-Uspenskoye Highway and is the location of a suburban official residence of the President of Russia, officially recognized as such in 2000.
The residence was constructed in the first half of the 1950s on the foundations of a 19th-century villa, at the behest of Georgy Malenkov for his daughter. Construction work was under way when Malenkov was removed from his position in 1955, and this place was then used as a gosdacha, a "state dacha or vacation retreat, for housing high-placed guests, for receptions and as a place of work of various governmental committees. Soviet leaders have viewed it as their own retreat. Since 1991 it has been reserved as a governmental residence, mostly unused until it was renovated by Vladimir Putin in 2000. A six-meter-high wall surrounds the presidential residence. During Putin's term in office, other luxurious dachas started to appear in the vicinity.
- Residences of the President of Russia
- Moscow News, November 8, 2000, an online reprint (Russian)
- Weir, Fred (18 October 2012). "Vladimir Putin joins pajama workforce, decides to work from home". The Christian Science Monitor. Retrieved 18 October 2012.
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