Vostok History

VOSTOK is a famous russian trade mark. (In Russian  “Vostok” means East )

Vostok Watch Makers, Inc. produces mainly rugged military-style and diver’s watches at its factory in Tatarstan, Chistopol city, Russia. 

The history of the factory is that it started in 1942 during WWII. The  First Moscow Watch Factory ( most known as Polojt factory )  was evacuated  to the East to small town of Chistopol on the Kama river. During  WWWII the factory produced wrist watches and military equipment. After the war part of First Moscow Watch Factory was relocated back to Moscow and  the factory continued   to produce the wrist watches with its own trade mark Vostok.

Vostok now is a leader of the Russian watch industry. Vostok factory had been an official supplier for the Ministry of Defense of the USSR (now Russia ), and produced watches for the Soviet ( Russian) Army. Vostok is the official supplier of Russian Army now as well.