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  Astrakhan and delta of Volga: hotels, camp sites, rounds, excursions
Astrakhan and delta of Volga: hotels, camp sites, rounds, excursions
The Astrakhan rest and booking of hotels in Astrakhan, on Caspian sea and in delta of Volga
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  North American Polymorphisms in Mute Swan H5N1 in Astrakhan
Sequences from several recent mute swan H5N1 isolates from Astrakhan were placed on deposit at GenBank.
In addition, many older isolates from North America dating back to the 1970's were also made available.
A number of bird die-offs have been reported, but there have been no reports of detected H5.
www.recombinomics.com /News/02220601/H5N1_Astrakhan_NA.html   (357 words)

  
  Astrakhan, Russia - LoveToKnow 1911
ASTRAKHAN, a town of E. Russia, capital of the government of Astrakhan, on the left bank of the main channel of the Volga, 50 m.
Astrakhan is the chief port on the Caspian Sea and the headquarters of the Russian Caspian fleet.
Astrakhan was anciently the capital of a Tatar state, and stood some 7 m.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Astrakhan,_Russia   (361 words)

  
 RUSNET.NL :: Encyclopedia :: A :: Astrakhan
Astrakhan is situated on the islands in the delta of the Volga river.
Astrakhan was first mentioned in the 13th century; situated at the cross of caravan and water routs, Astrakhan turned into a large trade city very quickly.
In the middle of the 17th century Astrakhan became one of the border fortresses of Russia, protecting the mouth of the Volga.
www.rusnet.nl /encyclo/a/print/astrakhan.shtml   (278 words)

  
 History of Astrakhan, Russia
Modern Astrakhan was founded in 1558 as a wooden fortress on the Hare's hill washed by the Volga and its tributaries.
In 1605-1606 Astrakhan was occupied and ruined by Cossack.
In the middle of the XVII Astrakhan was one of the fortresses of Russia which protected the territory of the Volga.
www.eecl.org /cities/astrakhan/history.shtml   (418 words)

  
 The Hindu : International / India & World : Astrakhan, Russia's Eurasian melting pot
Astrakhan, situated 100 km from the shores of the Caspian, is Asian enough to be familiar and provincial enough to be intimate.
Ahmedabad and Astrakhan are sister cities and Modi landed with a group of businessmen from Gujarat.
Astrakhan is truly a melting pot of many cultures and civilisations.
www.hindu.com /2006/11/27/stories/2006112703142000.htm   (736 words)

  
 JewishEncyclopedia.com - ASTRAKHAN:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The only fact known concerning the Jews of Astrakhan, from the destruction of the kingdom of the Chazars by Prince Svyatoslav of Russia (969) to 1804, is that Jewish merchants carried on a considerable trade there.
In the city of Astrakhan the births among Jews were 49 males and 62 females in 1897; deaths, 28 males, 13 females; the excess of births over deaths being 70, while that in the general population was but 6 per cent.
In 1899 the Jewish population of Astrakhan was 1,575 in a total population of 117,772.
jewishencyclopedia.com /view.jsp?artid=2050&letter=A   (406 words)

  
 Astrakhan Region - Kommersant Moscow
Astrakhan Region extends 120 km from west to east between Kalmykia and Kazakhstan and 375 km from north to south along the Volga and Akhtuba rivers to the Caspian Sea.
Astrakhan is an old, hospitable city under the dazzling southern sun, the pearl of the Lower Volga long known as a major industrial center not only in Russia, but also in Europe.
Astrakhan is a territory of numerous islands, steppes, and a large number of salt lakes.
www.kommersant.com /page.asp?idr=379&id=-36   (4354 words)

  
 Astrakhan Information
Astrakhan is situated in the Volga Delta, rich in sturgeons and exotic plants.
Astrakhan itself was first mentioned by travellers in the early 13th century as Xacitarxan.
From 1459 to 1556, Xacitarxan was the capital of Astrakhan Khanate.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Astrakhan   (436 words)

  
 Astrakhan. Girls, Women, Brides dating and marriage agency from city Astrakhan, Russia . Gifts and Flowers Delivery
Astrakhan is situated in the South-West of the European part of Russia, in the South part of the East-European plain.
In the West Astrakhan region borders with the Kalmykya-Halm Tangch Republic, in the North - with the Volgograd region, in the East - with the Kazakhstan Republic, in the South it's washed by the Caspian sea.
Astrakhan is known for contrasts - boundless steppes and shrub-grown banks, the north Caspian ice-bound for half a year, and lush lotuses in the Volga estuary.
www.city-of-brides.com /from/Astrakhan.shtml   (358 words)

  
 REGIONAL CORNER: ASTRAKHAN, RUSSIA
The Astrakhan region of Russia occupies 44,000 square kilometers of territory adjacent to the northeastern shoreline of the Caspian Sea.
Astrakhan's location at the mouth of the Volga River where it enters the Caspian Sea makes it an important hub, linking Russia to Central Asia and the rest of Europe via the Volga River and the Black Sea.
Astrakhan's industrial base is dominated by the petroleum and chemical sectors, agriculture, and shipbuilding.
permanent.access.gpo.gov /lps1733/9808corn.htm   (524 words)

  
 ASTRAKHAN REGION
The Astrakhan Region (Oblast) is situated in the extreme southwest of the European part of Russia and occupies the area of 44,000 square kilometers.
Astrakhan Region Law of 1998 'On Investment Activity in the Astrakhan Region' is the main act regulating investment of capital on the Region territory.
International and foreign economic activity of the Astrakhan Region is in a strict compliance with the policy of Russia with account of geopolitical and economic characteristics of the region.
www.rcrussia.it /italiano/regioni/astrahan.htm   (5430 words)

  
 Astrakhan: Hot "New" Fashion is the Same Old Cruelty | The Humane Society of the United States
Recently unveiled on runways in Milan and Paris, this year's fall fashion collection shocked industry writers and animal advocates who had assumed the fur was long out of favor: Several prominent designers, from Gucci to Dolce and Gabbana, paraded haute couture made entirely from or trimmed with the fur of newborn or fetal lambs.
"Astrakhan" turned up this spring in a Burberry coat trimmed with the fur at the knee, in a Gucci skirt with the fur sliced into it, in a Miu Miu coat that dyed the fur purple, and in other items.
Kara-Cool, astrakhan, broadtail, and Persian lamb are just a few of the labels under which the fur of newborn or fetal lambs could be sold; others include swakara or krimmer.
www.hsus.org /wildlife/wildlife_news/astrakhan_hot_new_fashion.html   (1189 words)

  
 Astrakhan, Russia, Pictures
Astrakhan' contains a kremlin (citadel) dating from the 1580s, a cathedral (early 18th century), and a university.
In 1556 Ivan IV conquered Astrakhan', thus opening the entire Volga River to Russian traffic, and it became an important trade center.
When in 1921-1922 the Soviet government demanded that church valuables be given in aid to the population starving because of the failure of crops in 1921, a fateful conflict erupted between the Church and the new authorities who deci...
www.greatestcities.com /Europe/Russia/Astrakhan_city.html   (255 words)

  
 astrakhan - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Astrakhan’, city, southern European Russia, capital of Astrakhan’ Oblast, on the Volga River, near the Caspian Sea.
- fur fabric: fur fabric made from the curly dark fleece of lambs from Astrakhan, southern Russia, or an acrylic imitation.
alpaca, astrakhan, baize, brocade, camel hair, cashmere, chenille, crepe de Chine, felt, flannel, fur, gabardine, horsehair, jersey, lambswool,...
encarta.msn.com /astrakhan.html   (112 words)

  
 Astrakhan Region (Russia)
The flag of Astrakhan region is a banner of the historical Astrakhan arms — azure, a scimitarr under a crown, both proper.
The present Law on the basis of the Ustav of the Astrakhan Region proceeding from continuity of historical traditions of the Astrakhan Region, establishes symbols of the Astrakhan Region as subject of Russian Federation, their description and order of official use.
The flag of the Astrakhan Region represents a rectangular panel of light-blue colour, in the middle of flag the gold crown consisting of a hoop with three visible leaf-formed and gold mitra, fastened by five visible arches decorated with pearls, with green lining.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/ru-ast.html   (485 words)

  
 FJC | Communities | Astrakhan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Astrakhan is a major city in southern European Russia, which lies on the Volga River, close to where it empties into the Caspian Sea.
While Astrakhan's Kremlin dates back to the 1580s, the city was likely settled under the Tatar dynasties of the 13th century.
ASTRAKHAN, Russia – The Jewish community of Astrakhan hosted a meeting between Rabbi Shlomo Goldenberg, the region’s Chief Rabbi and a Chabad Lubavitch emissary, with Amy Scanlon, the Second Secretary of the Political Department of the USA Embassy in Moscow.
www.fjc.ru /communities/?AID=84431   (291 words)

  
 ASTRAKHAN VESSELS
The Astrakhan ships (17500 dwt) were designed and built from 1986 until 1992 to serve both the military and commercial transport needs of the ex-USSR.
The Astrakhans are of particular use where flexibility is required in carrying a combination of containers, rolling stock, heavy pieces, IMO parcels, forest products, project cargoes, steels, unitized and any general cargo.
In this web site there is a collection of pictures of the Astrakhan ships to illustrate some of their advantages, capabilities and special features.
www.oceanbulk.gr /old-page/astrakhan.htm   (210 words)

  
 Astrakhan, Kazakhstan News - Topix
The warhead was launched aboard a K65M-R missile from the Kapustin Yar testing ground in the southern Astrakhan region.
At the junction of Europe, Asia and the Caucasus, Astrakhan is a truly polyglot city.
Police in the Astrakhan region, a land of grassy steppes along the Volga River, are investigating a group of residents and Kazakh citizens on suspicion of smuggling 14 camels from the adjacent Central Asian nation, and believe there may have been more cases, regional police officials said.
www.topix.net /kz/astrakhan   (587 words)

  
 astrakhan - HighBeam Encyclopedia
astrakhan [from Astrakhan ], pelt of the newborn Persian lamb, used like fur in garments, and also the woolen fabric woven to resemble real astrakhan.
From Astrakhan to the circus: Wales on the Edinburgh fringe.(News)
Jackie KENNEDY wearing the traditional Pakistani hat (called a Jinnah cap) of astrakhan fur that was given to her personally by President Ayub Khan.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-astrakha.html   (571 words)

  
 Astrakhan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
On the picture you see the magnificent town Astrakhan, that is located in Russia.
Astrakhan is the city, where I was born on 12/19/1985.
The first written evidence of Astrakhan as a town dates back to XIII century.
members.tripod.com /~Valerika/astra.htm   (86 words)

  
 Astrakhan - LoveToKnow 1911
There is more than one meaning of Astrakhan discussed in the 1911 Encyclopedia.
We are planning to let all links go to the correct meaning directly, but for now you will have to search it out from the list below by yourself.
This page was last modified 20:10, 12 May 2006.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Astrakhan   (67 words)

  
 WHKMLA : Russian Conquest of Astrakhan, 1554-1556
In 1554 he launched the first expedition against the Khanate of Astrakhan, in which the Russians took control of the countryside.
The city of Astrakhan fell after a siege in 1556, and the Khanate also was annexed into the Russian Empire.
The city of Astrakhan herself was relocated from the right to the left bank of the Volga (so to facilitate easier defense against a future attack from Central Asia).
www.zum.de /whkmla/military/16cen/astrakhan15541556.html   (137 words)

  
 WHKMLA : Ottoman-Russian War over Astrakhan, 1569
sent an army against the city of Astrakhan, which was Russian since 1556.
After the defeat, the Ottoman Empire recognized Russian possession of Astrakhan.
Astrakhan II, 1569, from Historiske Slag, in Danish
www.zum.de /whkmla/military/16cen/astrakhan1569.html   (172 words)

  
 eBay Guides - Astrakhan or Broadtail Fur
Astrakhan or Broadtail fur coats are made from lambs younger than ten days old.
Since the lamb skin thickens after three days, the baby lambs are killed by the time they are three days old.
Google "broadtail fur" or "Astrakhan fur" and read the many articles on this topic.
reviews.ebay.com /Astrakhan-or-Broadtail-Fur_W0QQugidZ10000000001960370   (310 words)

  
 Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Astrakhan Knitting Yarn at Yarnmarket
"Cashmerino Astrakhan" by Debbie Bliss is the perfect addition to the Debbie Bliss collection of cashmerino yarns.
As you would expect, the "Cashmerino Astrakhan" features the trademark softness for which this line is so well-known.
"Cashmerino Astrakhan" is a wonderful boucle made of 10% cashmere, 60% merino wool and 30% microfiber and is available in a wide range of "Bliss-ful" colors.
www.yarnmarket.com /yarn/Debbie_Bliss_Yarn-Cashmerino_Astrakhan_Yarn-1674.html   (117 words)

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