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  Jewish Autonomous Oblast - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Jewish Autonomous Oblast (Russian: Евре́йская автоно́мная о́бласть, Yevreyskaya avtonomnaya oblast; formerly Jewish Autonomous Republic) is situated in the Far Eastern federal district of Russia, bordering China.
The history of settlement of the territory of the Jewish Autonomous Region is closely connected with that of the lands along the Amur River.
In 1991, the Jewish Autonomous Region was elevated to the status of an Autonomous Republic, but by that time most of the Jews had gone and the remaining Jews now constituted less than two percent of the local population.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jewish_Autonomous_Republic   (1911 words)

  
 Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Russia saw its economy contract for five years, as the executive and legislature dithered over the implementation of reforms and Russia's industrial base faced a serious decline.
Russia achieved a slight recovery in 1997, but that year's Asian financial crisis culminated in the August depreciation of the ruble, a debt default by the government, and a sharp deterioration in living standards for most of the population.
Russia is fairly sparsely populated and has extremely low average population density due to its enormous size; population is densest in the European part of Russia, in the Ural Mountains area, and in the south-eastern part of Siberia.
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 Autonomous oblasts of Russia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
2. A referendum is to be held on 16 April 2006 on the merger of Irkutsk Oblast and Ust-Orda Buryatia.
3. On 23 October 2005, a referendum was held on the merger of Kamchatka Oblast and Koryakia to form Kamchatka Krai.
The result was in favour, but no official date has been set yet for the merger; it is likely to occur in 2007, possibly also on 1 January.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Autonomous_oblasts_of_Russia   (149 words)

  
 Russia Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The vast lands of present Russia were home to disunited tribes who were variously overwhelmed by invading Goths, Huns, and Turkish Avars between the third and sixth centuries C.E. The Iranian Scythians populated the southern steppes, and a Turkic people, the Khazars, ruled the western portion of these lands through the 8th century.
The northern part of Russia together with Novgorod retained some degree of autonomy during the time of the Mongol yoke and was largely spared the atrocities that affected the rest of the country.
Population is densest in the European part of Russia, in the Ural Mountains area, and in the south-western parts of Siberia; the south-eastern part of Siberia that meets the Pacific Ocean, known as the Russian Far East, is sparsely populated, with its southern part being densest.
www.variedtastes.com /encyclopedia/Russia   (4651 words)

  
 Kamchatka Oblast Online Research :: Information about Kamchatka Oblast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Kamchatka Oblast (Russian language : Камча́тская о́бласть) is a Federal subjects of Russia of Russia (an Oblasts of Russia).
To the north, it borders the Magadan Oblast and the Chukotka.
Russia claimed the Kamchatka Peninsula in the 17th century.
in-northcarolina.com /search/Kamchatka_Oblast.html   (924 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Russian Federation (Russian: Росси́йская Федера́ция, transliteration: Rossiyskaya Federatsiya or Rossijskaja Federacija), or Russia (Russian: Росси́я, transliteration: Rossiya or Rossija), is a country that stretches over a vast expanse of eastern Europe and northern Asia.
The remaining territory consists of 49 oblasts (provinces) and 6 krais (territories), in which are found 10 autonomous okrugs (autonomous districts) and 1 autonomous oblast.
The recent arrest of Russia's most successful businessman Mikhail Khodorkovsky on charges of fraud and corruption in relation to the large-scale privatizations organised under then-President Yeltsin has caused many foreign investors to worry about the stability of the Russian economy.
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 Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Formerly the dominant republic of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), Russia is an independent country, and an influential member of the Commonwealth of Independent States, since the union's dissolution in December 1991.
Unrest of the downtrodden serfs and suppression of the growing Intelligentsia were continuing problems however, and on the eve of World War I, the position of Tsar Nicholas II and his dynasty appeared precarious.
The easternmost point in Russia is Big Diomede Island (Ostrov Ratmanova); the westernmost, the boundary with Poland on a 60-km-long (40-mi-long) spit of land separating the Gulf of Gdańsk from the Vistula Lagoon.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/R/Russia.htm   (3448 words)

  
 SingaporeMoms - Parenting Encyclopedia - Russia
The vast lands of present-day Russia were home to ununited tribes who were variously overwhelmed by invading Goths, Huns, and Turkic Avars between the third and sixth centuries A.D. The Iranian Scythians populated the southern steppes, and a Turkic people, the Khazars, ruled the western portion of these lands through the eighth century.
They in turn were displaced by a group of Scandinavians, the Varangians, who established a capital at the Slavic city of Novgorod and gradually merged with Slavs, constituting the bulk of the population from the 8th century onwards.
The easternmost point in Russia is Big Diomede Island (Ostrova Ratmanova); the westernmost, the boundary with Poland on a 60-km-long (40-mi-long) spit of land separating the Gulf of Gdańsk from the Vistula Lagoon.
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 Russia and Russian History Profile Biography and Encylopedia Entry Arkansas Encyclopedia Essay
The remaining territory consists of 49 provinces known as oblasts and 6 regions (krays), in which are found 10 autonomous districts (okrugs) and 1 autonomous oblast.
The most practical way to describe Russia is as a main part (a large contiguous portion with its off-shore islands) and anexclave (at the southeast corner of the Baltic Sea).
Russia is fairly sparsely populated due to its enormous size; population is densest in the European part of Russia, in the Ural Mountains area, and in the south-eastern part of Siberia.
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 Russia - Biocrawler definition:Russia - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The vast lands of Russia were home to disunited tribes who were variously overwhelmed by invading Goths, Huns, and Turkic Avars between the third and sixth centuries CE.
More than a decade after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, Russia is trying its best to establish a modern market economy and achieve strong economic growth.
Russia saw its economy contract severely for five years, as the executive and legislature dithered over the implementation of reforms and Russia's industrial base faced a serious decline.
www.biocrawler.com /biowiki/Russia   (3537 words)

  
 Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In October 1991, as Russia was on the verge of independence, Yeltsin announced that Russia would proceed with radical market-oriented reform along the lines of [[Poland]]'s "big bang," also known as "[[shock therapy_(economics)shock therapy]]." Russia's [[Congress of People's Deputies]] attempted to impeach Yeltsin on [[1993-03-26]].
Mountain ranges are found along the southern borders, such as the [[Caucasus]] (containing [[Mount Elbrus]], Russia's and Europe's highest point at 5,633 m) and the [[Altai]], and in the eastern parts, such as the [[Verkhoyansk Range]] or the [[volcano]]es on [[Kamchatka PeninsulaKamchatka]].
The exclave, constituted by the [[Kaliningrad Oblast]], *shares borders with **[[Poland]] to its south and **[[Lithuania]] to its north and east, and *has a northwest coast on the Baltic Sea.
www.19gmarketinggroup.com /repository/R/Rus/Russia/data.xml   (3967 words)

  
 > Regional> Europe> Russia> Maps and Views   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
CD-ROM Atlases from Russia - - CD-ROM atlases of Russia, the Baltics, Ukraine, Central Asia.
Russia and the Former Soviet Republics Maps - - The Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection.
Russia- Regions, Population, Geography - - Reference for Russia's regions, oblasts, krays, autonomous okrugs, and republics.
www.wizzle.co.uk /dir/Regional/Europe/Russia/Maps_and_Views   (183 words)

  
 NTU Info Centre: Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Also known as the Tatars, they ruled the southern and central expanses of present-day Russia, while its western and northern zones were largely incorporated into the Grand Duchy of Lithuania.
More than a decade after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, Russia is still struggling to establish a modern market economy and achieve strong economic growth.
Russia achieved a slight recovery in 1997, but that year's Asian financial crisis culminated in the August depreciation of the ruble in 1998, a debt default by the government, and a sharp deterioration in living standards for most of the population.
www.nowtryus.com /article:Russia   (2508 words)

  
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Russia's bicameral parliament, the Federative Assembly or Federalnoye Sobraniye consists of an upper house known as the Federative Council (Soviet Federatsy), composed of 178 delegates serving a four-year term (two are appointed from each of the 89 subdivisions), and a lower house known as the State
oblasts (provinces) and 6 krais (territories), in which are found 10 autonomous okrugs (autonomous districts) and 1 autonomous oblast.
Asian financial crisis culminated in the August depreciation of the ruble, a debt default by the government, and a sharp deterioration in living standards for most of the population.
en-cyclopedia.com /wiki/Russian_Federation   (2018 words)

  
 Chukotka   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Chukotka Autonomous District (Чуко́тка) in the Russian Far East is the farthest northeast region of Russia, on the shores of the Bering Sea.
It was formerly an autonomous region subsumed within Magadan Oblast, but it declared independence from Magadan in 1991, a move that was confirmed by the Russian Constitutional Court in 1993.
The governor of Chukotka, oligarch Roman Abramovich, has spent millions of dollars in the region on developing infrastructure and providing direct aid to the inhabitants.
www.1-free-software.com /en/wikipedia/c/ch/chukotka.html   (222 words)

  
 Directory - Regional: Europe: Russia: Maps and Views
CD-ROM Atlases from Russia  · CD-ROM atlases of Russia, the Baltics, Ukraine, Central Asia.
Russia and the Former Soviet Republics Maps  · iweb · cached · The Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection.
Russia- Regions, Population, Geography  · Reference for Russia's regions, oblasts, krays, autonomous okrugs, and republics.
www.incywincy.com /default?p=298818   (156 words)

  
 Tatarstan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
But after the October Revolution religion was made illegal and all theologists were repressed.
After Civil War 1918-1920 and suppession of bourgeois nationalists, wanted to remain an independent bourgeois state (Idel-Ural State), Tatar Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic was declared.
The boundaries of the current state were set in 1920 as the Tatar Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic, which did not include the majority of the Volga Tatars.
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/t/ta/tatarstan.html   (557 words)

  
 Vaal Triangle Info Encylopedia - Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It is also close to the United States and Japan across stretches of water: the Diomede Islands (one controlled by Russia, the other by the United States) are just 3 km apart, and Kunashir Island (controlled by Russia but claimed by Japan) is about 20 kilometers from Hokkaido.
At the same time, the rising oil prices and tensions and war in the Middle East has helped Russia's increased revenue from oil production and export, and stimulated economic expansion.
Putin's presidency has snown improved stability and the living conditions of Russians as compared to the 1990s; despite acute crises and largely critisized government failures, Putin retained his popular image and in 2004 won re-election to a second four-year term of office.
www.vaaltriangleinfo.co.za /wiki/index.php?title=Russia   (4385 words)

  
 Mirago : Regional: Europe: Russia: Maps and Views   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
CD-ROM Atlases from Russia - CD-ROM atlases of Russia, the Baltics, Ukraine, Central Asia.
Maps of Russia - Gif images suitable for web pages with links to flag and country facts.
Russia- Regions, Population, Geography - Reference for Russia's regions, oblasts, krays, autonomous okrugs, and republics.
www.mirago.com /scripts/dir.aspx?cat=Top/Regional/Europe/Russia/Maps_and_Views   (190 words)

  
 RUSSIA WEALTHY AND WISE FACT FINDER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Ivan_the_Great, the first leader designated Tsar (from the Roman ''Caesar'', also written Czar) of Russia, finalized this process and consolidated surrounding areas under Moscow's dominion.
These points are: in the West, the same spit; in the East, the Big Diomede Island (Ostrov Ratmanova).
As of 2005 Russia has 13 cities with over a million inhabitants: Moscow, Saint_Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Nizhny_Novgorod, Yekaterinburg, Samara, Omsk, Kazan, Chelyabinsk, Rostov-on-Don, Ufa, Volgograd and Perm.
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 RUSSIA BOOKS SOURCE, FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS
The Russian Federation (, transliteration: ''Rossiyskaya Federatsiya'' or ''Rossijskaja Federacija''), or Russia (Russian: Росси́я, transliteration: ''Rossiya'' or ''Rossija''), is a country that stretches over a vast expanse of Europe and Asia.
:''This section covers the pre-Russ ancient history of present Russia and its early medieval period, which is historically referred to as '' ''Ancient Rus.
Under Putin, the intensified state control of the Russian media has raised Western concerns about human_rights_in_Russia.
www.lilbooks.com /Russia   (4104 words)

  
 Autonomous Districts of Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Chukotka Autonomous District in the Russian Far East is the farthest northeast region of Russia, on the shores of the Bering Sea.
The governor of Chukotka, business oligarch Roman Abramovich, has spent millions of dollars in the region on developing infrastructure and providing direct aid to the inhabitants.
Chukotka Autonomous District consists of the following districts (Russian language:):
read-and-go.hopto.org /Autonomous-Districts-of-Russia   (216 words)

  
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The Russia Journal (http://www.russiajournal.com) - The independent news and anaylsis source from Russia.
Official site: Federal Cadaster Center of Russia -- Administrative maps of Russia (legends in Russian) (http://www.fccland.ru/kart.htm)
Worldwide Index of Press Freedom, 2002 (http://www.rsf.fr/article.php3?id_article=4116) Russia ranked 121 out of 139 indexed countries
www.irelandinformationguide.com /Russia   (2205 words)

  
 Articles - Autonomous oblasts of Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
3. On 23 October 2005, a referendum will be held on the merger of Kamchatka Oblast and Koryakia to form Kamchatka Krai.
Cell phone tracking aids law enforcement (The Journal News)
Calypso Wireless has partnered with an Italian company to carry out a demo of VoIP over Wi-Fi (VoWi-Fi) utilizing a GSM-GPRS cell phone.
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