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  Environmental Damage and Policy Issues in the Uranium and Gold Mining Districts of Chita Oblast in the Russian Far East
Chita is a landlocked Oblast, or administrative region, in Russian Asia as large as the states of Washington and Oregon combined with a population of approximately 1,500,000.
Chita is located east of Lake Baikal, north of Mongolia and 1500 kilometers inland from the Pacific Coast, and includes headwater streams feeding both Lake Baikal - the sacred sea of Siberia, and the Amur River- one of the ten longest rivers in the world.
Chita Oblast is facing the first Post-Soviet wave of mining using foreign investment capital like much of Siberia and the Russian Far East, with Baley and Krasnokamensk among the largest and most developed of the internationally-funded mining operations in all of Northern Asia.
www.sric.org /mining/docs/Chitafin.html   (11624 words)

  
  Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Chita Oblast   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This SE Siberian oblast has extensive international borders with China (998 km) and Mongolia (868 km) and internal borders with Irkutsk and Amur oblasts, and the republics of Buryatia and Sakha (Yakutiya).
In 1920, Chita became the capital of the Far East Republic, which merged with the Russian Federation in November 1922, a month before the Soviet Union was constituted.
The oblast is rich in ferrous, non-ferrous, rare, and precious metals, coal, charcoal, and mineral waters.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/ch/Chita_Oblast   (195 words)

  
 Chita Oblast   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Its administrative center is the city of Chita.
This southeastern Siberian oblast has extensive international borders with China (998 km) and Mongolia (868 km) and internal borders with Irkutsk and Amur oblasts, and the republics of Buryatia and Sakha (Yakutia).
The territory that makes up today's Chita Oblast was first explored by Cossacks led by Pyotr Beketov in 1653.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/c/ch/chita_oblast.html   (220 words)

  
 The Dispatch - Serving the Lexington, NC - News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
1,155,346 as of 2002 Census) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast) in south-east Siberia.
In 1920, Chita became the capital of the Far East Republic, which merged with Russia in November 1922, a month before the Soviet Union was constituted.
Chita Oblast is located in the Yakutsk Time Zone (YAKT/YAKST).
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 Chita Oblast travel guide - Wikitravel
Chita Oblast is a region in Eastern Siberia, which borders Buryatia to the west, Irkutsk Oblast to the northwest, Yakutia to the north, Amur Oblast to the northeast, North East (China) to the east, and Mongolia to the south.
Chita Oblast is similar to Buryatia in the great diversity and beauty of its landscapes.
Chita is the principal arrival point for most visitors, who usually arrive on the Trans-Siberian Railway, although the Baikal-Amur Mainline also cuts through Chita Oblast's more isolated north.
wikitravel.org /en/Chita_Oblast   (346 words)

  
 Chita Oblast - Definition, explanation
In 1920, Chita became the capital of the Far East Republic, which merged with the Russian Federation in November 1922, a month before the Soviet Union was constituted.
The oblast is rich in ferrous, non-ferrous, rare, and precious metals, coal, charcoal, and mineral waters.
As a result, the oblast's main industries are metallurgy, fuel, and timber.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/c/ch/chita_oblast.php   (272 words)

  
 Red Stars Travel  Agency - Tours and Travel - What You Need To Know About Our Tours
Chita, the capital city of the Chita Oblast (region) of southeast Siberia, presides over one of the world's richest gold mining areas.
Chita was founded in 1653 as a Cossack stockade, and barely a century later, Russians began mining the ore-rich region for its silver, and later, golden treasures.
Chita's place in Russian history was made in 1827, when 85 of the Decembrist revolutionaries, including leading military figures and academics, were exiled to the area to work in construction or in silver mines.
www.travel2russia.com /destguide/city10.htm   (1096 words)

  
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The City of Chita is a the administrative center of the Chita Oblast, which is similar to a state.
In some circles, Chita is known as the City of Exiles because prominent intellectuals starting with the “Decembrist” were exiled to the city after failed uprisings in 1825.
History The City of Chita is a the administrative center of the Chita Oblast, which is similar to a state.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Oblasts
Gomo Oblast Bakumy : un village de la zone contamin la vie reprend.
Gomo Oblast Bakumy : un village de la zone contamin maison abondonnen 1986.
Gomo Oblast en Birussie une maison abondonndepuis 1986.
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 Land Resources of Russia
In the north of the oblast permafrost is widespread.
The oblast is situated mainly on the eastern slopes of the Southern Urals and adjoining spaces of Zauralje.
Kamchatskaya Oblast is situated on Kamchatka peninsula; it is washed by the Sea of Okhotsk, the Bering Sea, and the Pacific Ocean.
www.iiasa.ac.at /Research/FOR/russia_cd/adm_des.htm   (11816 words)

  
 Tag » Chita
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Chita, Russia, administrative center of Chita Oblast, Russia.
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 The Jamestown Foundation
Voters in Chita Oblast--an impoverished but strategically vital region in Russia's Far East--went to the polls on October 29 to elect a new governor, a new regional duma and the heads of local government bodies.
It would, however, be more accurate to say that the elections in Chita did not attract the attention of the national media, even though the media had identified Chita as one of the regions which President Putin and his team had targeted for a change of leadership.
What most alarmed Melnikov was the fact that the oblast election commission had turned a blind eye to the campaign's biggest scandal: the October 5 police seizure from a local printing house of over 100,000 unregistered ballots for the gubernatorial contest.
jamestown.org /publications_details.php?volume_id=23&issue_id=1892&article_id=17738   (582 words)

  
 Impressions of Eastern Siberia. (C) Copyright 1995, RUSphoto   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Chita (52 degrees of northern latitude, 113 degrees of eastern longitude), a regional center, is located to the east from Baikal lake, in the south-east corner of Siberia on the border with Mongolia and China.
The population of Chita city was 367,500 in 1994.
Chita is a large transport center of the Trans-Siberian railroad.
www.cs.toronto.edu /~mes/russia/siberia/regions/chita.html   (281 words)

  
 washingtonpost.com: A Uranium Mine's Mother Lode of Reality   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Chita Oblast is part of the great expanse of Russian territory that was closed to foreigners in the Soviet era.
Like most of Siberia, Chita is in the midst of an economic depression fully the equal of America's in the 1930s.
Under the nearly full moon, the pale green and brown steppe – part of the land that nurtured Genghis Khan and his descendants, once the world's greatest warriors – seemed for that moment to be boundless, infinite.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn/A43611-2001Aug7?language=printer   (1545 words)

  
 Grigory Pasko: The Chita SIZO (Robert Amsterdam) - Politics - Europe - Putin - Vladimir Putin - Russia Blog - Russia - ...
As reported on the Chita SIZO’s website, the floorspace norm per person is “maximally proximated to established state standards”.
Under the pretext of providing security for the procuracy-general’s investigative group working in Chita, more than 150 MVD special unit (spetsnaz) troops were pulled into the city from Irkutsk Oblast and the Republic of Buryatia at the end of January.
In order to change the situation, the Chita Oblast Administration of the Federal Service for the Execution of Punishments leadership adopted a decision about the organization of a SIZO-2 in the city of Krasnokamensk, as well as “facilities functioning in the regime of an investigative isolator” in 4 correctional colonies of Chita Oblast.
www.robertamsterdam.com /2007/02/grigory_pasko_the_chita_sizo.htm   (1119 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Oblast'
The descendant of Ukrainians exiled to Siberia, he grew up in Moscow and in the small town that is the setting of his first important narrative poem, Zima Junction (1956).
First mentioned in 882 bc, it was an important medieval commercial centre on the routes from Byzantium to the Baltic, and from Moscow to Warsaw.
Lithuania borders on the Baltic Sea in the west, Latvia in the north, Belarus in the east and southeast, Poland in the south, and the Kaliningrad oblast (a...
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 Search Results for "oblast"
Formed in 1929, the area forms the northern part of Arkhangelsk oblast and extends along the tundra coast of the Barents, White, and Kara...
...in the north, Belarus in the east and southeast, Poland in the south, and the Kaliningrad oblast (a Russian exclave; formerly East Prussia) in the southwest.
...723 km, Kazakhstan 6,846 km, North Korea 19 km, Latvia 217 km, Lithuania (Kaliningrad Oblast) 227 km, Mongolia 3,485 km, Norway 196 km, Poland (Kaliningrad Oblast)...
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 Chita
Though the oblast is traditionally an opposition stronghold, Geniatulin defeated candidates from both the Communist and Liberal Democratic parties by a large margin.
In the 1990s, he was elected Chita's mayor and held that office until Yeltsin appointed him to the governorship.
This south-east Siberian oblast has extensive international borders with China (998 km) and Mongolia (868 km) and internal borders with Irkutsk and Amur oblasts, and the republics of Buryatiya and Sakha (Yakutiya).
www.hf.uib.no /andre/vesti/CHITA.HTM   (534 words)

  
 The Wild East - Part 4   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The timber industry in Chita Oblast contributed $ 184 000 to federal budgets, $ 274 000 to Oblast budgets and $ 12 000 to local budgets.
Red pine is the most endangered species in the Oblast, and a mere 3 percent of the original cover of Red pine remains intact.
Chinese Timber Importers from Amur Oblast in 2000
www.forestsmonitor.org /reports/russia/twe4b.htm   (1758 words)

  
 ArcheoBiblioBase: Archives in Russia: R-0230
[Administration for Archival Affairs of the Administration of Chita Oblast]
[Archival Division of the Administration of Chita Oblast]
[Archival Division of the Chita Oblast Executive Committee]
www.iisg.nl /~abb/obl/R-0230.html   (72 words)

  
 FWB, Spring/Summer 1996 - Asia
Chita Oblast acted quickly on the presidential decree and allocated almost 27% of its three northern regions to TTPs.
While many Evenks of the province regard Chita's allocation as progressive, the process of delineation and the amount of land delineated are sources of controversy.
Given that the population of Evenks in the three northern regions of Chita Oblast ranges from 1-15% of the total population, and a significant percentage of the non-indigenous population is involved in mining, Evenks feel little optimism over TTPs protecting their traditional activities until a federal law clarifies land alienation procedures in TTPs.
carbon.cudenver.edu /public/fwc/Issue10/Asia/evenks-6.html   (733 words)

  
 Definition of Chita Oblast
1155346 as of 2002 All-Russian Population Census) is a federal subject of the Russian Federation (an oblast).
This southeastern Siberian oblast has extensive international borders with China (998 km) and Mongolia (868 km) and internal borders with Irkutsk and Amur oblasts, and the republics of Buryatia and Sakha (Yakutia).
In 1920, Chita became the capital of the Far East Republic, which merged with the Russian Federation in November 1922, a month before the Soviet Union was constituted.
www.wordiq.com /definition/Chita_Oblast   (273 words)

  
 Accommodation in Chita and Cheap Travel to Chita, Chitinskaya oblast, Russian Federation :-) Hospitality Club   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Chita is located between two ridges (Yablonoviy Ridge and Cherskiy Ridge).
The Ingoda and the Chita are rivers of Chita-city.
Irkutsk is about 1000 kilometres from Chita to the west, Ulan-Ude is about 600 kilometres from Chita to the west, Aginskoe is 130 kilometres to the southeast, Zabaikalsk is about 500 kilometres to the southeast.
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 Renaissance Capital Research Portal
The Chita Region is located in south-eastern Siberia and covers a total area of 431,500 square kilometers.
As of 2002, the Chita Region’s major urban centers were Chita with 317,800 inhabitants, Krasnokamensk with 60,200 inhabitants, Borzya with 31,400 inhabitants, and Petrovsk-Zabaikalsky with 23,400 inhabitants.
The leading industrial sectors of the Chita Region are non-ferrous metals, energy, and food and beverages.
research.rencap.com /eng/government/region_detail0615.asp   (1007 words)

  
 Chita Oblast   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Chita Oblast, located in the Transbaikal region of Sibiria, shares a common border with Mongolia and China, the latter constituted by the Argin River.
The oblast's territory with its complex mountain ranges, plateaus and valleys stretches northward to the Patom Mountains.
According to a survey by Bank Austria, the oblast was ranked 70th among Russia's 89 regions on investment climate.
archive.tol.cz /Elections/Russia/Regions/About/Chita.html   (422 words)

  
 MANIPULATION IN THE REGIONS. UNPOPULAR GOVERNORS SEEK EXCUSES TO DELAY ELECTIONS
Election officials in Chita Oblast recently suggested that the east Siberian region lacked the funds to hold gubernatorial and legislative elections planned for 27 October (see OMRI Russian Regional Report, 9 October 1996).
The chairman of the oblast electoral commission, Aleksandr Chernushevich, warned that gubernatorial, legislative, and municipal elections scheduled for 8 December may have to be delayed since the 12 billion rubles ($2.2 million) needed to finance the elections has not been allocated from the regional budget.
Volgograd Oblast is seen as a Communist stronghold: the KPRF did well there in the parliamentary elections of 1993 and 1995, communist-backed candidates won 22 out of 26 seats for the Volgograd city legislature last October, and Communist leader Gennadii Zyuganov outpolled Yeltsin in the July presidential election 51% to 44%.
sartraccc.sgap.ru /Pub/rrr961016.htm   (4401 words)

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