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  Don - Wikipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Don River, Russia, one of the main rivers of Russia.
River Don, Scotland, a river in Scotland which rises in the Grampians[?] and flows 131 km (82 miles) eastwards to the North Sea at Aberdeen.
River Don, England, a river in South Yorkshire which rises in the Pennines and flows 112 km (70 miles) eastwards to join the River Ouse shortly before it, in turn, joins the Humber.
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 Don River, Russia: Just the facts...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Don (Дон) is one of the major rivers of Russia (A federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state).
The main city on the river is Rostov on Don (A seaport on the Don River near the Sea of Azov in the European part of Russia), its main tributary the Donets (additional info and facts about Donets).
The Don was known in the times of the old Scythia (An ancient area of Eurasia extending from the Black Sea to the Aral Sea that was populated by Scythians from the eighth to the fourth century BC) ns as the Tanaïs, and has been a major trading route ever since.
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 biology - Don
River Don, Scotland, a river in Aberdeenshire which rises in the Grampians and flows 131 km (82 miles) eastwards to the North Sea at Aberdeen.
River Don, England, a river in South Yorkshire which rises in the Pennines and flows 112 km (70 miles) eastwards to join the Yorkshire Ouse shortly before it, in turn, flows into the Humber.
Don Juan, Don Quijote, Don Bosco, or in the operas Don Carlos, Don Giovanni, Don Pasquale, etc. Hence, it is also a (rather old-fashioned) slang name for a Spaniard.
www.biologydaily.com /biology/Don   (224 words)

 Encyclopedia: Don River, Russia
The source of a river or stream may be a lake, a spring, or a collection of headwaters.
Tula (Ту́ла;) is an industrial city in the European part of Russia located 165 km to the south of Moscow, on the river Upa, at 54°13′ N 37°36′ E. Population (1990): approx.
Donets (Донец;), is a tributary of Don River, Russia.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Don-River,-Russia   (692 words)

 Don River --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
Throughout the world the river is associated with images of the turbulent and colourful Don Cossacks—romanticized in a famous series of novels by the 20th-century Russian writer...
a tributary of the Don River, southwestern Russia and eastern Ukraine.
Don Giovanni refuses to repent and is engulfed by flames.
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 Chapter Three   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Russia is the northernmost large and populous country in the world.
Russia is a multicultural state with a complex domestic political geography.
Russia has historically justified interference in nearby countries affairs in the name of its own national security and its desire to achieve a warm water port for its navy and access to shipping lanes.
www.accd.edu /sac/earthsci/sgirhard/1303.090/chap3.htm   (1684 words)

 AllRefer.com - Don, river, Russia (CIS And Baltic Physical Geography) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The annual flood of the river is controlled by the Tsimlyansk Reservoir.
Rostov-na-Donu is the chief city and port on the Don.
The chief tributary of the Don is the Donets, which connects it with the industrial Donets Basin.
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Russia, meanwhile, was advancing to the status of a European power, and in the urban centers influences from western Europe were at last penetrating the isolation caused by the Mongol invasion.
In 1850 a Russian settlement was established on the estuary of the Amur River, and the northern half of the island of Sakhalin was occupied in 1855.
Russia was also engaged in a continuing dispute with Japan over fishing rights in the Kuril Islands, which are located between the Sea of Okhotsk and the Pacific Ocean in the Russian Far East.
www.cartage.org.lb /en/themes/GeogHist/histories/history/hiscountries/R/russia.html   (9086 words)

If we were to ask a native of Russia to explain the origin of the Don river names he probably would reply that they are Kimmerian, since the Kimmerians occupied the regions of southern Russia and the Ukraine in ancient times, circa 600 BC.
Herodutus, the Greek historian, used Borysthenes for the Dnieper, Tyras for the Dniester, Ister for the Danube, and Tanais for the Russian Don.
is a borough of Yorkshire, England on the Don river.
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 Volga River - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Volga River
The chief ports on the river are Tver, Yaroslavl, Nizhniy Novgorod, Kazan, Samara, Volgograd, Saratov, and Astrakhan.
These industrial cities are situated where the river is crossed by railways.
Also, increased evaporation from the large water surfaces of the reservoirs has helped diminish the supply of water to the Caspian; to offset this, a proportion of the waters of the Vychegda and Pechora rivers in northeast European Russia is diverted into the Volga basin.
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 Don Horse Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Don Cossacks did not become farmers and were not rooted to the land; their life determined the kind of horse they most valued and they played a major role in defining the traits of their horses.
By mid-century over half the horses in the Don steppes were direct descendants of the original Don horses; that number dropped by half by the end of the century.
A systematic government-sponsored breeding program centered in the Rostov area revived the breed in the thirties and forties and the Don continued to serve in the Russian military until the cavalry was disbanded in 1954.
www.imh.org /imh/bw/don.html   (868 words)

 Gates to the Caucasus -- Rostov-on-Don
The coasts, mouth of the Don river and a very wide steppe of the river are well known for already several thouthand years.
Don was called Thanais (the stress is on the pre-last syllabus: Tha-na-is) by Greeks.
You can see Don river, a port, and a prospect known as Bol'shoi but it is still not renamed back and you will find that people call it Budionovski.
www.ibiblio.org /sergei/Exs/Rostov-on-Don/rostov.html   (1170 words)

 About Rostov on Don, Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The banks at the mouth of the Don river have a very wide steppe that has been well known for several thousand years.
Russia could not continue the war without allies, and almost all of the land was returned to Turkey except for a tiny point at the Fortress of Sent Anne.
This monument was built in an honor of the friendship between Bulgaria and Russia.
personal.romance-tour.com /tours_files/pt/rostov_info.htm   (1119 words)

 Volga River - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Volga river (Russian Во́лга, Tatar İdel, Идел, Mordvin Рав, Mari Юл, German Wolga) in Western Russia, Europe's longest river, with a length of 3,690 km (2,293 miles), provides the core of the largest river system in Europe.
The Moscow-Volga Canal, the Volga-Don Canal, and the Mariinsk Canal system form navigable waterways connecting Moscow to the White Sea, the Baltic Sea, the Caspian Sea, the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea.
The river basin played an important role in the great movements of people from Asia to Europe.
open-encyclopedia.com /Volga   (552 words)

 The Don - Horse and Pony Breeds on Equiworld - Online Equestrian Information
The Don was an ideal Cossack horse and it used to be in great demand by the Cossacks, who joined the Cossack force with their own horses.
This feature, which occurs with many steppe and forest breeds, is caused by the adaptation of the horse to the rigors of continental climates, their ability to live of rough foods and accumulate in their system reserves of fat that would last them through the frosty spells in winter and drafts in summer.
Since the 14th century Cossacks settled on the Don river, at first as fugitives from serfdom, and then as defenders of the Crown against the hordes of nomads who were sweeping through the southern Russian steppes.
www.equiworld.net /uk/horsecare/Breeds/don   (1142 words)

 Pagan News - Pagan News & Information
* Don River, Russia, one of the main rivers of Russia.
* River Don, AberdeenshireRiver Don, Scotland, a river in Aberdeenshire which rises in the Grampian MountainsGrampians and flows 131 km (82 miles) eastwards to the North Sea at Aberdeen, ScotlandAberdeen.
Don Juan, Don Quijote, or in the operas Don Carlos, Don Giovanni, Don Pasquale, etc. Hence, it is also a (rather old-fashioned) slang name for a Spaniard.
www.pagannews.com /cgi-bin/gods3.pl?Don   (332 words)

 JRL 3-21-02 - Russia, Volga River Study
For the river is no longer as nature intended, and books on the Volga speak today of a drop of water now taking months instead of weeks to travel the river's now interrupted course.
And massive interference in the lives of the river's prized sturgeon where the river's lower reaches are harnessed by the huge hydro-electric power complex near Volgograd.
And the river's unique characteristic of lying within one single country gives the project a special chance of realizing dreams that would be far-fetched if it crossed national borders.
www.cdi.org /russia/Johnson/6148-12.cfm   (784 words)

 ROSTOV-ON-DON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Rostov-on-Don is the capital of Rostov Oblast, in the Northern Caucasus district of Russia, located at the Don River near the Sea of Azov.
It is known as the "Gateway to the Caucasus" due to its location, and its population is fairly diverse in comparison to regions in northern Russia.
The Don River that the city is named for is a major shipping lane connecting southwestern Russia with regions to the north, and Rostov-on-Don is an important river port in both passenger-oriented and industrial shipping.
www.yotor.org /wiki/en/ro/RostovonDon.htm   (209 words)

Rostov-na-Donu or Rostov on the Don [ro'stov, Rus.
One of Russia's leading producers of agricultural machinery, Rostov-na-Donu also has ship and locomotive repair yards, plants processing food and tobacco, mechanical engineering works, and factories that manufacture chemicals, building materials, electrical equipment, road-making machinery, furniture, clothing, footwear, and leather goods.
Its position as a center for trade between European Russia and the Caucasus area also gave it the name “Gateway to the Caucasus.” The city suffered much damage in World War II and had to be rebuilt after the war.
www.factmonster.com /ce6/world/A0842484.html   (296 words)

 Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
A town in the delta of the Don River, a short distance from the eastern end of the Sea of Azov, and about 15 miles (25 km.) southwest of Rostov.
George III was a member of the Regency Council at the beginning of the reign of Ivan the Terrible, but he was deposed and executed at the behest of Yelena Glinskaya (Ivan's mother), who feared his rights to the throne of Muscovy.
Note well; although the state may fairly be thought to have emerged in 1547 with the coronation of John as Tsar (Caesar) of All the Russias, the Russian Empire per se does not technically commence until the assumption of the titles of Imperator and Autocrat by Peter the Great in 1721.
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 The Jewish Journal Of Greater Los Angeles
And although a minority of the Don Region’s population is technically Cossack, Kozitsyn says, affection for the swashbuckling, leather-booted, horse-riding warrior caste is on the rise nationwide.
The Don Cossacks had their own independent republic for most of the 17th century, and in 1835 reached an agreement with the Russian czar, according to which they would provide him with highly trained soldiers in return for land and special privileges.
By the beginning of the 20th century, half the Don Basin population was Cossack.
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The river names are more striking because of their unique geographical definition which might carry through many generations and movements of people, while land names might be more transient, dependent upon temporal settlements, changing more readily with time.
Traditionally the Don and Dona social honorifics are assigned to origin in the Roman "Dominus" and "Domina" social titles, Lord and Lady.
It has a phonetic similarity to "Don," but its origins are traditionally assigned to the Latin "decanum" and Greek "dekanos," as one set over a group of ten, or chief to a division of ten.
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 Don River. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Don River in Mother Russia is well known, as are the unruly Cossacks who dwelt there, defying khan and czar.
nu nazdya (“the river in the rear” and “the river in front,” respectively).
The presence of Celtic river names both in Britain and in central Europe attests to the Celts' earlier glory as one of the most important peoples of ancient Europe.
www.bartleby.com /61/94/D0339400.html   (235 words)

 Russia cruise along the River Volga from Moscow to Rostov-on-Don, Black Sea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Cruise Russia to Moscow and St Petersburg, the Volga River, or the River Dnieper to the Black Sea
Russia cruise from Moscow along the River Volga to the edge of the Black Sea - Land of the Cossacks and Tartars
Since the pace of a river is determined by the direction of the flow, please note that timings and stops may differ slightly from one direction to another.
www.cruisethemed.com /river/russia/land-of-cossacks-05.htm   (921 words)

 A Biblical Interpretation of World History, Chapter 10, Part 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Russia was never a part of the Roman Empire; it belongs here because from the fifteenth century onward it claimed the heritage of both Rome and Byzantium.
From the land of the Slavs came rivers flowing in every direction: north (the Volkhov and Northern Dvina) to the White Sea and the Arctic Ocean, east (the Volga) to the Caspian Sea, south (the Dnieper and the Don) to the Black Sea, and west (the Berezina, Niemen, and Western Dvina) to the Baltic.
Twice Russia invaded the Balkans (1853 and 1877), its stated goals being the destruction of the Ottoman Empire and the protection of the sultan's Christian subjects.
xenohistorian.faithweb.com /worldhis/Hist10a.html   (17103 words)

 Russia and America: A Comparison of International River Valleys   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Students prepare to travel to Russia by expanding both their cultural and their scientific knowledge by studying the language, customs, and the history of Russia and by performing water tests.
Upon arrival in Russia, students are taken by train and then by bus or car to the town they will live in during their stay.
Using the test results from the water tests at the Tennessee River and from the Don River in Russia, I was able to create this project.
www.asms.net /rtc/19971998/CliffStewart.html   (263 words)

 volga.html   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Volga carries two thirds of Russia's freight, 25% of it being timber which is by far the most frequently carried cargo along the Volga Industry-Center of Large Petroleum Industry.
Irrigation-The river water is used for irrigation of crops, especially in the area south of Kuybyshev to the Caspian Sea.
Artists, Musicians,Writers and even LENIN the former ruler of Russia and perhaps the most influential man of the century was raised along the Volga.
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The western anchor of the Volga-Don system is the port of Rostov, located near the mouth of the Don River, and the nearby ports of Azov and Taganrog.
The volume of cargo moving on Russia's inland waterways has fallen dramatically in recent years, from more than 300 million tons in 1992 to 98.8 million tons in 1996.
Russia's post-Soviet economic crisis has hit the country's inland waterways hard, not least along the Volga-Don corridor.
www.bisnis.doc.gov /bisnis/bulletin/9802volg.htm   (1265 words)

 Don River - TheBestLinks.com - Russia, River Don, Aberdeenshire, River Don, ...
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