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  Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Main articles: Subdivisions of Russia, Federal districts of Russia, Federal subjects of Russia, Republics of Russia, Oblasts of Russia, Krais of Russia, Autonomous Oblasts of Russia, Autonomous Districts of Russia, Federal cities of Russia.
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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 Russia - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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.
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.
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.
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 Russia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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.
Russia saw its comparatively developed centrally-planned 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.
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.
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 Encyclopedia: Federal cities of Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Perm Oblast (Пе́рмская о́бласть;) is an oblast in the Privolzhsky (Volga) Federal District of Russia.
Khantia-Mansia, or Yugra is an autonomous district of Tyumen Oblast in the Russian Federation.
Siberian Federal District is one of the seven federal districts of Russia.
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 Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 eastern Europe and northern Asia.
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.
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.
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 Russia: News and Political, Historical, and Economic Information Related to Russia
Russia is the largest country in the world in terms of area, bordering the Arctic Ocean, between Europe and the North Pacific Ocean.
Russian cities were growing without an industrial base to generate employment, although emancipation of the serfs in 1861 foreshadowed urbanization and rapid industrialization late in the century.
Moscow is the largest city (population 9 million) and is the capital of the Federation.
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 Russia (08/05)
The second-largest city in Russia is St. Petersburg, which was established by Peter the Great in 1703 to be the capital of the Russian Empire as part of his Western-looking reforms.
Russia is a federation, but the precise distribution of powers between the central government and the regional and local authorities is still evolving.
Russia has acquiesced (despite misgivings by some) in enlargement of NATO by members first of the former Warsaw Pact and most recently by the Baltic states that were forcibly integrated into the Soviet Union.
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 List of planned cities - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This is a list of planned cities (sometimes known as planned communities or new towns) by country.
Additions to this list should be cities whose overall form (as opposed to individual neighborhoods or expansions) has been determined in large part in advance on a drawing board, or which were planned to a degree which is unusual for their time and place.
It is modelled on Italian renaissnace theories of the 'ideal city' and built by the architect Bernando Morando of Padua.
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 Saint Petersburg - Enpsychlopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The largest church in the city is St Isaac's Cathedral (1818–1858), one of the biggest domed buildings in the world, constructed for 40 years under supervision of its architect, Auguste de Montferrand.
The marshland was drained and the city spread outward from the fortress under the supervision of German engineers whom Peter had invited to Russia.
The city's proximity to anti-revolutionary armies, and generally unstable political climate, forced Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin to flee to Russia's historic former capital at Moscow on March 5, 1918.
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 Tatarstan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Tatarstan (Russian: Респу́блика Татарста́н; Tatar: Tatarstan Respublikası) is a federal subject of the Russian Federation (a republic).
Its capital is the city of Kazan (Tatar: Qazan), the other major cities are Naberezhnye Chelny or Yar Çallı, Tübän Kama (Nizhnekamsk), Älmät (Almetyevsk), Yäşel Üzän; (Zelenodolsk), Bögelmä (Bugulma).
On February 15, 1994 there was signed an Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan "On Delimitation of Authority in the Sphere of Foreign Economic Relations" which is sometimes considered as recognition of Tatarstan's independent country status by Russian Federation.
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 Russia Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Evans Property Services - Moscow, Russia Real Estate - Find a home or office in Moscow with the help of this company that offers apartments, houses, and commercial space for rent or sale in the Russian city.
It is also close to the United States, Canada 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.
The rising oil prices and tensions and war in the Middle East has increased Russia's revenue from oil production and export, has created a healthy economic expansion and improved the living conditions of ordinary Russians.
www.variedtastes.com /encyclopedia/Russia   (4651 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Russian Federation is a federative democratic republic with a president, directly elected for a four-year term, who holds considerable executive power.
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 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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
Black Sea coasts of Russia have less direct and more constrained access to the high seas than its Pacific and Arctic ones, but both are nevertheless important for that purpose.
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
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 Russia - Rossiya
Russia is one of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council.
UTair is one of the five largest air carriers of Russia and the largest Russian helicopter airline.
"Where Russia" is a national portal for foreign tourists and businessmen, first of all Moscow and St. Petersburg.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/russia.htm   (979 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
A fact often mentioned about Russia is that the federation spans eleven time zones from eastern Europe to the easternmost point in
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.
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 Federal districts of Russia -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
All of the (additional info and facts about federal subjects) federal subjects of (A federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state) Russia are grouped into seven (A district set apart as the seat of government of a federation) federal districts (Russian: федеральные округа, sing.
Administrative center: (A city in the European part of Russia; 2nd largest Russian city; located at the head of the Gulf of Finland; former capital of Russia) St.
(A city in the European part of Russia; 2nd largest Russian city; located at the head of the Gulf of Finland; former capital of Russia) St.
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 Federal cities of Russia - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Federal cities of Russia - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
On December 1, 2005, Perm Oblast and Permyakia will be merged to form Perm Krai.
This encyclopedia, history, geography and biography article about Federal cities of Russia contains research on
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 Russia - Biocrawler definition:Russia - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Catherine the Great, ruling from 1767-1796, enhanced this effort, establishing Russia not just as an Asian power, but on an equal footing with Britain, France, and Germany in Europe.
Embassy of the Russian Federation to the United States (http://www.russianembassy.org/)
The Russia Journal (http://www.russiajournal.com/) - An independent news and analysis source from Russia.
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 Federal cities of Russia -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Federal cities of Russia -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
The (A federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state) Russian Federation is divided into 89 (The subject matter of a conversation or discussion) subjects (administrative units), 2 of which are federal cities:
(A city in western Florida on Tampa Bay; a popular winter resort) Saint Petersburg
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 Pravda.RU Stavropol Hears The Case Of Five Terrorists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The territorial court of Stavropol, North Caucasus, has launched a preliminary hearing of a criminal case of five citizens of Russia's North-Caucasian republic of Karachai-Circassia, who are accused of plotting terrorist acts in several cities of Russia, including Moscow.
As the Emergency Situations Ministry (MChS) of Russia reported, "separate hotbeds of fire are registered" on the territory of the base on Monday.
As the press centre of the Pacific Regional Frontier Department of Russia reported on Friday, a group of men aging 30-35 crossed the border in the Khasan Region in the south of the Maritime Territory.
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 Encyclopedia: Federal districts of Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 International Conference: Housing Reform in the Cities of Russia, June 1998
International Conference: Housing Reform in the Cities of Russia, June 1998
Housing Reform in the Cities of Russia International Conference
to present and generate discussions between representatives of municipalities/regions and federal level authorities on recommendations for change in specific aspects of the housing sector (e.g.
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