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  About Krasnodar Russia, Krasnodar History, Facts.
Krasnodar is situated on the River Kuban, approximately 1000 km (620 miles) south from Moscow, and 120 km (75 miles) north from the Black Sea, on the periphery of the Caucasus, and was founded by the Cossacs in 1793 to protect Southern borders of Russia.
In the Middle Ages the Republic of Genoa established colonies in Krasnodar region and during the Mongol-Tatar era the territory was invaded by the Golden Horde.
Krasnodar Territory is unique in its geographical location and climatic resources, as well as in its diverse natural landscapes and wealth of plant and animal life.
www.russiakrasnodar.com /about.htm   (1889 words)

  
  Info and facts on 'Krasnodar Krai'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Krasnodar Krai (Краснода́рский край) is a regional subdivision (additional info and facts about regional subdivision) of Russia (A federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state) (Southern Federal District (additional info and facts about Southern Federal District)).
While a modest 76,000 km² (Russia's 45th largest (additional info and facts about Russia's 45th largest)), it is the most populous krai (and the third most populous subdivision (additional info and facts about the third most populous subdivision)) of the nation (5,125,221 inhabitants as of 2002).
Krasnodar Krai's southern border is formed by what is left of Russia's Black Sea (A sea between Europe and Asia; a popular resort area of eastern Europeans) coast, with the most important port (Novorossiysk) and resort (Sochi) in this part of the country.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/k/kr/krasnodar_krai.htm   (338 words)

  
 Regional Overview: Krasnodar Krai
One of Russia's southernmost regions, Krasnodar krai borders the Sea of Azov to the west, the Black Sea to the south, and the Caucasus Mountains and Georgia to the south east.
Krasnodar city, capital of the krai, is located on the Kuban River and was founded in 1793 as a settlement of Kuban Cossacks.
The krai is one of the top grain and livestock producing areas in Russia and accounts for 10 percent of all grain, 30 percent of all fruit, 60 percent of all oilseed, and 90 percent of all rice grown in Russia.
www.bisnis.doc.gov /bisnis/country/9801kras.htm   (1501 words)

  
 Moscow and Krasnodar Krai: the regions come closer at Crocus Expo IEC - Hospitality Industry
The presentation of Administration of Krasnodar Krai took place March 20, 2007 within the frames of the International Hotel forum Hospitality Industry.
Jury Rysin, Head Department for Architecture and Town-planning of Krasnodar Krai, Nikolay Skok, Plenipotentiary of Administration of Krasnodar Krai on economic and investment policy and Dmitry Avdienko, Director Strategic Planning RA Terralife Strategy took an active part in the discussion of essential problems of hotels related sector of Krasnodar Krai and Russia on the whole.
According to the Administration of Krasnodar Krai for the last three years within the frames of similar programs the State has allocated 70 billion US dollars into economy of Krasnodar Krai and 40% of it into balneology-recreational infrastructure.
eng.expo-hotel.ru /news/?id=6   (782 words)

  
 EDA - KRASNODAR KRAI - A REGION OF ECONOMIC GROWTH
The roots of the economic potential of Krasnodar Krai are in the agro-industrial sector, recreation and health-resort complexes, transport sector, wood-processing and furniture-making industry, construction material manufacturing industry, fuel and power sector and machine-building.
Krasnodar Krai is one of the most popular health-resort and tourism regions of the country, with a year-by-year growth in the volume of sanatorium/health cure and tourism/excursion services.
The Krasnodar Krai is a trade partner to 120 countries, with exports to 100 countries and imports from 97 countries.
kkeda.com /en/region/modern   (977 words)

  
 Krasnodar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Krasnodar (Russian, Краснодар) is a city in Southern Russia on the Kuban River, and is the administrative center of Krasnodar Krai (Krasnodar region, also known as Kuban, Russian Кубань).
During the Great Patriotic War Krasnodar was occupied by the German Army between August 12, 1942 and February 12, 1943.
Krasnodar is not especially tourist friendly, as the drivers of trolleybuses almost never call the name of the stop, and tram drivers sometimes make the same omission.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Krasnodar   (543 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Caucasus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The northern slopes of the Caucasus are in the Russian Federation: Krasnodar Krai, Stavropol Krai and the autonomous republics Adygea, Kalmykia, Karachay-Cherkessia, Kabardino-Balkaria, North Ossetia, Ingushetia, Chechnya and Dagestan.
The northern section of the Caucasus is known as the Ciscaucasus, and the southern as the Transcaucasus.
Krasnodar Krai (Russian:) is a federal subject of Russia (a krai), located in the Southern Federal District.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Caucasus   (2861 words)

  
 Meskhetians in Krasnodar Krai in 2004
Meskhetian Turks in Krasnodar Krai, a southern region of Russia, is a directly and blatantly persecuted minority group.
The programme covered the Meskhetians who lived in Krasnodar Krai without residence registration, allowed them to apply for refugee status and to get a package of social benefits on their resettlement to the U.S. The programme was administered by the IOM and actively carried out throughout the year.
In February and July, the Krasnodar governor Alexander Tkachev publicly welcomed the resettlement of Meskhetian to the U.S. In December, the Krasnodar administration announced its plan to establish a number of ‘deportation camps’ for the ‘illegal migrants’ sentenced to deportation.
www.memo.ru /hr/discrim/meskh04e.htm   (3217 words)

  
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In Krasnodar Krai, they were arbitrarily denied registration (\'93propiska\'94) at their place of residence, a legal requirement in Russia, then as now, upon which hinge social services, health care, education, property ownership, etc. As a result, they are denied enjoyment of their basic human and civil rights.
The Krasnodar government and local officials openly and blatantly acknowledge that their goal is to force the Turks out of the region.
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kpd.nvrsk.ru /eng/cerd-rep.rtf   (6256 words)

  
 Krasnodar Krai   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Krasnodar Krai clockwise from the west Ukraine - from which it is separated the Strait of Kerch and the Sea of Azov - Russia's Rostov Oblast Stavropol Krai and Karachay-Cherkessia and Georgia 's breakaway republic of Abkhazia.
Krasnodar Krai's southern border is formed what is left of Russia's Black Sea coast with the most important port and resort (Sochi) in this part of country.
Geographically the area falls into two distinct The southern seaward third is the western of the Caucasus range lying within the European-Mediterranean Montane Forests ecoregion; the climate is Mediterranean or in the south-east subtropical.
www.freeglossary.com /Krasnodar_Krai   (458 words)

  
 Union of Councils for Soviet Jews: Meskhetian Turks in Krasnodar on the Brink of Expulsion
Meskhetian Turks in Krasnodar on the Brink of Expulsion
Between 15,000-18,000 Meskhetian Turks (or Meskhetians) reside in Krasnodar Krai, a southern region of Russia, and are currently in danger of mass expulsion by regional authorities.
The Krasnodar government and local officials openly and blatantly acknowledge that their goal is to squeeze the "Turks" out of the region.
www.fsumonitor.com /stories/041602Russia.shtml   (1441 words)

  
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Krasnodar province was formed in 1937; in 1991, the Adygei Autonomous Oblast, which hitherto had been part of the province, became a republic of the Russian Federation.
While the population of Krasnodar and Stavropol is predominately ethnically Russian, substantial minority populations exist.
Both Stavropol and Krasnodar provinces are officially referred to as krai, not as oblast’;, the normal term for “province” in Russian.
www.hrw.org /reports98/russia/srusstest-02.htm   (621 words)

  
 Russia - Krasnodar Krai - RussiaTrek.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Geography/Demography: One of Russia's southernmost regions, Krasnodar krai borders the Sea of Azov to the west, the Black Sea to the south, and the Caucasus Mountains and Georgia to the south east.
The krai's Black Sea coast has often been referred to as the "Russian Riviera." At the peak of the tourist season, more than one million tourists visit the city of Sochi.
Krasnodar receives half of its power supply from neighboring Rostov Oblast and Stravropol Kai, which are themselves unable to meet their own power demand.
www.russiatrek.com /kr_krasnodar.shtml   (819 words)

  
 albawaba.com middle east news information::Krasnodar Krai resorts target Middle East health tourism sector
Krasnodar Krai resorts in Southern Russia will target the Middle East health tourism sector with a first appearance at Arabian Travel Market 2005, the region’s premier travel and tourism exhibition.
Krasnodar Krai, with a Mediterranean climate, 1,200 kilometres of coastline and snow capped mountains, is Russia’s leading resort tourism region.
Krasnodar Krai is joined as a newcomer to the ATM line up by Bolivia, which will be mounting national participation for the first time at the show, which runs at the Dubai World Trade Centre from May 3-6.
www.menareport.com /en/business,/181139   (505 words)

  
 On October 10, 2003 - RID and Krasnodar krai government signed an Agreement and Memorandum on Cooperation in the ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The goal of this cooperation is to develop the stock market in Krasnodar krai and improve corporate governance in the region’s joint-stock companies with a view to making them more competitive and attractive for investments.
Krasnodar krai government is committed to providing effective information and organizational support in RID’s training and consultation programs and actions aimed at introducing the corporate governance standards in Krasnodar krai.
Krasnodar krai government is committed to disseminating information about RID’s events and its training, consultation and information programs referred to in this Agreement and Memorandum in the media and on the Internet.
www.ricd.ru /db.php?db_id=846&l=en   (602 words)

  
 The Human RIghts Auditing and Procedures Project
Krasnodar Krai is the only one region of Russia where the Turks are deprived residence registration en masse.
In Krasnodar and Stavropol Krais, Rostov and Volgograd oblasts, the Cossacks are pressing upon the regional authorities to restrict the rights of the persons of Caucasian origin or to deport them.
These people are not being given the opportunity to obtain legal status not only in Krasnodar Krai, but also in other major cities and regional centres, although they are not able to return to the places of their former residence.
www.ilhr.org /ilhr/reports/CERD_Russia_2003.htm   (11282 words)

  
 Europe-Asia Studies: The politics of identity in a Russian borderland province: the Kuban neo-Cossack movement, ...
Krasnodar territory (krai) is often referred to unofficially as the Kuban, this historical designation being inspired by the river that flows through the region.
In 1994 as many as 1 249 900 of the region's inhabitants, or nearly one-quarter of the total population of Krasnodar krai, were pensioners.(4) In this respect, Krasnodar krai has not only been the 'Soviet Iowa', as Nikita Khrushchev once dubbed the fertile region, but also the former Soviet Union's Florida.
Overall, Krasnodar seemed to have maintained its image of an inert and conservative province because it lacked the critical emotional and organisational factors which in other parts of the former Soviet Union helped to overcome barriers to collective action.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m3955/is_n8_v49/ai_20545809   (796 words)

  
 Adygea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Republic of Adygea (Russian: Респу́блика Адыге́я; Adyghe: Адыгэ Республик) is a federal subject of the Russian Federation (a republic) enclaved within Krasnodar Krai.
It forms part of the northern border between Adygea and Krasnodar Krai.
On August 13, 1928, Autonomous Oblast of Adygeya was transferred under the jurisdiction of Krasnodar Krai.
hallencyclopedia.com /Adygea   (822 words)

  
 Krasnodar Krai - Gurupedia
Krasnodar Krai (Краснода́рский край) is a regional subdivision of
Russia's 45th largest), it is the most populous krai (and the third most populous subdivision) of the nation (5,125,221 inhabitants as of 2002).
Ukraine - from which it is separated by the Strait of Kerch and the Sea of Azov - Russia's
www.gurupedia.com /k/kr/krasnodar_krai.htm   (200 words)

  
 ISN Security Watch - Russian dam could open up territorial conflict
The decision by the Krasnodar Krai authorities to construct a dam connecting the Krai shore to Tuzla Island in the Azov Sea, which is part of Ukraine, has sparked the most serious confrontation in Russian-Ukrainian relations in the post-Soviet period.
At the end of September, the Krasnodar Krai authorities adopted a unilateral decision to restore the spit, arguing that its absence was causing costly erosion to the Krai's shores.
The Krasnodar authorities did not react to the protests, pointing out that since the agreement on delimiting the Azov Sea between Russia and Ukraine had not been signed, it did not make sense for the Ukrainians to consider the construction to be near their territory because it is not clear where this territory actually began.
www.isn.ethz.ch /news/sw/details.cfm?ID=7730   (1019 words)

  
 ACM Russia Program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Krasnodar was founded as a military base in 1793, during the campaign of Catherine the Great to win control of the Black Sea region for the Russian Empire, which was achieved in 1796.
The capital of the Kuban region (Krasnodar Krai), the city retains a strong regional identity as a center of Cossack culture, as well as a deep-rooted sense of “Russianness.”
Krasnodar is a crossroad with areas to the south and east, and businesspeople, visitors and refugees from the newly-independent republics of the Caucasus are visible in the city’s streets and markets.
www.acm.edu /russia/krasnodar.html   (250 words)

  
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The problem of Turks in Krasnodar Krai is that the local government doesn’t want to recognize them as Russian citizens, but for the fact that they are covered by the Art.
The judges of Krasnodar Krai understand that the refusals of registration of housing acquisition deals and refusals of registration at the place of residence made by the region and district administration are illegal, and nevertheless they make unlawful decisions or delay the cases in all possible ways, unwilling to confront the regional government.
The regional Department of Internal Affairs addressed a proposal to the Governor to pass a resolution on the temporary registration of Meskhetian Turks on the territory of Krasnodar Krai for the term of one year and on the reduction of the fee to the size of 100 roubles.
www.memo.ru /hr/refugees/sem5en/Chapter3.htm   (1076 words)

  
 Virginia Newcomer Health Program -- Ethnicity of the Month [External]
The Krasnodar Krai was not one of the areas to which the Meskhetians were relocated after the events in Uzbekistan.
There are some 18,000 Meskhetian Turks residing in the Krasnodar Krai in compact rural villages between the Krai capital, Krasnodar, and the Black Sea, the western-most boundary of the Krai.
With the downfall of the Soviet Union, the Cossacks in the Krasnodar Krai have been able to reconstitute themselves as a paramilitary force and view the Krai as their land.
www.vdh.state.va.us /epi/rihp/mturkbgr.htm   (843 words)

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