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  Nordlandsforskning - Forsiden
Næringspolitikk og små og mellomstore bedrifter var tema for seminaret som ble arrangert av Nordlandsforskning, Leontief Centre (St Petersburg) og NHO Nordland i Bodø 27.
Seminaret ble arrangert i anledning markeringen av 20 års samarbeid mellom Nordland fylkeskommune og Leningrad Oblast.
I anledning markeringen av 20 års samarbeid mellom Nordland fylkeskommune og Leningrad Oblast arrangeres Norsk-Russisk seminarserie 26.-28.
www.nordlandsforskning.no   (272 words)

  
 The Leningrad Oblast
The Leningrad Oblast is located in the Northwest Economic Region of Russia, in the northwest of the Eastern European Plain.
The total area of the Oblast is 84,500 square kilometers, and the administrative center of the region is at Saint Petersburg, which is the second largest city in Russia.
According to Grigory Dvas, the vice-governor of the region, Leningrad's economy is on the upswing.
www.russianamericanchamber.org /regions/Leningrad_Oblast.html   (1641 words)

  
 Leningrad Region (Russia)
The flag of Leningrad Oblast is a rectangular bunting with ratio of length of breadth 3:2.
The coat of arms of Leningrad oblast consists of a silver anchor and golden key on the blue field of a heraldic shield; in the upper part of the shield is a silver embattled wall.
The flag of Leningrad oblast consists of a rectangular bunting with a ratio of length to breadth of 3:2.
flagspot.net /flags/ru-len.html   (1195 words)

  
 Main page
Today the Leningrad Region is one of the most dynamically developing subjects of the Russian Federation.
The Region's socio-political atmosphere is defined by its close proximity to the European border of the Russian Federation.
We hope that this site will enable the Leningrad region to develop contacts with those who wish to cooperate with us, as well as provide interesting information to those who wish to learn more about one of their neighbors on our planet.
eng.lenobl.ru   (208 words)

  
 LUC-GIS Case study Russian North-West   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
This area, including the Leningrad oblast and the city of St. Petersburg, is situated in the north-west of European Russia, bordering on Estonia and Finland in the west and north-west, Karelia in the north, the Vologda oblast in the east, and Pskov and Novgorod oblasts in the south.
The major part of the oblast is situated in the southern taiga sub-zone, with only the north-east and Ordovikskoe plateau as part of the mixed coniferous and broad-leafed forest sub-zone.
Leningrad oblast is subdivided into 17 administrative districts.
www.iiasa.ac.at /Research/LUC/GIS/case4.htm   (518 words)

  
 LENINGRAD OBLAST LAW
The Leningrad Oblast has enacted a new investment law introducing substantial tax incentives and other benefits for investors in the region.
The law indicates the oblast administration's flexibility and willingness to accomodate investors, but U.S. companies should remember that federal taxes are by far the greatest share of the tax burden in Russia, and that Russian federal law supercedes local legislation in tax matters.
According to the law, an investor can obtain tax breaks in the Leningrad Oblast, provided it: (1) is a legal entity properly registered with the Russian authorities; (2) invests in the development of industry, construction, or agriculture in the oblast; and (3) has concluded a special investment agreement with the oblast administration.
www.bisnis.doc.gov /bisnis/bulletin/9802lenl.htm   (568 words)

  
 Leningrad (oblast) - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Leningrad (oblast)
Oblast (region) in the northwestern Russian Federation; area 85,900 sq km/33,166 sq mi; population (1996) 1,676,000 (66% urban).
Most of the oblast was occupied by German forces in World War II and witnessed much bitter fighting.
After the demise of the Soviet Union, the inhabitants of the oblast, in contrast to the citizens of St Petersburg, elected to retain the name of Leningrad.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Leningrad+(oblast)   (236 words)

  
 RUSSIA: TELECOMMUNICATIONS IN THE LENINGRAD OBLAST
For example, the Leningrad Oblast (St. Petersburg Region) faces a number of obstacles to development such as a limited number of subscribers, the poor quality and the limited number of services, and inability to replace outdated equipment.
Currently, the Leningrad Oblast government is in the process of establishing a Coordination Council for the Development of Telecommunications in the Oblast.
It is anticipated that the Leningrad Oblast government will finalize plans to complete the development of the telecommunications infrastructure and present them during the visit of the Russian State Committee for Informatization and Telecommunications, which is scheduled for the end of 1997.
www.bisnis.doc.gov /bisnis/country/9707TELE.HTM   (715 words)

  
 Leningrad Military District
By the joint efforts of troops of Leningrad, Volkhov and 2- GO of Baltic during January 1944 enemy was front destroyed in the environs of Leningrad and Novgorod.
The command of Leningrad military district considers as its principal duty the guarantee of the guaranteed accomplishment of mission of the armed protection of national interests on northwest of the country by the optimum composition of groupings of troops of region, which correspond to economic and mobilization possibilities.
Today the staff of Leningrad military district - this is the organ of the Arms Forces Administration, whose basis compose the military professionals of high level, the Generals and officers, who have after the arms the combat and practical experience of the accomplishment of the most varied objectives.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/world/russia/vo-leningrad.htm   (1557 words)

  
 The St. Petersburg Times - Top Stories - Oblast Elections Are Heating Up   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Some Leningrad Oblast officials have charged that Governor Vladimir Ya kov lev is interfering in regional politics by backing a slate of candidates for the Leningrad Oblast Legislative Assembly elections, which will be held on Dec. 16.
The Leningrad Oblast administration and oblast Governor Valery Serdyukov, which are supported by a majority in the current oblast legislature, have repeatedly come out against unification.
Pokrovskaya also speculated that Yakovlev's alleged interest in the oblast may stem from the fact that his current term as governor expires in 2004 and he is not eligible to run again.
www.sptimes.ru /story/5864   (778 words)

  
 Russia
The Leningrad NPP generates 50% of the electricity used in northwestern Russia and exports part of its output to Finland.[1] It is the only NPP in Russia that is not a part of Rosenergoatom.[2]In addition to having four RBMK-1000 reactors, the Leningrad NPP site also has three submarine training reactors.
The Leningrad NPP is the first in the country to receive a license from the Federal Inspectorate for Nuclear and Radiation Safety (Gosatomnadzor) for handling radioactive materials.
Leningrad NPP was the only nuclear power plant which refused to join the newly formed the Russian nuclear power plant operations consortium, "Rosenergoatom." Rosenergoatom retaliated by blocking the sale of an American-made nuclear power plant simulator to the plant that has undertaken an ambitious safety upgrade program.
www.nti.org /db/nisprofs/russia/reactor/power/leningra.htm   (5018 words)

  
 Leningrad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Leningrad Oblast, an administrative region centered on St. Petersburg
Leningrad Cowboys (a Finnish rock and roll band)
This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Leningrad   (100 words)

  
 Aug. 1-16, 1996, Vol. 2, No. 15   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
OBLASTS OF NORTHWEST RUSSIA -- LEADERS OF THE NORTHWEST REGION OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION from Arkhangelsk, Vologda, Kaliningrad, Murmansk, Novgorod, Pskov, and Leningrad Oblasts, as well as the Republics of Karelia, Komi, and also St. Petersburg, met together for the first time since 1993 to create the Association of Economic Collaboration of Northwest Russia.
LENINGRAD OBLAST -- THE LEGAL ACT "ON THE STATE STRUCTURE FOR NATURAL RESOURCES OF THE OBLAST" was recently signed by oblast authorities and is intended to bring a new level of order to the use of natural resources in Leningrad Oblast.
LENINGRAD OBLAST -- MEMBERS OF THE VOLUNTARY ASSOCIATIONS (DRUZHINY) OF BORDER GUARDS of Leningrad Oblast were presented with awards for their work in aiding the northwest Division of border guards of the Russian Federation on the Baltic state borders.
www.teia.org /english/ten21en.html   (2457 words)

  
 COMMUNISTS SCORE UPSET WHY DID BELYAKOV LOSE IN LENINGRAD OBLAST
Leningrad Oblast Governor Aleksandr Belyakov surprised observers by losing to his Communistsupported challenger Vadim Gustov, the former chairman of the oblast soviet until 1993 and then a member of the Federation Council, by a margin of 32% to 53% in the 29 September vote.
Finally, on the eve of the election Belyakov initialed a treaty on merging Leningrad Oblast with the city of St. Petersburg by the year 2000, subject to the results of a referendum to be held in 1997 (See OMRI Russian Regional Report, 25 September).
In Amur Oblast, the results were comparable: Zyuganov outpoured Yeltsin by a margin of 53% to 41% in July, and the main Communist-backed challenger was able to defeat the Yeltsin appointee (albeit by the slimmest of margins) despite facing competition from another Communist Party member.
sartraccc.sgap.ru /Pub/rrr961002.htm   (4355 words)

  
 SPB PRESS #135 - Leningrad Oblast pays for doctors' housing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The cottages are part of a Leningrad Oblast scheme to stem the flow of skilled professionals from rural to urban areas, and to attract others from the cities.
Oblast governor Alexander Belyakov recently handed over a symbolic key to the head of the Tosno administration at a ceremony at the construction site.
Plans of the Oblast administration stipulate that every doctor, teacher or social worker working in its villages will be provided with a house.
www.friends-partners.org /partners/spbweb/sppress/135/lenobl.html   (201 words)

  
 ¥201/01-02
In landslide upset, Vadim Gustov, the Communist-backed candidate, was elected governor of the Leningrad Oblast Sunday, toppling incumbent Alexander Belyakov.
Gustov, who headed the Leningrad Oblast Soviet until it was disbanded with all of Russia's other local soviets in 1993, will be sworn in as governor of the largely agricultural region on Thursday, at a ceremony in St Petersburg.
He said his first priorities would be to draft the oblast's 1997 budget, to prepare the region for winter, and to form an oblast government.
www.friends-partners.org /partners/spbweb/times/201-202/gustov.html   (903 words)

  
 'Metallurgy', 'Casting', 'MWTE', 'Tools' / Info
Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast hold the third place in Russia with regard to industrial output, being only behind Moscow and the oil-producing region of Tyumen.
From the administrative point of view St. Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast are separate federal subjects, but as the Leningrad Oblast's territory surrounds the city of St. Petersburg they can be considered as single economic environment.
Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast make up a dynamically developing region, which is one of the leading Russian regions with regard to investment activity, according to the study of independent agencies.
www.restec.ru /exhibitions/featured/metal/info.en.html   (420 words)

  
 Press briefing in St.Petersburg
Below is an overview of the financial leasing market in St. Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast, based on the round-table discussion and the Group’s work in St. Petersburg.
At present it is difficult to offer an exact estimate of the volume of leasing activities in St. Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast because, as yet there is no structure which maintains centralized records of leasing operations.
In search of the most adequate mechanisms to develop leasing activities in the Oblast, the Leningrad Oblast Government is drafting an Oblast law “On Leasing.” This law is to streamline the existing statutory provisions governing leasing activities and simplify their application.
www2.ifc.org /russianleasing/eng/pressb/sp25031999   (1244 words)

  
 Visit Siberia Ltd. :: Russia inside :: Leningrad oblast'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Geografical position: Leningrad oblast` is located in northwest of the European part of Russia, the bigger part of territory is situated on Baltic lowland.
The oblast` is washed by the Gulf of Finland, Ladoga and Onega lakes, it borders on Pskov, Novgorod, Vologda oblast`, Karelia, Estonia and Finland.
The structure of the oblast` includes 17 areas, 26 cities and 41 rural settlement.
visitsiberia.com /russia/region.php?r=47   (229 words)

  
 Visit Siberia Ltd. :: Russia inside :: Pskov oblast'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The oblast` borders on Leningrad, Novgorod, Tver`, Smolensk oblast`, Belarussia, Latvia and Estonia.
The structure of the oblast` includes 24 areas, 14 cities and 13 rural settlements.
Swine breeding and fishery (in the north of the oblast`) are developed.
visitsiberia.com /russia/region.php?r=60   (193 words)

  
 Pskov, Leningrad Regions and Estonia: Transborder Co-operation or Competition?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Leningrad oblast and the federal city of St Petersburg are the only Russian regions with direct access to the Baltic Sea.
Nevertheless, for Leningrad oblast the continuation of oil shale mining is an important economic and social issue.
Transporting the electricity to the transformer in Vyborg on the border between Leningrad oblast and Finland on the northern coast side of the Gulf of Finland.
www.ut.ee /ABVKeskus/publ/2000/transborder_cooperation.html   (2979 words)

  
 Leningrad Oblast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Former head of the Vyborg Raion Nikolai Smirnov served briefly as chairman of the oblast government under Belyakov 18 months ago, but the two could not agree on economic policy and Smirnov was banished to a position in charge of roads.
Leningrad Oblast is situated in the northwest part of the East European Plain.
According to a survey by Bank Austria, the oblast was ranked 38th among Russia's 89 regions on investment climate.
www.hf.uib.no /Andre/vesti/LENINGRA.HTM   (404 words)

  
 RADIO FREE EUROPE/ RADIO LIBERTY
Gustov sported a wide smile as he confidently strolled the halls of the Leningrad Oblast Government Building where the electoral commission is located.
He added that the victory of communist-supported candidates in Leningrad Oblast and in other regions shows that the Russian government needs to make "corrections" in its policies.
Gustov said his priorities are to draft the 1997 budget, prepare the oblast for winter and to form his government.
www.rferl.org /features/1996/10/F.RU.961001144256.asp   (487 words)

  
 Leningrad - Psychology Central   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Leningrad (Russian: Ленинград) is a historical name of the Russian city of Saint Petersburg, used between 1924 and 1991.
The city was renamed in honor of Vladimir Lenin after his death in 1924, and the new name continued to be in use until the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991.
Leningrad Oblast (administrative region of Russia, geographically situated around St. Petersburg)
www.psychcentral.com /psypsych/Leningrad   (206 words)

  
 Blazons of Saint-Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast Towns
Leningrad Oblast was instituted on December 9, 1997.
The description of the arms: "The Coat of Arms of Leningrad Oblast represents the image of silver anchors crossed by a gold key on azure field of heraldic shield (the ratio of width to height is 8:9).
In the top of a shield the silver gear wall as a cross-belt on a red field is represented".
heraldry.hobby.ru /eng/e.spb.html   (554 words)

  
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The City of St.Petersburg is an independent subject of the Russian Federation (RF) and its status is specified by the Constitution of the RF and the Charter of St.Petersburg.
Leningrad Oblast, the area surrounding St.Petersburg, is also an independent subject of the RF with its own legislative and executive authorities.
This Committee is jointly overseen bythe executive authorities of the RF and the Administration of Leningrad Oblast.
www.destinationrussia.com /htm/infpolitic0f.htm   (1777 words)

  
 Leningrad --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The purge occurred several months after the sudden death of Andrey A. Zhdanov (Aug. 31, 1948), who had been the Leningrad party boss as well as one of Joseph Stalin's most powerful lieutenants in the postwar...
The university's buildings were severely damaged during the Siege of Leningrad but were later completely restored.
The Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow and the Kirov in Leningrad (St. Petersburg) were famous throughout the world.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9064938   (513 words)

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