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  Magadan Oblast - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Magadan Oblast is a regional subdivision of Russia, in the Far Eastern Federal District.
Its administrative center is the city of Magadan.
Administration of the Magadan Oblast (in Russian), official homepage.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Magadan_Oblast   (205 words)

 Travel East Russia - Magadan Oblast
The first Russian explorers came to Magadan Oblast in the late 1600's in search of furs.
Settled as a support base for the exploration of minerals, it became the center of the Gulag Archipelago described by writers such as Solzhenitsyn, Shalamov and Ginsburg.
Large forests and marshland form the landscape in the southern Magadan Oblast.
www.traveleastrussia.com /magadan.html   (316 words)

 Oblast Magadan - Wikipedia
De oblast ligt in het oosten van Rusland en omvat een deel van het Oost-Siberisch Bergland, waaronder het Kolymagebergte.
De oblast is erg dun bevolkt en meer dan de helft van de bewoners woont in de gelijknamige hoofdstad Magadan.
De stad Magadan is gesticht in 1939 ten behoeve van de dwangarbeiders in de mijnen.
nl.wikipedia.org /wiki/Oblast_Magadan   (225 words)

 Magadan Oblast -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
At 461,400 km², it is Russia's 13th (Click link for more info and facts about largest subdivision) largest subdivision, and at the same time one of the (Click link for more info and facts about least populous) least populous (182,726 inhabitants as of the 2002 census).
Magadan Oblast consists of the following districts ((A native or inhabitant of Russia) Russian: районов):
As of the 2002 census, ethnic (A native or inhabitant of Russia) Russians at 146,511 constitute 80.2% of the population, the rest identifying themselves as belonging to 104 different ethnic groups.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/ma/magadan_oblast.htm   (140 words)

 Magadan struggles despite hopes of gold rush   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Magadan is the name of both a city and a vast region whose gold and silver mines - once part of the dreaded Kolyma Gulag system - were opened in the 1930s by Stalin's slave laborers.
In recent years, Magadan has won a new notoriety: Destitute villages are turning into ghost towns and even residents of the capital go without indoor heating in a place where the temperature drops to minus 50 degrees Celsius.
While convicts began arriving in Magadan in 1932, the city Magadan itself was founded 60 years ago this year, and Magadan used the occasion to emphasize its hopes for the future.
vlad.tribnet.com /1999/iss200/text/biz1.html   (1130 words)

 Magadan - Wikipedia
Magadan (russisch Магадан) ist eine russische Hafenstadt am Ochotskischen Meer in der Oblast Magadan.
Magadan entstand 1932 zunächst als Zwangsarbeitslager für Häftlinge, die von Wladiwostok per Schiff eintrafen.
Magadan selbst diente bis in die 1950er Jahre hinein vor allem als Durchgangslager für die im Hinterland befindlichen GULAGs der Stalinzeit.
de.wikipedia.org /wiki/Magadan   (161 words)

Tsvetkov -- who rose during the Soviet period to become the manager of one of the oblast's largest gold mines -- and his family and close associates were ideally positioned to gain control of the mine through one of post-Soviet Russia's tainted privatization schemes in the early 1990s.
Magadan is one of Russia's most marginalized regions with unemployment, alcoholism, suicide, and divorce rates among the highest in the country.
Furthermore, in May 1999 Magadan was granted the status of a free economic zone, which made political control of the region's enterprises even easier as new layers of regulation were introduced.
www.rferl.org /newsline/2002/10/5-NOT/not-221002.asp   (1247 words)

 Gulag Report
The witness stated that in the summer of 1954 a large group of foreign prisoners, perhaps as many as 2000, were brought to Magadan prison.
He claimed to have seen an American citizen in 1956/57 in the Magadan Oblast, at Mokhoplit village, in the Tentiskiy gold mine region.
She had worked at the Directorate of the PTU (Professional Technical Academy) Energostroy for the electricity generating station in Myaundzna, Magadan Oblast, from 1955-63, then in Magadan until 1965, when she moved to Moscow.
www.videofact.com /english/gulags11.htm   (520 words)

 U.S. Commercial Service Russia: A Tour of the Russian Far East
Kamchatka Oblast is a remote territory in the northern RFE, washed by the Bering Sea and the Sea of Okhotsk.
More than half of Magadan Oblast's population lives in the capital city of Magadan, which was founded in 1933 as a transit point for political prisoners bound for the Kolyma gold fields.
Magadan city is also a key port city in the RFE and home to a large fishing fleet (Negayevo port remains open year-round with icebreakers).
www.buyusa.gov /russia/en/overview_rfe.html   (2924 words)

 Mining in the Russian Far East, June 1998
Magadan's industry is now in a crisis brought on by high electricity and transportation costs, inadequate equipment, and the declining quality of the local ore base.
The oblast administration is building a gold refinery in the settlement of Khasyn (Kolyma Gold Refinery), as the RFE does not have of its own.
The refinery, which should be completed in March 1998, will process all gold mined in Magadan oblast (projected capacity is 40 tons per year) and prospectively, gold mined in the Oimyakon District of Sakha (negotiations remain ongoing for the Sakha gold).
russia.shaps.hawaii.edu /economic/rfemining.html   (3564 words)

 Oblast Magadan - Wikipedia
Die Oblast Magadan (Магаданская область, Magadanskaja oblast) ist eine Verwaltungsregion (Oblast) in Russland.
Die Oblast ist äußerst dünn besiedelt, noch dazu wohnt mehr als die Hälfte der Bevölkerung in der Hauptstadt Magadan.
Die Stadt Magadan wurde erst 1939 gegründet, als Transitstadt für die Zwangsarbeiter in den Minen.
de.wikipedia.org /wiki/Oblast_Magadan   (115 words)

 Regions: Dynamics of Industrial Output
The list of leaders in terms of industrial output dynamics are the city of Moscow and Moscow oblast, Kursk, Orel, Leningrad, Pskov, and Kaliningrad oblasts (in the latter there has increased the production of a number of products of light and food industries, mechanical engineering, there also existed a favorable situation in motor industry).
However, the rates of industrial growth in the city of St. Petersburg were rather modest, while in the Novgorod oblast the volumes of industrial output even declined.
The Samara and Ulyanovsk oblasts specializing in motor industry shall be specifically mentioned among the regions experiencing slump of industrial output.
www.iet.ru /trend/05-03/07_e.htm   (870 words)

 Circumpolar Expeditions - Arctic Tours - Russian Travel - Custom Tours
The Amur Oblast is a small territory on the left upper corner of the Khabarovski Krai and is bordered by Yakutia to the north.
The Oblast received its first influx of Russian settlers in the mid 17th century.
Along the eastern border of the Amur Oblast is another series of mountains separating Amur from the Khabarovski Krai.
www.arctictravel.net /russia.htm   (2235 words)

 Tambov Oblast -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tambov Oblast (Тамбовская область) is a (Click link for more info and facts about regional subdivision) regional subdivision of (A federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state) Russia.
Population is estimated at 1,155,346 in 2004, down from 1,320,000 in 1989.
Tambov Oblast is located in the (Click link for more info and facts about Moscow Time Zone) Moscow Time Zone (MSK/MSD).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/T/Ta/Tambov_Oblast.htm   (122 words)

 List of federal subjects of Russia by area   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Thus, Tyumen Oblast includes two autonomous districts, Khantia-Mansia and Yamalia, Krasnoyarsk Krai includes Taymyria and Evenkia, and so forth.
Wherever this is the case, the nesting region's area is given with all the nested components included.
The same goes for Moscow and Leningrad Oblasts: areas given include the federal cities of Moscow and Saint Petersburg, respectively.
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/l/li/list_of_federal_subjects_of_russia_by_area.html   (117 words)

 Magadan Oblast
Tsvetkov, general director of a joint-stock company, was elected to the State Duma in the December parliamentary election from a Magadan single-member constituency, where he joined the Russian Regions faction.
Magadan Oblast is located in Russia's Far East, running north from its capital Magadan along the northern shore of the Sea of Okhotsk and eastwards to the Taigonos Peninsula and the middle reaches of the Omolon River.
According to a survey by Bank Austria, the oblast was ranked 64th among Russia's 89 regions on investment climate.
archive.tol.cz /Elections/Russia/Regions/About/Magadan.html   (450 words)

In Magadan today nobody is engaged in the enterprise involving sea mammals, since specialized fishing and hunting boats of the Arctic class, equipped with the tools for the processing of raw materials and the production of standardized quality products, are currently not available.
The northern seas surrounding Magadan are situated on the continental shelf and are not particularly deep.
Magadan fishermen claim that the chum salmon is caught in the rivers by spinning, but it can also be fished with an artificial fly, only on the bottom of the river.
npolar.no /ansipra/english/items/Obschina_Nevte.html   (4632 words)

 Indigenous institutions
Native enterprises are not capable of competing with large domestic and foreign ones who work in the Magadan Oblast because of a lack of elementary practical management, marketing and business skills.
The new hearing resulted in the decision of the Magadan Oblast Court to restore the Rayon’s status and fixed the date of elections for December 1 of the current year.
The reason for this situation is the unrightful combination of the position of a specialist on Northern indigenous peoples with that of a public leader of the Association.
www.npolar.no /ansipra/english/items/Magadan_oblast.html   (1297 words)

 Kamchatka Oblast - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
To the north, it borders the Magadan Oblast and the Chukotka Autonomous District.
Koryakia Autonomous District is located in the northern part of the oblast.
Kamchatka is a map section of note in the game of Risk.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kamchatka_Oblast   (890 words)

 Vladivostok News
MAGADANMagadan Oblast has sold its first 220 kilograms of refined gold to an unidentified Swiss bank, First Vice Gov. Vyacheslav Kobets announced Sept. 7.
The oblast used a provision in Russian law allowing direct export of gold by regions to circumvent the State Reserve and commercial banks’ monopoly on export.
MAGADAN — The Swedish vessel Odin Explorer has started to prospect the Magadan region’s shelf for oil, head of the Regional Committee for Natural Resources Yury Pruss said recently.
vn.vladnews.ru /arch/1998/iss176/brief.html   (1120 words)

The Magadan Region Special Economic Zone is located within the administrative limits of the city of Magadan.
The Federal Law on the Special Economic Zone in Magadan Region provides for SEZ participants to enjoy a federal tax holiday until December 31, 2005 (payments to Russia's federal pension and social insurance funds are due in full).
Magadan SEZ will have status as a free customs zone as identified by the Russian Customs Code: import duties on goods imported by SEZ participants for internal production are waived.
www.russiancouncil.org /reports/magadansez.html   (681 words)

 Penza Oblast -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Penza Oblast (Пе́нзенская О́бласть) is an (A district defined for administrative purposes) administrative division of the (A federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state) Russian Federation.
Penza Oblast is located in the (Click link for more info and facts about Moscow Time Zone) Moscow Time Zone (MSK/MSD).
Penza Oblast consists of the following districts ((A native or inhabitant of Russia) Russian: районы):
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/P/Pe/Penza_Oblast.htm   (137 words)

 Magadan - Current News & Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
MAGADAN, October 10 (Itar-Tass) - The voting to elect the city mayor ended in the eastern city of Magadan.
EM: The emptiest stretch of road was between Irkutsk and Magadan in Siberia.
Meanwhile Julietta, in which Bema acquired a 79% indirect interest in 1998, lies in Magadan Oblast in eastern Russia and approximately 160 miles northeast of...
news.daylightonline.com /2003/Magadan.html   (316 words)

 Aid effort halts threat of starvation in far north   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In Magadan, a city of 350,000 near the Arctic Circle, residents have spent much of winter with limited heat and minimal food, said the Rev. Michael Shields, a priest who works there with Caritas International, a Catholic relief agency.
Anatoly Makhankov, head of the Magadan Oblast Federation of Trade Unions, said the situation is difficult, but it has improved since November, when there was no heat indoors despite temperatures that fell to minus 30 degrees Celsius.
In Magadan, many companies are between four and seven months overdue in paying salaries, and in the outlying regions, it is even worse.
vlad.tribnet.com /1999/iss184/text/upd1.html   (703 words)

 Search Results for Magadan - Encyclopædia Britannica
It lies at the head of Nagayevo Bay of the Gulf of Tauysk, on the northern coast of the Sea of Okhotsk.
Magadan oblast is bordered by the Sea of Okhotsk to the east and southeast and by the Chukchi autonomous okrug to the north, Khabarovsk...
The Yukaghir, in two small areas of Sakha republic and Magadan oblast (province) of northeastern Siberia, have experienced a growth of total numbers during this century (still well under 1,000).
www.britannica.com /search?query=Magadan&submit=Find&source=MWTEXT   (272 words)

 Kamchatka   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It borders Magadan Oblast and the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug in the north, the Okhotsk Sea in the west, and the Barents Sea and the Pacific Ocean in the east.
Two thirds of the oblast's territory are mountainous and a significant part is under permafrost.
Half of the oblast population lives in the city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskii, founded in 1730 by the famous explorer Vitautas Bering.
www.hf.uib.no /Andre/Vesti/kamchatk.htm   (463 words)

 SurfWax: News, Reviews and Articles On Magadan
The sailors were found floating in a lifeboat, about 60 miles east of Magadan, some three days after their barge was scheduled to arrive in the port of Okhotsk, said Anatoly Zarubin of the Vladivostok rescue coordination service...
The Svetloye gold project is located approximately 750km west of Magadan, close to the port of Okhotsk and is accessed by winter road or by helicopter.
The province is bordered by prolific gold districts, including the Magadan (Natalskinskoye and Julietta Mines), the Chukotka (Kupol and Kubaka mines) and the Amur (Pokrovsky and Tokur mines) districts and many new gold deposits of vein-type and epithermal origin are being discovered repeatedly in this vast and remote part of Russia.
worldcities.surfwax.com /files/Magadan_Russia.html   (1344 words)

 Part 4
The distribution of the saving for the first type of migration is notably different from the previous ones, because there is no consideration of changes in overall spending of both the northern and receiving region.
In this event, the biggest economy is noted in the case of the migration from Evenk AO, Irkutsk Oblast, and Chukotka AO (the regions with the highest local coefficients and high average pensions).
It is Ivanovo and Smolensk Oblasts and Republic Mary-El that should be singled out among the central regions as being capable to absorb migrants.
www.iet.ru /special/cepra/budfed/05_e.htm   (3529 words)

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