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  Murmansk Oblast - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Murmansk Oblast (Russian: Му́рманская о́бласть) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast).
Murmansk Oblast borders to Karelia, Finnmark County in Norway and Lapland Province in Finland.
Murmansk Oblast is located in the Moscow Time Zone (MSK/MSD).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Murmansk_Oblast   (172 words)

 Murmansk - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Murmansk, city, northwestern Russia, the largest city in the world north of the Arctic Circle.
Pechenga, from 1920 to 1944 the name of Petsamo Province and port in the Murmansk Oblast of Russia, in the extreme northwestern part of the...
Kandalaksha, city in the Murmansk Oblast (region) of Russia, in the extreme northwestern part of the country.
ca.encarta.msn.com /Murmansk.html   (106 words)

 Barentsinfo : Ulapland.fi/Kotisivut/Barents portal/Barents region/Fact sheet/Regions
Murmansk oblast is situated on the Kola Peninsula, lies  above the Polar Circle and covers the territory of 144.900 sq km.
The Murmansk oblast is an active participant of international co-operation.  Besides bilateral agreements with northern counties of Norway, Finland and Sweden, the oblast takes an active part in EU programmes  (Interreg, Tacis etc.) and multinational environmental projects.
The Murmansk oblast is historically a border region, which makes a link between northern Europe and Russia.  Possession of mineral resources and favourable conditions for their processing, the developed industrial, transport and social infrastructure, qualified work-force, significant scientific potential make the Murmansk oblast an attractive area for foreign investments.
www.barentsinfo.org /?deptid=14612   (2246 words)

 International Institute for Strategic Studies - Murmansk oblast and Integration with Northern Europe
Murmansk oblast is one of the most active regions of the Russian Federation in external relations.
The Agreement on Cooperation in Murmansk oblast, the Republic of Karelia, St Petersburg and Leningrad oblast, signed by the governments of Finland and the Russian Federation on 20 January 1992, is also important to the development of cross-border cooperation in Murmansk oblast.
Relations between Murmansk oblast and the northern regions of Sweden can therefore be viewed within the framework of cross-border cooperation, and they are in fact a traditional component of cross-border cooperation in the Kola Peninsula and northern Europe.
www.iiss.org /publications/russian-regional-perspectives-journal/volume-1---issue-3/murmansk-oblast-and-integration-with-neurope   (1611 words)

 The Murmansk Region
Murmansk is also the location of a commercial seaport on the Barents Sea, which operates year-round with the assistance of icebreakers.
Non-ferrous Metals: The Murmansk Region produces almost 100 percent of Russia's apatite concentrate (3.7 million tons in 1998), 43 percent of nickel, 15 percent of copper, 12 percent of iron ore and iron ore concentrate (17.7 million and 6.4 million tons in 1998), and 40 percent of cobalt.
In 1997, the Murmansk Trawl Fleet used 19 percent of the Russian-Norwegian quota for fishing in the Barents Sea.
www.russianamericanchamber.org /regions/Murmansk.html   (1436 words)

 Project innovation circle » Partners » Partner regions » Murmansk
Murmansk oblast is situated on the Kola Peninsula, lies above the Polar Circle and covers the territory of 144.900km².
The Murmansk oblast is an active participant of international co-operation.
The Murmansk oblast is one of the founders and most active members of co-operation in the Barents Region.
www.innovationcircle.net /index.php/pageid/285   (316 words)

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Evaluation of the Stakeholders’ Motivation, Capability and Capacity to Participate in the Main Project’s Implementation The leadership of the Administration of Murmansk oblast (Vice Governor V.A. Miller) and Lovozero region (Head of Administration N.N. Brylev) have both expressed their interest in ECORA Project implementation and are prepared to render support within the Lovozero region.
The scientific institutions operating in the Murmansk oblast, (Institute of Problems of Industrial Ecology of the North of the Kola Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences; Murmansk Institute of Marine Biology, Laplandia biosphere reserve, etc.), are willing to participate in fulfilling the ECORA Project.
The Murmansk oblast administration and leadership of the Committee for Natural Resources have yet not finalized their position on the model areas proposed in the Report.
www.grida.no /ecora/pdfb/ffmrs/ffmurm2.doc   (4603 words)

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Representatives of the Murmansk Oblast Administration, the forest and forest processing industry — heads of enterprises and owners of private business companies, forest management, non-governmental environmental organizations and scientists from the Kola Science Centre, RAS, took part in the seminar from the Russian side.
In the plenary session, to which the first day of the seminar was devoted, participants were given a lecture by a representative of the Murmansk Oblast Administration (A.N. Alimov) on ways to achieve economic development in the Murmansk region.
The participants of the seminar reached the conclusion that one of the fundamental problems of the forest industry is the lack of coordination at the regional level.
www.iiasa.ac.at /Research/FOR/papers/Murmansk/engfin.doc   (794 words)

The project, called the Murmansk Initiative, started in December 1994 and cost $4.5 million.[2] It was completed jointly by the US Environmental Protection Agency, Brookhaven National Laboratory, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Russian Ministry of Atomic Energy, additional Russian agencies, and scientists from all three countries.
The Murmansk Shipping Company is very interested in the project because its own storage facilities are already 85% full and in five to seven years there will be no room to store low- and medium-level radioactive waste.
Murmansk Oblast Conversion Committee Chairman Aleksandr Ruzankin has refuted information reported by the Norwegian environmental organization Bellona on plans to create a federal spent nuclear fuel storage facility in Murmansk Oblast.
www.nti.org /db/nisprofs/russia/naval/nucflt/norflt/norflwas.htm   (3842 words)

 Barentsinfo : Ulapland.fi/Kotisivut/Barents portal/Content by Category/Indigenous people/Saami
The Saami are in minority in the Murmansk Oblast, making up only 0.15 % of the whole population according to the all-union census of 1989.
They live mostly in the eastern parts of the Oblast, in Lovozero rayon, but there are also some small groups of Saami everywhere in the Murmansk Oblast.
The industrialisation of the Murmansk Oblast has decreased available pastureland during the past decades, and this tendency is still continuing.
www.barentsinfo.org /?deptid=14922   (1224 words)

 World of Work magazine: No. 54 - Education for HIV/AIDS prevention at work in the Russian North - Department of ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the northern Russian city of Murmansk, 1 out of every 100 men is HIV-positive, as is 1 out of every 200 women, aged 20 to 29.
The Murmansk City Center for Preventing and Combating AIDS used to work with the fishing industry and fleets in the area.
Murmansk Oblast is a constituency of the Russian Federation that is successfully realizing the spirit and the letter of social partnership.
www.ilo.org /public/english/bureau/inf/magazine/54/hivaids.htm   (1177 words)

This report provides a brief overview of the energy sector in St.Petersburg, Murmansk, Archangelsk, and the Republic of Karelia, and is derived from reports made at this conference.
The Murmansk Oblast, located in the North Pole area, is a relatively young region of Russia, and 98 percent of the region's population live in urban areas and are provided with central heating, water supply, and power.
Comparison tests show that heat consumption in the Murmansk Oblast is three times greater than in neighboring Scandinavian cities, located in the same climatic zone.
www.bisnis.doc.gov /bisnis/isa/9812conf.htm   (1559 words)

 The Carnegie Moscow Center - Elections - Campaign TrailSeptember 7 (Sverdlovsk Oblast, Novgorod Oblast, Murmansk)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Current governor Eduard Rossel, who is supported by United Russia, and regional house of representatives deputy Anton Bakov will advance to a second-round run-off, having garnered 42.8% and 14.4% of votes respectively in the first round.
Former Murmansk Oblast vice-governor Gennady Guryanov was elected mayor with 54.9% of the vote.
Early elections were called in Murmansk following the death of Mayor Oleg Naidenov, who was elected three years ago with 82% of the vote.
www.carnegie.ru /en/news/68116.htm   (248 words)

 Visit Siberia Ltd. :: Russia inside :: Murmansk oblast'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Geografical position: Murmansk oblast`is located northwestern Russia, on the Kola Peninsula.
The oblast` borders on the republic of Karelia, Finland and Norway.
The structure of the oblast includes 5 areas, 16 cities and 17 rural settlements.
visitsiberia.com /russia/region.php?r=51   (164 words)

 Murmansk Region (Murmansk Oblast): vector images of flags and heraldry
Murmansk Region (Murmansk Oblast): vector images of flags and heraldry
»» Murmansk oblast, proposal coat of arms (2002)
»» Murmansk oblast, proposal coat of arms (2003)
vector-images.com /heraldry.php?id=51   (136 words)

 !!!SPASIBA!!!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cindy was a joy to bring along on the Arctic Studies Program's one week excursion to the Kola Peninsula / Murmansk Region (or, Murmansk Oblast) of Russia.
We visited the Murmansk Institute of Humanities and Murmansk State Pedagological University (where they study to be teachers just like Annie's doing!) and had a chance to go out on the town with students from both.
Murmansk is a major industrial city, founded in 1916 just a few kilometers from the city of Kola founded in the 1500s.
www.unc.edu /~cblee/cindy3.html   (482 words)

 The Carnegie Moscow Center - Elections - Campaign TrailOctober 17 (Moscow, Murmansk Oblast, Kaliningrad Oblast)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Duma approved amendments to the law “On Citizenship” introduced by the Russian President that soften the procedure for becoming a citizen of the Russian Federation for citizens of CIS countries.
Alexei Mitrofanov has announced his withdrawal from the Moscow mayoral race, leaving him to focus on his campaign for governor of Moscow Oblast.
Earlier, the deadline for single-mandate candidates from parties was thought to be November 1, the last day for the confirmation of party signatures.
www.carnegie.ru /en/news/68025.htm   (493 words)

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New Base Stations were put into operation in Martcialnye Vody (Karelia), Rakovno (Leningrad Oblast), Severodvinsk (Arkhangelsk Oblast), Beloostrov (Leningrad Oblast), Helyulya (Karelia), Vidyaevo (Murmansk Oblast), Naryan-Mar (Arkhangelsk Oblast).
New Base Stations were put into operation in 63 km (Murmansk Oblast), Mashozero (Karelia), Muhino (Leningrad Oblast), Tolokonnikovo (Leningrad Oblast).
New Base Stations were put into operation in Derevyanitcy (Novgorod Oblast) and Mezhozerie (Leningrad Oblast).
www-old.nwgsm.ru:8101 /gsm-eng/news.htm   (395 words)

 Visit Siberia Ltd. :: Russia inside :: Karelia republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The republic is washed in the northeast by the White Sea, in the south - by Ladoga and Onega Lakes.
The region borders on Arkhangelsk, Vologda, Leningrad and Murmansk oblast` and Finland.
The structure of the republic includes 16 administrative areas, 13 cities and 12 rural settlements.
visitsiberia.com /russia/region.php?r=10   (251 words)

 National and Ethnic - Russia
** -- Kirov Oblast and Vyatka Oblast are the same.
# -- Simbirsk Oblast and Ulyanovsk Oblast are the same.
And a Map of Russia's Republics, Oblasts, and Krays.
learning.lib.vt.edu /slav/nat_ethnic_russia.html   (1531 words)

 Radiation Conditions in Russia
Oblasts With Radioactive Contamination Following the Accident at the Cher-
Affiliate of the Scienti-Moscow Oblast, city of E-
Uralsk Department of the Chelyabinsk Oblast, city
www.fas.org /news/russia/1995/jpust002_l95002.htm   (516 words)

 ArcheoBiblioBase: Archives in Russia: R-0152
[Archival Administration of the Administration of Murmansk Oblast]
[Archival Division of the Murmansk Oblast Executive Committee]
[Murmansk Guberniia Division of the Central Archive under the Murmansk Guberniia Executive Committee]
www.iisg.nl /~abb/obl/R-0152.html   (67 words)

 Russian Armed Forces
Kola Flotilla (Shkval (Polyarny) Shipyard, Murmansk Oblast, Leningrad Military District)
Separate Anti-submarine Helicopter Squadron (Ka-27) (Kachalovka, Murmansk Oblast, Leningrad Military District)
Coastal Defense Anti-Aircraft Missile Regiment (SA-10/S-300P) (Petropavlovsk-Kamchatka, Kamchatka Oblast)
www.geocities.com /Pentagon/9059/RussianArmedForces.html   (7637 words)

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