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 NIZHNIY-NOVGOROD - LoveToKnow Article on NIZHNIY-NOVGOROD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Its importance was still further increased during the latter part of the 19th century in consequence of the growth of manufacturing industry in the Oka basin, the rapid development of steamboat traffic on the Volga and its tributaries, the extension of the Russian railway system and the opening of Central Asia for trade.
The climate of Nizhniy is harsh and continental, the yearly average temperature being 39 Fahr.
Nizhniy is the chief station of the \Tolga steamboat traffic.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /N/NI/NIZHNIY_NOVGOROD.htm   (1939 words)

 ninemsn Encarta - Search Results - Novgorod
Novgorod, city, capital of Novgorod province in western Russia, on the Volkhov River near Lake Ilmen.
Nizhniy Novgorod, city in western Russia, at the confluence of the Oka and Volga rivers.
Nizhniy Novgorod is a major river port, rail junction, and...
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 Nizhny Novgorod - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nizhny Novgorod (Russian: Ни́жний Но́вгород), colloquially shortened as Nizhny and also transliterated into English as Nizhniy Novgorod or Nizhni Novgorod, is the fourth largest city of the Russian Federation, ranking after Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Novosibirsk.
Nizhny Novgorod was regarded by the Muscovites primarily as a great stronghold in their wars against the Tatars of Kazan.
The enormous red-brick kremlin, one of the strongest and earliest preserved citadels in Russia, was built in 1508-1511 under supervision of Peter the Italian.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nizhny_Novgorod   (1179 words)

 : : W e l c o m e   t o   N i z n h n i y - N o v g o r o d  : : www.geocities.com/wdumindu
And in 1393 Nizhniy Novgorod lost its independence and was incorporated into the Moscow principality.
In the beginning of the twentieth century the main fair house, the Nizhniy Novgorod branch of the State Bank (1913), and the Peoples House and Duma (1904) were built in our city.
He was exiled to Nizhniy Novgorod because of his anti-militaristic ideas and his fight for democracy and freedom.
www.geocities.com /dulanthi2002/nizhniynovgorodhistory.html   (1156 words)

 Russian Defense Business Directory - May 1995
Founded in 1221, Nizhniy Novgorod is one of Russia's oldest cities and is located 265 miles east of Moscow, at the confluence of the Volga and Oka Rivers.
Nizhniy Novgorod was an important commercial and banking center before the Revolution, and much of its entrepreneurial spirit apparently survived the Soviet era.
Nizhniy Novgorod is also accessible from Moscow by air (a Russian airline flight of slightly more than one hour) or by train (a trip of nearly 9 hours).
www.fas.org /nuke/guide/russia/industry/docs/rus95/rdbd4ch8.htm   (3444 words)

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In 1350 Nizhniy Novgorod became the capital of the Nizhniy Novgorod principality.
Nizhniy Novgorod became the cultural center of Russia.
Between its founding and the fourteenth century Nizhniy Novgorod was burned and ruined seven times by the tribes and armies of the Tatars.
www.greatestcities.com /go.bml?journal=dumindu&itemid=1142&dir=prev   (1125 words)

 Nizhny Novgorod -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Nizhny Novgorod was regarded by the Muscovites primarily as a great stronghold in their wars against the (additional info and facts about Tatars of Kazan) Tatars of Kazan.
The enormous red-brick (Citadel of a Russian town) kremlin, one of the strongest and earliest preserved citadels in Russia, was built in 1508-11 under supervision of Peter the Italian.
The (The weather in some location averaged over some long period of time) climate in the region is continental, and it is similar to the climate in Moscow, although colder in winter, which lasts from late November until late March with a permanent snow cover.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/n/ni/nizhny_novgorod.htm   (1205 words)

 novgorod   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Novgorod Oblast (Russian: ) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast).
Veliky Novgorod, the ancient city of Russia is the cradle of Russian culture...
Novgorod is one of the oldest cities in...
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 Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia, Pictures
Nizhniy Novgorod is a major river port, railroad hub, and industrial center.
Nizhniy Novgorod has libraries, museums, a large university, and several technical schools.
From 1932 to 1991 it was named Gorky (also spelled Gorki or Gor'kiy) in honor of the Russian writer Maksim Gorky, who was born in the city.
www.greatestcities.com /Europe/Russia/Nizhniy_Novgorod_city.html   (359 words)

 Russia, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kiev, Chernobyl, Novosibirsk, Nizhniy Novgorod, Jekaterinburg , Samara, Omsk, ...
Other major cities include Novosibirsk, the largest city in Siberia; Nizhniy Novgorod, the largest city on the Volga River and a major automotive and shipbuilding center; Yekaterinburg, the largest city in the Urals; and Samara, a commercial center of the middle Volga region and the primary refining center for the Volga-Urals oil fields.
Novgorod became a flourishing commercial state, which rose to a dominant position and in the 13th century was made the site of a major factory of the Hanseatic League.
The Swedes descended from the Baltic and sought to penetrate the territories of Novgorod.
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 IREX - Building Civil Society > PartNER Program > Overview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Nizhniy Novgorod has long been the cultural and economic center of the Volga region and, as such, has dominated the tourist industry of the region.
While the current transformation of Nizhniy’s tourism industry is primarily a locally-driven endeavor, the partners have borrowed heavily from the experiences of the city of Philadelphia to pursue their vision of a modern and efficient tourist industry.
The TIS is currently located on the Nizhniy River Station (on the Volga River), a choice location since it is the main gateway for the majority of tourists entering Nizhniy Novgorod every year.
www.irex.org /volgapartner/news/121203-tourists.asp   (850 words)

 Visit Siberia Ltd. :: Russia inside :: Cities :: Nizhniy Novgorod   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Geografical position: Nizhny Novgorod is located in the central European part of Russia, at the confluence of the Volga and Oka rivers.
In 1392 during the reign of Vasiliy I Nizhniy Novgorod was attached to Moscow princedom and soon became an important base of Russia in the struggle with Kazan`.
In 1817 Makar`evskaja fair has been moved to Nizhniy Novgorod, in 1849 Sormovsky ship-building factory started functioning, in 1862 the railway to Moscow was built.
visitsiberia.com /russia/city.php?id=633   (518 words)

 Sokol Nizhny Novgorod Aircraft Building Plant - Russian Defense Industry
Nizhny Novgorod is the third largest (after the capital and S.Peterburg) city in Russia: a million and half people live in it.
It is situated in Nizhny Novgorod at the juncture of the two largest rivers in Europe - the Volga and the Oka.
Nizhniy Novgorod is one of the main centers of the machine industry in Russia.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/world/russia/sokol.htm   (744 words)

 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Novgorod
Novgorod, city, capital of Novgorod Oblast, western Russia, on the Volkhov River, near Lake Il’men’.
It is the commercial center for a rich farm...
Novgorod School, Russian school of icon and mural painters active from the late 14th to the 16th century in Novgorod, inspired by the work of the...
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 Young Musicians from Russia/18. Page/Nizhniy Novgorod   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Georgi Chaidze was born on the 17th of March 1988 in Nizhniy Novgorod and began studying music when he was 7 years old.
At present he studies at the 8th children art school in Nizhniy Novgorod.
In November 2003 he won the International Sergej Rakhmaninov's Contest in Veliky Novgorod and in January 2004 he became a prize winner of New Names, the contest that took place in Khanty-Mansijsk.
www.podiuminternational.de /bios/ru/prodiru18.htm   (324 words)

 Jane's Homepage - My hometown.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
I was born in Gorky, Russia (former USSR), also known as Nizhniy Novgorod.
In 1932 Soviet government renamed the city in honor and good memory of a russian writer who was born from Nizhniy Novgorod and wrote his novels under pseudoname Gorky which means "bitter" in Russian.
Nizhniy Novgorod is the third largest city in Russia (former Russian Federation), with over 2.5 million residents, large industrial corporations, colleges and Universities, cultural centers.
www.komkon.org /~prusakov/myhometown.html   (221 words)

 Gorodets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Gorodets is stands on the bank of the Volga river, 60 km to the north from the regional capital Nizhniy Novgorod (in the soviet times Gorky) and 450 km east from Moscow.
Nizhniy Novgorod is the third largest city in Russia (the first two being Moscow and St. Petersburg).
The convenient location of Nizhniy Novgorod on the confluence of two great Russian rivers Volga and Oka predetermined the role of the new town; protection against invaders and development of trade.
www.dakotacom.net /~sanov/gorodets.html   (563 words)

 Nizhniy Novgorod incumbent mayor Vadim Bulavinov is leading at the city mayoral election
Nizhniy Novgorod incumbent mayor Vadim Bulavinov is leading at the city mayoral election
The Nizhniy Novgorod incumbent mayor wins with a very big margin that his rivals cannot narrow.
“It is possible to say that this is the most exemplary election in Nizhniy Novgorod in the recent years,” the chairman of the regional election committee pointed out.
www.russiannewsroom.com /send.aspx?id=5569   (222 words)

 UrbanRail.Net > Europe > Russia > NIZHNIY NOVGOROD Metro
Gorki) is one of Russia's largest cities with 1.36 million inhabitants and it is situated about 400 km east of Moscow on the confluence of the Volga and the Oka rivers.
In 1986 it was extended to Avtozavodskaya and Komsomol'skaya and in 1987 to Kirovskaya and Park Kul'tury.
In 2002, the Nizhniy Novgorod metro has 13 stations and is approx.
www.urbanrail.net /eu/niz/novgorod.htm   (246 words)

 Nizhniy Novgorod
An International Trade Fair is held annually in Nizhniy Novgorod.
Nizhniy Novgorod was founded on the site of a Bulgarian settlement in 1221 by the Grand Prince of Vladimir, as a frontier fortress against the Volga Bulgarians, the Mordva, and the Tatars.
In 1932, the city was renamed Gorky, after the writer Maxim Gorky, who was born here in 1868; it reverted to its original name after the collapse of the Soviet Union.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0004994.html   (278 words)

 Standard & Poor's on Nizhniy Novgorod
The affirmation follows Nizhniy Novgorod's payment in full of the scheduled Eurobond interest payment of $4.38 million due April 3, 1999.
Standard and Poor's had previously lowered its issuer credit rating on Nizhniy Novgorod to 'SD' following the Oct. 15, 1998, default on an instalment of unrated Russian rouble-denominated Agrobond debt.
Nizhnij Novgorod is seeking to meet with its creditors in order to restructure its outstanding liabilities.
www.bradynet.com /bbs/russia/100049-0.html   (185 words)

 Flowers Nizhniy Novgorod - Florist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
All the flower deliveries in Nizhniy Novgorod are designed by professional Nizhniy Novgorod local florist, that are part of our own network since 1992.
Nizhni Novgorod, Russia's third largest city, is an exciting city to live in.
In previous centuries, Nizhni Novgorod was a commercial hub of Russia, located at the strategic confluence of the Oka and Volga rivers.
www.abcflora.com /continents/asia/russia/nizhniynovgorod.htm   (176 words)

 Russia, Afghanistan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The first group of volunteers in Nizhniy Novgorod Region is already ready to move against the Taleban.
According to the Nizhniy Novgorod Union of Afghanistan Veterans, over the past few days alone ten Nizhniy Novgorod men have expressed the wish to apply to the US embassy, on whose behalf the recruiters are operating.
Therefore, when they return to their homeland, the Nizhniy Novgorod mercenaries may expect a prison term of four to eight years.
www.cdi.org /russia/johnson/5533-7.cfm   (473 words)

 Apteka-Holding. Fresh wind in Nizhniy Novgorod.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
It was held in a conference hall of one of the leading clinics of Nizhniy Novgorod
The problems were not only discussed but also the ways of their solution were planned to a great extent due to the direct participation of the pharmaceutical administration management and representatives of Nizhniy Novgorod region Ministry of Health.
The action "Fresh Wind" started with the seminar on the topic “System of the pharmaceutical provision of the population and medical institutions of Nizhniy Novgorod region in the conditions of new standards”.
www.ahold.ru /English/wind/novgor2.shtml   (892 words)

 ВолгаТелеком || Nizhniy Novgorod Branch
The central city is Nizhniy Novgorod, the fourth largest city in the
Nizhniy Novgorod is a large river port connecting the central part of
VolgaTelecom OJSC Nizhniy Novgorod Branch occupies a dominating position in the telecom sector.
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 Gorky - Coolest City in the World
The City of Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia's thrid largest city, located at the strategic confluence of the Oka and Volga rivers, was not always known by this name.
As far as I can tell, in 1932 the city of Nizhniy Novgorod was renamed after the Russian writer Aleksey Maximovich Pyeshkov (pseud.
Here's a quote from Russian Cities On the Web: "Now that the Soviet Union (USSR, CCCP) is non-existent, the republics have decided to change the names of some of their cities back to their pre-Soviet title." Alas, Gorky was one of these cities.
www.zutroy.com /gorky.htm   (484 words)

 Dickinson State University - Dickinson State Digest
Four representatives of the Russian Nizhniy Novgorod region will travel to Dickinson for a week-long tour of Dickinson State University and the surrounding region.
The visit comes as the result of Dickinson State University’s partnership agreement with Nizhniy Novgorod State Agricultural Academy and the university’s ongoing emphasis on globalization.
Making the trip to Dickinson will be Nikolay Rodin, minister of the agrarian and industrial complex of the Nizhniy Novgorod Region; Alexey Arinkin, rector of Nizhniy Novgorod State Agricultural Academy; Alexander Samodelkin, vice-rector of Nizhniy Novgorod State Agricultural Academy; and Elena Beljaeva, executive editor of the Nizhniy Novgorod Earth newspaper, the region’s chief newspaper.
www.dsu.nodak.edu /digest.asp?ArticleID=1224   (635 words)

 Metro Cash & Carry in Nizhniy Novgorod in search of personnel / Retail.Ru (International Edition)
Construction of the centre is to be launched in the 1st quarter of 2005.
According to the sources in the company, Metro centre in Nizhniy is going to become the largest complex of the company in Privolzhskiy region.
Investment into the centre with the total area of 5 ha is estimated at $25-30 mln.
www.retail.ru /eng/pressa/retail/050113-3.asp   (335 words)

 JSC "TransTeleCom Company" :: Digital Backbone Provider
At the first stage of works, the head office of the Group in Nizhniy Novgorod was connected to the Moscow branch.
The capacity of each edge port of the network is 2 Mbps which makes it possible to cover the companies of the Group by a protected corporate network and enables the high quality transmission of any types of information (audio, video, and data).
JSC Nizhniy Novgorod Fat and oil Production Plant Group is the largest manufacturer of fat and oil products in Russia.
www.transtk.ru /www/nsf/news.nsf/eng/E51A21E90B52C279C3256F79002B304D   (358 words)

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