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  Northwestern Federal District - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Northwestern Federal District (Russian: Се́веро-За́падный федера́льный о́круг; tr.
: Severo-zapadny federalny okrug) is one of the seven federal districts of Russia.
The current Envoy to the Northwestern Federal District is Ilya Klebanov.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Northwestern_Federal_District   (195 words)

 Urals Federal District - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
: Uralsky federalny okrug) is one of the seven federal districts of Russia.
It is the westernmost of the three Asian districts.
Petr Latyshev is the current Presidential Envoy to Urals Federal District.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Urals_Federal_District   (167 words)

 ipedia.com: Republic of Karelia Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Republic of Karelia is an autonomous republic in the Northwestern Federal District of Russia.
The Republic of Karelia (Russian: Респу́блика Каре́лия; Karelian: Karjalan Tazavalla) is an autonomous republic in the Northwestern Federal District of Russia.
It borders the Leningrad Oblast, Vologda Oblast, Murmansk Oblast (Kola peninsula), Arkhangelsk Oblast of Russia, Lappland in Finland, and the White Sea.
www.ipedia.com /republic_of_karelia.html   (548 words)

 Russia Profile - Resources|Presidential Envoys to the Federal Districts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Siberian Federal District – Aginsk Buryat Autonomous District, Republic of Altai, Altai Territory, Republic of Buryatia, Chita Region, Evenkia Autonomous District, Irkutsk Territory, Kemerovo Region, Republic of Khakasia, Krasnoyarsk Territory, Novosibirsk Region, Omsk Region, Taimyr Autonomous District, Tomsk Region, Republic of Tyva, Ust-Ordynsky Buryatsky Autonomous District.
Southern Federal District Republic of Adygeya, Astrakhan Region, Republic of Chechnya, Republic of Dagestan, Republic of Ingushetia, Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, Republic of Kalmykia, Republic of Karachayevo-Cherkessia, Krasnodar Territory, Republic of North Ossetia, Rostov Region, Stavropol Territory, Volgograd Region.
Volga Federal District Republic of Bashkortostan, Republic of Chuvashia, Kirov Region, Komi-Permyatsky Autonomous District, Republic of Marii-El, Republic of Mordovia, Nizhny Novgorod Region, Orenburg Region, Penza Region, Perm Region, Samara Region, Saratov Region, Republic of Tatarstan, Republic of Udmurtia, Ulyanovsk Region.
www.russiaprofile.org /resources/structure/envoys/index.wbp   (610 words)

 LLRX.com - A Guide to Russian Legal Research
Federative relations were formed on the basis of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the Federative Treaty and agreements between the federal center and the subjects of the federation.
The procedure for the formation of the Federation Council is established by the Federal Law of the Russian Federation "On the Formation of the Federal Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation (07.08.2000)" (http://www.100mb.ru/~grankin/docs/ru_zak002.htm).
Federal legislation can be initiated by the President of the Russian Federation, the Federation Council, the State Duma, the Government of the Russian Federation, legislative and executive bodies of sub units of the Russian Federation, as well as by the Constitutional Court, Higher Commercial Court, and the Supreme Court of General Jurisdiction.
www.llrx.com /features/russia.htm   (10122 words)

 Leningrad Military District
In 1990-97 the number of motor rifle divisions in the MD fell from 11 to five, the number of tanks was reduced from 1200 to 870, and the numbers of artillery, multiple rocket launchers and mortars fell from 2140 to 1000.
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)

 C. A Brief History of Ninth Circuit Courts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In 1900, President William McKinley established the District Court for the Territory of Hawaii, which had the jurisdiction of other federal district courts and whose decisions could be appealed to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
With statehood, the territorial United States District Court was converted to an Article III court and the entire state was declared a federal ju- dicial district with two district judges, the Honorable Martin Pence and the Honorable C. Nils Tavares.
Federal district court judges in both Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands are appointed by the president to serve for ten-year terms.
www.ce9.uscourts.gov /web/sdocuments.nsf/0/f541970a1f094c8688256453007c6f34?OpenDocument   (1510 words)

 Nenetsia (Russia)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Assembly of Deputies of the Nenets Autonomous District of 28.01.97 #13
In accordance with the Constitutions of the Russian Federation and of the Nenets Autonomous District the symbols of the district are its coat of arms and flag.
The anonymity of the authors shall be preserved until the adoption by decision of the Assembly of Deputies of the District of the results of the competition.
fotw.vexillum.com /flags/ru-nen.html   (914 words)

 In the News - Full Article, In the News, News and Events, School of Law, Northwestern University
Federal judges appointed by Republicans give tougher sentences on street crime, two Northwestern University legal scholars say, while Democratic appointees take a stricter view of white-collar offenses.
The study by Northwestern School of Law professors Emerson Tiller and Max Schanzenbach will be published in the Journal of Law, Economics and Organization in 2007, according to the university, which plans to release the study Tuesday.
Because sentencing information was not available for individual judges, Tiller and Schanzenbach had to extrapolate from the body of decisions that came from each federal district while considering the political make-up of that district.
www.law.northwestern.edu /depts/communicate/newspages/article_full.cfm?eventid=2421   (361 words)

 Leningrad Region (Russia)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The originals of the coat of arms (colored and fl-white variants) and flag of Leningrad Oblast, and their descriptions, shall be preserved in the Russian state historical archives and available for perusal by all interested persons.
The coat of arms and flag of Leningrad Oblast are fundamental symbols of state authority, reflecting the social history and legitimacy of Leningrad Oblast as a member of the Russian Federation.
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.
fotw.vexillum.com /flags/ru-len.html   (1195 words)

 About Federal Documents | Northwestern University Library
This large selective depository library is served by the state's regional depository library at the Illinois State Library in Springfield.
Service for federal documents and government information is primarily provided at the reference desk in the department.
The paper federal documents collection is in closed stacks, and the department's staff will page documents from this collection.
www.library.northwestern.edu /govpub/resource/federal/about.htm   (820 words)

 Grable & Sons Metal Products, Inc. v. Darue Engineering & Manufacturing - Medill School of Journalism - On the Docket
There are three ways to get a case heard before a federal court: a conflict between parties in two different states, a question regarding the United States Constitution, or a question regarding the federal laws of the United States.
When Grable asked to be moved back to the state court, claiming the federal court didn’t have the authority to hear the case, Federal Judge David W. McKeague said no, ruling from the bench that the case was under federal jurisdiction.
First, although based on federal tax law, Grable said its case did not present a federal question and should be heard in a state court.
docket.medill.northwestern.edu /archives/002095.php   (946 words)

 Commissioner: Valentina Matvienko - Russian Federation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Presidential Representative in the Northwestern Federal District of the Russian Federation.
Matvienko was a former Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation with responsibility for social issues, education, sports and culture.
From 1991 to 1995, she served as Russian Ambassador to Malta, and from 1997 to 1998 as Russian Ambassador to Greece.
www.ilo.org /public/english/wcsdg/members/matvienko.htm   (60 words)

 CPJ Protests: 2006
Soon after those reports appeared, however, on June 30, 2005, the Northwestern Federal District's Interior Ministry issued a statement denying the involvement of the three police investigators in Maksimov's disappearance and murder.
Rimma Maksimova, Maksim Maksimov's mother, described her communication with prosecutors in charge of the investigation as "difficult." Maksimova told CPJ that she had received no answer to queries about the status of the case which she sent to the Northwestern Federal District's Prosecutor-General's Office and the Northwestern Federal District's Interior Ministry in St. Petersburg.
We also urge the Northwestern Federal District's Prosecutor-General's Office to clarify the status of the case, issue an update on its progress, and ensure that any senior government officials suspected of involvement are aggressively investigated.
www.cpj.org /protests/06ltrs/europe/russia09jan06pl.html   (730 words)

Harmonisation of regional and federal legislation makes it impossible for border regions to adopt their own set of laws that could make them more attractive to foreign investment.
Contributing to the obstacle, the Northwestern federal district lacks a coordinated economic policy.
The regions of the Northwest Federal District have tremendous potential to promote greater integration and co-operation between Russia and Europe, in general, and between Russia and the EU.
www.ngonet.org /news/22_04.html   (1208 words)

 Historic district settlement ‘good for both parties’, Observer Online (Spring 2004), Northwestern University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Northwestern University and the City of Evanston have settled a federal lawsuit over the inclusion of some of the University’s property in a city historic district.
The settlement, detailed in a consent decree that was approved by U.S. District Court Judge Marvin Aspen, calls for some of Northwestern’s properties to be excluded from the district while allowing the district to remain in place.
The properties that will be excluded from the district include a residence hall and gymnasium built in the 1970s, the student health center built in the 1950s, a faculty office building constructed in 1999, several parking lots, and some houses now used as office buildings.
www.northwestern.edu /observer/issues/2004-spring/historic.html?printable   (750 words)

 The world's top federal districts of russia websites
All of the federal subjects of Russia are grouped into seven federal districts (Russian: федеральные округа, sing.
Privolzhsky (Volga) Federal District">8 Privolzhsky (Volga) Federal District
Subdivisions of Russia, Federal subjects of Russia, Economic regions of Russia, Republics of Russia, Oblasts of Russia, Krais of Russia.
www.websbiggest.com /wiki-article-tab.cfm/federal_districts_of_russia   (136 words)

 ACLS: Collaborative Research Network
If identities were to emerge at the level of any of the seven federal districts they would have to transcend ethnonational particularities, given their size and varied ethnic composition.
Gelman and Popova describe how the creation of the Volga federal district undermined the regional identity project of the Saratov governor, Ayatskov, who until the 2000 institutional reform, argued that Saratov was the capital of the Volga.
Although Arkhangelsk is in the Northwest Federal District with Novgorod, and not the Central Federal District with Moscow.
www.acls.org /crn/network/meetings_nyc_hopf.htm   (3892 words)

 St. Petersburg - Johnson's Russia List 4-8-03
It is very likely that the next governor of St Petersburg will not be the presidential envoy to the Northwestern Federal District Valentina Matviyenko, appointed by Vladimir Putin last month in a move which was perceived by many as the former vice-premier’s first step to the governorship.
Chernenko’s appointment as the first deputy to the presidential envoy in the Northwestern Federal District may entail some negative consequences for Valentina Ivanovna Matviyenko, who agreed to replace Viktor Cherkessov hoping, first and foremost, to use it as a launch pad for the St Petersburg gubernatorial elections in 2004.
At the same time, some observers suggest that Matviyenko may not use the office of the presidential envoy to the Northwestern District as a stepping-stone to enter the race for the governor’s post.
www.cdi.org /russia/Johnson/7135-16.cfm   (928 words)

Federation Council Chairman Sergei Mironov said on 5 February that he opposes the creation of either a sports or a religious channel in place of TV-6, polit.ru reported.
In an interview with "Moskovskie novosti" on 5 February (see "RFE/RL Russian Federation Report," 30 January 2002), Colonel General Vladislav Putilin, the head of the administration for organization and mobilization at the Defense Ministry, said that such "experiments" are only possible because legislation in the area of military duty has not yet been completed.
On 5 February, President Putin met with Viktor Cherkesov, the presidential envoy to the Northwestern federal district, to discuss the process of harmonizing regional laws with federal ones, the implementation of the Security Council's decision regarding Kaliningrad, and preparations for the celebration of St. Petersburg's 300-year anniversary.
www.rferl.org /newsline/2002/02/1-RUS/rus-060202.asp?po=y   (1865 words)

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According to data cited by the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Oversight in a ministry press release, another 80 settlements are suspected of having bird flu.
All of the federal subjects of Russia ("The Russian Federation") are grouped into 7 federal districts (Russian federalnyye okruga, singular federalny okrug), each administered by a governor appointed by the president of the federation.
The federal districts are: Central Federal District, Southern Federal District, Northwestern Federal District, Far Eastern Federal District, Siberian Federal District, Urals Federal District, and Privolzhsky (Volga) Federal District.
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