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  Novgorod Region (Russia)
At the Novgorod city history museum I did saw a battle flag carried in the wars against Sweden in the early 1600’ies: It was a square canvas banner with a saltire and border, no fringe, and over all a much smaller red saltire.
The historical flag of Novgorod is blue triangle with yellow vertical stripe in the hoist.
This flag uses in the central stripe and on the coat of arms the same shade of (medium) blue used on the russian national flag (and not light blue) and the three stripes are of equal width (and not “spanish style”).
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/ru-ngr.html   (742 words)

 Novgorod oblast. Geographical position
Novgorod Oblast, a region of 55,3 thousand sq.
Far from the “hot spots" and with a near-homogenous population (96% Russian), Novgorod Oblast is not troubled by national and ethnic conflicts.
Oblast was founded July 5,1944 The square area of Oblast is 55.3 thousand sq.
www.adm.nov.ru /web.nsf/pages/e_busigeo   (180 words)

  Novgorod Region (Russia)
At the Novgorod city history museum I did saw a battle flag carried in the wars against Sweden in the early 1600’ies: It was a square canvas banner with a saltire and border, no fringe, and over all a much smaller red saltire.
The historical flag of Novgorod is blue triangle with yellow vertical stripe in the hoist.
This flag uses in the central stripe and on the coat of arms the same shade of (medium) blue used on the russian national flag (and not light blue) and the three stripes are of equal width (and not “spanish style”).
www.allstates-flag.com /fotw/flags/ru-ngr.html   (668 words)

 Novgorod - Regional Profile from the Russian American Chamber of Commerce®
Novgorod is an administrative center of Novgorod region, the most ancient Russian city first mentioned in the chronicle entries in regard to 859 A.D. In the Middle Ages Novgorod played an outstanding role in Russian history and governed the vast lands from the Volga to the shores of the Arctic Ocean.
Novgorod air transport company has planes and helicopters at its disposal, as well as the whole necessary set of stationary navigation and land equipment, technical services and highly qualified specialists having a permission and experience of working at international airlines.
Novgorod Oblast has the largest per capita volume of foreign investment, while the number of residents in the region constitutes 1% of the country's population.
www.russianamericanchamber.org /regions/Novgorod.html   (3210 words)

 Novgorod Oblast - Definition, explanation   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Novgorod Oblast (Russian: Новгоро́дская о́бласть) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast).
Novgorod Oblast borders Leningrad Oblast (NW,N), Vologda Oblast (E), Tver Oblast (SE,S) and Pskov Oblast (SW).
Novgorod Oblast is located in the Moscow Time Zone (MSK/MSD).
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/n/no/novgorod_oblast.php   (166 words)

 Slavic & East European Collections at Yale University
As host library, the Novgorod oblast library staff provided invaluable help in organizing and coordinating the seminars--without their help they would not have been possible.
In Novgorod the seminars were called "On the Development of Ties between Libraries of Western Russia and Libraries of the USA.".
In both Novgorod and Petrozavodsk, federal level libraries such as the Russian National Library (St. Petersburg) and the Library of Foreign Literature (Moscow) sent representatives.
www.library.yale.edu /slavic/library_assessment_project_weru.html   (973 words)

 Nizhny Novgorod travel guide - Wikitravel
It is the economic and cultural center of the vast Volga economic region, and also the administrative center of Nizhny Novgorod Oblast and Volga Federal District.
Along with Moscow and Tver, Nizhny Novgorod was among several newly-founded towns that escaped Mongol devastation on account of its insignificance and grew up into important centers of Russian political life during the period of Tatar yoke.
In 1817, the Makariev Fair, one of the liveliest in the world the 16th-18th centuries, was transferred to Nizhny Novgorod, which thereupon started to attract numerous visitors and by the mid-19th century it turned Nizhny Novgorod into trade capital of the Russian Empire.
wikitravel.org /en/Nizhny_Novgorod   (1413 words)

 The Vishnevskaya-Rostropovich Foundation - Projects   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Construction of a children's hospital in an underserved, rural region of the Nizhny Novgorod oblast.
This project, carried out in 1996-1997, was a collaboration with then Governor Boris Nemtsov of the Nizhny Novgorod oblast and a number of Russian joint venture companies.
The hospital, named the Vacha Regional Hospital of the Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, continues to be supported by both public and private funds.
www.rostropovich.org /recent_projects.html   (389 words)

To entrust Regional Economic Committee of the Novgorod region to accomplish the registration of the organizations with foreign investments in the territory of the region.
The organization is registered by the Economic Committee of the Novgorod region in the course of 3 days beginning from the date of presentation of the documents or in the course of 30 calendar days of the date of the mail dispatch indicated in the receipt.
The decision on approval of the project shall be made by the Administration of Novgorod region within 2 month from the date of submission of the documents which are in full conformity with the requirements of the present Rules.
www.novgorod.net /~arpin/laws.htm   (6516 words)

 bobsville adventure magazine, page 9
Novgorod has a proven record of providing such support - 1ranging from tax incentives to expedited decision-making-that makes it one of the easiest and most profitable places in the Russian Federation to establish and operate a business.
Novgorod Oblast has sufficient deposits of clay, lime, sand and gravel material, timber, peat, as well as rich water and fish resources.
Novgorod State University trains specialists to work in the free-market environment and has good contacts and cooperative programmes with educational establishments in Denmark, Poland, Germany, Finland, Sweden and the USA.
www.bobsville.com /adventure/p9.html   (661 words)

 Lalique Velikiy Novgorod Travel Page - VirtualTourist.com
Novgorod means Novy Gorod, ie New City, Though there is still no common oppionion among history researchers with respect to which "old" city Novgorod bacame "new" one.
Novgorod is famous for it twice was the cradel of Russian State system.
Novgorod, which luckly escaped the tragedy of devastation by Tatars, ranks one of the 1st places in culture history, 'coz it retained alot of memorials of writing, architecture, arts, applied art of XI-XIII centuries.
members.virtualtourist.com /m/29e3e/8f22c   (404 words)

 Valday Information
Valday or Valdai (Russian: Валда́й) is a town in Novgorod Oblast, Russia, the administrative center of Valdaysky District.
It lies on the federal highway M10 connecting Moscow and St. Petersburg, 386 km from Moscow and 140 km from Velikiy Novgorod.
The settlement was first documentally mentioned in 1495 and received the status of a town from the empress Catherine II in 1770, when its population was at about 2,000 inhabitants.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Valday   (157 words)

 Analysis of the Draft Law on Foreign Investment Activities in Nizhny Novgorod Oblast
To the extent the oblast has influence over laws of the Russian Federation or the applicability of federal laws to the oblast, the oblast should seek to have the laws of the Russian Federation similarly amended.
To the extent that the oblast government finds it necessary to provide incentives to foreign investors, this should be done on a nondiscriminatory basis—in specific sectors of priority to the oblast economy but not to specific projects or to specific investors.
Consequently, it is suggested that the oblast could better achieve its stated goals of attracting foreign investment and eliminating uncertainty in the law by issuing a proclamation of official oblast policy that includes the substantive provisions of the draft, such as the investment agreement.
www.kinsellalaw.com /publications/NizhnyAnalysis.php   (7915 words)

 Investment Laws and Tax Incentives in Nizhny Novgorod and Nizhny Novgorod Oblast
In 1996, the oblast profit tax for those enterprises paying taxes on time was lowered from 22 to 17 percent, with federal tax at 13 percent.
The oblast has a simplified tax code with payment incentives that was designed to offer significant financial advantages regardless of location within the area.
In 1994, the oblast government established “Territorial Production Zones” (TPZs) in three former defense plants in Nizhny Novgorod, to which a fourth was later added, that were to be municipal and regional tax free industrial zones, with reduced federal taxes along with customs privileges.
www.russiancouncil.org /reports/nizh5.htm   (1270 words)

 Russian Land Reform Web Page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In Nizhny Novgorod, IFC staff in cooperation with raion and oblast authorities launched a program that by the end of the second season had assisted 52 additional farms with reorganization according to the federally approved model.
At the request of the oblast administrations and in close cooperation with oblast officials and local authorities, a total of 11 farms in the three oblasts were assisted through reorganization under the federally approved model.
At the close of the third season in May 1996, a total of 174 farms in 6 oblasts have been reorganized with assistance from the project and the governmental structures-Oblast Working Groups and Raion Working Commissions-to which reorganization expertise is being transferred.
soil.msu.ru /~land/history.html   (1735 words)

 Regional Partnerships - Nizhny Novgorod British Embassy, Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The four-year Partnership Programme of DFID and the NN oblast was officially launched in March 2002, with the regional NN Government being key DFID counterpart.
Nizhny Novorod Oblast (NNO) is located in the center of European part of Russia, at the confluence of two great rivers the Volga and the Oka, occupying a territory of 80.000 sq.
The oblast is known for its unique scientific and technical expertise in the defense industry.
www.britishembassy.gov.uk /servlet/Front?pagename=OpenMarket/Xcelerate/ShowPage&c=Page&cid=1091036901417   (922 words)

 Nuclear Cities Initiative   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Nizhny Novgorod Oblast is one of the largest areas in European Russia, occupying more than 74,800 square kilometers, slightly larger than the countries of Belgium, Denmark and the Netherlands combined.
The climate of the Nizhny Novgorod area is moderate-continental, characterized by long, snowy winters with January temperatures of -12° C (9° F), and moderately warm summers with July temperatures of 19° C (65° F).
The Nizhny Novgorod region is one of Russia's most prominent centers of education and science, boasting 15 public and two private institutions of higher education, which served some 61,000 students in 135 professions and specialties in 1996.
www.nnsa.doe.gov /na-20/nci/cg_sarov_section1.shtml   (1070 words)

 Novgorod the Great for a businessman   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Novgorod the Great is a regular and successful participant of the competitions held by international donor agencies in Russia.
Novgorod the Great is among 14 Russian cities, which won the contest to take part in the City Public Transportation programme of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank).
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe awarded Novgorod Oblast with the Flag of Honour for its efforts in unification and mutual understanding between the European nations.
nbp.natm.ru /eng/invest/part.htm   (333 words)

 Novgorod Oblast :: Regions & Cities :: Russia-InfoCentre   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The name means ‘new town’, but Novgorod was here by the 9th century and for 600 years was Russia’s most pioneering artistic and political center.
Nowadays, Novgorod is a small calm town in province, with splendid old Russian architecture, interesting museums, clean river next to the Kremlin, fresh air and nice people.
It is difficult to distinguish the city of Novgorod, as a contemporary urban center, from the city of Novgorod as a museum of more than 50 Old Russian architectural monuments.
www.russia-ic.com /regions/1744   (469 words)

 Russian Defense Business Directory - May 1995
Sverdlovsk Oblast, in which Yekaterinburg is located, occupies 194,300 square kilometers of territory, is home to 4.7 million people, and ranks second in industrial output and third in population among Russia's republics and oblasts.
In July 1993, the oblast soviet voted to establish a Urals Republic on its territory in an effort to enhance the region's political and economic status.
The oblast is the leading territory in the Urals economic region in terms of industrial output and has a high concentration of heavy industry--primarily metalworking, machine building, metallurgy, and chemical and petrochemical industries.
www.fas.org /nuke/guide/russia/industry/docs/rus95/rdbd4ch8.htm   (3444 words)

 CEELI - Draft Law Assessments
Nizhny Novgorod is an oblast, and, as such, its laws are subject to national legislation by the Russian Federation.
One way to encourage foreign investment and to facilitate foreign investors doing business in the oblast would be to create an office to assist foreign investors in deriving the full benefits of the foreign investment climate in the oblast in connection with their investment and related activities.
Since it is understood that the oblast is not a state under international law but is, instead, a political subdivision of the Russian Federation, the cooperation of the Russian Federation would appear to be necessary in order to properly provide for any internationalization of agreements.
www.abanet.org /ceeli/publications/assessments/russia/foreigninvestmentnizhnynovgorod.html   (11946 words)

 News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Nizhniy Novgorod oblast of the Russian Federation is set to increase the trade with Belarus to the level of USD 1 billion in 2007 what is 3,3 times more as against the expected result in 2005.
As BelTA has been told in the press service of the governor of Nizhniy Novgorod oblast, the parameters are set in the program on cooperation development between the oblast and Belarus for 2006-2010 adopted at a sitting of the regional government.
The export potential of Nizhniy Novgorod oblast are automobiles and their component parts, goods made of ferrous metal, chemistry and petrochemistry.
law.by /work/EnglPortal.nsf/0/A2044F83F1C0C2E4C22570A60044005A?OpenDocument   (285 words)

 Comments on Draft Law on Foreign Investment Activities in Nizhny Novgorod Oblast (Russia)
To the extent the oblast has influence over laws of the Russian Federation or their applicability to the oblast, the oblast should seek to have the laws of the Russian Federation similarly amended.
A Statement of Principles should clearly indicate that the oblast recognizes the importance and sanctity of private property, and that purpose of the Draft Law is to protect the private property rights of foreign investors.
The oblast is stated to have an obligation to ensure proper fulfillment of terms on which foreign investments were attracted.
www.kinsellalaw.com /publications/Nizhny.php   (2247 words)

 Climate of Trust Council   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Novgorod Tolerance Center (NTC) in the North-Western Federal District regularly conducts round-table discussions that bring together police officers and ethnic communities of Novgorod Oblast.
Such cooperation and mutual trust help prevent misunderstandings between local community and the Azeri diaspora and reduce the risk of occurrence of the Kondopoga-like riots in Novgorod Oblast that, to a great extent, became possible due to the lack of trust between an ethnic community and Kondopoga’s police and administration.
The result of this initiative was the rapid decrease of incidents between the two groups, because by writing essays on tolerance, local students could challenge their biases and prejudices and see the importance of cultural and ethnic diversity.
www.bacjrr.org /programs/cot_rtc.htm   (5377 words)

 Sawn timber of the European standards EN 338, BS 4978 type SS, GS, Russia | Main | constructing edging board edged ...
The complex Sodruzhestvo Novgorod branch is a large company producing and supplying sawn timber to the inner and outer markets.
Sodruzhestvo Novgorod branch fulfils sorting work according to the British standard BS 4978 Visual strength grading of softwood.
Sodruzhestvo Novgorod Branch owns the license BM TRADA Certification and its personnel is very well trained.
www.plankrus.com   (329 words)

 Nizhny Novgorod Administration
18.10.2007 The Nizhny Novgorod sportsmen took prize places in the International Marathon Race in the sister city of Novi Sad (Serbia)
03.10.2007 A delegation from Nizhny Novgorod took part in the main Russian Tourist Exhibitions Autumn-2007
12.09.2007 Courses for Children ill with Diabetes finished in Nizhny Novgorod
www.admcity.nnov.ru /english   (260 words)

 Veliky Novgorod Travel Guide - Home
We live and work in Veliky Novgorod and know it like a back of our hand.
The oldest city of Russia, the cradle of Russian democracy, medieval centre of trades and crafts, boundless field for research by historians, architects and archaeologists - all this is Veliky Novgorod.
Novgorodians always felt rather superior compared to their neighbours - they wore leather boots instead of traditional Russian lapti (bast shoes), they summoned and expelled princes whenever they pleased; streets of Novgorod were paved with wooden slabs, and local builders and icon-painters were famous throughout the lands.
novgorod.russiantravelguides.com   (197 words)

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