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  Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Orenburg Cossacks
The Orenburg Cossack Host (Оренбургское казачье войско in Russian), a part of the Cossack population in pre-revolutionary Russia, located in the Orenburg province (todays' Orenburg Oblast, part of the Chelyabinsk Oblast and Bashkortostan).
In the peaceful years of the early 19th century, the Orenburg Cossack Host supplied 6 cavalry regiments, 3 artillery battalions, 1 cavalry battalion, 1 sotnya (100 men) of guards and 2 detached sotnyas.
During the World War I, the Orenburg Cossack Host supplied 18 cavalry regiments, 9,5 artillery battalions, 1 cavalry battalion, 1 sotnya of guards, 9 unmounted sotnyas, 7,5 reserve sotnyas and 39 detached and special sotnyas (the total of 27,000 men).
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 ORENBURG - LoveToKnow Article on ORENBURG   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The climate is continental and dry, the average temperature at Orenburg being 37-4 Fahr.
The government of Orenburg was formerly inhabited by the Kirghiz in the south, and by the Bashkirs in the north.
The frequent risings of the Bashkirs, and the continuous attacks of the Kirghiz, led the Russian government in the i8th century to erect a line of forts and blockhouses on the Ural and Sakmara rivers, and these were afterwards extended south-westwards towards the Caspian, and eastwards towards Omsk.
www.1911ency.org /O/OR/ORENBURG.htm   (1134 words)

 Orenburg - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Orenburg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Former name (1938–57) of Orenburg, a town in the Russian Federation.
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This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Orenburg   (73 words)

 Orenburg Oblast - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Orenburg Oblast (Оренбу́ргская о́бласть) is a federal subject of the Russian Federation (an oblast).
It is located in the Privolzhsky (Volga) Federal District, and its administrative center is Orenburg.
Orenburg Oblast consists of the following districts (Russian: районы):
www.cupertino.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Orenburg_Oblast   (152 words)

 Summary of John W. Kaye's History of the War in Afghanistan by Frederick Engels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
412 The Russian expedition to the Khanate of Khiva in November 1839 was undertaken under V. Perovsky, Military Governor of Orenburg.
His 5,000-strong detachment, with artillery and a food convoy, proved unprepared for a winter march through the barren steppes and lost half its men through mass disease.
Failing to reach Khiva, Perovsky wat forced to return to Orenburg.
www.marxists.org /archive/marx/works/1857/afghanistan/review.htm   (3931 words)

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