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  PENZA - LoveToKnow Article on PENZA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The present government of Penza was formerly inhabited by Mordvinians, who had the Mescheryaks on the W. and the Bulgars on the N. In the I3th century these populations fell under the dominion of the Tatars, with whom they fought against Moscow, The Russians founded the town of Mokshany in I535.
Penza was founded in the beginning of the 17th century, the permanent Russian settlement dating as far back as 1666.
Penza has technical schools, public libraries, a museum of antiquities, and a theatre which has played some part in the history of the Russian stage.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /P/PE/PENZA.htm   (634 words)

 Penza - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Penza (Пе́нза) is a city in Russia, administrative center of Penza Oblast in the Volga Federal District.
Penza was founded in 1663 as a frontier outpost on the then southeastern border of Russia.
In 1774 Penza was taken by insurgent army Yemelyan Pugachev, citizens of the town themselves opened the gates of Penza to rebellious Cossack.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Penza   (322 words)

 Kommersant - Russia's Daily Online
Penza Region borders on Ryazan Region and the Republic of Mordovia in the north, Ulyanovsk Region in the east, Saratov Region in the south, and Tambov Region in the west.
Penza was founded as a fortress, and to this day, remnants of the Lomovskaya sentry line built in 1640 have been preserved at the western edge of the city, and remains of earth ramparts dating from the mid-16th century are preserved in the city center.
Penza Region is one of Russia's leading producers of wheat, rye, oats, millet, buckwheat, cereal and forage crops, vegetables, potatoes, mustard, and meat.
www.kommersant.com /tree.asp?rubric=5&node=405&doc_id=-61   (3124 words)

Much of Penza is located in the 26,000 square mile drainage basin of the Sura River, which  rises in the east of the region and flows north for 537 miles to join the Volga River at Vasilsursk, near Nizhny Novgorod.
The Penza region borders the Republic of Mordovia, and the Ryazan, Saratov, Tambov, and Ulyanovsk regions.
The Penza region is one of the main producers of spinning looms and tractor drills in Russia.
www.bisnis.doc.gov /bisnis/isa/020819penza.htm   (2448 words)

 Penza on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It is a large railroad junction and the center of an extensive and fertile fl-earth district.
Founded in 1666 as a fortress, Penza was occupied by Stenka Razin in 1670, by the Tatars in 1717, and by Pugachev in 1774.
Penza's Blueberry pies are a favorite of customers at the Red Barn Farm store in Hammonton, New Jersey.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/P/Penza.asp   (219 words)

 Penza. Girls, Women, Brides dating and marriage agency from city Penza, Russia . Gifts and Flowers Delivery
Penza is the city in the Southern central European Russia.
Penza is the administrative, industrial, transport and cultural centre of Penzenskaya Oblast.
Penza was founded as a fortress in 1663 (1596 according to the newest research).
www.city-of-brides.com /from/Penza.shtml   (336 words)

 Russia - Penza Region - RussiaTrek.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
On January 1, 2003 the population of the Penza region was recorded to be 1,489,700 people, 964,300 - city-dwellers, and 525,400 - rural residents.
Centre of the region is the town of Penza.
After the conquest of Kazan by Ivan Grozny and the fall of Kazan Khanate in 1552 the Penza Region was incorporated into the Russian state.
www.russiatrek.com /r_penza.shtml   (355 words)

 The Virtual FormGuide - Jo Adams - Penza Returns From Mauritius
Jockey Jeff Penza has returned from an overseas stint on the Island of Mauritius and is keen to get back on track in the NSW Country areas.
Penza didn't have much luck in Mauritius when his stable hit a quiet patch towards the end of the season but the time over there was very valuable to him as a rider.
Penza will ride at Cessnock on Monday and is working overtime to make a name for himself in the Country areas.
www.virtualformguide.com /cgi-bin/tvf/displaynewsitem.pl?20041219penzamauritius.txt   (168 words)

 wnbc.com - NBC 4 - Ralph Penza   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Penza spoke with Chesimard in a rare and exclusive two-part interview, in which she maintained her innocence and recounted the night of the shooting.
Penza has received numerous top journalism awards, including: six Emmy Awards; two coveted NY Press Club "Gold Typewriter" awards for special series in 1992 and 1982; and a 1993 TRISCORT Award for excellence in radio-television from the tri-state Catholic Committee on radio and television.
Penza is a former president of the "Inner Circle," an organization of political reporters.
www.wnbc.com /wnbc/1169202/detail.html   (575 words)

 Arts & Culture :: REST AND TOURISM :: Government of the Penza region
In 1896, Penza's public theater was opened by the progressive representatives of the city's intelligentsia.
This monument represents the first settler of Penza who is both a defender against the attacks of the Eastern armies and a farmer, the two roles Penza originally held in the history of Russia.
Penza is famous for all of its public parks.
www.penza.ru /en/tourism/arts   (1588 words)

Penza itself is like a giant rural village, mainly made of old wooden homes, with a few Soviet-era government buildings and factories scattered around it or placed near its center.
Penza is known for its watches and bicycles, which it exports around the world.
Despite the industrial recession, there is considerable wealth in Penza, demonstrated by the extensive building of new dachas on the outskirts, and the striking success of Tarhany Bank in attracting large deposits from more than 30,000 local customers.
www.globalsecurity.org /wmd/world/russia/penza-19_nuc.htm   (632 words)

 PENZA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Penza is a city in Russia, administrative center of Penza Oblast in the Volga Federal District.
Besides this, Penza is home to three theatres, four museaums, and three art galleries.
It is licensed under the GNU free documentation license.
www.yotor.org /wiki/en/pe/Penza.htm   (165 words)

 Penza [Russia] Chooses Jesus for Its Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The flag, a radical departure from Penza's coat of arms with three distinctive sheaves of wheat, is ruffling the feathers of non-Christian groups even though it has yet to be approved by the federal government, which gets the final say on all flags.
Yury Leptev, the deputy head of Penza's committee on social politics, said it was a legend not the Bible that had prompted the regional government to put an image of Jesus on its flag.
NTV television reported that Jesus was Penza's runner-up to President Vladimir Putin, who was dropped when someone in the local administration pointed out that no region had a flag depicting a Russian leader.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/804283/posts   (1352 words)

 PAA Firm News
Jeffrey Penza was pleased to organize “Rotary Day at Camp Greentop”, a fair at the camp in the Cacotin Mountains this past June.
Penza Associates Architects entry in the 2005 Festival of Trees annual tree auction and competition won First Place Chairman’s Chioce (“The Grinch brings (He)art to Baltimore won the same award last year).
Penza Associates Architects is assisting in redesigning the current memorial into a striking clock tower, scheduled for completion during spring of 2006.
www.penza.com /sub/news/news.html   (1099 words)

 Penza - TheBestLinks.com - Moscow, Russia, 1663, Penza Oblast, ...
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Penza, Moscow, Russia, 1663, Penza Oblast, Volga Federal District, Sura River
Penza rare among cities in its region geographically because of its rolling hills and dense surrounding forests.
www.thebestlinks.com /Penza.html   (231 words)

 Penza - Some pages of Russian history.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
ith the present borders, the Penza region was established in 1939.
The city of Penza is the administrative center of the region.
The distance between Penza and Moscow is 710 km along the railway.
www.friends-partners.org /oldfriends/mes/centr/penza/penza.html   (185 words)

 penza   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 1982 he was promoted to a position on the staff of the CPSU Central Committee, where he worked as an instructor and an assistant to a department head.
In 1986, he was send back to Penza, where he became obkom second secretary.
Penza Oblast is located in the Middle Volga River area and shares borders with Ulyanovsk, Saratov, Tambov, and Ryazan oblasts and the Republic of Mordoviya.
www.hf.uib.no /Andre/vesti/penza.htm   (460 words)

Penza is a memory resident, file infecting virus.
Penza is based on the Vacsina family of viruses.
The Penza virus will occassionally display the following message accompanied by a beep when programs are executed: "Welcome to Penza!" Penza doesn't appear to do anything besides display its message and replicate.
vil.nai.com /vil/content/v_927.htm   (531 words)

 Penza --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
city and administrative centre of Penza oblast (province), western Russia, at the confluence of the Penza and Sura rivers.
It rises in eastern Penza oblast (province) and flows north for 537 miles (864 km) to join the Volga River at Vasilsursk, near Nizhny Novgorod.
It is an important route centre, with railways to Ryazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Kazan, Samara, and Penza.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9059142   (387 words)

 Penza, Russia, Pictures
Penza, city, capital of Penza Oblast, central European Russia, on the Sura River.
Penza was founded as a fortress in 1666.
Located in a belt of fertile fl-earth soil, it grew as a trade center in the 18th century.
www.greatestcities.com /Europe/Russia/Penza_city.html   (112 words)

 Ladies from Penza on RWRQ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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www.rwrq.com /g/c/Penza   (376 words)

 Penza Regional Public Foundation for Business Initiatives RAMISS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Regional: Administration of the Penza Region, the City Administration, Administrations of Regional Districts, Russian State Committee for Small Business Support and Development, International Supreme Coordinating Council for Cooperation with Moscow Patriarchy, Russian Governmental Academy of National Economy, National Officers Retraining Centre, Penza Chamber of commerce, regional and Moscow banks, investment and leasing companies, non-for-profit organizations.
Penza region is situated in the central part of Povolzhye on western spurs of the Privolzhskaya Hills.
The administrative centre of the Region is Penza city, founded in 1663.
www.fipc.ru /fipctest/regions/penza/ramiss.htm   (371 words)

 Penza engl
The board of rectors of Penza higher educational establish- ments approved of the concept of the educational environment.
Music college, cultural and educational college are to be connected to the network as a joint project with the culture department.
HIC technologies will be developed for strategic education mana- gement, medical cadastre creating, for mapping out videolibrary (elec- tronic atlas) of Penza and Penza region.
www.informika.ru /text/centre/reg/reg2/infrc1/penza/penza_e.html   (1398 words)

 Penza Oblast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Penza Oblast (Пе́нзенская О́бласть) is an administrative division of the Russian Federation.
It is located in the Privolzhsky (Volga) Federal District.
Penza Oblast consists of the following districts (Russian : районы):
www.freeglossary.com /Penza_Oblast   (335 words)

 Starbucks Introduces Penza, A Robust Bar for the Muzhik On the Go :: Sovok of the Week :: Russian Eye on the American ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Now, some of you may know that Penza is a 350 year old town in Russia, the official and interesting history of which, according to the city's official web-site, ends somewhere at the end of the 17th century.
Being responsible journalists as we are, we have cobbled together a Penza brochure as it should have looked, since other than trademarking the word "Penza", the Starbucks corporation did nothing to commemorate the glorious citizens of Penza.
As for the Nutrition Facts, we suspect that if the bar lives up to the name of Penza, it should feature generous helpings of hay and dirt with occasional highlights of fresh manure to spice up its otherwise healthy but somewhat bland taste.
www.sovokoftheweek.com /modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=215   (382 words)

 ITAR-TASS: RUSSIAN-BELARUSSIAN ENTERPRISES TO BE OPENED IN PENZA.@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
PENZA, February 7 (Itar-Tass) - A joint Russian-Belarussian enterprise
imported one, is planned to be created in Penza, Governor of the Penza
Belarus is becoming the main partner of the Penza Region in trade and
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1P1:24863734&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (188 words)

It rises SW of Penza and flows SW,...
Sura - Sura, river, c.540 mi (870 km) long, rising E of Penza, S central European Russia.
Moksha - Moksha, river, c.375 mi (600 km) long, rising NW of Penza, central European Russia, and flowing...
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 North Mississippi Penza, Russia Initiative
We will arrange for those going to St. Petersburg to be in Penza for four days and leave on Sunday (Jan 2) to go to Moscow (arrive Jan 3) and then on to St. Petersburg, arriving in St. Pete on Jan. 4 and stay overnight.
Yes, we can still plan for persons to leave Penza and return to Moscow and go on home if there is need.
You can be with group #1 that goes to Penza and stays there a couple of extra days while the other two groups return to Moscow and either depart for home or St. Petersburg.
www.nmpri.com   (1265 words)

 Penza, Russia current local time
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 Russian Defense Business Directory - P
However, Penza is looking for assistance with new technology and capital in order to increase output.
CONVERSION PROJECTS: In 1992 the Penza Simulation Design Bureau signed a memorandum of understanding with CAE Electronics of Canada in a joint venture to build training equipment for airliners made in the Commonwealth of Independent States.
The Penza Simulation Design Bureau also offers to deliver according to customer requirements separate modules or components for flight trainers, such as motion systems, visualization systems, and optical-collimator components.
www.fas.org /nuke/guide/russia/industry/docs/rus95/p_list.htm   (1858 words)

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