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  Pskov - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pskov (Russian: Псков, ancient spelling Пльсковъ; Estonian: Pihkva; German: Pleskau; Latvian: Pleskava; Polish: Psków) is an ancient Russian city, located in the north-west of Russia about 70 km east from the Estonian border, on the river Velikaya, at 57°49′N 28°20′E The city of Pskov serves as the administrative center of Pskov Oblast.
Several years later, the veche promulgated a law code (called the Pskov Charter) which was one of the principal sources of the all-Russian law code issued in 1497.
Pskov is exceedingly rich in tiny, squat, picturesque churches, dating mainly from the 15th and the 16th centuries.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pskov   (874 words)

 Facts about topic: (Pskov Oblast)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Pskov Oblast (Russian (A native or inhabitant of Russia) : Пско́вская о́бласть) is a federal subject (additional info and facts about federal subject) of Russia (A federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state) (an oblast (additional info and facts about oblast)).
Its major cities are the capital Pskov (additional info and facts about Pskov) (202,000) and Velikiye Luki (additional info and facts about Velikiye Luki) (104,000).
Pskov Oblast is located in the Moscow Time Zone (additional info and facts about Moscow Time Zone) (MSK/MSD).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/p/ps/pskov_oblast.htm   (147 words)

 Chapter 6
Ryazan Oblast, Tula Oblast, Voronezh oblast, Samara Oblast, Republic of Adygea, Karachaevo-Cherkessia, Rostov Oblast, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Republic of Altay, Altay Krai, Novosibirsk Oblast, Republic of Khakassia, Primorsky Krai, Kaliningrad Oblast
Republic of Karelia, Tula Oblast, yaroslavl Oblast, Vologograd Oblast, Samara Oblast, Republic of Karachaevo- Cherkessia, Stavropol Krai, Orenburg Oblast, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Republic of Khakassia, Chita Oblast
Leningrad Oblast, Kaluga Oblast, Orel Oblast, Smolensk Oblast, Kirov Oblast, Voronezh Oblast, Saratov oblast, Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, Rostov oblast, Altay Krai, Kemerovo Oblast, Tymen Oblast, Kemerovo Oblast, Tymen Oblast, Republic of Buryatia, Magadan oblast,
www.iet.ru /special/cepra/transform/08_e.htm   (4270 words)

 National Review: To Russia with love. (medical supplies contribu... @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The authorities and the people alike are trying to cope with the difficulties bred by seventy years' misrule, the alien challenges of freedom (a chance for the young, yet another task for the old), and the instability, sometimes verging on anarchy, caused by the lack of a fully established successor regime.
Pskov the city has had some help from the central Russian government and from sister cities like Roanoke, Virginia; the 600,000 people in Pskov Oblast have had nothing.
On behalf of Pskov city the question was raised whether some of the supplies shouldn't be diverted from the oblast to the city.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:14657335&refid=holomed_1   (1643 words)

 Informational bulletin, volume 20
The Pskov regional department of natural resources and the Pskov Model Forest are planning to sign an agreement on cooperation in the development and application of region-specific norms of forest land-use and management in Pskov Oblast.
On the basis of field data the territory of Pskov Oblast is going to be divided into homogeneous districts and optimal sets of forest management norms are going to be developed for key districts.
The Pskov project is currently preparing for conducting field survey in Gdov, Plussa and some parts of Strugo-Krasnenskiy Districts of Pskov Oblast.
www.wwf.ru /pskov/eng/bull/bull20/20.htm   (1490 words)

 CBSS - Co-operation Opportunities for Pskov Oblast within the Framework of the CBSS. By Mr. I.O. Vershinin, Deputy head ...
History destined for Pskov Oblast a special role: To become a place where the interests of four countries come into contact, a territory where complex and dynamic processes of political, cultural, religious and ethnic life of these nations are developing.
Pskov Oblast with its unique situation is a good example of the practical realisation by Russian territories of regional interests, including mechanisms of interregional and international co-operation.
Given its unique geopolitical situation, Pskov Oblast is prepared to become a testing ground for promoting the co-operation with the EU and with the CBSS.
www.cbss.st /documents/cbsspresidencies/7lithuanian/committeeofsenior/dbaFile490.html   (1256 words)

During the first quarter of 2004, investments into the oblast in northwestern Russia amounted to $12.2 million, or $512,000 more compared with the first quarter of 2003, according to the Pskov oblast administration.
Foreign direct investment comprised 97 percent of the total investments into the oblast during the first quarter of 2004, of which 57 percent were authorized capital stock investments.
He admitted that the construction of a port that would resurrect the river connection and trade between Tartu with Pskov oblast was still Estonia and Russia's main bilateral project.
www.baltictimes.com /art.php?art_id=10161   (422 words)

 Pskov --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Pskov is one of the oldest Russian towns, being first mentioned in a chronicle of the year 903 as Pleskov.
Pskov and the larger city of Novgorod both remained free of Mongol rule in the two centuries following the invasions of Russia in the...
A kremlin was a medieval Russian fortress, usually built at a strategic point along a river and separated from the surrounding parts of its adjoining city by a wooden—later stone or brick—wall with a moat, ramparts, towers, and battlements.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9061708   (623 words)

 Analysis: Pskov's Last Try - RADIO FREE EUROPE / RADIO LIBERTY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Pskov is one of the poorest regions in Russia.
Despite the oblast's apparent decline over the eight years of the rule of incumbent Governor Yevgenii Mikhailov, he is nonetheless in strong position to win the current contest, although most likely not in the first round.
All mass media controlled by the oblast administration broadcast information about the hepatitis outbreak, and residents were advised to not use tap water without boiling it first.
www.rferl.org /featuresarticle/2004/11/AAD2090B-5749-4A03-AB4F-85B3AD617423.html   (867 words)

 Informational bulletin, volume 19
In a meeting with the head of the Pskov Regional Department of Natural Resources Julia Nefedova and her deputy Mikhail Astafurov, the Swedish guests discussed the Russian-Swedish Forest Sector Cooperation Programme to be funded by Sida and scheduled for the next three-to-five years.
Pskov forest administrators expressed their satisfaction with the outcomes of the Pskov Model Forest and indicated their interest in the continuation of the project emphasizing work on the development of regional forest policy.
Public contributions are meant to further advance the program of environmental education within the Pskov Model Forest and support institutions of education and culture in Pskov Oblast.
www.wwf.ru /pskov/eng/bull/bull19/19.htm   (1244 words)

Harry Wilson, Professor of Political Science at Roanoke College traveled to Pskov, Russia and met with members of the Pskov City Administration to present a proposal suggesting the formation of a Sister City relationship between Pskov and Roanoke, VA October.
Tatiana Pavlova, Director of the Pskov Children’s Hospital, Dr. Sergei Belyavsky, Pediatrician, and Valentina Korolyova, chief nurse at the Children’s Hospital, toured the medical facilities of the Roanoke Valley at the invitation of the City Government and the Roanoke-Pskov Sister City Committee.
Alexander Bizaev, former Chief of the Foreign Office of the Pskov City Administration and now a member of the Administration of the Pskov Oblast’, was the keynote speaker at Ferrum College during Ferrum’s annual International Week.
www.ferrum.edu /international/work.html   (2473 words)

 Visit Siberia Ltd. :: Russia inside :: Novgorod oblast'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Geografical position: Novgorod oblast` is located in the northwest of the European part of Russia, southeast Saint Petersburg.
The oblast` borders on Leningrad, Pskov, Vologda and Tver` oblast.
The structure of the oblast` includes 21 administrative area, 10 cities and 22 rural settlements.
visitsiberia.com /russia/region.php?r=53   (200 words)

 Visit Siberia Ltd. :: Russia inside :: Pskov oblast'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The oblast` borders on Leningrad, Novgorod, Tver`, Smolensk oblast`, Belarussia, Latvia and Estonia.
The structure of the oblast` includes 24 areas, 14 cities and 13 rural settlements.
Swine breeding and fishery (in the north of the oblast`) are developed.
visitsiberia.com /russia/region.php?r=60   (193 words)

 Pskov, Russia, Pictures
Pskov, city, capital of Pskov Oblast, northwestern Russia, on the Velikaya River.
The city is an important railroad junction and the trade center of a flax-growing region.
Pskov was a dependency of Novgorod from 903 to 1348, when it became the seat of an independent and democratically governed state.
www.greatestcities.com /Europe/Russia/Pskov_city.html   (169 words)

 Regions: Dynamics of Industrial Output
The list of leaders in terms of industrial output dynamics are the city of Moscow and Moscow oblast, Kursk, Orel, Leningrad, Pskov, and Kaliningrad oblasts (in the latter there has increased the production of a number of products of light and food industries, mechanical engineering, there also existed a favorable situation in motor industry).
However, the rates of industrial growth in the city of St. Petersburg were rather modest, while in the Novgorod oblast the volumes of industrial output even declined.
The Samara and Ulyanovsk oblasts specializing in motor industry shall be specifically mentioned among the regions experiencing slump of industrial output.
www.iet.ru /trend/05-03/07_e.htm   (870 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Pskov Oblast is located in the Northwest of the Russian Federation with a territory of 55,400 km2 bordering Estonia, Latvia and Belarus.
The Pskov region is characterised by a comparatively low level of economic development and limited economic growth in recent years.
Pskov is 4 hours drive from St. Petersburg with all its facilities and attractions.
www.urval.dk /upload/jobprofil_rus01.doc   (1390 words)

 Pskov, Leningrad Regions and Estonia: Transborder Co-operation or Competition?
Transporting the electricity to the transformer in Vyborg on the border between Leningrad oblast and Finland on the northern coast side of the Gulf of Finland.
Pskov oblast has common borders with three foreign states: Estonia, Latvia and Belarus, a fact that makes it, together with the Republic of Altai in Siberia, geopolitically unique in Russia.
According to statistics, Pskov oblast is one of the poorest regions of the Russian Federation.
www.ut.ee /ABVKeskus/publ/2000/transborder_cooperation.html   (2979 words)

 Calendar of Elections to the Bodies of the State Power and Local Self-Government in the Subjects of Russian Federation ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Vologda Oblast- Elections of deputies of the Legislative Assembly of Vologda Oblast (the rotation is 17 deputies)
Arkhangelsk Oblast - Elections of the deputy of Arkhangelsk Oblast Assembly, deputies in Election Constituency # 24 on the territory of Nenetsk Autonomous Okrug
Sverdlovsk Oblast - Elections of deputies of the House of Representatives of the Legislative Assembly of Sverdlovsk Oblast
democracy.ru /english/history/eng_1998-4.html   (1998 words)

 Stora Enso - Pskov Model Forest Project
The Pskov Model Forest Project – co-sponsored by Stora Enso and managed by WWF Russia – aims to balance the economic, ecological and social sustainability of forestry in the Pskov Region in Northwest Russia.
The Pskov Model Forest tests Nordic forestry practices, such as public participation and the landscape ecological planning approach in forest management.
The Pskov Model Forest is located in a forest area leased by Stora Enso’s subsidiary STF Strug.
www.storaenso.com /CDAvgn/main/0,,1_-5236-11621-,00.html   (299 words)

 Российский национальный суб-комитет программы BSR Interreg IIIB   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
There are ten regions-subjects of the Russian Federation (the Republic of Karelia, the Republic of Komi, Arkhangelsk Oblast, Murmansk Oblast, Vologodsk Oblast, St. Petersburg, Leningrad Oblast, Pskov Oblast, Novgorod Oblast and Kirov Oblast) in the North-western Russia.
Eight regions of the North-western Russia (the Republic of Karelia, Arkhangelsk Oblast, Murmansk Oblast, St. Petersburg, Leningrad Oblast, Pskov Oblast, Novgorod Oblast and Kaliningrad Oblast) are presented in this brochure.
In 1999 Murmansk Oblast and the Republic of Karelia were leaders by the industrial output per capita.
www.leontief.ru /rnsc/eng/nwregions/nwr.htm   (331 words)

 Business Software Review : Article 'Bryansk Oblast'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
RussiaBryanskOblast.png Bryansk Oblast (Бря́нская о́бласть) is a regional subdivision of Russia.
Zhukovsky District, a district in Kaluga Oblast, Russia.
Krasnogorsky District, a district in Bryansk Oblast, Russia.
www.business-software-review.org /DisplayArticle77374.html   (574 words)

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The Republic of Bashkortostan, Arkhangelsk, Kemerovo, Tyumen, and Yaroslavl oblasts are among the regions least affected by corruption.
In this case, the Moscow, Nizhni Novgorod, and Saratov oblasts, the City of Moscow, the Chelyabinsk oblast, and the City of St. Petersburg are the leaders in terms of corruption, while the regions least affected by corruption are the Republic of Karelia, the Yaroslavl, Tyumen, Arkhangelsk, and Omsk oblasts.
Similar specifics are registered in the Khabarovsk krai and the Tyumen oblast, where business capture overweighs administrative corruption and state capture, while the overall level of corruption in these regions is relatively low.
www.transparency.org.ru /DOC/Presentation_index-englFinal.doc   (2658 words)

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