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  Raion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A raion (or rayon) (Russian and Ukrainian: райо́н; Belarusian раён; Azeri: rayon, Latvian: rajons, Georgian: რაიონი, raioni) is one of two kinds of administrative subdivisions in languages of some post-Soviet states: a subnational entity and a subdivision of a city.
Raion is a subnational entity of Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Latvia, Moldova, the Russian Federation, Ukraine, and the former Soviet Union.
Typically, raions have some degree of self-governance in the form of a popularly elected district council (Raysovet) and the local head of administration, sometimes elected and sometimes appointed.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Raion   (254 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Raion
Ukraine -- Kyiivs'ka oblast' -- Kyiivs'kyi raion -- Boryspil.
Ukraine -- Kyiivs'ka oblast' -- Iahotnys'kyi raion -- Dobranichivka.
Ukraine -- Kyiivs'ka oblast' -- Iahotnys'kyi raion -- Iahotyn.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Raion   (1040 words)

 Untitled Document
Ukraine -- Kyiivs'ka oblast' -- Kanivs'kyi raion -- Kaniv.
Ukraine -- Kharkivs'ka oblast' -- Kharkivs'kyi raion -- Kharkiv.
Ukraine -- Chernihivs'ka oblast' -- Nizhens'kyi raion -- Kolesnyki.
cti.itc.virginia.edu /~nkm/pictures/web1.htm   (16173 words)

 Artemivskyi Raion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Artemivsky Raion (Ukrainian: Артемівський район; Russian: Артёмовский район) is a raion (district) within the southeastern part of Donetsk Oblast in eastern Ukraine.
Within the Artemivsky Raion there is: one city (Sivers'k), 1 town (Luhans'ke), 19 selsovets, and only 104 settlements.
Also included within the raion are: 21 kolhozy, 14 sovhozy, 4 industrial organisations, 43 libraries, and a movie theater.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Artemivsky_Raion   (241 words)

 Document 15
In Starobinsk Raion of Bobruysk Okrug the chairman of "Colossus" Kolkhoz, G. Gerasimov, was a gangster in 1921 and dealt in contraband 1923-24.
In Lepel' Raion the post of chairman of "Overcome" Kolkhoz is occupied by the former gangster and horse thief Vashchenko.
In Vitebsk Raion of the same okrug the chairman of the Kolkhoz Named for the Red Army, Ermolaev, is the son of an Old Believer priest.
www.yale.edu /annals/siegelbaum/English_docs/Siegelbaum_doc_15.htm   (705 words)

 Untitled Document
Ukraine -- Poltavs'ka oblast' -- Lubens'kyi raion -- Lytviaky.
One of the house clusters in this village.
Ukraine -- Poltavs'ka oblast' -- Lubens'kyi raion -- Vovchyk.
cti.itc.virginia.edu /~nkm/pictures/Poltavs'ka.HTM   (2447 words)

 Document 94   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
In Itum-Kalinski Raion (Comrade Magomadov, secretary of the raion committee of the VKP[b]), sixty two men failed to appear to be dispatched.
Fifty percent of the total number in hiding are Communists and Komsomol members, seven are village school teachers, one is a technical functionary for the VKP(b) raion committee, one is a bookkeeper and one is a statistician.
Only when the raion military committee demanded it did Davlitgireev appear at the commission for an examination, and he was found fit to serve in the army.
www.yale.edu /annals/siegelbaum/English_docs/Siegelbaum_doc_94.htm   (630 words)

 Ukraine's court system: the Court of General Jurisdiction (03/30/97)
KYIV - The district court in the Starokyivskiy raion of the city of Kyiv is located off the Khreschatyk, Kyiv's main thoroughfare, in an old building badly in need of a coat of paint.
The court that handles the brunt of civil and criminal complaints is the raion court.
Raion courts are found in all the administrative centers of Ukraine.
www.ukrweekly.com /Archive/1997/139706.shtml   (1904 words)

 Local Government
Changes have affected mainly oblast and raion governments, but as city governments are dependent on these higher-level governments for their budgets (see Local Budgeting), they are also greatly affected by these changes.
Raion and oblast council deputies are elected by the populations of their constituent communities.
The main responsibilities of the raion and oblast councils include the management of public property that is jointly owned by several territorial communities and used by the members of these communities, and the redistribution of funds between territorial communities in order to secure a minimum level of services in all populated areas of the region.
www.usukraine.org /cpp/localgovernment.htm   (1654 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
It is the administrative center of the Tarashchansky Raion (district).
Nowadays the town (namely, the nearby forest) is mostly known as a place of clandestine burial and later recovery of Georgiy Gongadze, a Ukrainian journalist kidnapped and murdered in 2000.
Also, the Tarashchansky Raion is closely associated with the prominent Ukrainian politician Oleksandr Moroz: he was born and started his career here, later became elected to the parliament from the local constituency.
www.gamecheatz.net /games.php?title=Tarascha   (144 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
During negotiations, agreement was reached that the PMU and PIU shall ensure: (i) the timely establishment of Water Users' Associations in each of the project raions where the irrigation and drainage works are being undertaken; and (ii) maintenance by each WUA of records, in accordance with appropriate accounting practices, of their operations andfinancial conditions.
Works in the field would start in these raions during the second half of 2000 and be completed in the second half of 2002.
The raion level trained staff of Raivodkhoz will periodically, before the crop planting season and after crop harvest (every April and September), collect soil samples from selected and designated (statistically randomized) command area farms, and drainage water samples will be collected from the selected points by the ME & NRM.
www-wds.worldbank.org /servlet/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/2000/07/07/000094946_00061705510768/Rendered/INDEX/multi_page.txt   (11584 words)

 Local Budgeting
For villages, towns, and cities subordinated to the raion center, that council is the raion council.
The 1996 Constitution of Ukraine mandates that raion and oblast councils are not higher-level councils, but local government bodies that represent the joint interests of the territorial communities within their districts, including villages, towns, and cities.
However, in the process of the adoption of the law "On Local Government," left-wing factions succeeded in defending the status of deputies in raion and oblast councils as representatives elected by the population and not delegated by the local councils.
www.usukraine.org /cpp/localbudgeting.htm   (2879 words)

 The E. F. Schumacher Society • Community Land Trusts
I had anticipated spending my time in the Olkhon Raion knocking at the doors of village mayors to describe the advantages to the village of serving as a model community land trust.
Volodya said that the biggest problem for private farmers in the Raion was to find a way to process their wool locally.
Even with these obstacles we found that there are excellent farmers in the Raion, many practicing age-old Buryat methods and some developing innovative techniques suitable for new crops and the climate conditions of Olkhon.
www.schumachersociety.org /publications/baikalreport95.html   (1668 words)

 Amazon.com: Raion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Obryadovaya poeziya Pinezh'ya: Materialy fol'klornykh ekspeditsii MGU v Pinezhskii raion Arkhangel'skoi oblasti (1970-1972 gg.) (Russkii traditsionnyi fol'klor v sovremennykh zapisyakh) by N. I.; Barganova, V.; Koroleva, E. et.
Uvinskii raion: Priroda, istoriia, naselenie : kraevedcheskii obzor by A. I Pudov (Unknown Binding - 1996)
Severo-Kavkazskii ekonomicheskii raion: Problemy uskoreniia : opyt regional§nykh issledovanii (Aktual§nye problemy nauki) by IU.
www.amazon.com /s?ie=UTF8&search-alias=aps&keywords=Raion&page=1   (243 words)

 IFAD through Photography - Azerbaijan
A close-up of bags of harvested cucumbers in the Lankaran Raion, south Azerbaijan.
Mehdiyeva Nazila, grazes sheep on her farm in the Salyan Raion, south central Azerbaijan.
Mammadov Sahiea and daughter in a sunflower field in the Barda Raion.
www.ifad.org /photo/region/pn/AZ.htm   (703 words)

 CIDA / McGregor Model Forest Russian Project ~ About McGregor's Russian Activities
The project's goal is to increase the region's capacity to identify and respond to market opportunities within its natural resource sector by increasing the skills of key business and government specialists and through the creation of new economic opportunities within the resource sector.
The economy of the Nanaiski Raion is dominated by the forest industry, followed second by the fisheries sector.
The history of forestry in the Raion was one of aggressive harvesting, usually followed shortly after by devastating forest fires.
www.mcgregor.bc.ca /russian_activities/about_ra.htm   (627 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The central office of the State Land Committee at Dushanbe and the land registration offices in the project raions, where the pilot farms are located, would be strengthened with the minimum -7- equipment, training of staff and operating materials necessary to carry out their new functions.
The raion level SLC provide technical guidance and clarity to raion and Jomat level Land Commissions, and councils, resolving conflicts and helping to implement the farm privatization and the land use right distribution process.
The Notaries, appointed and approved by the Ministry -13- of Justice, at the raion level act as a juridical registration authority for the private farmers associations as an enterprise (dekhan farming enterprise).
www-wds.worldbank.org /servlet/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/1999/09/17/000094946_99060411143160/Rendered/INDEX/multi_page.txt   (16442 words)

 Birth Defects in Ukraine, Ukrainian-American Birth Defects Program
Raion (county) neonatologists examine all neonates and fill data form A for all live born neonates.
Raion (county) neonatologists report all births to the Birth Registry and all birth defects to genetic centers.
Raion (county) neonatologists refer all patients to genetics birth defects centers.
www.ibis-birthdefects.org /start/neochart.htm   (296 words)

 Bernstein, Mol Vis 2006; 12:147-155.
To evaluate short term effects of rAION on RGC Bex expression, a double transgenic mouse strain was employed expressing cyan fluorescent protein (CFP) under control of the Thy-1 protein promotor, and beta-galactosidase (lacZ) under control of the immediate early stress c-fos gene promotor.
rAION was induced in anesthetized animals using tail vein injection of rose Bengal (2.5 mM in phosphate buffered saline, PBS; 1 ml/kg), followed by ON laser illumination with a frequency doubled YAG laser (535 nm; Iridex Corporation; Mountain View, CA), coupled to a slit-lamp (Haag-Streit, Koeniz, Switzerland) as previously described [18,19].
The effectiveness of Bex-ir visualization of RGC structures pre-and poststroke suggests that retinal Bex-ir localization may be useful in evaluating neuroprotective effectiveness of candidate drugs in CNS axonal stroke by enabling the direct and rapid visualization of the area of affected neurons.
www.molvis.org /molvis/v12/a16   (4486 words)

Town smt (2001 pop 3,078) in Bakhmach raion, Chernihiv oblast, 19km north of the railway station of Bakhmach.
Because of the monastery the town became a cultural and religious center in the 15th century, and until the end of the 18th century it was the seat of the Mukachiv eparchy...
It arose in the 10th century at the foot of a mountain of volcanic origin, on which a Hungarian castle was built ca.
www.encyclopediaofukraine.com /land.asp   (3367 words)

 Moldova Azi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Ocnita raion subdivision of the radical Christian Democratic Popular Party has announced it is leaving the party in protest against the policy waged by CDPP leader Iurie Rosca and his deputies Stefan Secareanu and Vlad Cubreacov.
The CDPP raion subdivision's Permanent Bureau and 10 other prominent party members issued a Statement saying that party leaders in Chisinau "use Stalinist methods of revenging.
This past February, another CDPP subdivision, the Soroca raion organization, has officially stated its secession from the party for the same reasons, and first and foremost the dictatorial, selfish leadership by the unsinkable Iurie Rosca.
www.azi.md /news?ID=38501   (326 words)

 [No title]
For example, such structural units of raion departments as pension office, housing subsidy office, and office of family assistance transfer their responsibilities for granting and (re)calculating pensions, benefits, and subsidies to centers within village and town radas.
As for a social assistance offices, their functions such as provision of social assistance, provision of services at home, and identification of eligible individuals have been transferred to local centers.
Oblast and raion departments implement a number of training programs for various categories of social workers.
www.padco.kiev.ua /LIBRARYE/SOCREF/3/mbe4.htm   (751 words)

 Moldova Azi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The first meetings of new raion [district] councils, elected during the first round of local elections on May 25, will be held on June 10-13.
To-date, Moldovan citizens have elected 1,126 raion and municipal councilors and 10,803 village and town councilors.
On June 8, a repeated election to local council will be held only in the Cioresti village (Nisporeni raion), because on May 25, a data falsification was revealed there - serious enough to influence the voting returns.
www.azi.md /news?ID=24340   (223 words)

 Kyrgyzstan: Protests Erupt Over Barring Of Opposition Candidates From Election - RADIO FREE EUROPE / RADIO LIBERTY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The protests -- in at least three of the country’s seven oblasts -- are the most widespread in the run-up to the vote so far and are in response to the exclusion of some opposition candidates from poll.
Local election officials in the Kochkor Raion canceled the registrations of opposition candidates Akylbek Japarov and Beishenbek Bolotbekov.
However, in order to provide an opportunity [to remove us from the list], one or two women from Jumgal Raion [in the same constituency] filed a lawsuit against me, pretending to be supporters of Beishen Bolotbekov, and two women who pretended to be my supporters, complained against Bolotbekov.
www.rferl.org /featuresarticle/2005/02/8d610911-5cc7-4ef3-8846-5a3580027afc.html   (629 words)

Prigorodny Raion was incorporated into North Ossetia when the Checheno-Ingush Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (ASSR) of which it was originally part was abolished in the wake of the 1944 deportation of the entire Chechen and Ingush peoples to Central Asia.
In the aftermath of the violence, Moscow imposed a state of emergency in Prigorodny Raion that remained in force until 1995; a joint request two years later by the then-presidents of both republics that it be reimposed was rejected as unconstitutional by then-Russian President Boris Yeltsin.
That document obliged both sides to take the necessary measures to eliminate the consequences of the 1992 clashes, including expediting the repatriation of Ingush fugitives; preventing the creation of illegal armed or separatist groups; and establishing mechanisms for consultations to prevent the emergence and escalation of new tensions, according to ingushetiya.ru.
www.rferl.org /newsline/2006/03/5-not/not-280306.asp   (1419 words)

 Training modules: managing TB at district level   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
This series of publications are educational modules designed to provide the technical knowledge and skills essential for TB control at the Raion (district) level in Russia.
This course consists of 11 instructional booklets called modules, which serve as the main resource for this course, a workbook to complete the exercises found within the modules, and an answer book.
Within the modules are exercises that allow the course participant to practice important skills for planning, organising, delivering, and supervising TB control at the raion level.
www.eldis.org /static/DOC13604.htm   (258 words)

 Belarus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Voblasts are further subdivided into raions (commonly translated as "districts" or "regions").
Local legislative authorities (raisovet, "raion council") are elected by the raion's residents; local executive authorities (raion administration) are appointed by higher executive authorities.
In the same way, each voblast has its own legislative authority (oblsovet), elected by residents, and an executive authority (voblast administration), whose leader is appointed by the President.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Belarus   (3992 words)

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