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  Kommersant - Russia's Daily Online
The Republic of Karelia is situated in northwestern Russia and is part of the Northwestern economic region of the Russian Federation.
Karelia borders on Finland in the west, Leningrad and Vologda regions in the south, Murmansk Region in the north, and Arkhangelsk Region in the east.
The republic produces 10% of the iron ore in Russia, 23% of the paper, 9% of the pulp, 7.3% of the industrial wood, 4.0% of the lumber, and nearly 60% of the paper bags.
www.kommersant.com /t-99/r_5/n_443/Republic_of_Karelia   (537 words)

Ministry of Economics of the Republic of Karelia
Economic development of the Republic of Karelia in 2006
Economic development of the Republic of Karelia 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
www.gov.karelia.ru /gov/Different/economy_e.html   (53 words)

  The Republic of Karelia - Regional Profile from the Russian American Chamber of Commerce®
The capital of the Republic is the city of Petrozavodsk situated on the shore of Onego lake (280 000 inhabitants).
In accordance with the Constitution of Russia, the Republic of Karelia is a subject of the Russian Federation.
Karelia, as a culturally original region of Northern Europe, appeared as a result of the interaction of the Baltic-Finnish and the Eastern Slavic cultures in the North.
www.russianamericanchamber.org /regions/Karelia.html   (2494 words)

 Wikinfo | Karelia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Karelia, Karjala (in Finnish) or Karelen (in Swedish), is a historical province in eastern Finland.
Present-day Finnish Karelia is divided upon the administrative provinces of Eastern Finland (Northern Karelia) and Southern Finland (Southern Karelia).
The traditional culture of Ladoga-Karelia, or Finnish Karelia (according to the pre-Winter War borders), was by and large similar to that of East-Karelia, or Russian Karelia.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Karelia   (652 words)

 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Karelia is the land of the Karelian and Finnish peoples and is a vast inhabited area in Northern Europe of historical significance for Finland, Russia, and Sweden.
The Republic of Karelia is a republic of Russia, which was formed in 1991 from the Karelian ASSR.
Tver Karelia denotes the villages in the Tver Oblast that are inhabited by Karelians.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Karelia   (913 words)

In the Scandinavian sources the name Karelia has occurred since the 8th century; the Karelians were first mentioned in the Russian sources in 1143.
In the national Republic of Karelia the ratio of Karelians who can speak their native language is 48.4%.
The assimilation of the language is most extensive in the cities of Karelia, because there the communication between the generations in Karelian is almost non-existent.
www.suri.ee /eup/karelian.html   (434 words)

 Republic of Karelia Hotels: Read Republic of Karelia Hotel Reviews and Compare Prices - TripAdvisor
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 Industrial Partnership of the Republic of Karelia (Russia) and Vasterbotten County (Sweden) - Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: )
On the 20-21th of September 2006, the working meeting devoted to the development of “Industrial Partnership of the Republic of Karelia and Vasterbotten County” project took place in Petrozavodsk.
On the 8-9th of June 2006, the conference devoted to the development of “Industrial Partnership of the Republic of Karelia and Vasterbotten County” project took place in Petrozavodsk.
Now, due to the project “Industrial Partnership of the Republic of Karelia and Västerbotten County” funded by the European Union through the Tacis programme, we are making a step towards quite a new level of our relations.
swerustacis.karelia.info   (338 words)

 Many Karelias — Virtual Finland
The loss of Karelia to the Soviet Union marked the end of over a thousand years of Finnish settlement in the area, as the inhabitants of the ceded areas — approximately 407,000 souls — were evacuated further west during the fighting in the Winter War.
The predominantly agricultural and forestry-based economy of North Karelia went through dramatic restructuring in the 1960s and 1970s in particular, and the region suffered a considerable drain of population to the urban centres in the south of the country and across the Gulf of Bothnia in Sweden.
Karelian settlement in pre-revolutionary Russian Karelia was divided between the provinces of Archangel in the north and Olonets in the south.
virtual.finland.fi /finfo/english/karjala.html   (3285 words)

 Description of the project - About 'PIK' - Project 'PIK'
The target groups and spheres of influence are as follows: Provinces, municipalities and enterprises within the Euregio Karelia region, and municipalities, districts and enterprises within the Oulu-Archangels Corridor, the ports along the coastline of the Gulf of Bothnia, enterprises in Kostomuksha and in the Republic of Karelia, authorities on both sides of the border (incl.
The Republic of Karelia and October Railways are currently building the Lietmajarvi-Kotskoma railway, and it is due to be completed by the end of the year 2001.
The operation of PIK is based on the legislation of the Russian Federation and of the Republic of Karelia and the project does not aim to bring about changes in these legislations, but instead to base the entrepreneurship being developed on existing legislation.
www.pik-karelia.ru /eng/description.phtml?id=1   (1826 words)

 Cbonds.Info : Fitch Changes Republic of Karelia's Outlook to Positive
The latter allowed the Republic to successfully overcome budgetary pressures stemming from both the social sector and administrative reforms in 2006.
Karelia was also able to compensate for the temporary adverse effect of the decline in enterprise profit in the same year.
The Republic has been able to achieve a high level of capital spending efficiency as the capital spending in utility companies has allowed the region to significantly reduce the accumulated depreciation of the main assets relative to the national average (estimated 47% versus 70%).
cbonds.info /eng/news/index.phtml/params/id/358861   (426 words)

 International Institute for Strategic Studies - Cross-border cooperation: the experience of Karelia and Finland
The Republic of Karelia, situated on the borders of the Russian Federation and EU member Finland, simultaneously holds an important place both in the northwest region of Russia and in the Baltic and Barents Sea regions.
Our Republic’s position, of course, presupposes that the regional government takes a sensible stance on the place and role of the Republic of Karelia in the inter-regional division of labour during Russia’s transition to a market economy.
This would be in the interests of all districts and towns of Karelia and their twin-towns in Finland, and in the interests of optimising the flow of people and freight.
www.iiss.org /index.asp?pgid=3489&fs=n   (2358 words)

To found 5 premiums of the Head of the Government of the Republic of Karelia at the rate of 50 (fifty) minimal wages each to the members and activists of the republican creative unions of writers, composers, artists, theatrical figures for achievements in the field of professional skills.
To ratify the structure of the commission on award of the premium "Sampo" of the Head of the Government of the Republic of Karelia.
The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Karelia, the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Karelia should provide for the means for payment of the specified premium due to the means of the republican budget since 1999.
www.kalevala.ru /prize_e.shtml   (209 words)

 ADMINISTRATION OF HEAD OF THE REPUBLIC OF KARELIA. Information about the Company. Description, Address, Phones, e-mail, ...
Karelia is known today not only as a land of 60,000 lakes and unique architectural features, but also as a dynamic republic that develops successfully relying on its rich natural resources.
By improving tax collection and use of the republic’s timber resources, the government has succeeded in boosting its budget revenues from which pensions are now paid on time, salaries to civil servants have been raised, and child allowance arrears have been paid.
Karelia is a socially calm and stable region, so favourable conditions are created for an influx of investments and mutually beneficial collaboration.
enc.ex.ru /cgi-bin/n1firm.pl?lang=2&f=2205   (364 words)

 BUP/atlas - Russian Federation
Karelia is characterized by its many forests and lakes.
Karelia is otherwise sparsely populated and has a population density of only 4.6 inhabitants per km
Deterioration of forests and lakes by acid rain is rather serious for some parts of Karelia, partly due to low buffering capacity in the soil.
www.balticuniv.uu.se /atlas/russia/KareliaDesc.htm   (339 words)

 Norrlinia, volume 7 – FMNH
Pertti Uotila and Ulla Heikkilä (eds.): Threatened plants and lichens on the northwest shore of Lake Lagoda, Republic of Karelia, Russia.
A brief history is given concerning research into and the collection of vascular plants in Karelia ladogensis (Russia, the Republic of Karelia) since the mid-1800s.
60 species of parasitic microfungi on 73 hosts were collected from the Province of Karelia ladogensis (the Republic of Karelia, Russia) during an excursion in 1997, mainly from the planned Ladozhskie Skerries National Park on the N shore of Lake Ladoga.
www.fmnh.helsinki.fi /english/publications/norrlinia/abstracts/vol07.htm   (950 words)

 BarentsObserver : Rep. of Karelia
A court in the town of Kondopoga (Republic of Karelia) yesterday started a case against Sergey Mozgaliev, the man who is believed to have initiated the much-discussed fight in the Chaika Restaurant — the fight which subsequently triggered massive public unrest in the small industrial town.
Head of the Republic of Karelia, Sergey Katanandov, last week presented the name of the new regional prosecutor and in the days ahead intends to announce also the names of the new leaders of the law enforcement agencies.
President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday harshly criticised Republic of Karelia’s headm Sergei Katanandov, for having gone on a vacation before a new administration was formed in Kondopoga, a scene of recent ethnic clashes, Itar-Tass reports.
www.barentsobserver.com /index.php?cat=16286&offset=20&ps=20   (957 words)

 Karelia and the Russian part of Barents Region   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The island of Kizhi on Onega Lake (Karelia).
The park occupies 500,000 hectares shared by two regions of Russia: the Republic of Karelia and the Arkhangelsk region.
The Vodl Lake is situated 50 km to the east from the Onega Lake.
www.cs.toronto.edu /~mes/russia/sev-zap/karelia.html   (302 words)

 TERY - press release
The President of the Republic of Karelia, Sergey Katanandov, and the President of the European Region of the Year Organisation, Xavier Tudela, who are photographed at the signature ceremony, signed the Agreement and emphasized the importance of this initiative for the Republic of Karelia, for the other regions of Europe and for European integration.
The Republic of Karelia is one of the regions of the Russian Federation which is involved in the most cooperation activities with other regions in Europe.
On 25 June 2002, at the seat of the Balearic Regional Government in Palma de Mallorca, a ceremony was held to celebrate the Act of Signature of the nomination of the Balearic Islands as European Region of the Year.
www.tery.org /press0303.htm   (707 words)

 Logging companies in the Republic of Karelia, Russia.
Hence, the statistical, analytical and empirical information provides a broad overview of the wood procurement situation in the Republic of Karelia and, to some extent, the rest of Northwest Russia.
There are several social, economic, and environmental challenges that logging companies in Karelia should pay attention to.
Logging companies in Karelia are becoming a part of vertically integrated structures based on pulp and paper mills or sawmills that can improve the development of logging.
www.compiler.fi /idankaupan/tutkimukset/metla3eng.html   (332 words)

 Karelia - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Karelia, republic in far northwestern Russia, bordering Finland to the west, the White Sea to the east, and Lakes Ladoga and Onega to the south....
- autonomous republic in the northwestern part of the Russian Federation.
It is mainly covered by forest and has considerable mineral wealth.
ca.encarta.msn.com /Karelia.html   (117 words)

Republic of Karelia, Russia, and in North Karelia, Finland.
In the Republic of Karelia, Russia, the district of Pitkäranta
Karelia province in Finland (FIN) and the Republic of Karelia,
alcalc.oxfordjournals.org /cgi/content/full/37/3/282   (3781 words)

 Promoting Veps' Culture in Karelia
As a result the areas historically inhabited by the Veps came to be divided between South-East Karelia, the north-eastern part of Leningrad oblast and the north-western part of the Vologda oblast.
In 1995 the government of the Republic of Karelia adopted the ‘Program for the Rebirth of the Karelian, the Vepsian and the Finnish languages and cultures in the Republic of Karelia’.
With a decree (No. 985, December 2, 1996) of the president of Karelia the Vepsian Volost was granted the full status of an administrative unit of the Republic, consisting of 14 villages with a total population of about 3600 individuals, of whom Veps account for 42%.
www.cemes.org /current/LGI/158-eng.htm   (1299 words)

 HUNMAGYAR.ORG - TURAN - KARELIA   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the national Republic of Karelia the ratio of Karelians who can speak their native language is 51.5%.
The Karelian Labour Commune was formed in 1920, with Finnish as the language of administration and education, in accordance with the Tartu peace agreement.
In 1923, Karelia's status was changed to autonomous republic within the USSR - the Karelian ASSR.
www.hunmagyar.org /turan/karelia/karelia.html   (916 words)

 Republic of Karelia :: Regions & Cities :: Russia-InfoCentre   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Republic of Karelia is a country, where many nationalities live together in peace.
Karelia is a wonderful country of blue lakes, waterfalls, hillocks and barren rock.
Karelia is a unique museum of peasant culture, where epical poetry and traditional ceremony are cherished.
www.russia-ic.com /regions/1538   (457 words)

 Nordic Travel. Karelia :: Sights and Maps
It has a long border with Finland on the west, the White Sea, Arkhangelsk and Vologda regions on the east and south, Leningrad region on the south and Murmansk region on the north.
The population of the republic is about 767 thousand people, the area is 180,5 thousand square km, the maximum extension from south to north is 672 km, from west to east it makes 324 km.
Major industries of the republic are: wood processing, pulp and paper industry, stone industry, engineering industry, trade, tourism.
nordictravel.ru /page/destination.html   (213 words)

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