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  Rostov Oblast - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Rostov Oblast (Росто́вская о́бласть in Russian) is an oblast, a regional subdivision, of the Southern Federal District of Russia.
Rostov Oblast lies in the south of Russia with an area of 100,800 km² and a population of 4,404,013 (2002 census) making it the 5th most populous oblast in Russia.
Its administrative center is the city of Rostov on Don, which also became the capital of the Southern Federal District in 2002.
www.bexley.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Rostov_Oblast   (317 words)

 Small Towns of Russia > Small Towns > Rostov Veliky
The inhabitants of Rostov were at war with the neighbours; however, in 1238 Tatar-Mongols captured all the three states.
Rostov prince and his army perished in the battle on the river Sit, the city was seized and burned down.
Till 1788 in Rostov a vivid construction was conducted, the city was growing and becoming rich, being the centre of a metropolitanate.
www.towns.ru /towns/rostov_e.html   (1510 words)

 Rostov-on-Don - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It was named after Saint Dimitry of Rostov, a newly-glorified bishop from the old Northern town Rostov the Great.
As Azov gradually declined, a settlement near the new fortress superseded it in importance as a chief commercial centre of the region.
By 1928, the regional government was moved from the old Cossack capital Novocherkassk to Rostov, which also engulfed the nearby Armenian town of Nakhichevan-on-Don.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rostov-on-Don   (427 words)

 Russia - Rostov Region - RussiaTrek.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Rostov region is in the south of the Eastern European Plain, in the North Caucasus area, and spreads across 470 km from the North to the South and across 455 km from the West to the East.
The Rostov Region is located at the junction of six strategically important railways and seven federal roads leading from Central Russia to the Caucasus and further to Turkey and Iran.
Rostov is a region with high investment potential and moderate investment risk for both Russian and foreign investors.
www.russiatrek.com /r_rostov.shtml   (231 words)

 Kommersant - Russia's Daily Online
Rostov was connected by rail to Kharkov and Moscow in 1870, and to Vladikavkaz in 1875.
Rostov was among the 15 Russian cities that suffered the most during the years of occupation; it was also the largest Russian city seized by the German army.
Rostov Region is a large-scale user of electric and thermal energy owing to the presence of power-consuming industries of the metallurgical, boiler, combine and aircraft manufacturing, and defense sectors.
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 Ouspenie (Dormition) Cathedral in Rostov the Great
Rostov is the birthplace of St Sergius of Radonezh and the place where a multitude of Saints have been glorified by God.
In 1913 His Majesty Emperor Nicolas II and His Eminence Archbishop Tikhon of Yaroslavl and Rostov : the future Royal Passion-Bearers and the future Patriarch of all Russia have been praying in the Cathedral at the threcentennial anniversary of the House of Romanov.
The Rostov Ouspenie Cathedral is famous for its belltower possessing a unique set of bells.
zvon.yaroslavl.ru /english.htm   (251 words)

 SingaporeMoms - Parenting Encyclopedia - Rostov
Rostov (Russian: Росто́в) is one of the oldest towns in Russia and an important tourist centre of the so called Golden ring.
During Operation Barbarossa Rostov was captured by german forces in 1942, which allowed the advance across the lower don steppe into Stalingrad The city changed hands several times between Soviet and German forces, more than once the German advance was hindered by bad weather and the determination of Soviet forces.
The central square of Rostov is occuped by the enormous Assumption cathedral.
www.singaporemoms.com /parenting/Rostov   (910 words)

 Rostov Skyscrapers, Architecture, Buildings, Real Estate, and Construction News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Rostov is the largest city of the region, in terms of population and area, with over a million residents.
Rostov is the transportation hub of southern Russia, and in order to reach Caucasus by one of the major railway or bus lines, one must pass through Rostov.
Rostov’s skyline is very distinct and memorable, topped by the golden domes of the Central Cathedral and its bell tower, the slanted roof of Rostov Opera Theater, the Stella that reaches over 60 meters in height, the 120-meter TV Mast, and a number of residential highrise buildings.
www.emporis.com /en/wm/ci?id=100415   (272 words)

 Administration of Rostov region
Rostov Region as an administrative body was founded in compliance with the Provision of the Central Committee of the USSR on September 13, 1937.
The territory of Rostov Region with its total area of some 100.8 square meters is equal to Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark, taken together.
Rostov Region has borders with the following territories: Voronezh and Volgograd Regions, Stavropol and Krasnodar Regions, the Republic of Kalmykiya and Ukraine.
www.donland.ru /english   (764 words)

 Rostov on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
It became the capital of the Rostov-Suzdal principality in 1207, was annexed by the grand duchy of Moscow in 1474, was made the seat of an Orthodox metropolitan in 1587, and served as an important commercial center from the 16th to 19th cent.
Rostov's ancient kremlin contains the Uspenski Cathedral and other splendid 13th-century churches with precious murals.
Rostov Electrosvyaz, Nortel Networks Bring Fixed CDMA Service to Southern Russia.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/R/Rostov.asp   (548 words)

The Rostov State Institute of Architecture has a leading position in the creation of new technologies in architectural and engineering education.It is also the main participant of the regional Programme "Don", it takes part in all-Russian programme "Architecture and Construction", "New Technologies in Education", "The Peoples of Russia", "Amateur and Folk Culture".
Rostov -on-Don is situated in the South of Russia.
Rostov is often called the gates of the Northern Caucasus.
www.ceebd.co.uk /ceeed/un/ru/ru458.htm   (846 words)

 Chapter Chapter 18 of War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
Rostov even noticed that Denisov disliked all reference to the regiment, and to that other free life going on outside the hospital walls.
In reply to Rostov’s inquiry as to how this matter was going, he promptly drew from under his pillow a communication he had received from the commissioner, and a rough copy of his answer.
From their faces Rostov surmised that all these gentlemen had more than once heard the whole story, and had had time to be bored with it.
www.bibliomania.com /0/0/52/96/19254/1.html   (798 words)

 Made In Rostov - Gateway To Russia - News From Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Rostov is home to an extensive Armenian diaspora, and Armenians are famous for their footwear traditions.
Rostov shoemakers have managed to gain a significant position on the market due to a number of factors, the same factors that caused the Chinese footwear boom.
Rostov shoemakers will be able to compete with them only if they develop a distribution system, and their system lags far behind at the moment.
www.gateway2russia.com /st/art_236549.php   (1483 words)

 CCI: Rostov-on-Don
With six staff members, the office represents CCI in several regions in the South extending from the Rostov oblast to the Black Sea and to the southern border of Russia.
Rostov continued to expand, becoming a regional industrial and agricultural center and a major port in southern Russia.
Today, Rostov is a leading producer of agricultural machinery as well as home to a major university and other research institutes.
www.ccisf.org /cci_russia/rostov_on_don.htm   (332 words)

 Russian folk art - Rostov enamel
The pictorial style of Rostov enamels began to be renovated in the first half of the 19th century both due to a change in taste and due to the impact of the classicist principles of Rostov's temple architecture and its interior decoration.
Rostov enamellers used as models engravings from paintings by West European and Russian artists, as well as numerous original religious paintings that landed in Rostov monasteries and churches in the form of donations.
Rostov craftsmen sold their wares in different Russian cities and towns and, when visiting the capital, could see works by Academy artists.
www.artrusse.ca /enamel_en.htm   (1073 words)

 Arts + Features - rostov: once restless, now restful - The St. Petersburg Times. General news from St.Petersburg and ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
After adopting Christianity in 989, it rose in prominence, and by the 11th century it was already a large and wealthy town, competing for power and influence with the younger towns of Suzdal and Vladimir, and with Kiev's power waning, shared their designs upon becoming the capital.
Although Yury Dolgoruky, founder of Moscow, bestowed the title "Great' upon Rostov in the 12th century, it was ironically Suzdal that was made capital of the Rostov-Suzdal principality, and Vladimir that was later made capital of Russia by Yury's son Andrei.
The monastery is named after Bishop Jacob of Rostov, who according to legend founded it in 1389 after being hounded out of Rostov-Veliky by its townspeople, enraged because he had forgiven a woman condemned to death by the prince.
archive.sptimes.ru /archive/times/994/features/a_13257.htm   (2090 words)

 From Web-page to virtual museum of Pyotr Petrovichev: the experience of the Rostov museum
First of all, new pictures of the Rostov museum collection («Tea drinking in a village», painted in 1898 near to Rostov, in village Visocovo, in the house of the artist’s parents, and the landscape "March" which had become “the visit card of the artist”) were included.
The section "Biography" is enriched with newly revealed documents in archive of the Rostov museum (for example, the record from January, 21, 1891 in the book "Receipts of visitors of White Chamber" allows to know the date when of Petrovichev started to work in the museum.
Rostov museum is especially valuable object of the cultural heritage of the peoples of Russian Federation.
www.evarussia.ru /eva2001/english/sod_72.html   (1109 words)

 Overview on the Agribusiness Development in the Rostov region
Rostov region is situated in the southwest part of Russia and occupies area of 100.8 thousand square kilometres
Agribusiness is one of the key sectors in the Rostov’s regional economy.
The Rostov region is considered reform-minded and one of the more liberal regions of Russia.
www.bisnis.doc.gov /bisnis/isa/001003rsrostovag.htm   (1300 words)

The restoration of the buildir1gs (royal palace, archiepiscopal palace, and five churches) of the kreml or citadel was begun in 1901.
The other public buildings include six 17th-century churches, a museum and a cathedral, consecrated in 1231 and having its interior walls covered with paintings.
Rostov was founded by Slays in or before 862, and played so prominent a role in the history of that part of Russia that it used to be known as Rostov the Great.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /R/RO/ROSTOV_VELIKIY.htm   (191 words)

 The Harbinger. Life in Rostov.
We've know the shocking statistics by heart: in Volgodonsk, near Rostov, 17 people died and 546 were wounded; 5 multi-storeyed houses are in a state of emergency; and 38 buildings need repair.
Rostov was left without a great concert, dances, fireworks, or carnival.
Since then Rostov police increased their vigilance and took all buildings more than 5 storeys high (there are 1,600 of those in the city) under their control.
www.theharbinger.org /xviii/991005/julia.html   (731 words)

 ppk - index page - Free MP3 downloads, CDs, Bio Info, Tour Dates, Lyrics and More!"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
For the first time in Rostov the large rave shows were conducted under this name, the first of which "Third anniversary of RADIO 103" (12/10/1995) gathered about 10,000 people.
Rostov saw all this for the first time, because show was transmitted directly for the whole Rostov region.
In 1994 that was Yamaha 51, Polyakov was the first in Rostov to connect it at midi with a computer and began to experiment with sound.
www.iuma.com /IUMA/Bands/ppk/index-1.html   (780 words)

 Blagovest Bells— Zvons: Peals of Russian Bells
Rostov was the birthplace of St Sergius of Radonezh, and a multitude of other Saints have been glorified there by God.
Rostov's Dormition Cathedral is one of the most renowned Christian temples of Russia.
Rostov's bells are the "classical" ones of Russia.
www.russianbells.com /zvons/zvon-index.html   (331 words)

 The School of Russian and Asian Studies: Regions & Cities: European Russia (Southern): Rostov-na-Donu
Runaway serfs, paupers, and dissidents settled the Rostov Region in the fifteenth century.
Officially chartered in 1797, it was renamed Rostov-na-Donu to distinguish it from the older city of Rostov in northern Russia.
Also, the Rostov region is the native land of Anton Chekhov and Mikhail Sholokhov, winner of the Noble Prize for Literature.
www.sras.org /cities.phtml?m=88   (389 words)

 Salsa in Russia and salsa in Rostov
First and most important are, no doubt, the Rostov founders of the "Boogaloo" club Marina and Gennady Vanyushin.
Thanks to that it is now possible to speak of Rostov school that differs from the Moscow and St. Petersburg ones.
Besides, the unique atmosphere of Rostov, a multicultural city that easily absorbs different traditions, was ideal for salsa, an emotional and hot dance.
www.photosalsa.com /indexen.htm   (364 words)

 Economic Overview of the Rostov Region
The Rostov region is the capital of the Russian Southern Federal District, the second largest Russian supplier of agricultural products and home to the country’s industrial giants in agricultural machinery, electric locomotives and helicopters.
The drastic fall of the fuel and energy sector can be explained partly by the closing of 30 from 62 coal mines, operating in the area, in the result of the Russian government’s decision in the early 1990s to stop subsidising unprofitable coal mining.
Rostov hotels conduct gradual reconstruction of their facilities thus resulting in a wide range of rooms with different conditions and prices for them.
www.bisnis.doc.gov /bisnis/country/000918rostov.htm   (5370 words)

 AllRefer.com - Rostov-na-Donu (CIS And Baltic Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
1,019,000), capital of Rostov region and the administrative center of the North Caucasus district, SE European Russia, on the Don River near its entrance into the Sea of Azov.
Chartered in 1797, it was named Rostov-na-Donu to distinguish it from the older city of Rostov.
It grew rapidly after the opening of its port in 1834 and was a major grain-exporting center throughout the 19th cent.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/R/Rostovna.html   (315 words)

 Population of Rostov County against NPP
Rostov nuclear power plant recruits personnel while the locals protest against the launch of the plant.
Rostov NPP itself should be used as an energy producer but based on non-nuclear fuel.
In the end, the participants addressed the Russian Government and Rostov County Administration with the request to launch evaluation of alternative energy sources for Rostov County and possible reconstruction of Rostov NPP to use natural gas.
bellona.org /en/international/russia/npps/16969.html   (427 words)

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