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  Governments on the WWW: Russian Federation
Embassy of the Russian Federation in Baku, Azerbaijan
Embassy of the Russian Federation in Tunis, Tunisia
Embassy of the Russian Federation in Montevideo, Uruguay
www.gksoft.com /govt/en/ru.html   (396 words)

 Russia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Repeated devastating defeats of the Russian army in World War I led to widespread rioting in the major cities of the Russian Empire and to the overthrow in 1917 of the Romanovs.
The Russian Federation is a federal republic with a president, directly elected for a four-year term, who holds considerable executive power.
The Russian language is the only official state language, but the individual republics have often made their native language co-official next to Russian.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Russia   (4002 words)

 Amnesty International Report 2002 - Europe - RUSSIAN FEDERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Criminal investigations by Russian federal authorities into human rights violations by military and police forces in Chechnya were inadequate and ineffective; few of those responsible for grave violations were known to have been brought to trial in 2001.
Elsewhere in the Russian Federation there were continuing reports of torture and ill-treatment in police custody and of cruel, inhuman and degrading prison conditions.
Russian officials rejected the resolution, terming it ''biased'', while officials from the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that the Russian government did not feel obliged to implement the Commission's recommendations.
web.amnesty.org /web/ar2002.nsf/eur/russian+federation!Open   (2318 words)

 Russian Federation Embassy and Consulate Locator.
Consular Department of Embassy of Russian Federation in Kishinev
Consular Department of Embassy of Russian Federation in Pretoria
Consular Department of Embassy of Russian Federation in Kiev
www.russianembassy.net   (211 words)

 Russian Federation Country Guide - Overview - World Travel Guide Provided By Columbus Travel Publishing
The Russian Federation covers almost twice the area of the United States of America, and reaches from Moscow in the west over the Urals and the vast Siberian plains to the Sea of Okhotsk in the east.
For those wishing to get a better idea of the huge variety of scenery in the Russian Federation, cruises can be taken along the mighty Volga River between Kazan, the cultural centre of the Tartars, to Rostov-on-Don, once an Armenian town and the gateway to the Caucasus.
Russian cuisine is based on the staples of buckwheat (to make porridge or blini), borshch (beetroot soup) or shashlik (shish kebab).
www.worldtravelguide.net /data/rus/rus.asp   (311 words)

 Russian Federation - Amnesty International   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Rizvan Yaragevich Appazov was detained by Russian federal soldiers in the Vedeno region of Chechnya on 5 May. Russian soldiers stopped the bus in which he was travelling at a military checkpoint near his home village, Elistanzhi.
In a major blow to the protection of human rights in the Russian Federation, a draft resolution on the Chechen Republic was defeated at the UN Commission for Human Rights for the second year in a row.
In June the Russian government authorized the publication of one of the reports of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture on its visit to the Russian Federation.
web.amnesty.org /report2004/rus-summary-eng   (2803 words)

 WTO | Accession status: Russian Federation
The Working Party on the accession of the Russian Federation was established on 16 June 1993.
Russian Economics Minister German Gref asked members on 24 June 2005 to understand Russia’s difficulty in trying to transform itself quickly into a market economy and complete its membership agreement by the end of the year.
The Russian Federation, at the 27th session of its Working Party on 13 and 15 April 2005, reported the completion of bilateral negotiations on goods with a total of 29 WTO members (the EC counting as one), which represents 50% of members of the Working Party and 87% of total Russian imports.
www.wto.org /english/thewto_e/acc_e/a1_russie_e.htm   (365 words)

 Russian Federation: Amnesty International's Human Rights Concerns
Russian Federation: New evidence of “disappearances”, torture and unfair trials in Chechnya and the Russian Federation's obligations following the Strasbourg rulings
Russian Federation: Continuing Council of Europe scrutiny of Russia's human rights record is vital
Russian Federation: On the conviction of Mikhail Khodorkovskii and Platon Lebedev
www.amnestyusa.org /countries/russian_federation/index.do   (264 words)

 Russian Federation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It is prepared by the Russian office of IIZ/DVV iizdvv@online.ru.
The Siberian Association of Adult Education organised in cooperation with the Russian office of the Institute for International Cooperation of the German Adult Education Association (IIZ/DVV) and the Administration of Novosibirsk the first Siberian Adult Education Festival in Novosibirsk on 22 - 24 October 2002.
However, the Russian Ministry of Education as well as the UNESCO National Commission were involved in this year's event and shared the opening ceremony.
www.unesco.org /education/uie/InternationalALW/countries/russia.html   (608 words)

 Russia - Rossiya
The defeat of the Russian Empire in World War I led to the seizure of power by the communists and the formation of the USSR.
The brutal rule of Josef STALIN (1924-53) strengthened Russian dominance of the Soviet Union at a cost of tens of millions of lives.
Site related to the Republic of Tuva is the former Tannu Tuva, a country in south Siberia, and a member of the Russian Federation (in Russian), see also Friends of Tuva.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/russia.htm   (979 words)

 Russian Federation and the IMF -- Page 1 of 19
The Russian Federation is a subscriber to the Special Data Dissemination Standard.
February 16, 2005 -- Russian Federation -- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission to Moscow February 10-16, 2005
Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
www.imf.org /external/country/RUS   (754 words)

 About Russian Federation - Location, Flag, Map, Weather, Transportation
Ranges from steppes in the south through humid continental in much of European Russia; subarctic in Siberia to tundra climate in the polar north; winters vary from cool along Black Sea coast to frigid in Siberia; summers vary from warm in the steppes to cool along Arctic coast.
There are 2,586 airports in Russian Federation, 577 of which are paved.
There are 537,289 Km of highways in Russian Federation.
www.phpclasses.org /browse/country/ru   (169 words)

 Russian Federation Russia Asia locator map and information page
Administratively, the country is divided into 21 republics, 6 krays (federal territories), 2 federal cities, 49 regions, 1 autonomous region and 10 autonomous areas.
The Russian landmass west of the Ural Mountains, is commonly referred to as European Russia by most educational atlases and geography experts.
Climate The Russian Federation (because of its size) has a wide variety of weather conditions.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/asia/ru.htm   (672 words)

 Russian Studies at Bucknell University
The old Russian Empire has undergone a major revolution.
Unlike the earlier revolution, however, which removed the nations of the USSR from the world community, the second revolution has brought them back into that community.
The Russian studies program is geared toward teaching students about these changes.
www.bucknell.edu /Russian   (98 words)

 SIAE: GIS of Russian Ramsar sites
Russia is extremely rich in wetlands, including 120,000 rivers with a tonal length of 2,300,000 km, 2 million lakes with a total area of 370,000 sq.km., and mire ecosystems covering an area of 1.8 million sq.km.
The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, signed in Ramsar, Iran, in 1971, is an intergovernmental treaty which provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources.
The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands came into force for the Russian Federation in 1977.
www.geocities.com /siae.geo/ramsar/ramsar.html   (350 words)

 BISNIS - Country Reports - Russain Federation
Russian Franchising Breakfast Seminar at IFE Washington, D.C. General Reports
Medical Care Rules and Regulations for Foreign Citizens in the Russian Federation, September 2005 - in PDF format (9/05)
The Russian Federation Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the USA
www.bisnis.doc.gov /bisnis/country/rusfed.cfm   (286 words)

 RNG - Travel to Russia. Russian visas, tours, cruises and excursions.
Created by Peter the Great in 1703 to be his "window to Europe", St Petersburg combines its fascinating Russian heritage with a distinctly European outlook.
Considered the cultural heart of modern day Russia, St. Petersburg is rapidly regaining its reputation as one of the Great Cities of Europe.
Experience 1,000 years of history, from ancient forests of pine and birch, picturesque Russian villages and onion-domed churches, to modern cities built along the shores.
www.russia-travel.com   (365 words)

 Russian visa service at Russia-visa.com
At first, your Russian visa instructions seemed too good to be true, but now when I got my passport with visa to Russia delivered exactly as advertised, I know for a fact your service is truly good!
Located on the Embassy Row in Washington, D.C. we closely work with the Russian Embassy, however we operate nationwide throughout the United States for all types of visa services and worldwide for Russian visa support only.
Whether you still have question on Russian visas or want to comment, feel free to contact us by all means possible.
www.russia-visa.com   (355 words)

 FindLaw: International Resources: Countries: Russian Federation
American Russian Law Institute A non-profit public policy research and advisory organization dedicated to promoting legal reform in Russia and newly independent countries of the former USSR.
Legislation in Russia Fee-based database of Russian legislation.
Russian Agency for Patents and Trademarks Provides links to Russian patent law, publications, documents and databases.
www.findlaw.com /12international/countries/ru.html   (512 words)

 Political Resources on the Net - Russia 1:4
Elections in the Russian Federation by Wilfried Derksen
Alians Kazanskikh Anarkhistov Alliance of Kazan Anarchists (Anarchist organization of the Russian province of Kazan in Tataristan)
The Federation of Jewish Communities of the CIS
www.politicalresources.net /russia.htm   (225 words)

 Political Resources on the Net - Russia 2:4
Ministry of Science and Technology of Russian Federation Centre for Science Research and Statistics
Ministry for Atomic Energy of the Russian Federation (Minatom)
State Committee of the Russian Federation on Land Policy
www.politicalresources.net /russia3.htm   (136 words)

This is "the Web-site of the Russian Federation administrative bodies.
Law of the Russian Federation on International Commercial Arbitration
Material on Russian Federation Law in English: Selection of Sources (Updated)
www.washlaw.edu /forint/europe/russia.html   (259 words)

 Flags of Russian Federation - geography; Russia Flags, Russia Map, Russia Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural ...
Flags of Russian Federation - geography; Russia Flags, Russia Map, Russia Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, Political System
See Flags of the Russian Federation Republics below
Click on the flag to see the map.
www.theodora.com /wfb/russia/russia_flags.html   (87 words)

 Russian Flags (Russian Federation) from The World Flag Database   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Russian Flags (Russian Federation) from The World Flag Database
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