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  REGIONAL CORNER: SARATOV OBLAST
The Saratov oblast is crossed by the Volga river.
Saratov is one of the largest river ports on the Volga.
During the past three years, the Saratov oblast Duma, in conjunction with the Regional Government, adopted a number of laws to stimulate and guarantee private investments in the Saratov region.
www.bisnis.doc.gov /bisnis/bulletin/99-11bull7.htm   (535 words)

  
 Station Information - Saratov
Saratov, Саратов, is a major city in southern European Russia.
It is the capital of Saratov oblast and a major port on the Volga river.
Saratov became an important shipping port in the 1800s, and developed industrially after a railroad linking it to Moscow was finished in 1870.
www.stationinformation.com /encyclopedia/s/sa/saratov.html   (65 words)

  
 Welcome to Saratov
Saratov province is in the southeast of the East-European plain in the Lower Volga region, in the latitude between 49 48' and 52 49' north.
Natural conditions in Saratov province are not uniform: the north and northwest, on the right bank, is a forest-steppe, the rest of the right-bank region and almost all left-bank region, except for the extreme south, are steppes, and the southeast of the province is a semidesert.
Saratov is an important railway junction, connecting the center of Russia with the Urals, Siberia and Soviet Central Asia.
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 Saratov City Guide
Saratov is an important railway junction, connecting the center of Russia with the Urals, Siberia and Asia.
Currently there are four institutes affiliated with the Russian Academy of science conducting research in Saratov: the Institute of Plant biology and Physiology of plants and Microorganisms, the Institute of the Social and Economic problems of the development of the Agro-industrial Complex, branches of the Radio and Electronics Institute and of the Blagonravov Engineering Institute.
Saratov offers some recreational opportunities for those who want to enjoy life: beautifully maintained parks, picnic areas, swimming pools and, of course, beaches along the Volga where it is possible to engage in swimming, water skiing, boating and fishing.
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 The (Not So) Mysterious Resilience of Russia's Agricultural Collectives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Interviews with collective farm managers in the Saratov oblast indicated that these farms serve as "guarantors of stability" in the countryside, as a safety net of last resort, and as input providers for the small private household plots of their employees.
This is in sharp contrast to the continuous operation of the barter circle observed in the Saratov oblast.
In the Saratov oblast, for example, the number of individual farmers is decreasing despite the favorable natural endowments (such as rich fl soil) and a good legal framework for land transactions, while in the agriculturally poorly endowed Leningrad oblast the number of individual farmers is growing.
www.worldbank.org /transitionnewsletter/novdec99/notsomys.htm   (1578 words)

  
 Saratov   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It is the capital of Saratov Oblast and a major port on the Volga river, located at.
Located south of Samara and north of Volgagrad (former Stalingrad), Saratov became an important shipping port in the 1800s, and developed industrially after a railroad linking it to Moscow was finished in 1870.
In Saratov there are 6 institutes affiliated with the Russian Academy of Sciences, 21 research institutes, 19 project institutes and many scientific and technological laboratories at the largest industrial enterprises, these account for the scientific potential for solving both fundamental and applied problems.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/S/Saratov.htm   (446 words)

  
 Saratov Oblast - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Saratov Oblast (Russian: Сара́товская о́бласть) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast), located in the Volga Federal District.
German Consulate in Saratov closed in June 2004, stating that there were only 18,000 ethnic Germans left in the oblast (including 2,000 in the city of Saratov)
On December 1, 2005, Perm Oblast and Permyakia will be merged to form Perm Krai.
www.bonneylake.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Saratov_Oblast   (172 words)

  
 Ambassador Vershbow Visits Saratov: World AIDS Day
Ambassador Vershbow's trip to Saratov coincided with the December 1 observation of World AIDS Awareness Day, and in recognition of this the Ambassador participated in a number of local events drawing attention to the growing problem of HIV/AIDS in Saratov Oblast and Russia as a whole.
According to the most recent data, as of November Saratov Oblast has officially recorded a total of 5372 cases of the HIV infection.
Saratov's NGOs and local health organizations are doing the best that they can under the circumstances, but much more will be needed if the course of the HIV/AIDS epidemic is to be slowed.
www.usembassy.ru /embassy/print_photo.php?record_id=6   (849 words)

  
 Catalog Page for PIA03718
Russia's Saratov Oblast (province) is located in the southeastern portion of the East-European plain, in the Lower Volga River Valley.
Southern Russia produces roughly 40 percent of the country's total agricultural output, and Saratov Oblast is the largest producer of grain in the Volga region.
Saratov city is apparent as the light gray pixels on the left (west) bank of the Volga River.
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 [ Russian Election Special ]
Vyacheslav Volodin was born in the village of Alekseevka in Saratov Oblast on 4 February 1964.
In 1994, he was elected to Saratov Oblast's Legislative Assembly, of which he would later become deputy chairman.
In 1996-99, he was deputy governor of Saratov Oblast with responsibility for economic and financial policy.
www.rferl.org /specials/russianelection/bio/volodin.asp   (375 words)

  
 Saratov Oblast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Saratov Oblast (Сара́товская о́бласть) is a regional subdivision in the Volga Federal District of Russia.
Its administrative center is Saratov, major cities include Balakovo (pop.
Most of ethnic Germans who used to live in the area have been repatriated.
www.1-free-software.com /en/wikipedia/s/sa/saratov_oblast.html   (105 words)

  
 SARATOV BUSINESS WOMEN'S CLUB   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Saratov Business Women's Club was registered by the Department of Justice of the Saratov oblast Administration in December 8, 1994.
Geography of the project: Saratov and the Saratov oblast, cities: Naberezhnye Chelny,Tarusa, Sergiev-Posad.
The Club is the associate member of the Consortium of US-NIS women's NGOs, and also is a member of he regional branch of All-Russian political movement of the Women of Russia, through which we try to achieve equal representation of women in legislative and state structures.
www.owl.ru /eng/women/aiwo/sar-del.htm   (558 words)

  
 OVERVIEW OF THE SARATOV REGION (OBLAST)
The Saratov region occupies a territory of 101,200 sq.
The administrative center (capital) of the region is Saratov with a population of approximately 900,000 residents.
The Saratov Region is a territory under the jurisdiction of the Russian Federation.
www.bisnis.doc.gov /bisnis/country/990525sar.htm   (1409 words)

  
 Saratov Aviation Plant - Russian Defense Industry
Together, with the regions of Volgograd, Ashtrakan, and the republic ofKalmikia, Saratov Oblast forms the greater Lower Volga Region.
The Oblast's capital city, Saratov, is considered by many to be the industrial, scientific and cultural center of the greater Lower Volga region.
The Saratov region's 1995 economic output was approximately 22 8 billion rubles ($5 billion USD) Machine building and the petrochemical and chemical industries form the largest share of the region's economy, with a combined share of 52 %.
www.fas.org /nuke/guide/russia/industry/saratov.htm   (471 words)

  
 Visit Siberia Ltd. :: Russia inside :: Samara oblast'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Geografical position: Samara oblast' is located in the southeastern part of the European territory of Russia in the basin of the Volga, the largest river in Europe.
The oblast' has the area of 53,6 thousand sq.
In the north it borders on the Republic of Tatarstan, in the south - on Saratov area, in the east - on Orenburg area, in northwest - on Ulyanovsk area.
visitsiberia.com /russia/region.php?r=63   (521 words)

  
 Perm Oblast -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It is named after its primary city, (A city in the European part of Russia) Perm.
The oblast covers an area of 160,600 km², and as of the 2002 census the population is 2.82 million.
According to the results of the referendum held in 2004, Perm Oblast will be merged with (Click link for more info and facts about Permyakia Autonomous District) Permyakia Autonomous District to form (Click link for more info and facts about Perm Krai) Perm Krai, which is scheduled to come into existence on December 1, 2005.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/P/Pe/Perm_Oblast.htm   (136 words)

  
 Visit Siberia Ltd. :: Russia inside :: Saratov oblast'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Geografical position: Saratov oblast' is situated in the south-eastern part of the East-European Plain, in the Volga region.
The oblast' includes 38 terrirories, 17 cities, 33 rural settlements.
The average temperature of January is - 9.8 C, of July +21 C. The average amount of precipitations in the oblast` varies from 250 mm (in the south-eastern part) to 450mm (in the north-western part).
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 Saratov Oblast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Previously, Ayatskov was a deputy mayor of Saratov and deputy chairman of the city commission on combating crime.
Aleksandr Kharitonov was elected to the oblast Duma in May 1994 on the Agrarian Party of Russia ticket and became its chairman in June of that year.
Saratov Oblast is 858 km southeast of Moscow on the banks of the Volga River.
www.hf.uib.no /Andre/Vesti/saratov.htm   (484 words)

  
 Saratov Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It is the capital of Saratov Oblast and a major port on the Volga river, located at 51° 33′ N, 46° 00′ E.
Located south of Samara and north of Volgograd (former Stalingrad, and, also, former Tsarytsin), Saratov became an important shipping port in the 1800s, and developed industrially after a railroad linking it to Moscow was finished in 1870.
At the outbreak of World War II, half of the Volga Germans were exiled to Siberia and Kazakhstan, and few ever returned to the region.
www.karr.net /encyclopedia/Saratov   (542 words)

  
 Kaluga Oblast -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Its administrative center is the city of (A city of central Russia south of Moscow) Kaluga.
Kaluga Oblast is located in the (Click link for more info and facts about Moscow Time Zone) Moscow Time Zone (MSK/MSD).
Kaluga Oblast consists of the following districts ((A native or inhabitant of Russia) Russian: районы):
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/K/Ka/Kaluga_Oblast.htm   (112 words)

  
 Saratov Region Tour
The population of Saratov is 920,000 with an additional 2 million people living in 47 surrounding cities and 38 rural regions.
Five Saratov theaters, (the Opera House, Drama Theater, The Puppet Theater, theater of Musical comedy and the theater for young spectators) are open year round.
The Saratov conservatory is the third biggest in Russia, following those of Moscow and Saint-Petersburg.
www.uwyo.edu /modlang/saratovstudy/regiontour2.asp   (888 words)

  
 Nuclear Communities in Transition: Russia
In the Saratov region, ECOLOGIA supports citizen involvement in decision-making about the construction of an additional two nuclear reactors at one of the largest nuclear power plants in Europe.
The Saratov Oblast Administration is lobbying for the construction, but the Oblast Duma and the city authorities keep a neutral position.
Balakovo NPP is situated in the town of Balakovo on the Volga River.
www.ecologia.org /nuclearcommunities/countryevals/russia/saratov.htm   (575 words)

  
 Information Bulletin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Groups of volunteers consisting of Saratov students with the knowledge of foreign languages engaged in accompanying tournament participants (not less than 100 people) is formed in May-June; is trained at a thematic seminar (August 21 – September 1, 2004); work within the period of September 1-22, 2004.
A group of volunteers consisting of Saratov students with the knowledge of foreign languages will be working not only in the Championship press-center but will be also busy accompanying the participants of the tournament.
The Committee for Sports of Saratov Oblast has already established Interdepartmental Staff which is responsible for organizing and holding of the IX European Championship on boxing among cadets.
box.saratovsport.ru /laws.php?law_id=2   (1873 words)

  
 Eurasia Foundation Saratov Office Recent Grants   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Saratov Eurasia Foundation's Advisory Board recently approved eleven new grants in the Foundation's three programmatic areas: Private Enterprise, Public Administration and Policy, and Civil Society.
To stimulate volunteerism in the Samara oblast through the creation of a center for volunteers in Samara.
To encourage Saratov regional cultural institutions (museums, theaters, libraries, etc.) to attract outside financial resources through the development of their commercial and noncommercial potential.
www.eurasia.org /offices/russia/saratov_new_grants.html   (877 words)

  
 Ambassador Vershbow Visits Saratov: Opening the American Corner
Almost without exception, the citizens of Saratov rolled out the red carpet for the American delegation, and greeted the Ambassador and his party with great enthusiasm.
During his two-day visit to Saratov, the Ambassador used every opportunity to meet with and encourage the region's growing community of about 400 U.S. exchange alumni, and events focusing on contacts with exchange alumni ran through all parts of his schedule.
There is no shortage of energy and desire on the part of the citizens of Saratov to maintain and increase ties with the United States.
www.usembassy.ru /embassy/print_photo.php?record_id=5   (820 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Russia - Issues and Procedures - Migration Patterns | Russian Information Resource
Particular tension has been evident in North Ossetia, whose 17 percent immigration statistic is by far the highest in the Russian Federation, in Stavropol' and Kras nodar territories, and in Orenburg, Kaluga, Voronezh, and Saratov oblasts, all of which have numbers of migrants exceeding 1 percent of their populations.
Russian refugees seldom settle in an ethnic republic or a region with a high proportion of non-Russians, such as Orenburg Oblast; for that reason, their share of total refugees in the republics is less than 10 percent.
Armenian refugees, mainly from the Nagorno-Karabakh enclave of Azerbaijan, are concentrated in the North Caucasus and Saratov Oblast, as well as the large cities and Kaliningrad Oblast on the Baltic Sea.
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 Beyond the Beyond
The Voronezh Oblast administration was compelled to issue a statement condemning the copycat rumormongers and assuring the public that all was normal at the plant.
Konstantin Bandorin, deputy chairman of the Saratov Oblast Public Chamber, told a roundtable in Perm on 10 November that the panic is a clear example of "informational terrorism," RosBalt reported.
On 9 November, "Rossiiskaya gazeta" quoted Saratov Oblast Search and Rescue Service head Oleg Mostar as charging bluntly, "This hysteria was fueled by the media." "Some radio stations, without having any official information, broadcast reports of a radioactive cloud moving over the city," he said.
wiredblogs.tripod.com /sterling/index.blog?entry_id=520976   (787 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)

  
 [ RADIO FREE EUROPE/ RADIO LIBERTY ]
The oblast prosecutor, Anatolii Bondar, has already filed charges against Ayatskov for abuse of office and exceeding the authority of his position.
While Volodin was still deputy governor of Saratov Oblast, Ayatskov reportedly tried on at least two occasions to place Volodin in a federal ministry in Moscow.
In Ivanovo, the oblast prosecutor announced an investigation of oblast Governor Vladimir Tikhonov's real-estate transactions in March 2003; however, the allegations about Tikhonov's apartment first surfaced during the December State Duma campaign.
www.rferl.org /newsline/2004/05/5-NOT/not-200504.asp?po=y   (655 words)

  
 Comprehending Legislation - Äåìîêðàòèÿ.Ðó   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The first seminar was organized and conducted together with the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation and the Election Commission of Saratov Oblast in Saratov on 5-6th June 2003.
The participants of the seminar represented the Central Election Commission of the RF and quite a number of regions: Chuvashia Republic, Mordovia Republic, Volgograd, Kaliningrad, Penza and Ulyanovsk Oblast (chairpersons of SECs); Vice-Speaker of Saratov Oblast Legislative Assembly; representatives of the Public Prosecutor’s Office, Department of Internal Affaires, the Oblast Court, mass media.
Special attention was paid to the new legislation requirements towards interaction between election commissions and state power bodies, law-enforcement agencies, local self-government, political parties and mass media during the pre-election period and the campaign itself.
www.democracy.ru /print.php?id=512   (836 words)

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