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  Smolensk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It was in Smolensk that they supposedly mended any leaks and small holes that might have appeared in their boats from being dragged on the ground and they used tar to do that, hence the city name.
Weakened Muscovy ceded temporarily Smolensk land to the Commonwealth in the Truce of Deulino and for the next fifty years it was the capital of the Smoleńsk Voivodship.
During the WWII Smolensk was again chosen by history as a stage for one of its greater battles, the Battle of Smolensk.
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 Smolensk biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Smolensk (Смоленск) is a city in western Russia, located on the Dniepr river at 54.79° North, 32.05° East, administrative center of Smolensk Oblast.
According to the Russian Primary Chronicle, Smolensk was the capital of the Slavic krivichs tribe in 882 when it was captured by Prince Oleg of Novgorod.
During the WWII Smolensk was again chosen by history as a stage for one of its greater battles.
smolensk.biography.ms   (675 words)

  
 Oblast Smolensk - Wikipedia
De oblast is gelegen in het westen van Rusland, aan de grens met Wit-Rusland.
De oblast bestaat overwegend uit het Heuvelland van Smolensk dat van oost naar west wordt doorsneden door de rivier de Dnjepr.
Deze oblast is sterk bebost en de bossen vormen een belangrijk onderdeel van de economie.
nl.wikipedia.org /wiki/Oblast_Smolensk   (232 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Smolensk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Smolensk (Russian: Смоленск;, Belarusian: Смаленск) is a city in western Russia, located on the Dniepr river at 54.79° N 32.05° E, administrative center of Smolensk Oblast.
Download high resolution version (615x1215, 72 KB)Our Lady of Smolensk, the 11th-century icon lost during the WWII This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright.
The Assumption cathedral as seen from the distance The Cathedral of the Assumption, or the Assumption cathedral, of Smolensk was constructed over a period of almost 100 years on the site of an earlier temple of the same name which was destroyed at the end of the 1609 -1611 siege.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Smolensk   (3947 words)

  
 Administration of Smolensk region - Official portal of adminictrative organs
The Smolensk Nuclear Power Plant is one of the leading in the oblast budget forming enterpises, and one of the largest in the north-western region energetic complexes of Russia.
Motorcar industry is represented by the Roslavl and Smolensk motorcar units producing plants and the Yartsevo plant “Dvigatel”, the branch of the Moscow JC “AMO ZIL”.
The necessary raw materials are received from agricultural enterprises of the Smolensk oblast, from the Volga regions and the North Caucasus.
admin.smolensk.ru /Eng_version/prom.htm   (2357 words)

  
 Russia - Smolensk Region - RussiaTrek.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Smolensk had a profitable geographical situation as it is situated on the trade ways from Moscow to Byelorussia, to Lithuania and to the countries of Central and Western Europe.
Smolensk City Council is composed of 25 deputes elected by the citizens of Smolensk for 4 years on the directed elections.
The Administration of Smolensk is the body that possesses the executive power under the Decrees of City Administration, City Council and the Head of the City Administration.
www.russiatrek.com /r_smolensk.shtml   (380 words)

  
 Smolensk, Russia, Pictures
Smolensk, city, west central European Russia, capital of Smolensk Oblast, on the Dnieper River.
Smolensk was first mentioned about AD865, when it was a commercial center.
Smolensk was badly damaged during World War II, when it was occupied by German forces from 1941 to 1943.
www.greatestcities.com /Europe/Russia/Smolensk_city.html   (165 words)

  
 Administration of Smolensk region - Official portal of adminictrative organs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The role of the transport in the Smolensk oblast is defined by its exceptional geographic location.
Of crucial economic importance is crossing the oblast strategic highway Moscow – Minsk (the length within the oblast is 221 km) and Moscow – Warsaw highway (115 km).
The length of railway roads of common use, situated on the territory of the oblast, is 1180,5 km.
admin.smolensk.ru /Eng_version/trans.htm   (378 words)

  
 Smolensk -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The most remarkable church in the city is called Svirskaya (1197, still standing); it was admired by contemporaries as the most beautiful structure to the east of (Capital and largest city of the Ukraine; a major manufacturing and transportation center) Kiev.
Although spared by the (A member of the nomadic peoples of Mongolia) Mongol armies in 1240, Smolensk became increasingly a pawn in the long struggle between The Grand Duchy of Lithuania and (A Russian principality in the 13th to 16th centuries; Moscow was the capital) Muscovy.
Despite slowly sinking into economic backwater, Smolensk was still valued by tsars as a key (A fortified defensive structure) fortress defending the route to (A city of central European Russia; formerly capital of both the Soviet Union and Soviet Russia; since 1991 the capital of the Russian Federation) Moscow.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/S/Sm/Smolensk.htm   (945 words)

  
 Smolensk Oblast -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Smolensk Oblast (Смол́енская о́бласть) is a regional subdivision of (A federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state) Russia.
Smolensk Oblast is located in the (Click link for more info and facts about Moscow Time Zone) Moscow Time Zone (MSK/MSD).
Smolensk Oblast consists of the following districts ((A native or inhabitant of Russia) Russian: районы):
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/sm/smolensk_oblast.htm   (132 words)

  
 Moscow Oblast - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Moscow oblast (Моско́вская о́бласть) is an administrative subdivision of Russia officially established on January 14, 1929.
Moscow oblast is highly industrialized with its main industrial branches being metallurgy, oil refining, and mechanical engineering, food, energy and chemical industries.
Although the city of Moscow is territorially within the Moscow oblast, it has a special administrative status.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Smolensk (population 350,000) is a city in western Russia, located on the Dniepr river at 54.79° North, 32.05° East
In the neighbour Katyn forest the center for the extermination of their "enemies" is established.
1991 Smolensk remains in the border of Russian Federation.
www.online-encyclopedia.info /encyclopedia/s/sm/smolensk.html   (234 words)

  
 Smolensk Oblast - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Smolensk Oblast (Смол́енская о́бласть) is a regional subdivision of Russia.
Smolensk Oblast is located in the Moscow Time Zone (MSK/MSD).
3. On 23 October 2005, a referendum will be held on the merger of Kamchatka Oblast and Koryakia to form Kamchatka Krai.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Smolensk_Oblast   (126 words)

  
 Smolensk Oblast - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Its administrative center is the city of Smolensk.
Smolensk Oblast consists of the following districts (Russian: районы):
On December 1, 2005, Perm Oblast and Permyakia will be merged to form Perm Krai.
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 Smolensk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Smolensk (Russian: Смоленск;, Belarusian: Смаленск) is a city in western Russia, located on the Dniepr river at, administrative center of Smolensk Oblast.
According to the Russian Primary Chronicle, Smolensk (then located slightly downstream) was the capital of the Slavic krivichs tribe in 882 when it was captured by Prince Oleg of Novgorod.
It was finally occupied by forces of Muscovy in 1654 and formally conceded by Poland-Lithuania in 1667.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/S/Smolensk.htm   (827 words)

  
 Smolensk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
By the end of the 12th century the princedom was one of the strongest in Eastern Europe, so that Smolensk dynasty frequently controlled the Kievan RusKievan throne.
Smolensk has been a special place to Russians for many reasons, not least for the fact that the local Cathedral of the Assumption, Smolenskcathedral housed one of the most venerated Orthodox icons, attributed to St Luke.
During the WWII Smolensk was again chosen by history as a stage for one of its greater battles, the Battle_of_Smolensk_(1941)Battle of Smolensk.
www.infothis.com /find/Smolensk   (797 words)

  
 Oblast Smolensk - Wikipedia
Die Oblast besteht vorwiegend aus dem Smolensker Hügelland, der Dnepr durchfließt sie von Ost nach West.
Die Oblast ist stark bewaldet, die Wälder machen einen wichtigen Teil der Wirtschaft aus: einerseits sind die hügeligen Wälder und Seen beliebte Naherholungsgebiete, andererseits ist die Holzindustrie ein wichtiger Industriezweig.
Die wichtigsten Städte neben der Hauptstadt Smolensk sind Roslawl und Wjasma.
de.wikipedia.org /wiki/Oblast_Smolensk   (126 words)

  
 Smolensk Aviation Plant (SmAZ) - Russian Defense Industry
The city of Smolensk (population 350,000) is an typical oblast capital in Russia's central region.
Smolensk Oblast is usually described as part of the so-called "red belt" -- candidates endorsed by the Communists and the "national-patriotic forces" win nearly all elections.
In the foreign policy sphere, the Smolensk elite is violently opposed to NATO expansion.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/world/russia/smaz.htm   (611 words)

  
 Federation Council Membership
Chairman of the Deputies Assembly of Arkhangelsk Oblast
Chairman of the Deputies Assembly of Lipetsk Oblast
Chairman of the Deputies Assembly of Pskov Oblast
archive.tol.cz /Elections/Duma/FedCouncil.html   (383 words)

  
 Visit Siberia Ltd. :: Russia inside :: Tver' oblast'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Geografical position: Tver' oblast' is located in the basin of top Volga, on a watershed of the Baltic and Caspian seas.
The region borders on Novgorod, Pskov, Vologda, Yaroslavl, Smolensk and Moscow areas.
The structure of the oblast` includes 36 areas, 23 cities and 31 rural settlement.
visitsiberia.com /russia/region.php?r=69   (257 words)

  
 Blazons of Smolensk Oblast Towns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Smolensk Oblast was instituted on December 22, 1998.
The main author of this coat of arms was G.V. Razhnev, the honorary member of the Russian Heraldry Society.
Another variant of Smolensk blazon was described in Polish Heraldry book of Mark Ambrozius (1570): "The shield is divided into four parts: in first and fourth - a direct cross, and in second and third - a chopped off back-half of lion, on which a bird is perched".
heraldry.hobby.ru /eng/e.smol.html   (75 words)

  
 Smolensk Upland --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The oblast lies mostly in the upper Dnieper River basin.
The terminal moraines of the Smolensk-Moscow Upland lie east-west across the oblast, rising to 1,050 feet (320 m) and dividing the Dnieper, Volga, and Western Dvina basins.
It consists of a level plain of loesslike deposits, sloping gently southward from the rolling morainic hills of the Orsha and Smolensk uplands in the north.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9068330?tocId=9068330   (800 words)

  
 Administration of Smolensk region - Official portal of adminictrative organs
Agricultural areas of economic significance occupy 1.850.000 hectares, or 37% of the land of the oblast.
Of the total bulk of agricultural production of the oblast 9% of grain, 0,5% of potatoes, 0,3% of vegetables, 2% of meat, 3,7% of milk and 0,6% of eggs are produced by peasant (farm) economy.
The major specialization of the agriculture of the oblast is stock-raising (more than 54,3% of the branch’s value).
admin.smolensk.ru /Eng_version/sx.htm   (369 words)

  
 Visit Siberia Ltd. :: Russia inside :: Smolensk oblast'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Geografical position: Smolensk oblast` is located in the west of the European part of Russia, in verhovjah Dnepr, the West Dvina and the Volga.
The oblast` borders on Tver`, Moscow, Kaluga, Bryansk, Pskov oblast` and Belarussia.
The structure of oblast` includes 25 areas, 15 cities and 16 rural settlements.
visitsiberia.com /russia/region.php?r=67   (211 words)

  
 Biodiversity. Thematic Centers. UNDP-GEF Dnipro Basin Environment Prоgram   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Biodiversity RTC is being established at the basis of state, scientific and non-governmental organisations of Smolensk Oblast of the Russian Federation.
Biodiversity RTC is established in Smolensk Oblast due to high research potential of institutes of higher education in this region, substantial achievements in the field of biodiversity, their broad scientific contacts the main scientific centres of Russia.
For many years, the Smolensk University has been maintaining close contacts and implemented joint projects with the Zoological Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences (St.-Petersburg), which is the largest centre of biodiversity study in Russia, NIS and in the world.
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 Russia
By 1 July 1998, the oblast authorities and the Smolensk NPP directorate are to prepare documents on the construction of Smolensk NPP-2.
A group of Smolensk NPP workers began a protest march to Moscow on 3 July 1997, and by 8 July 1997, the protesters had covered 50km of the 250km distance between Desnogorsk and Moscow.
Workers from the Smolensk NPP held a meeting in the city of Desnogorsk at which they approved an open letter to the president and government of the Russian Federation, urging them to resolve the financial problems the power plant is facing.
www.nti.org /db/nisprofs/russia/reactor/power/smolensk.htm   (2215 words)

  
 List of federal subjects of Russia by area - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Thus, Tyumen Oblast includes two autonomous districts, Khantia-Mansia and Yamalia, Krasnoyarsk Krai includes Taymyria and Evenkia, and so forth.
Wherever this is the case, the nesting region's area is given with all the nested components included.
The same goes for Moscow and Leningrad Oblasts: areas given include the federal cities of Moscow and Saint Petersburg, respectively.
www.bonneylake.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/List_of_federal_subjects_of_Russia_by_area   (166 words)

  
 Kommunisticheskaia Partiia Sovetskogo Soiuza. Smolenskii Oblastnoi Komitet. Partiinyi Arkhiv. The Smolensk Archives: A ...
The Smolensk Archives: A Collection of Documents Primarily from the Files of the Smolensk Oblast Communist Party, 1917-1941.
Smolensk, occupied by the German Army, was one of the major battlefields in German-Soviet conflict during World War II.
The archives are divided into three periods: 1917-1921, the years of Civil War and War Communism; 1921-1928, the era of the New Economic Policy (NEP); and 1928-1939, the pre-World War II Decade of Collectivization and Industrialization.
www.library.utoronto.ca /robarts/microtext/collection/pages/kommunis.html   (306 words)

  
 Components of Investment Risk - Russian News - News From Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
oblasts, Bashkortostan and the Nenets autonomous district (
The decline in social risk occurred, in particular, due to a more than double decrease of wage arrears, compared with Russian average, per worker and growth in the purchasing capacity of the population.
oblast was long expected and predicted on account of the appointment of a new governor.
www.gateway2russia.com /st/art_24116.php   (1065 words)

  
 Oryol Oblast -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Oryol Oblast (Орловская область) is a (Click link for more info and facts about regional subdivision) regional subdivision of (A federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state) Russia.
Oryol Oblast is located in the (Click link for more info and facts about Moscow Time Zone) Moscow Time Zone (MSK/MSD).
Oryol Oblast consists of the following districts ((A native or inhabitant of Russia) Russian: районы):
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/O/Or/Oryol_Oblast.htm   (110 words)

  
 Smolensk
Smolensk (Смоленск) is a city in western Russia, located on the Dniepr river at 54.79° North, 32.05° East (The World Gazetteer), administrative center of Smolensk Oblast.
The name of the city is derived from the Russian word smola that means resin.
For its heroism during the battle of Smolensk, the city is later awarded the title Hero City.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/s/sm/smolensk.html   (329 words)

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