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  Sverdlovsk Oblast - Regional Profile from the Russian American Chamber of Commerce®
Sverdlovsk Oblast is one of the major regions in the economic structure of the Russian Federation.
Sverdlovsk Oblast maintains external economic relations with 114 foreign countries, including export shipments to 98 countries, and goods are imported from 97 countries.
A number of draft laws are being prepared for the consideration of the Oblast Duma: On the State Support of Investment Activity in the Territory of Sverdlovsk Oblast, On the Pledge Fund of the Sverdlovsk Oblast, On the Investment Fund of the Sverdlovsk Oblast, On Free Economic Zones.
www.russianamericanchamber.org /regions/Sverdlovsk_region.html   (2792 words)

  Wikipedia: Perm Oblast
The Perm Oblast is a oblast in the Volga federal district of Russia.
The oblast covers an area of 127,360.8 km², and as of 2004 the estimated population is 2.6 million.
Neighboring oblasts and republics are (from north clockwise) Komi, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Bashkortostan, Udmurtia, Kirov Oblast and the Autonomous district of the Komi-Permyaks.
www.factbook.org /wikipedia/en/p/pe/perm_oblast.html   (82 words)

 Yekaterinburg and Sverdlovsk Oblast
Yekaterinburg is the capital of Sverdlovsk Oblast (an oblast is the equivalent of a American state).
Economically, Sverdlovsk is among 10 of the 89 administrative subdivisions of the Russian Federation that are net contributors to the federal budget.
Sverdlovsk produces 70% of Russia's bauxite, 60% of asbestos, 23% of iron, 97% of vanadium, 6% of copper and 2% of nickel.
www.uscgyekat.ur.ru /v2/us/yekat.htm   (926 words)

 Sverdlovsk Oblast   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sverdlovsk Oblast (Свердло́вская о́бласть) is a constituent subdivision of Russia in the Urals Federal District.
Given that the bulk of the oblast lies on the Asian side of the Urals (only its South-Western extremity is on the Western side of the mountains) it should be recognized as the most populous oblast outside of European Russia.
The Sverdlovsk Oblast borders on, clockwise from the West, Russia's Perm Oblast, Komi Republic, Khantia-Mansia, Tyumen Oblast, Kurgan and Chelyabinsk Oblasts and the Republic of Bashkortostan.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/sverdlovsk_oblast   (680 words)

 UCCI-Краткая информация об УТПП
Sverdlovsk Oblast occupies a prominent place among the most economically- developed regions of Russia with a high level of economic, cultural and social activities.
Sverdlovsk Oblast is rich with treasures of the soil, which serve as a lasting source of mineral resources for different branches of industry and first of all for aluminum industry and is the only district in Russia where bauxite of high-quality is mined.
Sverdlovsk Oblast is a so-called donor in terms of the federal budget and this fact shows its great financial opportunities.
ucci.ur.ru /CCI/region.htm   (1400 words)

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Yekaterinburg is the capital of Sverdlovsk Oblast (an oblast is the equiva­lent of a U.S. state).
Economically, Sverdlovsk Oblast is one of only ten of the 89 administrative subdivi­sions of the Russian Federation that are net contributors to the federal budget.
Sverdlovsk produces 70% of Russia's bauxite, 60% of asbestos, 23% of iron, 97% of vanadium, 65% of copper and 2% of nickel.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Sverdlovsk Oblast
Russian president Boris Yeltsin (1991-1999) was born on February 1, 1931, in the village of Budka in the Sverdlovsk oblast.
The oblast's Charter, or Constitution (Russian: Устав; Ustav), adopted on December 17, 1994, with subsequent amendments, establishes the oblast government.
The Legislative Assembly (законодательное собрание; zakonodatelnoye sobraniye) consists of the Oblast Duma (областная дума; oblastnaya duma), the lower house, and the House of Representatives (палата представителей; palata predstaviteley), the upper house.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Sverdlovsk_Oblast   (943 words)

 Russian Defense Business Directory - May 1995
Sverdlovsk Oblast, in which Yekaterinburg is located, occupies 194,300 square kilometers of territory, is home to 4.7 million people, and ranks second in industrial output and third in population among Russia's republics and oblasts.
However, Sverdlovsk is one of three oblasts which added an extra question to the April 1993 referendum regarding granting the region equal status with republics in the Russian Federation.
The oblast is the leading territory in the Urals economic region in terms of industrial output and has a high concentration of heavy industry--primarily metalworking, machine building, metallurgy, and chemical and petrochemical industries.
www.fas.org /nuke/guide/russia/industry/docs/rus95/rdbd4ch8.htm   (3444 words)

 MSN Encarta - Boris Yeltsin
Yeltsin finished secondary school in the oblast center of Sverdlovsk (later renamed Yekaterinburg) in 1950 and graduated from the civil engineering division of the Urals Polytechnic Institute in 1955.
He was appointed to the construction department of the CPSU’s Sverdlovsk Oblast committee in 1968 and was made a secretary (a leadership position) of the committee in 1975.
In November 1976 CPSU General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev made Yeltsin first secretary of the CPSU’s Sverdlovsk Oblast committee, a position that entitled him to a seat on the party’s Central Committee in 1981.
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 Presentaton of Sverdlovsk oblast
Sverdlovsk Oblast is one of the major regions in the economic structure of the Russian Federation, it is situated in the centre of Russia at the border line between Europe and Asia, and this is the main advantage of its geographic situation.
Sverdlovsk Oblast is the biggest Ural's region, its area is equal to approximately 195,000 sq.
The Government of the Sverdlovsk Oblast jointly with the Sverdlovsk Oblast Trade and Industry Chamber is ready to support the Spanish companies in the search for partners in the territory of the Sverdlovsk Oblast.
www.fipc.ru /fipc/regions/sverdlov/sverdl.html   (3822 words)

 Investment Opportunities in the Urals region of Russia
Sverdlovsk Oblast, with 4.6 million residents, is one of Russia's most urbanized areas.
Sverdlovsk oblast produces annually up to one million tons of grain, 1.1 million tons of potatoes, 310,000 tons of vegetables, 900,000 tons of milk, 150,000 tons of meat, and 1.3 billion eggs.
The factors influencing this rise are: non-dependence of the oblast from the federal budget revenue return, well-developed economic and taxation system, independence from a small group of tax payers, 11% economic growth in the year 2000, and a profit in the oblast budget.
www.ibc.ru /invest.php3   (1937 words)

 ipedia.com: Perm Oblast Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Perm Oblast is an oblast in the Privolzhsky Federal District of Russia.
The Perm Oblast (Пе́рмская о́бласть) is an oblast in the Privolzhsky (Volga) Federal District of Russia.
The oblast covers an area of 160,600 km², and as of the 2002 census the population is 2.82 million.
www.ipedia.com /perm_oblast.html   (189 words)

 Making Sustainable Water Sector of the Russian Federation Constituent (Example of Sverdlovsk Oblast)
Sverdlovsk oblast (constituent of the RF) - one of the most important and oldest industrial centers of the RF.
The primary reason of current critical situation in oblast water sector is that present institutional economic mechanisms of management of the sector do not satisfy requirements of existing ecological, economic and social situation.
At the present Ekaterinburg city and Oblast authorities have approved and launched a Framework Program whose objective is to establish institutional, economic, legal, regulatory, and technological background for efficient use of water resources and the sustainable development of the Ekaterinburg water supply and sewerage system.
srdis.ciesin.org /cases/russia-008.html   (1278 words)

 oblast on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the USSR, oblasts in which the majority of the population was of a nationality different from that of the constituent republic in which they were included generally enjoyed autonomous status.
The boundaries of oblasts are usually based on economic and administrative considerations; as a result, oblasts vary considerably in size and population.
Primary Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis -- Ivanovo Oblast, Russia, 1999.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/o1/oblast.asp   (364 words)

 Renseignements internationaux - Sverdlovsk Oblast Economic and Commercial Development - Promising Opportunities   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sverdlovsk is a large area within the Urals Federal District, which also includes Chelyabinsk, Tyumen, Kurgan and the oil-rich autonomous districts of Khanty-Mansiysk and Yamalo-Nenetsk.
As one of Russia's leaders in mineral extraction, Sverdlovsk produces 70% of Russia's bauxite, 60% of the asbestos, 23% of the iron, 97% of the vanadium, 6% of the copper and 2% of the nickel.
The capital of Sverdlovsk, and of the Urals Federal District, is Yekaterinburg.
strategis.ic.gc.ca /epic/internet/inimr-ri.nsf/fr/gr123494f.html   (1334 words)

The geographical location of Sverdlovsk in the centre of the Russian Federation and on the border between Europe and Asia is a significant advantage that the Oblast enjoys.
Today Sverdlovsk Railroad operates 7200 km of track (3554 km of which is in the Oblast) and is the primary rail transportation system for the major industrial centres of Perm, Sverdlovsk and Tyumen Oblasts.
Within the Sverdlovsk Oblast there are 1,191 km of waterways which are used for passenger transport, The navigation period lasts from May to October during which the Tavda, Sosva, Losva and Tura rivers are used for general transportation.
www.midural.ru /ek.en/doc/3_1_GeneralInformation/3_1_8_Infrastructure   (1624 words)

 Sverdlovsk Oblast travel guide - Wikitravel
Sverdlovsk Oblast is a region in Russia's Urals Region.
Sysert - small town near Lake Talkov, a favorite place of relaxation for Sverdlovsk locals and the site of the Lake Talkov Monument.
Sverdlovsk Oblast is the population center of the Urals and the most populous oblast in Asian Russia.
wikitravel.org /en/Sverdlovsk_Oblast   (190 words)

 Visit Siberia Ltd. :: Russia inside :: Kurgan oblast'   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Geografical position: Kurgan oblast` is located in the south of Western Siberia, in the river basin of the Tobol.
The region borders on Sverdlovsk, Chelyabinsk, Tyumen oblast` and Kazakhstan.
The structure of the oblast` includes 24 areas, 9 cities and 6 rural settlements.
visitsiberia.com /russia/region.php?r=45   (207 words)

In late July 2001, Dr. Mikhail Oshtrakh, the president of the Jewish National Autonomy of Sverdlovsk Oblast, sent a written appeal to the regional prosecutor's office demanding that criminal charges be brought against the local diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) for distributing illegal antisemitic literature.
I join the National-Cultural unions of Tatars, Bashkirs, Germans, Greeks, Kazakhs, Tajiks and Chechens of Sverdlovsk Oblast in supporting the Jewish National-Cultural Autonomy of Sverdlovsk Oblast in its stand against the distribution of antisemitic literature by the Yekaterinburg diocese.
We call upon you to ensure the observance of human rights in Sverdlovsk Oblast and to not allow the distribution of antisemitic materials.
www.fsumonitor.com /stories/120601Russ4.shtml   (897 words)

 Sverdlovsk Oblast   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Given that the of the oblast lies on the Asian of the Urals (only its South-Western extremity is on Western side of the mountains) it should recognized as the most populous oblast outside of European Russia.
Most of the oblast lies on the Eastern slopes of Middle and North Urals and the Western Plain.
Local industry another impetus during the World War II when important producing facilities were relocated from the European part of Russia to them from the advancing Germans (for example IMZ-Ural).
www.freeglossary.com /Sverdlovsk_Oblast   (877 words)

 Demokratizatsiya: Regional variations in the implementation of Russia's federal district reform
Aware that oblast governors and republic presidents stood in the way of a uniform legal space throughout Russia and a smoothly functioning vertical power structure, and also realizing that the main obstacles to reform varied from one region to another, Putin specified only in general terms the work that would be expected of presidential representatives.
The Urals federal district includes the Sverdlovsk oblast and five other subjects of the federation--all but one of which are donor regions.
It was argued that the treaty was intended to bring Sverdlovsk to the level of republics in relation to the center.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3996/is_200201/ai_n9062005   (1378 words)

 Intel Education: An Innovation Odyssey Story 374
In Sverdlovsk Oblast in the Urals region of Russia, students are using technology to deepen their understanding of the world around them.
The department of Ecological Education, together with the Scientific Research Center of Ural State Pedagogical University (USPU), is conducting work with students in Sverdlovsk Oblast to organize projects using research methods that involve the effective use of information technologies.
She believes that gathering together different research groups in their project lets them not only share their knowledge but also allows the students to experience teamwork and cooperation--skills that will be useful in their future professions.
www97.intel.com /odyssey/Story.aspx?storyid=374   (561 words)

 ISCIP - Perspective
Since then, the largest Russian regions, (Sverdlovsk oblast', which is economically more powerful than the republic of Tatarstan, Leningrad Oblast', (2) Maritime and Krasnodar krais, the five regions of Siberia,(3) and Kaliningrad oblast') have embarked on a permanent struggle for economic equity with the republics.
The difference in status between these oblasts and the republics was narrowed, and it was clear that the government had provided the basis for favoritism in its federal policy.
The preferential treatment Orenburg and Sverdlovsk received was not accidental: Orenburg and Sverdlovsk, respectively, are Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin's and President Yel'tsin's hometowns.
www.bu.edu /iscip/vol6/Yemelyanenko.html   (1714 words)

 Search Results for Sverdlovsk - Encyclopædia Britannica
The oblast occupies an area along the eastern slopes of the Ural Mountains, stretching from the crestline, which reaches 5,148 feet (1,569 m) in Mount...
It lies along the Iset River, which is a tributary of the Tobol River, and on the eastern slope of the Ural...
city, Sverdlovsk oblast (province), western Russia, in the mid-Urals on the Revda River, at the confluence of the Chusovaya River.
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