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  Ulyanovsk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ulyanovsk (Russian: Улья́новск), formerly Simbirsk (Симби́рск), is a city on the Volga River in Russia, 893 km east from Moscow.
A railway bridge across the Volga was built in 1912-1916 and two automobile lanes were added to it in 1953-1958, allowing for the city to expand on the Eastern bank of the river and turning it into a transportation hub.
The Kuybyshev hydroelectric plant was built 200 km south of Ulyanovsk in 1955-1957, flooding significant territories north and south of Ulyanovsk and increasing the width of Volga by up to 25-35 km in some places, 3-6 km near Ulyanovsk.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ulyanovsk   (472 words)

  
 Ulyanovsk on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
625,000), capital of Ulyanovsk region, W central European Russia, a port on the Volga and Svigaya rivers.
Ulyanovsk was founded in 1648 on the site of a Tatar village as a strongpoint to defend Russia's southern frontier.
It was taken by the Cossack leader Stenka Razin in 1670, was the scene of fighting during the Pugachev insurrection of 1773-74, and was virtually destroyed by fire in 1864.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/U/Ulyanovs.asp   (291 words)

  
 Ulyanovsk Oblast - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ulyanovsk Oblast is divided in half by Volga.
Ulyanovsk and Dimitrovgrad are industrial cities and contain a number of large plants and factories.
Rural Ulyanovsk Oblast is agricultural and is focused primarily on animal husbandry, to the lesser extent on crop farming.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ulyanovsk_Oblast   (357 words)

  
 Soviet aircraft carrier Ulyanovsk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ulyanovsk (Улья́новск) was the first of a class of Soviet supercarriers which, for the first time, would have offered true blue water aviation capability for the Soviet Navy.
The vessel was named after the Soviet town of Ulyanovsk, which was in turn named after Vladimir Lenin's original name.
Ulyanovsk would have been able to carry the full range of fixed-wing carrier aircraft, as opposed to the limited scope in which Admiral Kuznetsov makes aircraft available, by way of a ski jump.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/USSR_aircraft_carrier_Ulyanovsk   (287 words)

  
 Kommersant - Russia's Daily Online
The city was renamed Ulyanovsk in 1924 and became the capital of Ulyanovsk Region on January 19, 1943.
Ulyanovsk Region has enough mineral resources to meet regional demand, and in the case of certain minerals, federal demand; however, marketing research is necessary in order to develop effective import-export relations in the region.
Ulyanovsk Region is part of the Volga River subdistrict of the Volga economic region.
www.kommersant.com /tree.asp?rubric=5&node=420&doc_id=-76   (2268 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: USSR aircraft carrier Ulyanovsk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ulyanovsk would have been able to carry the full range of fixed-wing carrier aircraft, as opposed to the limited scope in which Kuznetsov makes aircraft available, by way of a ski jump.
Her hull was laid down in 1988, but the project was cancelled, (at 40%) along with a sister ship, in 1991 after the end of the Cold War.
Ulyanovsk (Улья́новск, formerly Simbirsk (Симби́рск)) is a city on the Volga River in Russia.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/USSR-aircraft-carrier-Ulyanovsk   (346 words)

  
 UPDATE ON THE ULYANOVSK REGION
The Ulyanovsk Region is a territory under the jurisdiction of the Russian Federation.
The Head of the Ulyanovsk Region is the Governor and the regional legislative body is the Legislative Assembly.
The Ulyanovsk Region is crossed by the Volga river.
www.bisnis.doc.gov /bisnis/country/010315ulyanovsk.htm   (1353 words)

  
 Hotels in Ulyanovsk, Russia.
Ulyanovsk, the centre of the Ulyanovsk region, is located on the banks of the Volga and Sviyaga rivers.
Ulyanovsk was founded as a fortress in 1648.
Ulyanovsk was the centre of the Simbirsk region from 1780 and the principal town of province from 1796.
www.allrussianhotels.com /en/hotels/ulyanovsk   (151 words)

  
 My Home Town   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ulyanovsk is situated at the eastern part of the Russkaja plane in the middle Volga region.
Both the citizens of Ulyanovsk and its guests enjoy the concerts of the Ulyanovsk State Academic Symphony Orchestra and Philharmonic Society, as well as the Ulyanovsk Theatre performances, which contribute greatly to the cultural life of the city.
Ulyanovsk is a large cultural and scientific center of the Volga region.
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 Ulyanovsk State Technical University - General information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ulyanovsk State Technical University (USTU) is situated in Central Russia, in the city of Ulyanovsk that straddles the Volga river, about 800 km south-east from Moscow.
Ulyanovsk State Technical University originates from Ulyanovsk Evening Polytechnic Institute, founded according to the Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (the RSFSR) N 308 from 06.09.57.
According to the Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the USSR N737-31 from 12.07.62 and the Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the RSFSR N 1020-97 from 30.07.62 Ulyanovsk Polytechnic Institute was founded.
www.ulstu.ru /english/view/article/2   (576 words)

  
 Pravda.RU Vladimir Putin’s visit to Ulyanovsk yielded a PR scandal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
President Putin stayed in Ulyanovsk for about two hours, but this visit was exciting PR agents’ minds for a week already and they were exciting the population in their turn.
Ulyanovsk newspapers were writing about Putin’s visit according to their direction, but each publication had the direction of its own.
President Putin stayed in Ulyanovsk for about two hours, but this visit was exciting PR agents’ minds for a week already and they were exciting the population in their turn More details...
english.pravda.ru /main/2002/07/13/32415.html   (2318 words)

  
 Ulyanovsk - Current News & Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Penza Region borders on Ryazan Region and the Republic of Mordovia in the north, Ulyanovsk Region in the east, Saratov Region in the south, and Tambov Region...
Region in the west, the Republic of Mari El in the north, the Republic of Tatarstan in the east, and on the Republic of Mordovia and Ulyanovsk Region in the...
Sergei Morozov was elected as the governor of the Ulyanovsk Region, receiving 52.8% of the vote in the second round of elections.
news.daylightonline.com /2005/Ulyanovsk.html   (585 words)

  
 Ulyanovsk, Russia, Pictures