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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Urals Federal District   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Khantia-Mansia, or Yugra is an autonomous district of Tyumen Oblast in the Russian Federation.
Evenkia is an autonomous district of Krasnoyarsk Krai in the Russian Federation.
Koryakia is an autonomous district of Kamchatka Oblast in the Russian Federation.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Urals-Federal-District   (2252 words)

 Russia Profile - Presidential Envoys to the Federal Districts
Siberian Federal District – Aginsk Buryat Autonomous District, Republic of Altai, Altai Territory, Republic of Buryatia, Chita Region, Evenkia Autonomous District, Irkutsk Territory, Kemerovo Region, Republic of Khakasia, Krasnoyarsk Territory, Novosibirsk Region, Omsk Region, Taimyr Autonomous District, Tomsk Region, Republic of Tyva, Ust-Ordynsky Buryatsky Autonomous District.
Southern Federal District Republic of Adygeya, Astrakhan Region, Republic of Chechnya, Republic of Dagestan, Republic of Ingushetia, Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, Republic of Kalmykia, Republic of Karachayevo-Cherkessia, Krasnodar Territory, Republic of North Ossetia, Rostov Region, Stavropol Territory, Volgograd Region.
Volga Federal District Republic of Bashkortostan, Republic of Chuvashia, Kirov Region, Komi-Permyatsky Autonomous District, Republic of Marii-El, Republic of Mordovia, Nizhny Novgorod Region, Orenburg Region, Penza Region,Perm Region, Samara Region, Saratov Region, Republic of Tatarstan, Republic of Udmurtia, Ulyanovsk Region.
www.russiaprofile.org /resources/structure/envoys   (642 words)

  Federal districts of Russia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The federal districts of Russia should not be confused with the federal subjects of Russia.
The federal districts are a level of administration for the convenience of the federal government.
Federal agencies, particularly in the justice system, had been "captured" by subjects' governments during the segmented federalism of the Yeltsin period.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Federal_districts_of_Russia   (509 words)

 Features - A Guide to Russian Legal Research | LLRX.com
Federative relations were formed on the basis of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the Federative Treaty and agreements between the federal center and the subjects of the federation.
The procedure for the formation of the Federation Council is established by the Federal Law of the Russian Federation "On the Formation of the Federal Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation (07.08.2000)" (http://www.100mb.ru/~grankin/docs/ru_zak002.htm).
Federal legislation can be initiated by the President of the Russian Federation, the Federation Council, the State Duma, the Government of the Russian Federation, legislative and executive bodies of sub units of the Russian Federation, as well as by the Constitutional Court, Higher Commercial Court, and the Supreme Court of General Jurisdiction.
www.llrx.com /features/russia.htm   (9743 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Mount Narodnaya   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Mount Narodnaya (Russian: Народная) is the highest peak of the Urals, located Tyumen Oblast in Russia, 0,5 km to east from the border of Komi Republic.
The northernmost Polar Urals extend some 240 miles from Mount Konstantinov Kamen in the northeast to the Khulga River in the southeast; most mountains rise to 3,300-3,600 feet (1,000-1,100 metres) above sea level, although the highest peak, Mount Payer, reaches 4,829 feet.
The last portion, the Southern Urals, extends some 340 miles to the westward bend of the Ural River and consists of several parallel ridges rising to 3,900 feet and culminating in Mount Yamantau, 5,380 feet; the section terminates in the wide uplands (less than 2,000 feet) of the Mughalzhar Hills.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Mount-Narodnaya   (636 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Sverdlovsk Oblast
Given that the bulk of the oblast lies on the Asian side of the Urals (only its south-western extremity is on the European side of the mountains) it should be recognized as the most populous oblast within Asian Russia.
Former Russian president Boris Yeltsin was born on February 1, 1931, in the village of Butka of Sverdlovsk Oblast.
Yekaterinburg is a prominent road, rail and air hub in the Urals region.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Sverdlovsk_Oblast   (1024 words)

 JRL 3-26-02 - Russia, Federation Districts Consolidation
The law on the admission to the Russian Federation and creation of new subjects in the Federation that was ratified by the State Duma and provided for the merger of Federation subjects has been discussed by the mass media and authorities for several months already.
The decision of the president to create seven federal districts seems to be quite logical, as it is always easier to manage a larger territorial formation.
As a result, the autonomous districts of Evenkia and Taymyr are to become parts of the Krasnoyarsk region, as well as the Jewish autonomous region.
www.cdi.org /russia/johnson/6156-10.cfm   (1300 words)

 Ekaterinburg travel guide
Ekaterinburg is the historical and economic center of the Urals which forms a natural border between Europe and Asia.
It is also the administrative center of the Sverdlovsk region and the Ural federal district.
Ekaterinburg is a draw for geologists (fascinated by the mineral-rich Urals) and tourists who come for mystery and history of the Communist-era, and then discover a city surprisingly rich in pre-Soviet churches and other architecture of an earlier era.
www.world66.com /europe/russia/ural/ekaterinburg   (618 words)

 Sverdlovsk Oblast - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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.
Russian president Boris Yeltsin (1991-1999) was born on February 1, 1931, in the village Butka of Sverdlovsk Oblast.
Yekaterinburg is a prominent road, rail and air hub in the Urals region.
www.higiena-system.com /wiki/link-Sverdlovsk_Oblast   (1016 words)

 Federal Bureau of Investigation - Investigative Programs - Organized Crime
The investigation revealed that Golden Ada was the unintended beneficiary of a lucrative consignment agreement between Kozlenok's Star of the Urals and the Russian Committee for Precious Gems and Metals (the Committee).
At the time Golden Ada was established, Andrei Kozlenok, through Star of the Urals, had a $100 million contract with the Committee to clean, polish, and return to Russia, uncut Russian diamonds.
Star of the Urals sent all the diamonds it received from the Committee to Golden Ada, which was a violation of its contract with the Committee.
www.fbi.gov /hq/cid/orgcrime/casestudies/goldenada.htm   (594 words)

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At the same time, whereas the population in the Southern federal district increased in all of its constituent regions, with the exception of the Republic of Kalmykia, the population in the Central federal district increased thanks to the grown population of Moscow and Belgorod Oblasts.
The census found a decline in the population numbers in other federal districts: 1.2 percent in the Urals federal district, 2 percent in the Volga district, 4.8 percent in the Siberian district, 8.2 percent in the North-Western district, and 15.9 percent in the Far Eastern district.
The redistribution in the number of population in constituent regions of the Russian Federation was perceptibly affected by the size and direction of internal migrations of the population which account for nearly 80 percent of all migrations in Russia.
www.eastview.com /docs/Preliminary_Results.doc   (1069 words)

 FOM: Public Opinion Foundation (Russia) > Presidential Envoys: the Vertical Power System and Horizontal Everyday Life ...
In 2000, federal districts and authorized presidential envoys in them were introduced as a means of «strengthening the vertical power system».
Residents of the Southern and Far Eastern Federal Districts show a higher awareness, because the presidential envoys to these districts are particularly active in performing their duties.
Georgy Poltavchenko (Central Federal District) is believed by 17% to affect the development of his region in a positive way.
bd.english.fom.ru /report/map/klimova/ed042123   (1217 words)

 About the Urals. Fond Mira Lufthansa City Center
Urals Federal District is one of the seven federal districts of Russia.
It is the westernmost of the three Asian districts.
The Urals industrial area (c.290,000 sq mi/751,100 sq km), a major Russia metallurgical region, is in the central and S Urals and the adjacent lowlands.
new.fondmira.ru /ural.html   (159 words)

 Urals Federal District - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Pyotr Latyshev is the current Presidential Envoy to the Urals Federal District.
On January 1, 2007, Evenk and Taymyr Autonomous Okrugs will be merged into Krasnoyarsk Krai.
Urals Federal District, Admistrative divisions, Largest cities and Federal districts of Russia.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Urals_Federal_District   (163 words)

 RUSTOCKS.com/Home/Issuers' Corner/Press Releases
Urals Federal Okrug Officials and RAO UES Working Group meet to discuss the development prospects of the Region's electricity sector
The Agreement with the administrations of the Tyumen Region, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug and Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug was signed on 31 July 2006, with the Sverdlovsk Region authorities on 14 December 2006, with the Chelyabinsk Region government on 25 December 2006, and with the Kurgan region administration on 11 May 2007.
The Conference participants stated that the generation and transmission grid development projects in the Urals area provided by the Agreements are being implemented according to schedule, whereas the distribution projects are ahead of schedule.
www.rustocks.com /index.phtml/Pressreleases/0/1/12082   (576 words)

 News of the Okrug
The social and economic, public and political development of the Urals Federal District in the first half of 2007 was the main topic of today’s video-press-conference of the Plenipotentiary representative of RF President in the Urals Federal District (UrFD) Petr Latyshev.
Almost half of housing in the Federal District is constructed by individual developers including for the mortgage loans.
Last year and in the first half of the current year we together with the public authorities of constituent entities of the Federation, local governments were involved in solving issues of increasing the efficiency of our duties implementation.
www.hmao.wsnet.ru /english/newsE/2007/juli/30.htm   (850 words)

 Urals Federal District
The Federal District center is the town of Yekaterinburg.
The Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the Ural Federal District is Petr Mikhailovich Latyshev.
Deputy Plenipotentiary Representatives of the President of the Russian Federation in the Ural Federal District.
www.hmao.wsnet.ru /english/powerE/ufo/ural_f.htm   (99 words)

 PARK HOUSE > Geography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Yekaterinburg is the capital of Sverdlovsk Region and the center of the Urals Federal District.
A large industrial, academic and cultural center of southern Russia and the capital of the Southern Federal District, Rostov-on-Don is also an important transport junction.
A large industrial, academic and cultural city, Nizhni Novgorod is the capital of the Volga Federal District and Nizhegorodskaya Region, and the administrative center of the Volga-V'atka Economic Area.
en.parkhouse.ru /geo   (262 words)

 Renseignements internationaux - Sverdlovsk Oblast Economic and Commercial Development - Promising Opportunities
The population of Sverdlovsk is 4.6 million, which is approximately 19% of the total population of the Urals Federal District.
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   (1333 words)

 Volume 7: Investors' Handbook for Russia's Urals Federal District
In Russia a Federal District is equivalent in size and clout to a region of the United States such as the Northeast, the South, the Southwest, and the West.
The Urals Federal District is a major industrial region with vast reserves of mineral resources.
The Urals is notable for its advantageous geographic location and highly developed industries.
www.planetinform.com /html/ProdCard.aspx?prodID=3808   (345 words)

 Urals federal district presented in Paris - Pravda.Ru
RIA Novosti was told at the Russian trade mission in France that the district's delegation stakes on the projects related to power engineering, oil, gas and chemical industries, as well as housing and communal sector.
The Urals delegation headed by the Russian president's envoy to the Urals federal district, Pyotr Latyshev, will meet French businessmen and representatives of the authorities.
As far as investments are concerned, France invested $90 mln in the non-financial economic sector of the Urals federal district in the first six months of the current year.
www.newsfromrussia.com /world/2003/10/27/50785.html   (462 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Ekaterinburg is the third largest city of the Russian Federation and its population totals approximately 1.5 million.
Ekaterinburg is the capital of the Ural Federal District, which has a population of more than 25 million and a total territory of approximately 3 m.sq.km.
Ural District consists of 6 regions: Kurgansk, Sverdlovsk, Tumensk, Chelyabinsk, Yamalo-Nenetskiy and Khanti-Mansiyskiy
www.aebrus.ru /AEBinRegions-Ekatarinburg.html   (852 words)

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