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  Privolzhsky District - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Privolzhsky District, a district in Astrakhan Oblast, Russia.
Privolzhsky District, a district in Ivanovo Oblast, Russia.
Privolzhsky District, a district in Samara Oblast, Russia.
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 Volga-Ural Military District
The Ural Military District lies south of the Northern district and east of the Ural Mountains, with the Siberian district to its east.
The separation of the territory of the country into the military districts occurred in the course of the military reform 1855-1881, whose measures were conducted under the management of such well-known servicemen and statesmen as the Generals OF A.F. Of rediger and D.A. Of milyutin.
In 2000 troops of Ural military district commanded a participant in the war shooting in the territory of the Chechen republic the colonel general OF EXPLOSIVES Tikhomirov (subsequently commander-in-chief of internal troop of Ministry of Internal Affairs RF).
www.globalsecurity.org /military/world/russia/vo-volga-ural.htm   (5984 words)

 Russia Profile - Resources|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/index.wbp   (602 words)

 Pravda.RU Volga Region – Patrimony of International Terrorism?
Volga Federal District appears to be literally overfilled with bandits “equipped” with explosives.
At the meeting of heads of Volga District republics and regions’ Legislation Assemblies in the city of Izhevsk, results of the last “diversion” were considered.
According to a source in the court of Novosibirsk's Kirovsky district, the court session was postponed because the judge in charge of the case fell ill. More details...
english.pravda.ru /region/2003/02/10/43178.html   (2729 words)

 - Today’s regionalism in Russia is extroverted rather that introverted phenomena
These were the foreign investors who were confused by the tug-of-war between the federal center and the regions, and who called for a reshuffle of the federal system in Russia to avoid conflicts between federal and regional laws and get rid of regional autarchy.
Thirdly, there might be more interdependency between the subjects of the federation constituting a single federal district in a number of specific areas like transportation networks, border security, migration policy, etc. In some cases “the larger regions” seek to contribute to peace enforcing and soothe the whole bunch of security-related matters.
On the one hand, the federal district is an instrument for conducting coherent federal policies at sub-national level.
www.policy.hu /~makarychev/eng6.htm   (5542 words)

 Russia - Travelling to Russia - Holidays in Russia
In the west it borders North Ossetia and Ingushetia, in the north to Stavropol Kray, in the east to Dagestan (of the Russian Federation), and to the south Georgia.
It borders the Mordova Republic, the Mari Republic, Republic of Tatarstan, Nizhni-Novgorod and Ulianovsk districts of Russian Federation.
Autonomous districts: Aga Buryatia, Chukotka, Evenkia, Khantia-Mansia, Koryakia, Nenetsia, Permyakia, Taymyria, Ust-Orda Buryatia and Yamalia
www.reiswijs.co.uk /destinations/europe/russia/russia.html   (4200 words)

 Articles - Chuvashia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
It is bordered to the north and west by the Volga River, with the Mari El Republic to the north and Nizhny Novgorod Oblast to the west.
The majority of the republic is rural in character, with Cheboksary (population 453,700 in 2004) and Novocheboksarsk (population 125,600 in 2004) in the north along the Volga River being the major industrialized cities.
To the west, the Volga River connects Cheboksary with Nizhny Novgorod, Yaroslavl, Moscow, and the northern regions of Russia.
www.lastring.com /articles/Chuvashia?mySession=a41110ce609a6a475fc36d7234aef607   (1401 words)

Criminals attempt to transport the bulk of narcotics through the Volga federal district using various transportation means, he added.
Federal Anti-Drug Service operatives seized about 450 kilograms of narcotics, including more than 119 kilograms of heroin, 151.4 kilograms of marijuana, and 21 kilograms of opium poppy.
"The Federal Anti-Drug Service was formed only two years ago, but the serious situation in the country does not allow us to make step-by-step progress because, according to some estimates, 3% of the Russian population are drug-addicts," Sedov said.
en.rian.ru /society/20050729/41058015-print.html   (164 words)

 Privolzhsky (Volga) Federal District - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Privolzhsky (Volga) Federal District (Russian: Приво́лжский федера́льный о́круг; tr.
: Privolzhsky federalny okrug) is one of the seven federal districts of Russia.
Basic information about the federal district (in English)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Privolzhsky_(Volga)_Federal_District   (193 words)

 Nat' Academies Press, Conflict and Reconstruction in Multiethnic Societies: Proceedings of a Russian-American Workshop ...
The Volga Federal District represents a minimodel of Russia.
Unlike the North Caucasus region, the ethnopolitical situation in the Volga region is relatively stable.
Of 1,100 legislative acts passed at various levels that did not comply with federal laws and the constitution of the Russian Federation, only 11 have yet to be brought into compliance, of which 6 are in the Republic of Tatarstan.
www.nap.edu /books/0309089395/html/112.html   (3197 words)

 Beyond the Beyond
It generates one-fifth of all of Russia's nuclear power and the construction of two additional reactors at the plant is scheduled for the next five or 10 years, according to "Kommersant-Daily" on 6 November.
The panic only abated late on 5 November when presidential envoy to the Volga Federal District Sergei Kirienko was shown on local television touring all four Balakovo reactors.
September, the government and state-controlled federal media admittedthat official statements intentionally downplayed the number of hostages taken at a school in Beslan, North Ossetia, in order to avoid setting off panic and ethnic conflict in the region.
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 REC_143_2004_E   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Is aware that the 1995 federal law on the general organising principles of local self-government in the Russian Federation (hereinafter “Federal Law No.154”) was intended gradually to lay the legal foundations for a system of local self-government based on the principles of the Federal Constitution;
no federal legislation has been enacted on assignment of powers and responsibilities to local self-government bodies, or on the manner of transfer of federal or regional property to municipalities, or on the rights and duties of local elected representatives, or on procedure for award of public-works contracts at the local level;
Invite relevant representatives of the Russian federal authorities to inform the Congress on the progress made with regard to the reform of local self-government and federalism in Russia at the next Institutional Session of the Congress.
www.coe.int /T/E/CLRAE/_5._Texts/2._Adopted_texts/1._Recommendations_2004/REC_143_2004_E.asp   (2719 words)

 RosBusinessConsulting - Press Digest
When Vladimir Putin appointed former banker and Prime Minister Sergey Kiriyenko as his plenipotentiary representative six months ago, he sent him to the vast and newly created Volga federal district, comprising more than 30 regions and autonomous republics, to cast a watchful eye on everything and bring back some order.
To be sure, Kiriyenko`s task, originally, had more to do with asserting the chain of command in the federal district where he was appointed than with supporting business.
This was a man who, it seemed, clearly had the economy of the federal district in mind.
www.rbcnews.com /eng_digest/2000/12/20/20001220095601.shtml   (172 words)

 Komi: May Day Celebrations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The largest demonstrations were held in the Southern Federal District (384,600 participants), the Volga Federal District (209,100 participants) and the Urals Federal District (153,000 participants).
In the Volga Federal District 209,100 people took part in May Day demonstrations, held in 146 cities, including 132,000 in the Perm Region, 14,300 in Tatarstan and 9,000 in Bashkortostan.
The Interior Ministry reports that in the Central Federal District 115,000 people from 73 cities took part in demonstrations, including 40,100 people in Moscow, 15,800 in the Moscow Region and 3,600 in the Tula Region.
www.unpo.org /news_detail.php?arg=31&par=2426   (568 words)

 [Strategic-Cities] IREX Grants Competition
The program goal is to spark grassroots initiatives and enable partner organizations to sustain positive changes that will contribute to the strengthening of a democratic society and improving the economic environment in the VFD facilitate the future integration of the VFD into the international community.
At least one organization of the partnership must be from the VFD while others (from the same partnership) may be from anywhere else within Russia.
Need(s) to be addressed in the VFD (10 points) · Describe the specific needs of the VFD region that are relevant to the implementation of your project and why they are important.
friends-partners.org /pipermail/strategic-cities/2002-June/000036.html   (6339 words)

 Interfax > Press-releases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The Interfax-Volga headquarters is located in the Volga district capital Nizhny Novgorod.
Presidential Plenipotentiary of the Volga Federal District Sergei Kiriyenko has voiced his support of the Interfax-Volga project.
"The launch of a Volga newswire by Interfax, an agency of authority not only in Russia, but around the world, is an important step toward developing the field of information linking our country," he said.
www.interfax.ru /e/B/0/51.html?id_issue=5628027   (390 words)

 Alcoa in Russia
These talks took place at the behest of the Alcoa managers, who informed Sergey Kiriyenko of their firm's plans to expand its business into the Volga federal district (VFD).
Other aspects of cooperation between the district's enterprises and the aluminum giant were also discussed at this meeting; in particular, the need for cooperation between the VFD's aircraft plants and the BKMPA, which has a furnace for annealing outer aircraft wings that is unique in Russia, was noted.
As Sergey Kiriyenko stated at the meeting, the arrival in the district of Alcoa - a world leader in its segment of the metallurgical industry - will undoubtedly have a positive effect on both the region's level of corporate culture and its investment appeal.
www.alcoa.com /russia/en/news/releases/meet.asp   (225 words)

Numerous representatives of the Ministry of Economic Development and Commerce, Ministry of Science and Technology as well as the Apparatus of the Representative of the RF President in the Volga Federal District also participated in the event.
They commenced negotiations on the creation of “Volga District Investment Agency”, JSC, which will be run by the State.
Kadannikov said his factory, based on the shores of the Volga River and built as a Soviet showpiece joint venture with Fiat in the 1970s, cannot meet demand, even though it employs more than 200,000 people.
www.bisnis.doc.gov /bisnis/isa/020219LVV3.htm   (3678 words)

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According to data cited by the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Oversight in a ministry press release, another 80 settlements are suspected of having bird flu.
All of the federal subjects of Russia ("The Russian Federation") are grouped into 7 federal districts (Russian federalnyye okruga, singular federalny okrug), each administered by a governor appointed by the president of the federation.
The federal districts are: Central Federal District, Southern Federal District, Northwestern Federal District, Far Eastern Federal District, Siberian Federal District, Urals Federal District, and Privolzhsky (Volga) Federal District.
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 IREX - Building Civil Society > PartNER Program > Partnership Projects   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The project will train up to 25 social-sphere workers of Volga-Vyatka region of Volga Federal District (VFD) in effective monitoring and evaluation methods, create a regional community of evaluation experts to advise local, regional projects, and develop practical evaluation tools to make available to a variety of social projects currently active in the VFD.
The project will train 60 leaders from various VFD organizations on dealing with the disabled, publish brochures, conduct a seminar, and engage in media activities to publicize issues governing the socioeconomic predicament of the disabled in areas of the VFD.
This project seeks to improve the rule of law in the Volga Federal District by promoting awareness of issues with legal consequences, and providing free legal advice and assistance to citizens and their interests.
www.irex.org /volgapartner/partnerprojects.asp   (4292 words)

In Tatarstan, transfers to the federal budget increased during the same period by 38 percent while in Bashkortostan they decreased by 9.3 percent.
Regional budget revenues grew in all of the district's regions in comparison to the same period in 2003, with the exception of Bashkortostan, where revenues fell by 3.4 percent, or 2.3 billion rubles.
The head of the Tatarstan Federal Security Service's press group, Eduard Ismegilev, said on 28 December that all claims by filed by representatives of Chally national organizations to the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) and published in an appeal to leaders of Islamic countries (see "RFE/RL Tatar-Bashkir Report," 29 December 2004) are unfounded, Regnum reported.
www.rferl.org /reports/tb-weekly-report/2005/01/0-040105.asp   (2858 words)

 Bay Area Council for Jewish Rescue and Renewal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
This goal reinforces the targets, tasks, and directions of Russia’s Federal Program for Combating Extremism and Promoting a Consciousness of Tolerance in Russian Society, a program that was established largely as the result of fruitful cooperation between NGOs and governmental institutions.
The American-Russian Climate of Trust program is operating successfully in three of Russia’s seven Federal Districts: the Central Federal District (based in Ryazan), the North-West Federal District (based in St. Petersburg), and the Volga Federal District (based in Kazan).
For example, in the city of Kazan, in the Volga Federal District, we are conducting a training course for high school teachers focused on cultural and religious diversity and promoting multicultural respect of Islam, Orthodoxy, and Judaism.
www.bacjrr.org /news/news31.htm   (977 words)

 Southern_Federal_District   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Southern Federal District (Russian: Ю́жный федера́льный о́круг; tr.
: Yuzhny federalny okrug) is one of the seven federal districts of Russia.
It is located in the extreme southwest, between Ukraine and Kazakhstan.
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 Bay Area Council for Jewish Rescue and Renewal - Mission   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Observers were sent from President Putin’s Central District Office, the Ministry of Education, and the Ministry of Interior.
The Volga Federal District RTC was the second to be established.
In the Volga district these include: the Video Project (Public Relations Department of Kazan MVD), cultural exchange dialog between Muslim and Jewish students (Public School # 12), and series of seminars on the issues of tolerance promotion and hate crime prevention (Center of Education at the City Administration, Naberezhue Chelny).
www.bacjrr.org /programs/cot_rtc.htm   (1593 words)

 President of Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Volga Federal District
Represents the President in the Volga Federal District and ensures the head of state’s ability to exercise his constitutional powers therein.
Is a federal civil servant and a member of the Presidential Administration.
www.kremlin.ru /eng/subj/22233.shtml   (198 words)

 Business Leaders of the Volga Region || Site Map   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Administration of the Plenipotential Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the Volga Federal District
The Rating of the Volga Regions (by January, 1, 2003).
Subsistence Minimum on the whole in the Russian Federation and in the Volga regions in 2003
www.volgaleaders.com /?id=113   (1270 words)

 Pravda.RU Bashkiria Re-Starts Building Nuclear Power Station   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Bashkiria, Volga Federal District, is about to re-start building a nuclear power station in the city of Aghidel in the north of the republic.
Leonid Drachevsky, Russian president's representative in the Siberian federal district, pointed to the significance of the fourth international show of military hardware, technologies and armaments for the land forces held in Omsk (a regional centre in Western Siberia), VTTV-Omsk-2001 for short.
Several carriages and a section of the locomotive were derailed on the Transsiberian Railroad 30 kilometers from the station of Nizhneuginsk, Eastern Siberia, in what the experts investigating the crash tentatively believe to be a case of faulty joints between the rails.
newsfromrussia.com /comp/2001/06/21/8294.html   (1616 words)

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