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  Encyclopedia topic: Volgograd Oblast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Volgograd Oblast (Волгогра́дская о́бласть) is a regional subdivision (additional info and facts about regional subdivision) of Russia (A federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state).
Its administrative center is the city of Volgograd (A city in the European part of Russia on the Volga; site of German defeat in World War II in the winter of 1942-43).
Volgograd Oblast consists of the following districts (Russian (A native or inhabitant of Russia) : районы):
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/v/vo/volgograd_oblast.htm   (89 words)

 Volgograd - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Volgograd originated with the foundation in 1589 of the fortress of Tsaritsyn at the confluence of the Tsaritsa and Volga rivers.
The fortress, which took its name from the local Tatar language, was established to defend the unstable southern border of tsarist Russia and became the nucleus of a trading settlement.
Modern Volgograd is still an important industrial city with a major railway junction with links to Moscow, the Donbas region of Ukraine, the Caucasus, and Siberia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Volgograd   (725 words)

 REGIONAL CORNER: Volgograd Oblast
Volgograd oblast is one of the most economically dynamic regions of Russia, experiencing average annual output growth of 15 percent over the last 2 years.
The Volgograd region is rich in natural resources, including oil, natural gas, phosphorites, cooking and chlormagnesium salts, mineral water, and limestone.
Volgograd city is a center of ferrous and nonferrous metallurgy, machine building, oil processing and chemical industries.
www.bisnis.doc.gov /bisnis/bulletin/2-01bull7.htm   (510 words)

 Search Encyclopedia.com
999,000), capital of Volgograd region, SE European Russia, a port on the Volga River and the eastern terminus of the Volga-Don Canal.
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.
Formed in 1929, the area forms the northern part of Arkhangelsk oblast and extends along the tundra coast of the Barents, White, and Kara seas.
www.encyclopedia.com /searchpool.asp?target=Volgograd+Oblast   (388 words)

It borders Voronesh Oblast on the northwest, Saratov Oblast on the northeast, Kalmykiya Republic and Astrakhan Oblast on the south and Kazakhstan on the east.
Western Russia, the Urals, the Caucasus, and Kazakhstan are accessible from Volgograd due to this vast river and its flow to the Caspian Sea.
Volgograd City is the home for 167 industrial enterprises and is the center of ferrous and non-ferrous metallurgy, machine building, oil processing and chemical industries.
www.bisnis.doc.gov /bisnis/bisdoc/010105ovvolgagd.htm   (5665 words)

 Union of Councils for Soviet Jews: More Details on Anti-Chechen Attacks in Volgograd
At the meeting of citizens of Kletsky village the Cossacks stated that General Nikiforov, chief of the Volgograd Oblast MVD, and oblast Prosecutor Shestopalov should take under their personal control the investigation of the murder of Roman Lopatin.
The villagers were pleased that the authorities had hastened to meet their demands, but the inhabitants of Kletsky have not abandoned the idea of evicting all Chechens and the situation in the village remains tense.
This is not the first time that there have been demands in Volgograd Oblast to evict the Chechens.
www.fsumonitor.com /stories/080300rnws.shtml   (792 words)

 Methodological aspects of social assistance targeting (separate note)
In Voronezh Oblast the total amount of the benefit paid to a family was the sum of differences between the actual average per capita income of the family and the subsistence minimum of each member of the family eligible for social benefits.
In three districts of Volgograd Oblast the proxy means test tested by ISEPN was used.  And, finally, in the other districts of Volgograd Oblast the methodology used was one based on the Unified Procedure for providing targeted social assistance.
The methodology used in three pilot regions of Volgograd Oblast was essentially different from all the preceding ones, since it allowed additional assessment of family income by analyzing the level of actual consumption.
www.iet.ru /special/cepra/regdoh/03_e.htm   (2207 words)

 Aivazova S., Kertman G., Men and Women at the Election
Secretary of the Kemerovo Oblast Committee of the CPRF.
Permanent representative of the governor and the government of the Saratov Oblast in the Oblast Duma and local autonomous bodies of the Saratov Oblast.
Since 1996, member of the government of the Saratov Oblast, deputy governor for relations with the mass media, public and religious organizations.
www.owl.ru /eng/books/election/chapter3.htm   (2238 words)

 Volgograd   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Nikolai Maksyuta was elected oblast governor on 22 December 1996 with the support of opposition Popular-Patriotic Union of Russia (NPSR).
Maksyuta, 50, was born in the village of Zakharovka in Ukraine.
The oblast is part of the Volga economic region and shares borders with Voronezh, Saratov, Astrakhan, and Rostov oblasts, the Republic of Kalmykiya and Kazakstan.
www.hf.uib.no /andre/vesti/volgogra.htm   (602 words)

 Volgograd --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
Formerly known as Stalingrad, Volgograd is a shipping port and industrial center of Russia on the Volga River.
The city is the administrative center of Volgograd region.
The Volga is flanked on the west by the Volga Upland, which is continued south of Volgograd as the Yergeni Upland.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-9277625?tocId=9277625   (607 words)

The Volgograd oblast has traditionally been an important center for agriculture and food processing.
During the Soviet era, food processing in Volgograd was heavily subsidized, but today it suffers from a serious lack of investment.
Volgograd's three milk processing factories once produced more than 400 tons of milk daily, when operating at peak capacity.
permanent.access.gpo.gov /lps3997/9801food.htm   (411 words)

 Ambassador Vershbow Visits Volgograd
Vershbow led a U.S. delegation to Volgograd to participate in the official celebrations of the 60th Anniversary of the Victory at Stalingrad.
Marina Savvina, Head of Council for the Volgograd Oblast "Federation of Childrens' Organizations," said that during her trip to the United States she learned a lot about effective fundraising techniques, as well as strategies for coping with domestic violence and drug abuse as it affects children.
As a direct result of her experience, she was able to start up several new projects in Volgograd Oblast, including public information programs aimed at promoting healthy lifestyles for youth.
www.usembassy.ru /embassy/photo.php?record_id=9   (1974 words)

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January 31, 2003 JA Russia in Volgograd held a Contest based on JA Elementary school Program «Our City” in conjunction with the 60-th Anniversary of the Stalingrad Victory.
The main goal of the contest was to encourage development of “The Seven Steps into the World of Economics” Program for students age 6-12 and provide them with an opportunity to learn about the role the play in economics as individuals, consumers and workers.
All students who participated in the 1st “Our City” Contest in Volgograd were awarded with Diplomas and prizes provided by the Youth Committee of Volgograd oblast Administration.
www.ja-russia.ru /default_eng.asp?id=46   (317 words)

 Volgograd smelter, Aluminium, North-West Aluminium, Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Volgograd is a smelter located in Volgograd, Volgogradskaya Oblast, Russia.
The Volgograd smelter is owned by North-West Aluminium.
AME Mineral Economics undertakes extensive analysis on the Volgograd smelter in Russia via our individual cost reports, global cost analysis and strategic studies.(Aluminium cost report, Aluminium strategic market study)
www.ame.com.au /smelters/al/Volgograd.htm   (227 words)

 About Greater Cleveland - Volgograd Oblast Alliance
Sponsored and financed a team of two doctors and a nurse to Volgograd and Volzhsky hospitals to train and educate medical personnel.
Continued the Free Speech Forum of monthly public meetings by speakers involved in the political and economic issues in Russia, all of which were heavily covered by local and national media (TV and radio).
Send a team of doctors and nurses to Volgograd and Volzhsky hospitals to educate and train Russian medical personnel in neonatal, maternity and prenatal departments.
www.geocities.com /gcvoa/about_us.htm   (197 words)

 Volgograd Region (Volgograd Oblast): vector images of flags and heraldry
Volgograd Region (Volgograd Oblast): vector images of flags and heraldry
»» Kamyshin (Volgograd oblast), coat of arms (1781)
»» Volgograd (Tsaritsyn, Volgograd oblast), coat of arms (1857)
vector-images.com /heraldry.php?id=34   (121 words)

 Blazons of Volgograd Oblast Towns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The author of Volgograd Oblast coat of arms is Yury Kurasov.
In 1925 Tsaritsyn was renamed in Stalingrad, in 1961 - in Volgograd.
The author of Kotelnikovo blazon is Anatoly Pavlovich Sergeev.
heraldry.hobby.ru /eng/e.volg.html   (50 words)

 Grant #000-3
The Volgograd Branch of the Union of RSFSR Scientific Research and Engineering Organizations
A plan for upgrading the aspiration system and introducing more effective dust catchers was drawn up for Volgograd Aluminum.
A training seminar was carried out with the participation of consultants from Novokuznetsk at which experience was shared in the field of environmental auditing of industrial enterprises (nearly 100 participants).
iscmoscow.ru /htdocs/english/main/grant_raunds/rnd3rslt/p1/gr-037-3.htm   (281 words)

 National and Ethnic - Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
** -- Kirov Oblast and Vyatka Oblast are the same.
# -- Simbirsk Oblast and Ulyanovsk Oblast are the same.
And a Map of Russia's Republics, Oblasts, and Krays.
learning.lib.vt.edu /slav/nat_ethnic_russia.html   (1524 words)

 Crests and Blazons of Russian Empire. Created by Ilya Morozov
ll blazons have been systematized in accordance with the existing division of Russian Federation on oblasts, regions and republics and arranged in Russian alphabetical order.
The descriptions of blazons I took from the book "Blazons of towns, provinces and oblasts of Russian Empire" by P.P. fon Vinkler.
This part of the site ("Blazons of the Russian Empire") was created by Ilya Morozov and placed here with his permission.
www.sadcom.com /pins/regions.htm   (78 words)

 Radiation Conditions in Russia
Oblasts With Radioactive Contamination Following the Accident at the Cher-
Affiliate of the Scienti-Moscow Oblast, city of E-
Uralsk Department of the Chelyabinsk Oblast, city
www.fas.org /news/russia/1995/jpust002_l95002.htm   (516 words)

 Map of Volgograd, Volgogradskaya Oblast', Russia Russia | Multimap.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Map of Volgograd, Volgogradskaya Oblast', Russia Russia
View a printer friendly version of the map.
These locations are nearest as the crow flies, but may not be nearest by road.
www.multimap.com /wi/1217.htm   (65 words)

 Visit Siberia Ltd. :: Russia inside :: Rostov oblast'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Visit Siberia Ltd. :: Russia inside :: Rostov oblast'
Geografical position: Rostov oblast' is located in the South of the East European plain and partially in the Ciscaucasus, in the basin of the downstream of the Don.
It borders on Ukraine, Voronezh and Volgograd areas, the republic Kalmykia and Krasnodar territory.
visitsiberia.com /russia/region.php?r=61   (181 words)

 Greater Cleveland - Volgograd Oblast Alliance
A Club Where They Do Not Throw Glasses of Water at Each Other (Narodny Izvestia, January 18, 2002)
Volgograd Free Speech Forum Begins the Eighth Year of Regular Meetings (February 1, 2002)
Overview of the Volgograd Region Provided by BISNIS, U.S. Department of Commerce
www.geocities.com /gcvoa   (143 words)

 ArcheoBiblioBase: Archives in Russia: R-95   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
[Volgograd Oblast Center of the Documentation of Contemporary History]
[Party Archive of the Volgograd Oblast Committee of CPSU]
The new guide of fonds is in preparation.
www.iisg.nl /~abb/obl/R-95.html   (100 words)

 2000 Russian Running Calendar - English Version
For additional information an any race, follow the links or contact us.
PODOL'SK VERST RUN PODOL'SK, Moscow Oblast 1,067 M
NOVOZHILOV EKATERINBURG 21.1 Km 12 RUN for the Prizes of A.P. KRASNOTUR'INSK, Sverdlovsk Oblast 28 Km 14 Km 5 Km 26 RUN in Memory of NATASHA KOVSHOVA UFA, Republic of Bashkortostan 10 Km 5 Km December 2000
www.runningclubnorth.org /rus0_cae.htm   (261 words)

 ArcheoBiblioBase: Archives in Russia: R-093
[Archival Division of the Administration of Volgograd Oblast]
[Archival Division of UVD of the Stalingrad Oblast Executive Committee]
[Division of State Archives of UNKVD of Stalingrad Oblast]
www.iisg.nl /~abb/obl/R-093.html   (83 words)

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