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  Vologda - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vologda (Russian: Во́логда) is a city in Russia, administrative center of Vologda Oblast.
By the end of the century, Vologda eclipsed the ancient centre of that region, Belozersk.
The Romantic poet Konstantin Batyushkov was born and died in Vologda.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Vologda   (503 words)

  
 SOVTEK
Vologda is the largest one in the region and one of the most important in the North railway, motorway and airway junctions.
In the chronicles of the 13-15th centuries Vologda was described as the important, strategic, administrative and commercial center of the Russian North.
The Vologda region is an oasis of stability in Russia.
www.sovtek.ru /istoriya_e.html   (546 words)

  
 Vologda Oblast - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vologda Oblast (Russian: Волого́дская о́бласть) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast).
Vologda Oblast is rich in historic monuments, such as the magnificent Kirillo-Belozersky Monastery, Ferapontov Convent (a World Heritage Site), medieval towns of Velikiy Ustyug and Belozersk, baroque churches of Totma and Ustyuzhna, etc.
Vologda Oblast borders Arkhangelsk Oblast (N), Kirov Oblast (E), Kostroma Oblast (SE), Yaroslavl Oblast (S), Tver Oblast (SW), Novgorod Oblast (SW), Leningrad Oblast (W) and the Republic of Karelia (NW).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Vologda_Oblast   (219 words)

  
 Tracing Russia's Past and Present in Vologda
Vologda's dim origins go back to at least the 12th century, when the area was explored and colonized by traders and settlers from Novgorod, located some 500 kilometers west of Vologda and one of the most important economic centers of medieval Russia.
Vologda was built entirely of wood until the reign of Ivan the Terrible, who in 1565 included the town in his private domain, or oprichnina, and initiated construction of a masonry fortress, apparently to serve as his northern residence.
After the Vologda eparchy expanded its territory in 1571, the Sophia Cathedral was intended to serve as the seat of this bishopric.
www.themoscowtimes.com /stories/1997/07/03/073-full.html   (2766 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Vologda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Vologda is an administrative centre of the oblast.
Vologda is a river port which stands on the river with the same name.
Vologda is not only a city of historical and cultural importance It is a major industrial town with numerous enterprises many of which are known for unique technologies and products having no analogues abroad.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Vologda   (1715 words)

  
 Vologda on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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www.encyclopedia.com /html/V/Vologda.asp   (533 words)

  
 VOLOGDA - William C. Brumfield. PHOTOGRAPHIC DOCUMENTATION
Vologda's dim origins go back at least to the twelfth century, when the area was explored and colonized by traders and settlers from Novgorod, located some 500 kilometers to the west of Vologda and one of the most important economic centers of medieval Russia.
Vologda was built entirely of wood until the reign of Ivan IV (the Terrible), who in 1565 included the town in his private domain (oprichnina) and initiated construction of a masonry fortress, or kremlin, apparently to serve as his northern residence
As is typically the case in Vologda, the church was founded much earlier - perhaps at the beginning of the sixteenth century - and existed as a log structure until its reconstruction in brick.
www.cultinfo.ru /brumfield/vologda/index_e.htm   (4519 words)

  
 Vologda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The city of Vologda is the largest in the oblast and one of the most important junctions of railways, automobile roads and airways in the North of Russia.
Nowadays the Vologda Oblast as an economic region is remarkable for such branches of industry as metallurgy of ferrous metals, chemical industry, wood industry, pulp and paper industry and textile industry (see the section "Economy").
The Vologda oblast is famous for the number and significance of its historical and cultural monuments: the Vologda Kremlin, Spaso-Prilutsky, Kirillo-Belozersky, St. Ferapont, St. Michael and Archangel monasteries.
www.vologda-oblast.ru /main_prn.asp?V=1&LNG=ENG   (619 words)

  
 Kommersant: Vologda Region
The city of Vologda is the largest in the region and one of the most important in the North of Russia junctions of railways, automobile roads and airways.
The region is famous for the number and significance of its historical and cultural monuments: the Vologda Kremlin; Spaso-Prilutsky, Kirillo-Belozersky, St. Ferapont, St. Michael and Archangel monasteries.
The main aim of the economic policy of Vologda Region Government is to raise living standards and provide stable economic development of all the branches of the Region's economy.
www.kommersant.com /page.asp?id=-79   (1241 words)

  
 Vologda, Russia, Pictures
Vologda, city in northwestern Russia, capital of Vologda Oblast.
Vologda is located on the Vologda River about 400 km (about 250 mi) northeast of Moscow and about 480 km (about 300 mi) east of Saint Petersburg.
Vologda is an important river port and rail junction.
www.greatestcities.com /Europe/Russia/Vologda_city.html   (314 words)

  
 The School of Russian and Asian Studies: Regions & Cities: European Russia (Northern): Vologda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Vologda was used by the Tsars as a place of internal exile for undesirables in the early 20th century.
Several embassies relocated to Vologda temporarily after the Brest Treaty was established in 1918, refusing to recognize the Soviet Government (and subsequently the capital city of Moscow) and in disagreement with Russia's separate peace treaty with Germany.
Vologda is known in Russia for the dairy industry, and in particular "Vologda butter" sees high and constant demand.
www.sras.org /cities.phtml?m=109   (263 words)

  
 Vologda - Regional Profile from the Russian American Chamber of Commerce®
The Vologda region was established on September 23, 1937.
According to the report the investment attractiveness index of the Vologda region is 0.9 (the same is for the Tula, Yaroslavl, Omsk, Krasnoyarsk and Khabarovsk regions).
Within the territory of the Vologda region CFI's are to be registered by the Economic Department of the Vologda region Administration.
www.russianamericanchamber.org /regions/Vologda_Region.html   (1045 words)

  
 Russia - Vologda Region - RussiaTrek.com
Its administrative center, Vologda, is 500 km (300 miles) northeast of Moscow on the Vologda River, a tributary of the Sukhona River.
Vologda is an important rail junction with lines to Moscow, St. Petersburg, Arkhangelsk and Kirov.
Vologda is an export oriented region, and the region's main exporting industries are steel (75% of total exports); chemicals - sulfuric acid, mineral fertilizers, ammonia and nitric fertilizers (18%); and wood products (5%).
www.russiatrek.com /r_vologda.shtml   (277 words)

  
 Russian folk art - Vologda lace
Vologda laces were always notable for their characteristic ornaments.
Nowadays Vologda laces are also made of cotton or, rarely silk, sometimes with metal threads as metanit or lurex.
At the end of XlX century a huge number of scarfs and kerchiefs, pelerines and head-dresses of fl and golden silk were produced in Vologda province.
www.artrusse.ca /lace.htm   (763 words)

  
 VOLOGDA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Vologda Oblast is among the first Russian regions that were afforded the honour of presenting modern Russia to the Chinese community, its political elite and entrepreneurs.
A group from the Vologda region involving local government officials, businessmen and cultural figures is led by Governor of the Vologda Oblast Mr.Pozgalyov.
The exposition of the Vologda Oblast occupying 60 sq m is demonstrated in a wooden house that emphasizes Russian national characteristics.
www.vologda-oblast.ru /main.asp?LNG=ENG   (1672 words)

  
 VOLOGDA REGION - William C. Brumfield. PHOTOGRAPHIC DOCUMENTATION
Vologda Province, located some 400 kilometers northeast of Moscow, is one of the largest territories in European Russia, with a size rivaling that of countries such as Hungary or Bulgaria.
The present study is devoted to an analysis and photographic documentation of the primary architectural monuments in the Vologda territory beyond Vologda itself.
In the immediate area of Vologda the earliest significant masonry structure is the Cathedral of the Savior at the Savior-Prilutskii Monastery.
www.cultinfo.ru /brumfield/province/index_e.htm   (5607 words)

  
 REGIONAL CORNER: VOLOGDA OBLAST, RUSSIA
Vologda Oblast is located in northwestern Russia, 550 kilometers southeast of St. Petersburg, and has a population of 1.4 million people.
Vologda produces 20 percent of Russia's iron, 18 percent of its steel, 19 percent of its rolled steel, 10 percent of its mineral fertilizers, and 6 percent of its timber and forest products.
Most of Vologda's chemical output is produced by two large companies located in Cherepovets: Ammophos, a producer of sulfuric acid and mineral fertilizers; and Azot, which produces ammonia, non-concentrated nitric acid, ammonium sulfate, dimethyl benzene, and nitrous oxide.
www.bisnis.doc.gov /bisnis/bulletin/9805regc.htm   (490 words)

  
 DELdesign
Vologda is one of the most ancient Russian towns, dating back to 1147.
Since 19th century Vologda is well known for its lacemakers, and fairy-tale Vologda lace is handmade and always unique.
In every case the Vologda products were seen as the equal or superior to the Western products and in the case of butter and sour cream the Vologda product was preferred nearly three to one by Russian and foreigners over the Western product.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Olympus/8006/vologda/vologda.html   (277 words)

  
 Vologda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Spaso-Prilustky Monastery, situated in the bend of the Vologda river looks more like a town out of a fairy tale than anything else.
It is now a museum consisting of twenty-five masterpieces of stone architecture of the Russian North dating from the 16th to the 19th centuries and including fortress walls and towers, churches and belfries.
Vologda is also famous for the original craft of lace-making.
www.orientexpress.ru /vologda.htm   (259 words)

  
 Mary Kruger visited Vologda AC.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In Vologda such competition was held for the first time and it has shown an interest of young men in the field of business and development of abilities of young people to self-determination, goal setting and to designing their own future.
VOLOGDA: "It was the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring not even a mouse: The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that St. Nicolas soon would be there…" With this poem, Christmas celebration at the American Corner has begun.
VOLOGDA -- A unique project has been developed by Elena Markova, the AC librarian, and Tom Steele, an American teacher and Social Service Program coordinator from Geneseo, Ill. They are introducing children in Vologda to children in Geneseo and Stevensville, Michigan, with the hopes they will become friends.
www.amcorners.ru /all_news.php?ID=54%E2%8C%A9=rus   (11149 words)

  
 VOLOGDA REGION UNDER THE FINANCIAL CRISIS
Vologda region occupies a territory twice the size of Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxemburg combined together.
Vologda is one of a few regions in the country that is oriented towards export.
Vologda's imports are significantly lower than exports, and the region's imports in 1998 were only 13 percent of total bilateral trade.
www.bisnis.doc.gov /bisnis/country/9906nw.htm   (1004 words)

  
 Dendrochronological laboratory of the Scientific Research Bureau (NIB), Vologda (Russia)
The dendrochronological laboratory of the Scientific-Research Bureau was estab-lished in 1994 in Vologda, Russia, on Prof.
Vologda is conveniently situated between Moscow and St. Petersburg and has good means of communication.
The Vologda region is rich in interesting, unique field objects and territories.
www.vologda.ru /~dkatz/English/DendrolabEn/Dendrochronological_Laboratory,Vologda_(Russia).htm   (1033 words)

  
 Lady Lions rout Vologda Russia
Vologda Russia took the lead 36 seconds later with a 3-pointer by Irina Passadskaya.
Vologda spent the game — its first on a two-week tour of the United States — struggling to play the American style of basketball.
Vologda Russia was unable to sustain any momentum, shooting 322 from the field and hitting one of 11 3-point attempts.
www.collegian.psu.edu /archive/1999/11/11-08-99tdc/11-08-99dsports-7.asp   (572 words)

  
 Fort Ross in California was founded by Vologodians < The Vologda Oblast is a Long-standing and Reliable Partner of the ...
Trade secretary of the economic and trade representatives of Flanders attached to the Belgian Embassy in Russia Frederic De Potter to arrive in Vologda on a one-day official visit on December 15.
During the eighteenth century, Vologdians showed remarkable enterprise in exploring distant territories, and, by the end of the century, a number of expeditions to Alaska were funded in Tot'ma (214 km (133 miles) north-east of Vologda).
The strong influence of representatives from the Vologda province on properties in the Pacific Ocean continued until the sale of Alaska to the USA.
www.vologda-oblast.ru /main.asp?V=400&LNG=ENG   (1095 words)

  
 Vologda --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The city lies along the Vologda River above its confluence with the Sukhona River and is situated about 250 miles (400 km) north-northeast of Moscow.
Before the Russian Revolution of October 1917 it was the site of only two small factories, but it grew rapidly in the early Soviet period and was incorporated in 1932.
One of the oldest settlements of European Russia, mentioned in documents from 1218, it was an important trading centre on the Moscow-Arkhangelsk road in the 16th century and later was renowned for painting and silverworking.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9075686?tocId=9075686   (349 words)

  
 Monument to peeing dog erected in Vologda - Pravda.Ru   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The monument is is about the lamppost and the dog peeing onto it, and it is the part of the composition dedicated to 100th anniversary of electrification of Vologda.
General director of Vologda power company Nikolai Rulev said that the lamppost is the copy of the one which was here one year ago, and is erected on the same place.
In 1904 Vologda State Duma examined the power station constructed in the town and allowed it to operate.
english.pravda.ru /main/18/90/363/12910_dog.html   (354 words)

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