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  Voronezh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Voronezh is the administrative center of Voronezh Oblast.
Voronezh was for the first time mentioned in Hypatian Codex under 1177; in 1585 was founded by tsar Feodor I as a fortress protecting the Russian state from the raids of Crimean and Nogay Tatars.
In the 18th–19th centuries Voronezh was a centre of chernozem agricultural region.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Voronezh   (567 words)

  
 About Voronezh
Voronezh oblast is situated in the Western part of European Russia.
Voronezh is also a capital of the Central Black Earth Region of Russia — a social and economic association comprising Voronezh, Belgorod, Kursk, Lipetsk, Orel and Tambov oblasts with a total population of 10 million.
Voronezh was founded in 1586 as a fortress for protecting southern borders of the Moscow State.
www.angelfire.com /tx5/vsu_voronezh/about_e.htm   (705 words)

  
 Voronezh Profile, Russian Commerce News
Voronezh oblast, one of the most important industrial and agricultural centres of Russia is actively participating in the market reforms in the Russian Federation.
The Voronezh oblast, located in the Central Black Soil Region about 600km south of Moscow, is one of the most dynamic and progressive regions within the Russian Federation.
With a population of almost 2.5 million, including 1 million in Voronezh city, and a location which could hardly be more central in terms of serving the Russian, CIS and Eastern European markets, the Voronezh oblast offers an ideal base a whole range of business activities.
www.russianamericanchamber.org /regions/voronezh.html   (700 words)

  
 Voronezh Aircraft Plant [VASO] - Russian Defense Industry
Voronezh aircraft factory is the biggest factory in Europe whose main Field of activity during the whole period of its history has been a manufacture of heavy and long-range bombers.
Voronezh Oblast is located 600 km south of Moscow in the Central Black Earth Region of Russia.
Voronezh Oblast is surrounded by four other Central Black Earth Regions of Russia: Belgorod, Kursk, Lipetsk, and Tambov, and neighbors with North Caucases and Povolzh'e also known for their fertile lands.
www.fas.org /nuke/guide/russia/industry/vaso.htm   (1062 words)

  
 Voronezh (city)
River port and capital of Voronezh oblast (region), in the western Russian Federation; population (1996 est) 909,000.
Voronezh is situated 290 km/180 mi northeast of Kharkov on the Voronezh River 18 km/11 mi west of its confluence with the Don.
A settlemement at Voronezh was first documented in 1177; the city was founded in 1586 as a Muscovite frontier post against the Tatars.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0015791.html   (228 words)

  
 Voronezh - Psychology Central   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Voronezh (Воро́неж) is a large city in the south of Central Russia, not far from Ukraine.
It is located on the river Voronezh in 12 km away of the emptying of Voronezh River in Don and is the administrative center of Voronezh Oblast.
In XVIII - XIX centuries Voronezh was a centre of chernozem agricultural region.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Voronezh   (594 words)

  
 Information on Russia's Cities, Regions, Krais & Oblasts from the Russian American Chamber of Commerce®
Voronezh is a major Russian administrative, industrial and cultural center, covering a total area of 69 hectares along the banks of the rivers Don, Usmanka and Voronezh.
Sverdlovsk Oblast is situated in the centre of Russia on the border between Europe and Asia and is the largest Ural region (195,000 sq.
Voronezh oblast, one of the most important industrial and agricultural centres of Russia, is located in the Central Black Soil Region about 600 km south of Moscow.
www.russianamericanchamber.org /regions/regions.html   (1049 words)

  
 ninemsn Encarta - Search Results - Voronezh
Voronezh, city, capital of Voronezh Oblast in western Russia.
Voronezh is a port and rail centre on the Voronezh River just above its confluence with...
Bunin, Ivan Alekseyevich (1870-1953), Russian poet, novelist, and Nobel laureate, born in Voronezh, and educated at the University of Moscow.
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 We invite all chess amateurs, to take part in support of the Voronezh public on preservation of one of the centres of ...
In July 2000, Voronezh welcomed a memorial chess tournament named after V.P.Zagorovsky, a prominent Voronezh scientist, honoured master of sports, the 4th world champion in chess by correspondence, and dedicated to the 75th anniversary of his birthday.
Voronezh is an oblast centre with one-million population, and the Russian Chess Federation supports the initiative to set up such a club that would be a centre of development of chess and a centre of training young masters.
Voronezh writers' organization of the Union of writers of Russia supports the initiative to set up a municipal chess club named after V.P.Zagorovsky, our fellow-countryman and a world-known chess-player.
www.chessclub.00server.com /help.htm   (1166 words)

  
 Voronezh Region (Russia)
The coat of arms and the flag of Voronezh Region were adopted with Law #51-II-OZ on 1 of July, 1997 by the Duma (regional parliament) and signed by governor A.Goliusov on 7 of July Flag is red (2:3) with the coat of arms in the centre and blue stripe along the "base" of the flag.
The shield is surmounted with a mural crown Or and an initial of Czar Peter I. The shield is surrounded with the oak-wreath Proper tied with a Ribbon Azure.
The coat of arms is simlar to coat of arms of Voronezh Governorat (1878), but in that coat of arms the crown was imperial and oak-wreath was Or.
www.fotw.us /flags/ru-vor.html   (338 words)

  
 Visit Siberia Ltd. :: Russia inside :: Tambov oblast'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Geografical position: Tambov oblast` is located in the center of the East European plain southwest Moscow.
The oblast` borders on Penza, Ryazan`, Lipetsk, Voronezh and Saratov oblast`.
Main rivers are the Tsna, the Voron, the Voronezh.
visitsiberia.com /russia/region.php?r=68   (185 words)

  
 Sister Cities International   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Oblast (equivalent to a state) is rich in agricultural resources that accounts for 85% growth of the whole region.
In Oblast there are 685 schools, 377 pre-schools, 34 technical schools, 16 universities, and 28 institutions that have a focus in specific area.
Lipetskaya Oblast was established on January 6, 1954 from the neighboring oblasts which are Ryazan, Voronezh, Kursk, and Orlovsk.
www.sister-cities.org /icrc/cityseek/list/display?recID=34372   (653 words)

  
 [ Russian Election Special ]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Monday, 26 January, 2004 Anti-Governor Candidate Wins In Voronezh Mayoral Race By Robert Coalson Voronezh Oblast legislature Deputy Speaker Boris Skrynnikov was elected mayor of Voronezh on 25 January according to preliminary results, Regnum and other Russian media reported on 26 January.
According to Regnum, Skrynnikov was a key figure in the opposition to former Voronezh Oblast Governor Ivan Shabanov (Communist) and played an important role in securing the election in 2000 of Federal Security Service (FSB) General Vladimir Kulakov as governor.
Nonetheless, according to the agency, the oblast administration strongly backed Obraztsov in the mayoral race, and Skrynnikov's narrow victory "came as a surprise to all analysts." Regnum reported that Skrynnikov harshly criticized Kulakov during the campaign, leading analysts to expect that relations between the city administration and the oblast administration will be strained.
www.rferl.org /specials/russianelection/Article.aspx?ID=7FDAD644-97CB-422A-82AE-950FEF70994F&M=1&Y=2004   (226 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)

  
 Russian Land Reform Web Page
The oblast DOA is an integral part of the process of institutionalizing the communications component at the raion level.
Twenty-eight oblast, raion and farm representatives from Tula and Voronezh traveled to Oryol in early October to observe the achievements of more than two years of farm reorganization in the oblast, and to gain a better understanding of the process and of the outcomes that can be expected.
However, the MT has met with the head of the oblast DOA and has received assurances that the DOA will support the implementation of the program in the oblast and that the oblast administration will fulfill all commitments that were previously made.
soil.msu.ru /~land/regional.html   (3595 words)

  
 The Communication Initiative - Evaluations - Role of Health Communications in Russia’s Diphtheria Immunization Program
The oblast teams also worked with local media outlets to generate news coverage (television, radio, and print) as well as free placement for television and radio PSAs (there was no precedent for running unpaid public service advertising in these oblasts)....
Exploratory focus group research was carried out in Novgorod and Voronezh, a quantitative communications tracking study was conducted in Novgorod, and rapid, semiquantitative consumer surveys, employing selective sampling, were implemented in Voronezh and Yekaterinburg.
Voronezh recorded a dramatic increase in coverage for Td2 and Td3 in the last 6 months of 1996, up from just under 20% at the end of June to just under 80% at the end of December, a time frame that includes the period of intensified diphtheria communications.
www.comminit.com /evaluations/steval/evaluations-17.html   (980 words)

  
 Constitutional Court Ruling No. 9-P
On the Case Testing the Constitutionality of a Number of Normative Acts of the City of Moscow, the Moscow Oblast, the Stavropol Krai, the Voronezh Oblast and the City of Voronezh, Regulating the Procedure for the Registration of Citizens Arriving for Permanent Residence in the Aforementioned Regions
As is clear from the additionally received documents, Laws of the Voronezh Oblast of 9 June 1995, 18 July 1995 and February 8, 1996 introduced amendments to Law of the Voronezh Oblast of March 10, 1995 On the Regulation of the Migration Process in the Territory of the Voronezh Oblast.
By establishing a licensing fee for settlement in the Moscow Oblast, the Head of the Administration of the Moscow Oblast exceeded the limits of his authorities and in violation of Article 57 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation interfered in the sphere of activity of the legislator.
www.therussiasite.org /legal/laws/ccrulings/1996_9-P.html   (3217 words)

  
 Statutory city of Brno - official WWW pages - Voronezh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Voronezh (1 million inhabitants) is the administrative and cultural centre of the Central-Chernozem oblast, created in 1928, which encompasses the Voronezh, Tambovsk, Kursk and Orlovsk gubernia.
The city dates from 1585, and Voronezh became the administrative centre of the Azov gubernia in 1711, following which the gubernia was renamed Voronezh.
Continuing co-operation and exchange of experience between Brno, the South Moravian Region and Voronezh and the Voronezh oblast.
www.brno.cz /index.php?lan=en&nav01=2222&nav02=1249&nav03=1272&nav04=1283   (429 words)

  
 Search Results for Voronezh - Encyclopædia Britannica
The oblast has an area of 20,250 square miles (52,400 square km) and lies in the basin of the middle Don River, which bisects it north–south.
city, Volgograd oblast (province), western Russia, on the Medveditsa River and the main highway between Voronezh and Volgograd.
city, Voronezh oblast (province), southwestern Russia, on the left bank of the Vorona River, near its confluence with the Khoper.
www.britannica.com /search?query=Voronezh&submit=Find&source=MWTEXT   (302 words)

  
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The Republic of Bashkortostan, Arkhangelsk, Kemerovo, Tyumen, and Yaroslavl oblasts are among the regions least affected by corruption.
In this case, the Moscow, Nizhni Novgorod, and Saratov oblasts, the City of Moscow, the Chelyabinsk oblast, and the City of St. Petersburg are the leaders in terms of corruption, while the regions least affected by corruption are the Republic of Karelia, the Yaroslavl, Tyumen, Arkhangelsk, and Omsk oblasts.
Similar specifics are registered in the Khabarovsk krai and the Tyumen oblast, where business capture overweighs administrative corruption and state capture, while the overall level of corruption in these regions is relatively low.
www.transparency.org.ru /DOC/Presentation_index-englFinal.doc   (2658 words)

  
 Visit Siberia Ltd. :: Russia inside :: Voronezh oblast'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Geografical position: Voronezh area is situated in the central part of the East European plain, in the river basin of the middle stream of the Don.
The oblast' borders on the Belgorodskaya, Kurskaya, Lipetskaya, Tambovskaya, Saratovskaya Volgogradskaya, Rostovskaya oblast` (area) and Ukraine.
The oblast` includes 32 areas, 15 cities and 22 villages.
visitsiberia.com /russia/region.php?r=36   (198 words)

  
 Voronezh, Russia, Pictures
Voronezh is a port and railroad center on the Voronezh River just above its confluence with the Don River.
Voronezh is the seat of a university and an agricultural institute as well as schools of engineering and medicine.
During World War II it was occupied by German forces from 1942 to 1943 and suffered heavy damage.
www.greatestcities.com /Europe/Russia/Voronezh_city.html   (137 words)

  
 ¥221/03/News
While Kremlin officials publicly shrugged off the setbacks, a source close to the presidential administration said the results are the worst yet in a series of dismal showings this fall.
According to provisional returns available on Monday, candidates running on the Communist ticket won in the Vladimir and Bryansk regions of central Russia, with candidates allied to the Communists carrying the vote in Voronezh in central Russia, and Kurgan in western Siberia.
In addition to Lodkin, the Kremlin was doubtful that it could do business with Ivan Shabanov, elected governor in the Voronezh region, and Nikolai Vinogradov, victor in the Vladimir region, Nikonov said.
www.friends-partners.org /oldfriends/spbweb/times/221-222/badnews.html   (334 words)

  
 Russia
On that date, a referendum was held in which 96 percent of Voronezh voters rejected construction of the reactor.[1] As a result, construction was suspended but not officially stopped.
According to the 1998 decree, the Voronezh NHP project would not be financed out of the federal budget.
In March 1999 Oblast Duma Chair Anatoliy Goliusov instructed the scientific-technical council to examine the city's heating situation.
www.nti.org /db/nisprofs/russia/reactor/power/newpower/voronezh.htm   (541 words)

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