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Virginia State Lottery

: www.valottery.com promotion raffle archivedate 2012-04-16 title Official Home of the Virginia Lottery publisher Virginia State Lottery accessdate 2013-12-17 Multi-jurisdiction draw games Mega Millions Mega Millions is a drawing game played in Virginia and most other U. S. states (Virginia is one of the original six states to first offer the game in 1996 when it was then known as "The Big Game"). Jackpots start at $15 million

complementing scratchers with its first Fast Play game: "Fast Play Bingo". As with traditional Lottery games, tickets are printed by the terminal; however as in scratchers, winning status is determined when the ticket is printed (there is no drawing for a Fast Play game). More Fast Play games have been added over the years, and as of 2013, the Lottery maintains a continually-changing lineup of Fast Play games at $2, $3, and $5 prices: each with its own rules and prizes. Security


Commander Islands

of the Royal Air Force set off from Calshot in a Vickers Vulture II in an eastbound attempt to circumnavigate the world. Their attempt ultimately will fail on August 4 in the Commander Islands in the Bering Sea. O Connor, Derek, "All in the Game," ''Aviation History'', September 2010, pp. 54-59. Russia Currently, the most stable and secure part of the sea otter's range is Russia. Before the 19th century there were


Orsk

Category:Orenburg Governorate Category:Populated places established in 1735 thumb left Traditional Kazakh wedding dress (File:SB - Kazakh woman on horse.jpg) The Russian Empire introduced a system of administration and built military garrisons and barracks in its effort to establish a presence in Central Asia in the so-called "Great Game" between it and the British Empire. The first Russian outpost, Orsk, was built in 1735. Russia enforced the Russian language in all schools and governmental organizations. Russian efforts to impose its system aroused the resentment by the Kazakh people, and by the 1860s, most Kazakhs resisted Russia's annexation largely because of the influence it wrought upon the traditional nomadic lifestyle and livestock-based economy, and the associated hunger that was rapidly wiping out some Kazakh tribes. The Kazakh national movement, which began in the late 19th century, sought to preserve the native language and identity by resisting the attempts of the Russian Empire to assimilate and stifle them. thumb 200px Russian settlers near Petropavl (File:Prokudin-Gorskii Russians in Central Asia.jpg)ovsk ''1735 War: This account of the 1735 war is a summary of Donnelly's book(see sources.) '' The third insurrection occurred in 1735, at the time of the foundation of Orenburg, and it lasted for six years. From at least the time of Peter the Great there had been talk of pushing southeast toward Persia and India. Ivan Kirillov drew up a plan to build a fort to be called Orenburg at Orsk at the confluence of the Or River and the Ural River southeast of the Urals where the Bashkir, Kalmyk and Kazakh lands join. Work was started at Orsk in 1735, but by 1743 'Orenburg' was moved about 250 km west to its present location. The next planned step was to build a fort on the Aral Sea. This would involve crossing the Bashkir country and then the lands of the Kazakh Lesser Horde (Little jüz), some of whom had recently offered a nominal submission. Kirillov's plan was approved on May 1, 1734 and he was placed in command. He was warned that this would provoke a Bashkir rebellion, but the warnings were ignored. He left Ufa with 2,500 men in 1735 and fighting started on the first of July. The war consisted of many small raids and complex troop movements, so it cannot be easily summarized. For example: In the spring of 1736 Kirillov burned 200 villages, killed 700 in battle and executed 158. An expedition of 773 men left Orenburg in November and lost 500 from cold and hunger. During, at Seiantusa the Bashkir planned to massacre sleeping Russian. The ambush failed. One thousand villagers, including women and children, were put to the sword and another 500 driven into a storehouse and burned to death. Raiding parties then went out and burned about 50 villages and killed another 2,000. Eight thousand Bashkirs attacked a Russian camp and killed 158, losing 40 killed and three prisoners who were promptly hanged. Rebellious Bashkirs raided loyal Bashkirs. Leaders who submitted were sometimes fined one horse per household and sometimes hanged. And so on. Bashkirs fought on both sides (40% of 'Russian' troops in 1740). Numerous leaders rose and fell. The oddest was Karasakal or Blackbeard who pretended to have 82,000 men on the Aral Sea and had his followers proclaim him 'Khan of Bashkiria'. His nose had been partly cut off and he had only one ear. Such mutilations are standard Imperial punishments. The Kazakhs of the Little Horde intervened on the Russian side, then switched to the Bashkirs and then withdrew. Kirillov died of disease during the war and there were several changes of commander. All this was at the time of Empress Elizabeth of Russia and the Russo-Turkish War (1735–1739). thumb right 200px The main settlement area of the Bashkirs in the late 18th century extends over the Kama, Volga, Samara and Tobol Rivers (File:Kamarivermap.png) - Orsk Орск Orenburg Oblast - The Ural River rises nearby the Mount Kruglayain in the Ural Mountains , flows south parallel and west of the north-flowing Tobol River, through Magnitogorsk, and around the southern end of the Urals, through Orsk where it turns west for about 300 km, to Orenburg, when the Sakmara River joins. From Orenburg it continues west, passing into Kazakhstan, then turning south again at Oral (Oral, Kazakhstan), and meandering through a broad flat plain until it reaches the Caspian a few miles below Atyrau, where it forms a fine digitate delta (River deltas#River-dominated deltas) at ( 4.47 '''Komarov'''. Kamanin, as the state commissioner for Soyuz 1 launch, was present at Baikonur throughout launch preparation that began 6 April 1967. Once the rocket lifted off on 23 April Kamanin took the charge of the first mission control shift. Vladimir Komarov (Vladimir Mikhaylovich Komarov), on his second orbit, reported failure in solar panels - one of them failed to deploy. So far, the situation was manageable, and Kamanin dispatched Gagarin to the second mission control station in Yevpatoria. On the 13th orbit, state commission realized imminent danger and decided to land Komarov and cancel Soyuz 2. 6:45 AM, 24 April while Komarov was still alive, Kamanin boarded the plane departing to the landing area. In the air, Kamanin received the first, incorrect, news of Soyuz descending with a fully deployed parachute. He was not aware of disaster until meeting General Artamonov on the Orsk airfield. Kamanin lost an hour and half travelling to the crash site, only to see the capsule still on fire. Later, Soyuz 1 parachute failure was linked to an insufficient pilot chute that failed to drag the main parachute from its container. Russian: В.Е.Гудилин, Л.И.Слабкий. (:ru:Слабкий Леонид Ильич) "Ракетно-космические системы", М, 1996, глава 4.2 www.buran.ru


Francistown

. '''By Train:''' As of April 2009, Rail Botswana no longer offers passenger service. There is rail service from Francistown to Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. The train departs Francistown on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Staurdays. around See Do Buy Prices are comparable to the U.S. * The "Hype" store and "Game" are similar to a Sam's Club or Cosco and Wal-Mart. * Pick & Pay and Shoprite are a Supermarket. Eat *


Osh

) 2002 pp4-5 Russian and Soviet rule The city was occupied and annexed by the Russian Empire in 1876 when Russia overwhelmed the Central Asian khanates during the so-called "Great Game", the contest between Britain (British Empire) and Russia for dominance in Central Asia. This conquest was achieved and the inclusion to the Russian empire made by mid 1880s, with main credit to General von Kaufman and General Mikhail Skobelev


Concrete, Washington

begins the slow climb through the Cascade Mountains to Washington Pass, via Concrete (Concrete, Washington) and the northern eastern terminus of SR 530 (Washington State Route 530). thumb right 250px Flowers on a farm in Skagit Valley. (File:Skagit Valley 1.JPG) The '''Skagit Valley''' lies in the northwestern corner of the state of Washington (Washington (U.S. state)), USA. Its defining feature is the Skagit River, which snakes through local communities which include the seat of Skagit County, Mount Vernon (Mount Vernon, Washington), as well as Sedro-Woolley (Sedro-Woolley, Washington), Concrete (Concrete, Washington), Lyman (Lyman, Washington)-Hamilton (Hamilton, Washington), and Burlington (Burlington, Washington).


Kirkland Lake

in Temiskaming Shores. Connelly Communications is owned by Rob Connelly of Kirkland Lake. In the fourth season episode, "Dog River Dave", a fictional radio station from Regina, CJKL "The Jackal", was featured. The real CJKL (CJKL-FM) is an FM radio station in Kirkland Lake, Ontario. The name "Jackal" is most likely a reference to the real Regina station CFWF-FM, "The Wolf". In "The Good Old Table Hockey Game" episode, homage is paid


Metro Detroit

inspiring environment of pre-depression era buildings. Detroit's public information campaign, "The World is Coming, Get in the Game" features an online tour of this arts scene. *'''Detroit's Music Scene''' The Detroit sound is the sound of the world. It is shaped by Detroit's unique past, its cultural diversity, its energy and its future. Detroit's public information campaign, "The World is Coming

, Get in the Game" features an online tour of this music scene. Keep in mind that unlike some cities, there is no ''central'' entertainment district (Greektown only partially counts) and many up and coming groups play at venues scattered throughout the area. Website Motor City Blog lists music events happening in the Detroit area. *'''Golf''' Metro Detroit has many award winning golf courses. Try Detroit's Metro parks St John's Resort in Plymouth, and more. *'''Horse Racing''' Hazel Park Raceway, Northville Downs, and Windsor Raceway. *


Cúcuta

is the IATA airport code for Camilo Daza International Airport, Cúcuta, Colombia * CUC is the Moldovan version of the famous Russian intellectual game "What? Where? When?" (Chto? Gde? Kogda?) - Flight 410 (Avianca Flight 410) Cúcuta March 17, 1988 Boeing 727-21 (Boeing 727) CFIT - * Mitrovicë, Republic


San Salvador

0–7 (Elche, Spain; June 15, 1982) Gregorio Bundio and his assistant Jose Santacolomba coached the team in the qualifying stages

"just a game" The second game, on 15 June 1969 in the Salvadoran capital of San Salvador, which was won 3–0 by El Salvador, was followed by even greater violence.

long war known as the Football War. As a result of the conflict, El Salvador and Honduras were disqualified from entering the 1969 CONCACAF Championship qualification. During El Salvador's early run of existence, the team's national stadium was the Campo Marte, a 16 acre of land that housed a ministadium, (now known as ''Parque Infantil'') between 1928 and 1934.


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