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Kostroma Oblast

Oblast has an important legacy as the northern retreat for Muscovite nobles in times of Mongol and Tatar invasion of Central Russia. As such, the city of Kostroma gained numerous architectural treasures, making the city a major attraction of Russia's Golden Ring. Talk thumb 250px A milkmaid with her moose at Kostroma Moose Farm (Image:Milkmaid-and-Moose-Cow-hp4080.jpg) English and other major languages are often spoken by people working at major tourist sites in Kostroma


Perm Krai

right thumb Perm State Art Gallery right thumb Khokhlovka (File:Khokhlovka.jpg) Perm Krai is home of several museums: *Perm State Art Galery *Perm Museum of Local History *Museum of Motovilikha Plants *Architectural-Ethnographic Museum Khokhlovka ''and others''. Numerous architectural monuments are located in the small town of Usolye (Usolye, Usolsky District, Perm Krai), in north of Perm Krai. Particularly important are the Saviour Cathedral, with a separate bell tower, and House of Stroganov. There are many theaters in Perm, including the Perm Opera and Ballet Theater (Perm Opera and Ballet Theatre), the Perm Academic Theater (Perm Academic Theatre), the Puppet Theater, the Theater for Young Spectators, the Theater "Near Bridge", and others. There are many temples and convents in Perm Krai. The most significant of them are: Belogorsky Convent located in 85 km from Perm, Sludskaya Church, Fedosievskaya Church, Perm Mosque and others. Ordinsky is home to the Orda underwater caves (Orda Cave). Located near Orda village in Perm region, Ural, Orda Cave is also the biggest underwater gypsum crystal cave in the world. References commons:category:Perm Krai wikipedia:Perm Krai


Kamianets-Podilskyi

. Examples include the Polish (Poles), Ukrainian (Ruthenians) and Armenian (Armenians) markets. Famous tourist attractions include the ancient castle, and the numerous architectural attractions in the city's center, including the cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, Holy Trinity Church (Holy Trinity Church, Kamianets-Podilskyi), the city hall building, and the numerous fortifications. Ballooning (Balloon (aircraft)) activities in the canyon of the Smotrych River have also brought tourists. Since the late 1990s, the city has grown into one of the chief tourist (tourism) centers of western Ukraine (Ukraine). Annual Cossack (Cossacks) Games (''Kozatski zabavy'') and festivals, which include the open ballooning (Hot air ballooning) championship of Ukraine, car racing and various music, art and drama activities, attract an estimated 140,000 tourists and stimulate the local economy. More than a dozen privately owned hotels have recently opened, a large number for a provincial Ukrainian city. Famous people * Nikolai Chebotaryov was a noted Russian and Soviet mathematician. He is best known for the Chebotaryov density theorem. * David Günzburg was born here. * Stanisław Koniecpolski fought here. * Mark Kopytman – composer, born here * Ukrainian composer (List of Ukrainian composers) Mykola Leontovych studied and graduated from the city's Theological Seminary * Iryna Merleni female wrestler. * Aleksander Michałowski was born here. * Szymon Okolski lived here. * Ferdynand Antoni Ossendowski lived here. * Krzysztof Radziwiłłowski was a town official in 1768. *José Antonio Saravia, Spanish born Russian General, (1785 – Military Napoleonic actions from 1808 to 1812 in Europe – At the Service of the Tsars 1812 – Russian General 1843 under Tsar Nikolai I- General Inspector of the Russian Military (Armed Forces of the Russian Federation) Academies – 1871), married and lived here. * Zvee Scooler, who is best known as the Rabbi in Fiddler on the Roof, was born here. * Mendele Mocher Sforim lived here. * Mihail Starenki was born here. * Leonid Stein was born here. He was а Soviet Grandmaster chess player. * Anton Vasyutinsky painter born here. * Mikhail Veller Russian writer was born here in 1948. * Jan de Witte, famous Polish architect and also commander of the local fortress. * Michał Wołodyjowski the historical prototype for one of Henryk Sienkiewicz's most loved characters was killed here. * Arthur Tracy, famous American singer, was born here in 1899. * Maurice Zbriger was born here. International relations wikipedia:Kamianets-Podilskyi wikipedia:Kamianets-Podilskyi Castle wikipedia:Holy Trinity Church, Kamianets-Podilskyi Commons:Category:Kamyanets Podilsky


Moline, Illinois

03 18 mallards export31148.txt Quad City Times Article: Mallards Extend Streak of Excellence - March 18th, 2002 They were also known for never having missed the playoffs in their years of existence. Historically, the Mallards enjoyed heated and spirited rivalries with the Flint Generals, Muskegon Fury and Rockford IceHogs. The '''i wireless Center''' is a 12,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Moline, Illinois. The arena has garnered numerous architectural industry


Bournemouth

village as a seaside resort alongside Bournemouth after the first Boscombe pier was built in 1888. There are numerous architectural styles within Boscombe, the elaborate Victorian style of the Royal Arcade, notable examples of Art Deco such as the Motabitz store in Christchurch Road and the modernist


Florence

for the cathedral, although he was not chosen to build it. "First Milanese period 1481 2 – 1499 (1487)", Universal Leonardo. "First Milanese period 1481 2 – 1499 (1488)", Universal Leonardo. However, the enthusiasm he shared with Filarete for the centrally-planned building gave rise in this period to numerous

architectural drawings pictured , which were influential in the work of Donato Bramante and others. Bramante's work in the city, which included Santa Maria presso San Satiro (a reconstruction of a small 9th-century church), the beautiful luminous tribune of Santa Maria delle Grazie (Santa Maria delle Grazie (Milan)) and three cloisters for Sant'Ambrogio, drew also on his studies of the Early Christian architecture of Milan such as the Basilica of San Lorenzo. ref name "murray">


Jerusalem

capital. Danylo of Chernihiv wrote of his pilgrimage to Jerusalem during this era. The numerous architectural monuments of the city bear witness to the invasions suffered, including those by the Tatars Mongols (Mongol invasion of Rus), Lithuanians, Poles (Poland), Russians, and Nazis (Nazism). On the territory of the region took place numerous tragic events such as Battle of Kruty, Tragedy of Kryukivka, and many others. From the reign of Nero onward, Aegyptus enjoyed an era of prosperity which lasted a century. Much trouble was caused by religious conflicts between the Greeks and the Jews, particularly in Alexandria, which after the destruction of Jerusalem in 70 became the world centre of Jewish religion and culture. Under Trajan a Jewish revolt (Kitos War) occurred, resulting in the suppression of the Jews of Alexandria and the loss of all their privileges, although they soon returned. Hadrian, who twice visited Aegyptus, founded Antinoöpolis in memory of his drowned lover Antinous. From his reign onward buildings in the Greco-Roman style were erected throughout the country. Commons:Category:Jerusalem Wikipedia:Jerusalem Dmoz:Regional Middle East Israel Localities Jerusalem


India

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Ukraine

regional capital. Danylo of Chernihiv wrote of his pilgrimage to Jerusalem during this era. The numerous architectural monuments of the city bear witness to the invasions suffered, including those by the Tatars Mongols (Mongol invasion of Rus), Lithuanians, Poles (Poland), Russians, and Nazis (Nazism). On the territory of the region took place numerous tragic events such as Battle of Kruty, Tragedy of Kryukivka, and many others. '''Dnipropetrovsk Oblast''' ( Commons:Category:Ukraine WikiPedia:Ukraine Dmoz:Regional Europe Ukraine


Poland

as the Kievan Rus' period, when the cities of Chernihiv and Novhorod-Siverskyi were frequently mentioned. The city of Chernihiv was the second most important Ukrainian (Ukraine) city during the Rus' period of Ukrainian history, often serving as a major regional capital. Danylo of Chernihiv wrote of his pilgrimage to Jerusalem during this era. The numerous architectural monuments of the city bear witness to the invasions suffered, including those by the Tatars Mongols (Mongol invasion of Rus), Lithuanians, Poles (Poland), Russians, and Nazis (Nazism). On the territory of the region took place numerous tragic events such as Battle of Kruty, Tragedy of Kryukivka, and many others. Before World War I, most of the current Ternopil oblast was part of Austro-Hungarian (Austria-Hungary) province Galicia (Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria). Only the northern-most section was within the borders of Russia (Russian Empire). From 1918 until World War II, the area formed the Tarnopol Voivodeship in the newly independent country of Poland. As was common throughout the western Ukraine, the non-Ukrainian population was concentrated in the cities. Before World War II, the population of Ternopil was 40% Polish (Poland), 20% Ukrainian (Ukraine), and 40% Jewish. The oblast is sometimes associated with the Ukrainian nationalist movement, as during the Polish-Ukrainian War, Ukrainian nationalist forces launched the Chortkiv offensive to stop Polish attempts to topple the newly established West Ukrainian People's Republic. Later the local ethnically Ukrainian population was loyal to the revolutionary UPA (Ukrainian Insurgent Army). Before World War I, most of the current Ternopil oblast was part of Austro-Hungarian (Austria-Hungary) province Galicia (Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria). Only the northern-most section was within the borders of Russia (Russian Empire). From 1918 until World War II, the area formed the Tarnopol Voivodeship in the newly independent country of Poland. As was common throughout the western Ukraine, the non-Ukrainian population was concentrated in the cities. Before World War II, the population of Ternopil was 40% Polish (Poland), 20% Ukrainian (Ukraine), and 40% Jewish. The oblast is sometimes associated with the Ukrainian nationalist movement, as during the Polish-Ukrainian War, Ukrainian nationalist forces launched the Chortkiv offensive to stop Polish attempts to topple the newly established West Ukrainian People's Republic. Later the local ethnically Ukrainian population was loyal to the revolutionary UPA (Ukrainian Insurgent Army). The Empire of Austria broke apart at the end of the First World War (World War I) in 1918, when the Austrian lands established their independence (Bohemia and Moravia in newly created Czechoslovakia, Galicia (Galicia (eastern Europe)) in newly created Poland) or adhesion to other states (Bukovina to Romania, Carniola and Dalmatia to Yugoslavia) or were annexed by the victors of war (South Tyrol, Trieste and Istria by Italy). Yet the last Emperor, Charles I, used his imperial title until the end of his life. The Kingdom of Hungary, having terminated the 1867 compromise by October 31, 1918, broke apart similarly. '''Johannes Hermann Zukertort''' (7 September 1842 – 20 June 1888) was a leading chess master of German (Germany)-Polish (Poland)-Jewish origin. He was one of the leading world players for most of the 1870s and 1880s, and lost to Wilhelm Steinitz in the World Chess Championship 1886, which is generally seen as the first World Chess Championship match, he was also beaten by Steinitz in 1872 in unofficial championship; both were best players in the world. __NOTOC__ '''Kościerzyna County''' ( WikiPedia:Poland Commons:Category:Poland Dmoz:Regional Europe Poland


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