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Koussevitzky in Moscow on 2 March 1911. In 21 March 1915 it was the first time performed with colored lighting in the Carnegie Hall by the Russian Symphony Orchestra with Marguerite Volavy on the piano, conductor was Modest Altschuler ''Library of Welte-Mignon (Licensee) Recordings''. De Luxe Reproducing Roll Corporation, New York (NY), 1927, p. 219 . death_date death_place

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number of short stories, in collections entitled ''Chazenia'', ''The Eye of the Typhoon'', ''From Past Ages'', and others. He also wrote the novels ''Unforgettable (Unforgettable (Belarusian novel))'' and ''The Dark Castle Olshansky''. Probably Karatkievich's most popular work is the novel ''The Wild Hunt of King Stakh'' (''Дзікае паляванне караля Стаха'', 1964). His novels deal predominantly with Belarus's historical (history) past, including the January Uprising 1863 - 1865. Karatkievič also wrote a number of plays (Play (theatre)), essays, articles, screenplays for short and feature films, and some very interesting detective and adventure stories. Karatkievich's literary works are marked by romanticism, rich imagery, and emotionalism. A recipient of several national literary awards, he has strongly affected the further development of historical theme (Theme (literature))s in Belarusian literature. Biography Zvyagintsev was born in Novosibirsk, Siberia. At the age of 20 in 1984 he graduated from the drama school in Novosibirsk as an actor. Since 1986 he has lived in Moscow where he continued his studies at the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts until 1990. From 1992 to 2000 he worked as an actor for film and theater. In 2000 he began to work for the TV station REN TV and directed three episodes of the television series ''The Black Room''. Keedie was then invited to sing before David Beckham's first match for Los Angeles Galaxy in the United States. Dmoz:Regional Europe Russia Administrative Regions Moscow Commons:Category:Moscow Wikipedia:Moscow

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olympics summer 1980 FEN title Fencing: 1980 Olympic Results accessdate 2011-04-17 work They were held between July 22 and July 31 at the fencing hall of the Sports Complex of the Central Sports Club of the Army (CSKA Sports Complex) (north-western part of Moscow). thumb 230px Gazprom headquarters in Moscow (File:Gazprom hq.jpg) Open Joint Stock Company '''Gazprom''' (Открытое Акционерное Общество «Газпром», '''OAO Gazprom''' Dmoz:Regional Europe Russia Administrative Regions Moscow Commons:Category:Moscow Wikipedia:Moscow

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Keating's album ''Songs For My Mother'',album-songs-for-my-mother Ronan Keating To Release Fifth Solo Album 'Songs For My Mother' Music Lovers Group, 12 February 2009 he has recorded another entitled ''Winter Songs''. Teaming up again with ''Songs For My Mother'' producer Steve Lipson, Keating pulled together eleven songs that evoked memories of winter and Christmas for him. ''Winter Songs

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of pianist and teacher Dimitri Bashkirov. She studied at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory (Moscow Conservatory). '''Aria''' ( According to several public polls, Aria ranks among top 10 most popular

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hostage crisis . Russian astrologist (w:astrology) Marina Bai (w:Marina Bai) has filed suit in Moscow (w:Moscow) asking for 8.7 billion rubles (311 million U.S. dollars) because, she claims, the NASA (w:NASA) Deep Impact (w:Deep Impact) mission damaged her business by altering her ability to provide accurate horoscope (w:horoscope)s, harmed her "system of spiritual values," and will "interfere with the natural life of the universe." The mayor of Moscow (w:Moscow), Yuri Luzhkov (w:Yuri Luzhkov), attended the opening ceremony and symbolically handed over the keys to the buildings to the school directors. He said the construction of the schools is part of a general plan to help rebuild Beslan and hoped that "children go to school with a feeling that will help them in life in the future". Former Irish politician Liam Lawlor (w:Liam Lawlor) died Saturday in a car crash outside Moscow (w:Moscow), Russia (w:Russia). Lawlor's Mercedes (w:Mercedes) crashed into a lamp post at approximately 1:00 AM (W:AM) MSKS (w:Moscow Time) (Friday, 2100 UTC (w:UTC)). In 1966, German Alexander Grothendieck (w:Alexander Grothendieck) refused his Fields Medal in Moscow (w:Moscow) out of protest against the presence of the Red Army (w:Red Army) in Eastern Europe. But later he accepted it. thumb right 150px A 4-dimensional sphere being projected in 3D-space. (Image:4dSphere02t.gif) It became, however, one of the top stories in the Polish media that day, prompting extensive ridicule. On the Russian part, the Rossiyskaya Gazeta (w:Rossiyskaya Gazeta), Russia's government newspaper, commented ironically that the discontinuity in contacts between Warsaw (w:Warsaw) and Moscow (w:Moscow) was so prolonged that the Polish Foreign Ministry apparently forgot what the Russian flag looks like. The gazette also went on to joke about the possible troubles Minister Lavrov might have had distinguishing between Poland's current President (w:President of the Republic of Poland) and Prime Minister (w:Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland), who are identical twins. A Russian journalist, Anna Politkovskaya (w:Anna Politkovskaya), who received wide acclaim and prominence for her critical coverage of the Chechen war (w:Chechen war) and opposition to the Putin administration, was found shot dead at her apartment building in Moscow (w:Moscow) today. Coincidentally, October 7 is the birthday of Russian President Vladimir Putin (w:Vladimir Putin). The oil pipeline (w:pipeline) agreement is the end of months of negotiations between the three countries and was saluted by the Greek government as a "momentous" agreement. According to President Putin, the agreement will not only benefit the three contributing members but will also be significant for the world economy (w:world economy) and, furthermore, he added that ''"the pipeline allows diversification in the oil routes, in the best interest of our countries, our peoples and the economy"''. As for the Greek-Russian bilateral relations, Mr.Karamanlis stated that ''"this visit bears witness to the excellent ties between the two nations, signalling and symbolising the construction of a major project, the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline"''. This the second time that Putin visits Athens to meet with the Greek Premier, however they had also previous meetings in Moscow (w:Moscow) and northern Greece (w:Porto Carras), during the last two years. right 200px Bronze Soldier of Tallinn (Image:Tallinn Bronze Soldier - May 2006 - 022.jpg) Estonia has closed its consulate in Moscow (w:Moscow), Russia, after riots erupted outside. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (w:Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs) alleged that an attempt was made to assault the ambassador at a press conference and that this amounts to violation of diplomatic conventions. Canada has won the Men's 2007 World Hockey Championship (w:2007 IIHF World Championship) in Moscow (w:Moscow), defeating Finland 4-2. Canada's national ice hockey team went undefeated with a 9-0 record. The Tournament Most Valuable Player was Rick Nash (w:Rick Nash) (Canada). Other individual award winners were; Top Forward, Alexei Morozov (w:Alexei Morozov) (Russia); Top Defenceman, Andrei Markov (w:Andrei Markov (ice hockey)) (Russia); Top Goalie, Kari Lehtonen (w:Kari Lehtonen) (Finland). Litvinenko's murder led to a lengthy investigation by the Metropolitan Police Service (w:Metropolitan Police Service) and additional specialist police forces following a trail of sites which had been contaminated with radiation, leading eventually to Moscow (w:Moscow). A file of evidence was sent in January 2007 to the Crown Prosecution Service (w:Crown Prosecution Service) for consideration as to whether any criminal charges might be brought. According to Lugovoi, who spoke to reporters during a press conference in Moscow (w:Moscow), the British government wanted him to collect personal information that related to the Russian President, Vladimir Putin (w:Vladimir Putin). When asked whether the deal should be seen as a step towards a resolution of the rift between Russia and the US, Boeing Executive Vice President Scott Carson replied, "It represents a business relationship between our Company and Aeroflot, and I'm really proud of it,". Boeing has had a policy of Russian involvement dating back to the early 1990s. More recently, Boeing has entered into an agreement with Russian manufacturer Sukhoi (w:Sukhoi) for worldwide marketing and after-sales support for their regional aircraft (w:regional aircraft), the Superjet (w:Superjet), and have reached a deal with Kremlin (w:Kremlin)-owned Unified Aircraft (w:Unified Aircraft) for general co-operation. They also have a Moscow (w:Moscow) design centre that has 1,400 employees and a 30-year contract for supply of titanium (w:titanium) parts with Russia's VSMPO-Avisma (w:VSMPO-Avisma), which Boeing estimates to be worth $18 million. On June 13 air traffic control (w:air traffic control)ers in Moscow (w:Moscow) prevented what ultimately became a near-miss from becoming a serious midair collision. The incident (w:aviation accidents and incidents) occurred when a Bombardier (w:Bombardier) Challenger 60 business jet (w:business jet) violated controllers' instructions and flew into the path of a Boeing 757 (w:Boeing 757). Russia last hosted the games in 1980 (w:1980 Summer Olympics) in Moscow (w:Moscow), when the country was known as the Soviet Union (w:Soviet Union). The games were boycotted (w:American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics) by the United States (w:United States) and some of its allies over the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan (w:Soviet invasion of Afghanistan). An Antonov An-12 (w:Antonov An-12) cargo airplane crashed early Sunday morning in the Moscow (w:Moscow) airport Domodedovo (w:Domodedovo), leaving no survivors. According to a spokesperson of the Ministry of Emergencies, the airplane "fell four kilometres (''2.5 miles'') from the runway and caught fire. There were eight people on board, including crew and passengers." Five crewmembers and three passengers were on their way from Moscow to the cities Bratsk (w:Bratsk) and Omsk (w:Omsk), in Siberia (w:Siberia). Russia had a penalty appeal turned down by the Spanish (Spain) referee after eleven minutes, while Konstantin Zyrianov saw his drive pushed onto the goalposts by England's goalkeeper Paul Robinson. Needing to win on an artificial pitch in Moscow (w:Moscow) to be certain of qualification, England took the lead after 29 minutes when Wayne Rooney (w:Wayne Rooney) opened the scoring with a volley. right 300px thumb A pumpkin in a dark field. Dmoz:Regional Europe Russia Administrative Regions Moscow (Image:NKN-2007-09-01 125930 Pumpkins field (Yvan Leduc author for Wikipedia).jpg) Commons:Category:Moscow Wikipedia:Moscow

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bypass canal ) is a 4 kilometre long, 30-60 metre wide canal in downtown Moscow, Russia. It was built in 1780s on the old riverbed of Moskva River to control floods and support shipping. Canal construction created an island (Balchug) between Moskva river and the canal. The island acquired its present shape in 1938, with the completion of Moscow Canal megaproject. Canal is spanned by ten bridges (List of bridges in Moscow), the eleventh is now under construction

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a cocktail party for some of the wealthier people in his constituency, Alan receives shocking news: after years of neglecting his constituents—refusing to answer their letters or meet with them, and never holding surgeries (surgery (politics)) -- he has been deselected (preselection) as the Tory candidate for Haltemprice. The new candidate is Ken Price, the wealthy owner of a local construction company who, in the next few days, will be presenting his company's initial public

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Shukhov , is completed. Konstantin Melnikov enters his "golden season", designing over 10 buildings in one year, including extant Kauchuk Factory Club, Rusakov Workers' Club, Svoboda Factory Club and his own residence in Moscow. These buildings were completed in 1928 (1928 in architecture)-1929 (1929 in architecture) *The Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne, Australia is completed. * Marina City in Chicago, designed by Bertrand Goldberg is opened


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Moscow is situated on the Moskva River in the Central Federal District of European Russia making it the world's most populated inland city. The city is well known for its unique architecture which consists of many different historic buildings such as Saint Basil's Cathedral with its brightly colored domes. With over 40 percent of its territory covered by greenery, it is one of the greenest capitals and major cities in Europe and the world, having the largest forest in an urban area within its borders—more than any other major city—even before its expansion in 2012. In the course of its history the city has served as the capital of a progression of states, from the medieval Grand Duchy of Moscow and the subsequent Tsardom of Russia to the Soviet Union. Moscow is considered the center of Russian culture, having served as the home of prestigious Russian artists, scientists and sports figures during the course of its history and because of the presence of many different museums, academic and political institutions and theaters. Moscow is also the seat of power of the Government of Russia (Russian government), being the site of the Moscow Kremlin, a medieval city-fortress that is today the residence of the Russian president. The Moscow Kremlin and the Red Square are also one of several World Heritage Sites in the city. Both chambers of the Russian parliament (the State Duma and the Federation Council (Federation Council of Russia)) also sit in the city.

The city is served by an extensive transit network, which includes four international airports, nine railway terminals, numerous trams, a monorail system (Moscow monorail) and one of the deepest underground metro systems in the world, the Moscow Metro, the fourth-largest in the world and largest outside of Asia in terms of passenger numbers. It is recognized as one of the city's landmarks due to the rich and varied architecture of its 194 stations.

Over time, Moscow has acquired a number of epithets, most referring to its size and preeminent status within the nation: The Third Rome ( " (''moskvich''), rendered in English as ''Muscovite''.

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