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vehement advocacy of the exiled Bourbons, sharp criticism of the Armed Neutrality of the North, which he considered disadvantageous to Russia, and denunciation of the partitions of Poland as contrary to the first principles of equity and a shock to the conscience of Western Europe. At the 2005 World Championships (2005 World Figure Skating Championships), held in Moscow, Russia, Lambiel was ahead of Evgeni Plushenko after the qualifying round and short program. Plushenko then withdrew from the competition with an injury. Skating to the King Arthur (King Arthur (film)) soundtrack in the long program, Lambiel landed two quadruple toe loops (toe loop jump) and gave an overall strong performance to win his first World championship; it was also his first medal at an ISU championship. He became the first Swiss man to win the event since Hans Gerschwiler did so in 1947. Local overprint '''SALONIQUE'''. The office normally used stamps of Russia or Russian Levant. * The Warlords of Okaara launched a major attack on European Russia. They battled Firestorm (Firestorm (Ronald Raymond)) and the combined Soviet metahuman forces, led by the Rocket Red Brigade (Rocket Red). * The Durlans infiltrated Cuba, kidnapping and then replacing Fidel Castro and leading members of the Cuban government (Communist Party of Cuba) and army (Military of Cuba). They were unmasked by the Flash (Wally West) and Manhunter (Manhunter (comics)). '''Belot''' also '''Bridge belot''' is the name of a French (France) trick-taking (trick-taking game) card game very popular in Bulgaria, in some parts of Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia (Republic of Serbia), Macedonia (Republic of Macedonia) (Especially Bitola), Vasa D. Mihailovich, ''South Slavic writers since World War II'' pg. 193 Gacl (1997) ISBN 0-7876-1070-4 and in Saudi Arabia. It is also played by the Armenian Diaspora, in former USSR area (Russia, Ukraine, Republic of Moldova) and by Jewish communities worldwide. Granovsky was born in Oryol, Russia. Commons:Category:Russia WikiPedia:Russia Dmoz:Regional Europe Russia
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the shores of San Francisco and then moved to Brooklyn, New York in 1940. It was during his stay in Brooklyn that Rebbe Shaul Yedidya Elazar became popular and helped rebuild Modzitz. He was a gifted songwriter and wrote over 1,000 Chassidic melodies. He had an intense love for the Land of Israel, and even foresaw the coming of the State of Israel. He was unable to see the realization of his prediction, and he died on November 29, 1947, the day the UN (United Nations) voted to create the State of Israel (1947 UN Partition Plan). He was the last person to buried on the Mount of Olives until it was liberated in 1967. His teachings have been collected in the volumes of ''Imrei Shaul'' and ''Yisa Bracha''. He was succeeded by his oldest son, Rebbe Shmuel Eliyahu Taub. *Guatemala: President Jorge Serrano Elías (May 25, 1993; failed) *Russia: President Boris Yeltsin (September 21 - October 4, 1993 (1993 Russian constitutional crisis)) *Lesotho: King Letsie III (Letsie III of Lesotho) (August 17, 1994) Teams from several countries participate. These include Kenya, France, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Norway, Iceland, Bolivia, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, United States, Canada, Australia, Philippines, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Thailand, Mongolia, India, Germany, Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Argentina, Brazil, England, Zambia, Uganda, Tanzania, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, Morocco, Sudan, Palestine, Jordan, Iraq, Algeria, Lebanon, Russia, Georgia (Georgia (country)), Kazakhstan, Armenia, Moldavia, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Romania, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Hungary, Republic of Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Spain, Greece, Malta, Serbia, Montenegro, Croatia, Turkey, Lebanon, Indonesia, and Italy. The '''livenka''' ( Commons:Category:Russia WikiPedia:Russia Dmoz:Regional Europe Russia
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industry special: New start for Sukhoi." ''FlightGlobal,'' 13 August 2007. A '''military dolphin''' is a dolphin trained for military uses. The United States and Russian militaries have trained and employed oceanic dolphins for several reasons. Such military dolphins have been trained to rescue lost naval swimmers or to locate underwater mine (Naval mine)s. right thumb 140px Andrei Sinyavsky (Image:Andrei Sinyavsky.jpg) '''Andrei Donatovich Sinyavsky
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The nation's history began with that of the East Slavs, who emerged as a recognizable group in Europe between the 3rd and 8th centuries AD. ", ''Journal of World-Systems Research'' Vol. 12 (no. 2), pp. 219–229 (2006).
Following the Russian Revolution, the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic became the largest and leading constituent of the Soviet Union, the world's first constitutionally socialist state and a recognized superpower, Rozhnov, Konstantin, "Who won World War II?". BBC. The Soviet era saw some of the most significant technological achievements (Timeline of Russian inventions and technology records) of the 20th century, including the world's first human-made satellite (Sputnik), and the first man in space (Yuri Gagarin). Following the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, the Russian SFSR reconstituted itself as the Russian Federation and is recognized as the continuing legal personality (the sole successor state (Succession of states)) of the Union state (Government of the Soviet Union).
The Russian economy ranks as the ninth largest (List of countries by GDP (nominal)) by nominal GDP and sixth largest (List of countries by GDP (PPP)) by purchasing power parity in 2014. GDP, PPP (current international $) Data Table Russia's extensive mineral and energy resources, the largest reserves in the world, have made it one of the largest producers of oil (oil producer) and natural gas (natural gas producer) globally. The country is one of the five recognized (Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty) nuclear weapons states and possesses the largest stockpile of weapons of mass destruction (Russia and weapons of mass destruction). Russia is a great power and a permanent member (Permanent members of the United Nations Security Council) of the United Nations Security Council, a member of the G20, the Council of Europe, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, the Eurasian Economic Community, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), and the World Trade Organization (WTO), as well as being the leading member of the Commonwealth of Independent States.