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and Robert White url http: www.brooklynrail.org 2010 07 express radical-reflections-arthur-penn-in-conversation-with-gregory-zucker-and-robert-white work Brooklyn Rail date August 2010 accessdate 29 September 2010 '''Tomtor''' is the name of several rural localities in the Sakha Republic, Russia. The most notable one is on the Kolyma Highway. Thirty kilometers (19 mi) northwest is Oymyakon, known chiefly for recording the coldest temperature


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of his knowledge and stature. A Russian tea glass-holder is a traditional way of serving and drinking tea in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, other CIS and ex-USSR countries. Podstakanniks, Commons:Category:Russia WikiPedia:Russia Dmoz:Regional Europe Russia


musical criticism

philosopher, writer, music critic, philanthropist and pedagogue. He became known as the "Russian Hoffmann (E.T.A. Hoffmann)" on account of his keen interest in fantasmagoric tales and musical criticism. death_place Aldershot (Aldershot, Ontario), Ontario residence Russia, Germany, USA (United States of America) citizenship Russian (1855–73) German (Germany) (1874–1877) American (United States) (1878–1942) residence


plays solo

guitar never plays solo and isn't even recognized as an instrument. author Pritzl, Barton J.; Armandroff, Taft E.; Jacoby, George H.; Da Costa, G. S. postscript arxiv astro-ph 0501083 in Russia and the Ukraine. The Cassiopeia Dwarf and the Pegasus Dwarf are farther from M31 than its other known companion galaxies, yet still appear bound to it by gravity. Neither galaxy contains any young, massive stars or shows traces of recent star


music appearing

year round. Tarkan travelled throughout Europe and Latin America to promote his music. Appearing in Ukraine, Morocco, Tunisia and Russia, he gave a total of eighteen concerts in seventeen European cities. In Latin America the album provided Tarkan with a strong fan base, especially in Mexico and Argentina, where Universal Music funded a promotional tour at the end of 1999.


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; ref Formula One is also becoming increasingly popular in Russia. In 2010 Vitaly Petrov became the first Russian to drive in Formula One. There had only been two Russian


book illustrations

and designer (d.1976 (1976 in art)). *5 August - Naum Gabo, Russian sculptor (sculpture) (d.1977 (1977 in art)). *10 September - Elsa Schiaparelli, Italian (Italy) fashion designer (d.1973 (1973 in art)). thumb upright Streltsy (Image:01 108 Book illustrations of Historical description of the clothes and weapons of Russian troops.jpg) in 1674 '''Streltsy''' ( ) were the unit (Military unit)s of Russian guardsmen ( Grammatical

defined the territory of a 'united Germany' as being the territory of East and West Germany, prohibiting Germany from making any future territorial claims. Germany also agreed to sign a separate treaty with Poland reaffirming the present common border, binding under international law, effectively relinquishing territories to Poland. This was done on 14 November 1990 with the signing of the German-Polish Border Treaty (German-Polish Border Treaty (1990)). Image:01 106 Book illustrations


remarkable national

of ''the National Review'' for a year. He travelled in Russia in 1858 and in 1863 spent some time in Poland. In 1864, as a result of ill-health and depressed by his failure to be appointed Oxford University's inaugural Chichele Professor of Modern History and his low salary at King's College, he took a year off in South Australia. He attempted to establish a 640 acres (259 ha) sheep station near Mount Remarkable (Mount Remarkable National Park), but was beaten by severe


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major discovery

in the east. Severnaya Zemlya was first noted in 1913 and first charted in 1930–32, making it the last archipelago on Earth to be discovered. Politically, they are part of Russia's Krasnoyarsk Krai region, but are uninhabited by humans except for an Arctic base

in 1913, but its insularity wasn’t proven until 1931, when Georgy Ushakov and Nikolay Urvantsev charted the archipelago during their 1930–32 expedition. * China National Highway 301: Suifenhe (Suifenhe City) (Heilongjiang) - Manzhouli (Inner Mongolia, China

Russia

'''Russia''' ( Extending across the entirety of northern Asia (North Asia) and much of Eastern Europe, Russia spans nine time zones (Time in Russia) and incorporates a wide range of environments (Environment of Russia) and landforms.

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.

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