Yaroslavl

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; In the 17th century, the "fiery style" of ornamentation flourished in Moscow and Yaroslavl, gradually paving the way for the Naryshkin baroque of the 1690s. After the reforms of Peter the Great the change of architectural styles in Russia generally followed that in the Western Europe. * Tbilisi, Georgia (Georgia (country))

Cathedral . By that time the onion dome design was also fully developed. In the 17th century, the "fiery style" of ornamentation flourished in Moscow and Yaroslavl, gradually paving the way for the Naryshkin baroque of the 1690s. After Peter the Great reforms (Reforms of Peter I of Russia) had made Russia much closer to Western culture, the change of the architectural styles in Russia generally followed that of Western Europe. Kazan, the capital of Tatarstan


fiery style

; In the 17th century, the "fiery style" of ornamentation flourished in Moscow and Yaroslavl, gradually paving the way for the Naryshkin baroque of the 1690s. After the reforms of Peter the Great the change of architectural styles in Russia generally followed that in the Western Europe. * WikiPedia:Yaroslavl commons:Ярославль


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contemporary architecture

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vast collection

Aleksei Musin-Pushkin. '''Aleksei Ivanovich Musin-Pushkin''' (1744 — 1817), (also spelled '''Aleksei Ivanovich Mussin-Pushkin''') count since 1797, statesman, historian and art collector. Musin-Pushkin is credited with discovering in Yaroslavl the manuscript ''The Tale of Igor's Campaign''. His vast collection of antiquities also included the Laurentian Codex of the Russian Primary Chronicle and the earliest manuscripts of ''Zadonshchina''. Image:Menshikov tower


life giving

are considered the protector of a region, e.g. Our Lady of Kazan for Kazan, Theotokos Fyodorovskaya as the protector of the upper Volga region and Theotokos of Tolga as the patroness of Yaroslavl. A number of local (and often ancient) Orthodox Marian devotions also exist around the world, e.g. to the icon of the Theotokos of the Life-giving Spring in present day Istanbul. WikiPedia:Yaroslavl commons:Ярославль


science business

of political science, business community as well as the representatives of the governments of a number of different states. Dmitry Medvedev, President of the Russian Federation, José Luis Zapatero, Prime Minister of Spain, Francois Fillon, Prime Minister of France were all participants at the Conference. In 2010, Russian officials gathered together international authorities in Yaroslavl to discuss the challenges facing the modern state at the Global Policy Forum (Yaroslavl Global Policy Forum) for 'The Modern State: Standards of Democracy and Criteria of Efficiency'. In 2011 Yaroslavl will bring together participants from all over the world to discuss the 2011 agenda: 'The modern state in the age of social diversity'. On September 7, 2011, most of the members of the city's KHL (ice hockey) team, Lokomotiv Yaroslavl, perished in an air crash (2011 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl air disaster) on takeoff from Yaroslavl's Tunoshna Airport. Symbols Yaroslavl currently has a coat of arms and a flag which are both made up of two heraldic symbols. Both of these items are intrinsically linked with the legend surrounding the foundation of the city; the bear (brown bear) and halberd. WikiPedia:Yaroslavl commons:Ярославль


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prisoner in Russia. He was released a year later, and on his return home he auditioned for the conservatory in Tallinn. At the same time, he became a member of the chorus at the Estonia Theatre in Tallinn. His solo opera debut was a tiny part in ''Eugene Onegin (Eugene Onegin (opera))'' (1944). He soon became one of the most revered singers with this opera company, with whom he sang from 1951 until his death in 1975. *Martyrs Trophimus, Sabbatius, and Dorymedon of Synada (276) *Blessed Prince Theodore of Smolensk (Theodore the Black) and Yaroslavl (1299) and his children Saints David and Constantine ca (1322) *Saint Theodore of Tarsus, Archbishop of Canterbury (690) In 1206 and 1207, he was the prince of Novgorod. In 1207, his father sent him to rule the towns of Rostov and Yaroslavl. In consequence of one domestic squabble, Vsevolod disinherited Konstantin on his deathbed and bequeathed his capital Vladimir to a younger son, Yuri II. In the Battle of Lipitsa (1216), Konstantin and his ally Mstislav of Novgorod (Mstislav the Bold) soundly defeated Yuri and occupied Vladimir. This flat, rolling country, with Moscow as its center, forms a major industrial region. Besides Moscow, major cities include Smolensk, Yaroslavl, Vladimir, Tula (Tula, Russia), Dzerzhinsk (Dzerzhinsk, Russia), and Rybinsk. Trucks, ships, railway rolling stock, machine tools, electronic equipment, cotton and woolen textiles, and chemicals are the principal industrial products. The Volga (Volga River) and Oka Rivers are the major water routes, and the Moscow–Volga and Don (Don River (Russia))–Volga canals link Moscow with the Caspian (Caspian Sea) and Baltic Seas. Many rail lines serve the area Russia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-07 . Chemical industry includes the production of synthetic plastics (in Moscow, Novomoskovsk (Novomoskovsk, Russia), Orekhovo-Zuyevo, Vladimir), chemical fibers (in Klin, Ryazan, Tver), rubber resin and tires (in Moscow, Yaroslavl, Yefremov (Yefremov (town))), and fertilizers (in Dorgobuzh, Novomoskovsk, Polpino, Shchyokino, Voskresensk). Nikita's son, Akinfiy Demidov (1678–1745), increased his inherited wealth by the discovery and working of gold, silver and copper mines. He also founded the Siberian town of Barnaul, whose central square still bears his name. He also commissioned the Leaning Tower of Nevyansk. His fortune was inherited by his eldest son Prokofi Demidov, whilst his younger son Nikita Akinfievitch Demidov (1724–1789) became an arts patron. Akinfiy's nephew, Pavel Grigoryevich Demidov (1738–1821), was a great traveller and benefactor of Russian scientific education who befriended Carolus Linnaeus and Pallas (Peter Simon Pallas). He established the Demidov Lyceum in Yaroslavl, the Demidov chair in Natural history at Moscow University, and founded an annual prize for Russian literature, awarded by the Academy of Sciences (Russian Academy of Sciences). A bronze monument (Demidovsky Pillar, Yaroslavl) to him was installed in Yaroslavl in 1828. Nikita's son, Akinfiy Demidov (1678–1745), increased his inherited wealth by the discovery and working of gold, silver and copper mines. He also founded the Siberian town of Barnaul, whose central square still bears his name. He also commissioned the Leaning Tower of Nevyansk. His fortune was inherited by his eldest son Prokofi Demidov, whilst his younger son Nikita Akinfievitch Demidov (1724–1789) became an arts patron. Akinfiy's nephew, Pavel Grigoryevich Demidov (1738–1821), was a great traveller and benefactor of Russian scientific education who befriended Carolus Linnaeus and Pallas (Peter Simon Pallas). He established the Demidov Lyceum in Yaroslavl, the Demidov chair in Natural history at Moscow University, and founded an annual prize for Russian literature, awarded by the Academy of Sciences (Russian Academy of Sciences). A bronze monument (Demidovsky Pillar, Yaroslavl) to him was installed in Yaroslavl in 1828. The first rubber plant in Europe SK-1 (:ru:СК-1 (завод)) (from Russian "Synthetic Kauchuk", WikiPedia:Yaroslavl commons:Ярославль


building made

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. This event, organised by the Russian government, and with the backing of President Dmitry Medvedev, has been running since 2009 and represents one of the highest level political-diplomatic forums in the world today. It is the largest political science event organised in Russia, and is held on an annual basis, with a number of foreign officials appearing as participants each year. In the past for example, the French and Italian prime ministers Francois Fillon and Silvio Berlusconi have been guests, as well as Spanish prime minister Jose Zapatero (Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero). In 2011 Turkish president Abdullah Gül was received as a guest participant by the Russian authorities. Yaroslavl was chosen to host the event due to its thousand year history of being a meeting point for people of all cultures, a significant trading post, and its former status as Russia's second largest city, within which a great number of foreign embassies were situated. The award of this forum to the city coincided with the city's millennium celebrations and thus it is commonly viewed by residents to have been a gift from the Russian president to the city which has helped raise the city's global profile. In 2011 this event became headline news in a number of countries due to the unfortunate events which led to the deaths of around forty people (players, suppor staff, and air crew) from Yaroslavl's 'Lokomotiv' Ice Hockey team (Lokomotiv Yaroslavl). President Medvedev was, at the time of the crash, attending the conference at Lokomotiv's home stadium 'Arena 2000', and specially postponed a number of important meetings to make sure he could travel to the crash site and meet with crash victims' relatives. Later Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin also arrived in the city to pay his condolences. Education thumb The main building of Yaroslavl's 'Demidov' State University (File:Yaroslavl State University, 1 corpus.JPG) Yaroslavl has a large number of educational establishments which enclose all three levels of the Russian educational system: primary (ca. 20 establishments), middle (ca. 20 colleges and other secondary schools), and higher (8 state and 2 non-state funded higher educational institutions). In Yaroslavl one can study for both masters' and bachelors' level courses. Yaroslavl is currently home to the following state higher educational institutions: Yaroslavl 'Demidov' State University (Yaroslavl State University), Yaroslavl State Technical University (Yaroslavl Technical University), Ushinskiy Pedagogical University, Yaroslavl State Medical Academy, Yaroslavl State Agricultural Academy, Yaroslavl State Institute for Theatrical Studies, Military School of Finance and Economics, and the Yaroslavl Higher School for Anti-Aircraft and Missile Defence. Amongst the non-state funded institutions for further education in the city is the International Academy for Business and New Technologies (MUBiNT), and also a number of branches from Moscow-based universities. Официальный сайт города Ярославля — Образование — Высшее профессиональное city-yar.ru In addition to these establishments, there is also the Yaroslavl Seminary, a large establishment for the training of new Russian Orthodox priests. By the end of 2008 Yaroslavl had around 187 pre-school teaching and care groups registered within the city, within these there were around 22,700 places which were oversubscribed and thus filled by around 26,000 pre-school aged children. The number of registered children was around 78.7%, or around 0.4% more than in 2007. At the beginning of the 2008-9 academic year the city had around 100 daytime general educational groups for children within which around 48,100 infants were registered. This figure was around 200 people less than in the previous year. According to the situation in 2010 around 16,000 people are to be found working in Yaroslavl's educational sector. Официальный сайт города Ярославля — Образование city-yar.ru Transportation Yaroslavl is situated at the crossing point of a number of major automotive (roads in Russia), rail (rail transport in Russia), and riverboat routes. The M8 (M8 highway (Russia)) (Moscow–Yaroslavl–Vologda–Arkhangelsk) links the city to Moscow and also onwards to the north in the direction of Arkhangelsk. One major railway bridge and two automotive bridges (Oktyabrsky and Yubileyny Bridge) traverse the Volga River. The Kotorosl River is crossed by as many as four bridges for automobiles and one for railway traffic (built in 1896). Automotive transport In the last few years the authorities of Yaroslavl have been acting on the initiative to build a bypass around the city, for this reason the center of the city is now largely free of freight transporters and other larger vehicles transiting through the city. In August 2010, the first piece of this new bypass was opened, it included an interchange, which connects the Yubileyny Bridge with the Southwest Yaroslavl relief road. В Ярославле открыто движение по новой развязке Юбилейного моста WikiPedia:Yaroslavl commons:Ярославль

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