What is Yekaterinburg known for?

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''' ( ) is a Russian gothic rock band led by brothers Vadim and Gleb Samoylov, that was established in Sverdlovsk (Yekaterinburg) in 1988. It is named after English detective writer Agatha Christie. According to '''Gleb Samoylov''', it's the band playing art-rock and rock'n'roll, and with texts infiltrated by decadance's ideas. According to '''Aleksandr Kozlov''', they play music for teens, that can fill their sensitive hearts.

cultural achievements

to have been made about 9,500 years ago. Only here can you see a collection of Nevyansk icons, in the Nevyansk Icon Museum, with more than 300 icons representing the 18th through the 20th centuries on display. In 2014, the city showcased its education, literary, art and theater culture through the Russian Year of Culture Program. Fletcher, Martin. cultural-achievements-during-year-of-culture 7712 "

;Yekaterinburg to showcase city’s cultural achievements during Year of Culture" . ''Yekaterinburg News''. February 13, 2014. (Retrieved 02-13-2014). thumb Keyboard monument (File:EKB keyboard fixed.jpg) Vladimir Yelizarov's Recording Studio SVE Records is based in Yekaterinburg. The studio is in a private residence built in 1837 under the title "The House of the Misters", in one of the historical centers of Yekaterinburg city, two hundred meters from Verkh-Isetsky Lake

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to mobile services in the city. Beeline has launched an initiative to provide Wi-Fi services in 500 public trams and trolley buses in Yekaterinburg. Fletcher, Martin. "Yekaterinburg signs cooperative agreement with Vimpelcom under Beeline brand", ''Yekateringburg News'', July 19, 2013. (Retrieved July 22, 2013). Sports class "

important producing

during the World War II when important producing facilities were relocated here from the European part of Russia to safeguard them from the advancing Germans (for example, IMZ-Ural). In the postwar period much of the region was off-limits to foreigners and it was over Sverdlovsk that the American pilot Gary Powers was shot down on May 1, 1960, while on a reconnaissance mission. Another historic event that took place in Yekaterinburg was the execution of shooting

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brother. All of them except the uncle were rounded up by the GPU and convicted to "the highest measure of social defense" - execution by a firing squad. Economy and history Nyagan is one of the youngest towns in Western Siberia. It was established in 1965 as a forestry center; wikipedia:Yekaterinburg commons:Екатеринбург

building design

and paper), Novotagilsk (metallurgy) and others. In 1929, oil was discovered in the Kama River basin and its production began in 1932 in Bashkortostan. The Tekhnokompleks Scientific and Production Center, Ramenskoye Instrument Building Design Bureau, the Tikhomirov Scientific Research Institute of Instrument Design, the Ural Optical and Mechanical Plant (Yekaterinburg), the Polet firm (Nizhniy Novgorod) and the Central Scientific Research Radio Engineering Institute (Moscow) were pronounced winners in the competition held in the beginning of 2003 for the development of the avionics suite for the fifth-generation airplane. NPO Saturn has been determined the lead executor for work on the engines for this airplane. Provides a series of direct international flights to Vietnam, Germany, Greece, Egypt, Spain, China, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Uzbekistan and South Korea. Within the country - daily flights to Moscow (6-7 flights per day in winter, 8-9 - in the summer), Vladivostok, Krasnoyarsk, Novosibirsk, Yakutsk, Saint Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Sochi, the regional daily flights to Ust-Kut, Bratsk, Bodaybo, Kirensk and other Russian cities. Early life Bazhov was born in Sysert, a city in the Urals (Ural Mountains) famous for having provided many fighters in the Russian Revolution in 1917 (1917 Russian Revolution). His father Pyotr Bazhov was the master of the welding shop of the Sysertskogo Steel Plant. His family, like most in factory towns, struggled to make ends meet and had virtually no political power in Czarist Russia (Russian Empire). From these beginnings, Bazhov found a calling in public service. Between 1889 and 1893 he studied in a religious school in Yekaterinburg. He took part in many protests, the most famous one resulting in him receiving a note of political disloyalty from his reactionary teacher on his certificate. The city made a huge impression on him, and he would return to live there many years later. In 1899, Bazhov graduated third in his class from Perm Theological Seminary, where Alexander Stepanovich Popov and D.N. Mamin (Dmitry Mamin-Sibiryak) previously studied. He dreamt of attending Tomsk Seminary University, but was rejected. Instead, he worked temporarily as a Russian language teacher, first in Yekaterinburg, then later in Kamyshlov. From 1907 to 1914 Bazhov worked at the Women’s Diocesan College teaching Russian language. During this time he met and married Valentina Ivanitsky, a graduate from the Diocesan School. She was his muse for many of his poems about love and happiness. About 70% of Siberia's people live in cities. Novosibirsk is the largest city in Siberia, with a population of about 1.5 million, followed by Yekaterinburg (1.3 million, Urals), Omsk (1.1 million), Chelyabinsk (1.07 million, in the Urals), Krasnoyarsk (0.91 million), Barnaul (0.60 million), Irkutsk (0.59 million), Kemerovo (0.52 million), Tyumen (0.51 million), Tomsk (0.48 million), Nizhny Tagil (0.39 million, Urals), Kurgan (Kurgan, Kurgan Oblast) (0.36 million), Ulan Ude (0.36 million), Chita (Chita, Zabaykalsky Krai) (0.32 million). Brief details After opening as an American style brewery restaurant in 1998 in St Petersburg, Tinkoff expanded to become Russia's fourth largest independent brewery, opening a 2 million hectoliter state-of-the-art brewery in 2002 in Pushkin (Pushkin (town)) near St Petersburg. The company opened several more brewpubs across Russia. By 2005 the company had ten brewpubs, a firm and growing share of the market for premium lager, and was exporting to Europe and America. In July 2005 InBev bought the Pushkin brewery and the Tinkoff brand name for €167 million. Oleg Tinkov retained the chain of restaurants (located in St. Petersburg, Moscow, Samara, Russia, Novosibirsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Ufa, Yekaterinburg, Sochi, Almaty and Kazan) which he sold to Mint Capital in 2009. In May 2010, Mint Capital announced it was looking to sell. In late 2010, Mint Capital announced that it sold its interest in Tinkoff Brewery and although no price was announced, it was widely reported that the chain was offered for sale for $1 (and assumption of all debts). While the shooting down (1960 U-2 incident) of Francis Gary Powers' U-2 in 1960 is the first publicized success for the S-75, the first aircraft actually shot down by the S-75 was a Taiwanese Martin RB-57D Canberra high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft. In this case, the aircraft was hit by a Chinese-operated S-75 site near Beijing on October 7, 1959. Over the next few years, the Taiwanese ROCAF (Republic of China Air Force) would lose a number of aircraft to the S-75: both RB-57s and various drones (Unmanned aerial vehicle). On May 1, 1960, Gary Powers's U-2 was shot down while flying over the testing site near Sverdlovsk (Yekaterinburg), although it is thought to have taken 14 missiles to hit his high-flying plane. That action led to the U-2 Crisis of 1960. Additionally, Chinese S-75s downed five ROCAF-piloted U-2s based in Taiwan. http: u2_blackcat_taiwan.html **Ufa - Ufa International Airport **Yekaterinburg – Koltsovo International Airport * wikipedia:Yekaterinburg commons:Екатеринбург

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kurssit whoswho.htm Russian Studies produced more melodic music making heavy use of keyboards and synthesizers. birth_date wikipedia:Yekaterinburg commons:Екатеринбург

prominent architecture

a brand ''The Third Capital of Russia'', though a number of other major Russian cities compete for this status, like Samara (Samara, Russia), Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg and Nizhny Novgorod, all being major cultural centers with rich history and prominent architecture. Veliky Novgorod, Pskov, Dmitrov and the cities of Golden Ring (Vladimir (Vladimir (city)), Yaroslavl, Kostroma and others) have at best preserved the architecture and the spirit of ancient

a unique mix of Christian Russian (Russians) and Muslim Tatar (Tatars) cultures. The city has rigistered a brand ''The Third Capital of Russia'', though a number of other major Russian cities compete for this status, like Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg and Nizhny Novgorod, all being major cultural centers with rich history and prominent architecture. Veliky Novgorod, Pskov and the cities of Golden Ring (Vladimir (Vladimir (city)), Yaroslavl, Kostroma and others

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. thumb left 300px Yekaterinburg (File:ChurchOn Blood.jpg)'s "Church on the Blood (Church of All Saints, Yekaterinburg)", built on the spot where the last Tsar and his family were killed. Execution of Tsar & Family On 18th July 1918, the day after the killing at Yekaterinburg of the last Tsar, Nicholas II (Nicholas II of Russia) and family (Shooting_of_the_Romanov_family), members of the extended Russian royal family, the Romanovs, including a nun, and servants

describing life

; Tobolsk, Russia Biography Galina was the oldest daughter of a physician in the town of Kasli near Yekaterinburg. Since her family was part of the aristocracy of Russia prior to the revolution (October Revolution), they suffered much in the years after 1917. Eventually Galina and her Austrian husband Arnulf von Hoyer were forced to flee to western Europe. Her diaries describing life in Russia under communism were translated into many languages. '''Agatha Christie


'''Yekaterinburg''' (

Yekaterinburg is the main industrial (industry) and cultural (culture) center of the Ural Federal District. Between 1924 and 1991, the city was named (geographical renaming) '''Sverdlovsk''' ( ) after the Communist (Bolshevik) party leader Yakov Sverdlov.

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