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important paintings survived this period, the losses were significant. Records from 1963 state that 206 paintings had been destroyed and 507 were missing. Of these, some 450 are still missing today. He was through with his gymnasium (gymnasium (school)) in 1918 and graduated from Leningrad (Saint Petersburg) ''Mining Institute'' in 1930 as mining petroleum engineer. After graduation he worked for ''LenGas'', ''GIProVod'' and People’s Commissariat of NarkomZem. During the World War II he was evacuated and worked in Kazakhstan. After the war he was with ''HydroEnergyProject Institute'' (Moscow), than he joined WodGeo in Kharkiv and later worked for UkrHydroEnergyProject Institute in Lviv. His PhD thesis in Engineering “Technique to study sagging of loess-like rocks” was defended at Kharkiv University in 1945. The crucial point of his career was 1948 when he joined the Lviv Branch of the ''Institute of Geological Sciences'' headed by Professor Vladimir Porfiriev. Since 1953 Linetsky led the ''Hydrogeology and Engineering Department'' of the Institute later renamed to Oil and Gas Migration Dept. he defended his Dr.Sc. dissertation “Physical principles of oil migration” in 1959 at the USSR Academy of Science (Russian Academy of Sciences) ''Oil Institute'' (Moscow) and became a professor in 1967. He published about 50 research papers including 5 monographs. :: ''Not to be confused with BlackBerry (Blackberry (disambiguation))'' '''Bookberry''' (Букбери) is a chain of bookstores based in Moscow, Russia, and with stores in that city and in Yekaterinburg. The bronze plaque marking Russia's Kilometre Zero is located in Moscow, just in front of the Iberian Chapel (Iberian Gate and Chapel), in a short passage connecting Red Square with Manege Square and flanked by the State Historical Museum and the City Duma (Moscow City Duma). The Bolsheviks decided to provide leadership to the movement in order to give it an organized and peaceful character. On the afternoon of 17 July a peaceful demonstration of 500,000 workers, soldiers, and sailors under the slogan “All Power to the Soviets” was held. Anti-government demonstrations were also held in Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Krasnoiarsk, and other cities. Every three years (2001, 2004, 2007...) the top finalists are invited to be part of the US delegation to the International Olympiada of Spoken Russian held in Moscow. After the competition, the students continue to the homestay in Vladimir. '''Dmitry Yakovlevich Pokrass''' ( Dmoz:Regional Europe Russia Administrative Regions Moscow Commons:Category:Moscow Wikipedia:Moscow

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Soviet Union Great Purge During the Great Purge, Landau was investigated within the UPTI Affair in Kharkov, but he managed to leave for Moscow. Still, he was arrested on April 27, 1938 and held in an NKVD prison until his release on April 29, 1939, after his colleague Pyotr Kapitsa, an experimental (experimental physics) low-temperature physicist, wrote a letter to Joseph Stalin, personally vouching for Landau's behavior. Gennady Gorelik

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'', secretary of the journal ''Novy Mir'', special correspondent for ''Izvestiya'', and director of the Maxim Gorky Literature Institute in Moscow from 1945 to 1948. He received the Stalin Prize (in 1949) for his literary accomplishments, and is considered a classic writer of Soviet Socialist Realist literature (Socialist realism). DATE OF DEATH 1958 PLACE OF DEATH Moscow, USSR est_completion 2013 http: index.php?do building&building_id 118 location IBC (Moscow-City), Moscow, Russia latd 55 latm 44 lats 59.17 latNS N The '''Federation Tower''' ( Dmoz:Regional Europe Russia Administrative Regions Moscow Commons:Category:Moscow Wikipedia:Moscow

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(2005 film) Nomad '' (2005 2007). Center was founded by Vasily Shumov in Moscow, Russia in the late 1970s. The first band name was "777". In the early 1980s Center became popular in the Soviet music underground. The band released over 25 albums, created music for films and TV, appeared in the TV shows, and performed in Europe and America. Official site - a brief story of Center in English Center is documented in numerous publications and books. In the 1990s the band leader Vasily Shumov moved from Moscow, Russia to Los Angeles, USA where he continued his music and art work. Born the son of Fr Hovhanes Agayants, priest of the Armenian Apostolic Church, in the Azerbaijani town of Elizavetpol on 28 August 1911, he followed two elder brothers into the secret police. In 1930 he moved to Moscow to begin work in the OGPU economic department. In 1936, as purges decimated secret police ranks, he was transferred into foreign intelligence, helped by his knowledge of foreign languages (which included Turkish, Persian, French, Spanish and English). His first marriage ended in 1943 while he was still in the service. In 1945, while recovering from combat injuries, he met and married his second wife, Frances O'Reilly, with whom he had one child. Brown returned to the ''Daily News,'' then from 1949 to 1957 was a foreign correspondent for ''Time'' and ''Life'', serving in New Delhi, India, Paris, France, London, and Moscow. In 1957, he became a freelance writer. In the sixties he returned to work for ''Time'' as a contributing editor; he also edited several books for Time-Life. '''Novoslobodskaya''' ( Dmoz:Regional Europe Russia Administrative Regions Moscow Commons:Category:Moscow Wikipedia:Moscow

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of a Soviet Girlhood'', published in 1989. Continuing her association with ''The Detroit News'', Cathy Young was a regular columnist for the newspaper from 1993 to 2000, while also working as a freelance journalist, with her writing appearing in a variety of publications including ''The New York Times'', ''The Washington Post'', ''The Philadelphia Inquirer'', ''Newsday'', ''The New Republic'', ''The Wall Street Journal'', ''The American Spectator'', ''National Review'',, and ''Reason'' (Reason (magazine)). In her second book, ''Ceasefire!: Why Women and Men Must Join Forces to Achieve True Equality'', published in 1999, she argues for a "philosophy" Young, Cathy, ''Ceasefire!: Why Women and Men Must Join Forces to Achieve True Equality'' (N.Y.: Free Press, 1999 (ISBN 0-684-83442-1)), p. 10 (''Introduction: The Gender Wars''). which may be called "feminism or something else". Young, Cathy, ''Ceasefire!'', ''op. cit.'', p. 11 (''Introduction''). Her association with ''The Boston Globe'' and ''Reason'' began in 2000 and 2001, respectively, as a weekly editorial page columnist for ''The Globe'' and a monthly columnist for ''Reason'', where she is also a contributing editor. DATE OF BIRTH February 10, 1963 PLACE OF BIRTH Moscow, Soviet Union DATE OF DEATH * TV journalist, director and editor (1961-1974) * Press secretary and adviser at the Finnish embassies in Moscow and Washington, D.C. (1974-1983) * Director-General (last) and Chairman of Yleisradio (1990-1994) Biography Berman was born in the Province of Drenthe and grew up in the Province of Groningen (Groningen (province)). After initially studying acting in Maastricht, he turned to psychology. He earned a bachelor degree in psychology from Utrecht University in 1983 and a master's from the University of Amsterdam in 1987. Since, he was a correspondent in Paris and Moscow for the Dutch Public Radio (''Radio 1''), the Dutch international radio ''Wereldomroep'', the agrarian daily ''Agrarisch Dagblad'', and magazine'' Elsevier (Elsevier (magazine))''. He presented many radio and television shows, notably for broadcaster ''IKON''. Howard Hughes flew a Super Electra (NX18973) on a global circumnavigation flight. With four crewmates (Harry Connor, copilot and navigator; Tom Thurlow, navigator; Richard Stoddart, radio operator; and Ed Lund, flight engineer), the plane took off from Floyd Bennett Field in New York on July 10, 1938. The flight, which circled the narrower northern latitudes, passed through Paris, Moscow, Omsk, Yakutsk, Fairbanks, Alaska and Minneapolis before returning to New York on July 14. The total distance flown was 14,672 mi (23,612 km). Dmoz:Regional Europe Russia Administrative Regions Moscow Commons:Category:Moscow Wikipedia:Moscow

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Radischev. Westport: Greenwood Publishing Group. p 26 . Because of his exceptional academic promise, Radishchev was chosen of one of a dozen young students to be sent abroad to acquire Western learning. For several years he studied at the University of Leipzig. His foreign education influenced his approach to Russian society, and upon his return he hoped to incorporate Enlightenment philosophies such as natural law and the social contract to Russian conditions. Even

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sit and wait while their opponent gathered more strength. In the Soviet Union the end of World War II in Europe is considered to be 9 May, when the surrender took effect Moscow time. This date is celebrated as a national holiday (Public holiday), Victory Day (Victory Day (Eastern Europe)), or ''День Победы'' in Belarus, Russia and some other post-Soviet countries. Balcer has lectured widely about writing, art, and the duties of artists in free societies, notably at Columbia (Columbia University), NYU (New York University), Harvard (Harvard University), UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) and Loyola Marymount; in Moscow (Internews), Paris (Sorbonne), Beijing (Central Academy of Fine Arts), Toronto (Canadian Film Centre), Banff World Media Festival, Tokyo (the International Ukiyo-e Society), and Brisbane (SPAA (Screen Producers Association of Australia) Conference). Wiechert was strongly opposed to Nazism from the start. He appealed in 1933 and 1935 to the undergraduates in Munich to retain their critical thinking in relation to the national socialist ideology. This was rated as call to internal resistance. The minutes of the speech circulated illegally in Germany and reached Moscow in 1937 baked in bread. Here it was published in the influential exile magazine ''Das Wort'' (''The Word''). But Wiechert went even further and dared to openly criticize the imprisonment of Martin Niemöller by the Nazis in 1938. He was arrested shortly after the rigged plebiscite by which Germany absorbed Austria in April 1938. MacDonogh, G. ''1938: Hitler's Gamble''. New York: Basic Books, 2009. p 106. *Group C (hosted by Sweden in Stockholm): Sweden (Sweden national baseball team), Canada, Korea (Korea national baseball team) & Netherlands Antilles *Group D (hosted by Russia in Moscow): Russia (Russia national baseball team), France (France national baseball team) Great Britain (Great Britain national baseball team), Japan (Japan national baseball team) & Nicaragua (Nicaragua national baseball team) *Group E (hosted by Germany in Regensburg): Germany (Germany national baseball team), China (China national baseball team), U.S.A. & Venezuela A scheduled Moscow performance of the suite that December was cancelled at the last minute due to the difficulty of finding musicians to play the piece; Prokofiev Diaries 1915-1923: p. 172 it called for an enlarged orchestra, and as many performers had been mobilized due to World War I, enough players could not be found. Nevertheless, the Moscow music critic Leonid Sabaneyev gave the music a scathing review. Prokofiev "Autobiography": p. 256-57 This prompted a response from Prokofiev stating that the supposed performance must have been a product of Sabaneyev's imagination, as the only copy of the score was in the composer's hands and thus he had not even been able to see it. Incident at gay rights rally in Moscow in May 2007 During a gay rights (LGBT social movements) rally (Demonstration (people)) in Red Square, Moscow, on May 27, 2007 commemorating the 14th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in Russia, Richard and Fred Fairbrass were assaulted by members of a counter-demonstration staged by ultra-nationalists (Nationalism#Extremism). Dmoz:Regional Europe Russia Administrative Regions Moscow Commons:Category:Moscow Wikipedia:Moscow

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http: transport vodniy news.php?ID 332409 title Москвичи смогут поплавать на ледоколах date 2009-11-13 work Water transport publisher language Russian accessdate 21 November 2009 location Moscow, Russia In the wake of the breakup of the Russian Empire some national groups sought autonomy or autocephaly from Moscow. The Ukrainian Orthodox Church was proclaimed under the Ukrainian National Republic in 1917

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general Overlord (Overlord (G.I. Joe)) (a.k.a. Mikihail Derenko) abandoned the Coil and instead began work for the Jugglers as an assassin. Suetin studied at the High Institute of Art, Vitebsk (1918-1922) under Kazimir Malevich, founder of Suprematism, an early abstract art movement which developed a style based on 'non objective' geometric shapes in alignment. From 1920 the artist participated in exhibitions including those of the UNOVIS group (Vitebsk, 1920 and 1921; Moscow


'''Moscow''' (

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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