Rostov-on-Don

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popular people

mathematics at Rostov University, is being planned by city authorities. Musicians, composers and singers Musicians from Rostov-on-Don include Efrem Zimbalist the violinist, Most Popular People Born In "Rostov-on-Don Russia" (26 names) IMDb. Accessed 20 July 2012 Zaslavsky, Kim Nazaretov, Modest Mussorgsky, the pop music singer Irina Allegrova (1952), Yuri Bashmet, the post-punk band Motorama, Sergey Vladimirovich Rodionov, Eva Rivas (1987), Mikhail Puntov (1995) and the rap band Kasta. Actors, directors and playwrights Actors and playwrights of Rostov-on-Don include Maretskaya, Mikhail Shchepkin, Yevgeniya Glushenko, Alexander Kaidanovsky (1946–1995), Evgeny Shvarts (1896–1958), Nikolai Sorokin (1952–2013), Konstantin Lavronenko (1961), winner of the Best Actor award at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival, and Sergey Zhigunov (1963). Marion Gering, noted for his stage and film productions in the United States, was born in the city. Architects and artists Architects and artists of the city include Yevgeny Vuchetich, Seyran Khatlamajyan, Ashot Melkonian, Natalia Duritskaya, Martiros Saryan (1880–1972), Roman Chatov (1900–1987) Scientists and adventurers Scientists and explorers include, doctors N. Bogoraz and S. Fedosov, scientists Dmitri Mendeleev, A. S. Popov, L. P. Pavlov, George Sedov (Georgy Sedov) the Arctic Sea explorer, Yakov Frenkel (1894–1952) a solid-state physicist, Svyatoslav Fyodorov (1927–2000), ophthalmologist, Sabina Spielrein (1885–1942), psychoanalyst. Other *Vladimir Shumeyko (1945), political figure *Svetlana Boiko (1972), foil fencer (fencing) *Anatoli Morozov (1973), professional association football player and coach *Alexei Eremenko (1983), Russian-born Finnish professional association football player who currently plays in Kazakhstan *Victoria Lopyreva (1983), model and popular television hostess *Tatiana Kotova (1985), beauty pageant titleholder *Andrei Chikatilo (1936), serial killer Tourist sites and excursions Commons:Rostov-on-Don Wikipedia:Rostov-on-Don


architectural feature

thumb right 250px Rostov Regional Museum of Fine Arts (File:Особняк Домбровского 1.jpg) thumb right 250px Museum of Russian & Armenian Friendship (File:Музей русско-армянской дружбы.JPG) The most conspicuous architectural feature of the central part of the city is the Cathedral of Virgin's Nativity (1860–1887), designed by Konstantin Thon. Libraries Rostov-on-Don's libraries include: *The Don State Public Library, *Central Library named after Maxim Gorky, *Regional Children’s Library named after V.M. Velichkina *Rostov Regional Special Library for the Blind, *Scientific Library of the Medical University, *Central State Children’s Library named after Lenin *Children’s Library named after A.S. Pushkin *Children’s Library named after Mayakovsky *South-Russian Don State Public Library. Theaters In the Academic Drama Theater named after Maxim Gorky works Mikhail Bushnov, who is the national artist of the USSR and an honorary citizen of Rostov-on-Don. Commons:Rostov-on-Don Wikipedia:Rostov-on-Don


vast energy

;Russia: World watching for any change, BBC News (March 3, 2008) Many in Ukraine and beyond believe that Russia has periodically used its vast energy resources (Energy policy of Russia) to bully its smaller, dependent neighbour, but the Russian Government argues instead that it is internal squabbling amongst Ukraine's political (Politics of Ukraine) elite that is to blame for the deadlock. The rifts behind Europe's gas row, BBC News (January 8, 2009) Later Putin stated that the government of the Russian Federation respects the sovereignty of Ukraine, while several Russian parliamentaries as well some governors were claiming for the liquidation of Ukraine. --valign "top" The ensuing attack left the front line running roughly from Leningrad (Saint Petersburg) in the north to Rostov (Rostov-on-Don) in the south. In the middle lay a large Commons:Rostov-on-Don Wikipedia:Rostov-on-Don


huge development

and was completed on 26 April 1958. The first television program was broadcast on 30 April 1958. Color television was first broadcast in 1974. Radio transmission began in Rostov-on-Don on October 17, 1975. In 2009, there were fourteen FM radio stations in Rostov-on-Don. Sports Rostov-on-Don is one of the host cities for 2018 FIFA World Cup. A huge development is planned on the left bank of the Don River, which includes a soccer stadium to host the games during the championship


top military

and suffered a heavy defeat. Although Stalin, in spite of opposition by his top military advisers, supported the ill-fated Kharkov offense, he became suspicious that Malinovsky had intentionally failed his troops (he feared that Malinovsky had established and kept connections with foreign interests during his World War I stay in France). In July 1942, the Southern Front was taken out of combat, its units and staff were transferred to the North Caucasian Front as a Don Operational Group


international location

, the Italians resisted until 19 December, when ARMIR headquarters finally ordered the battered divisions to partially withdraw The Soviets never got close to Rostov because of the fierce


year game

-liner Eugen Harms. The reason was that the Estonian (Estonians) referee in their last year game against FC Uralmash Sverdlovsk (FC Ural Yekaterinburg) counted a goal from an obvious offside that eventually contributed to the Karpaty's denial of a promotion. Karpaty were trailing 0:1 already after the first 20 minutes and to the end of the half were not able to equalize, but numerous Karpaty's fans drove their team forward.


white metal

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school number

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major actions

by the Red Army, the division held the line. Against stiffening resistance, the division continued its advance towards Rostov-on-Don. It took part in the heavy fighting for Rostov before being ordered back to the Mius River line in November. During 1941, the Heer (German Army) officers in charge of the deployment of the SS Division ''Wiking'' were sceptical of its fighting abilities and so were hesitant to commit it to any major actions. As the division proved itself again and again in combat, it began to earn the grudging respect of the Heer commanders. '''Shakhty''' ( Commons:Rostov-on-Don Wikipedia:Rostov-on-Don

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