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sailed round the world between 1826 and 1829 on the Russian ''Senjawin'' expedition, under the leadership of Captain Fyodor Petrovich Litke. He provided the museum of the Russian Academy of Sciences in St. Petersburg with 754 specimens of 314 bird species, including species that subsequently became extinct. Among them are the Kosrae Crake (''Porzana monasa'') and Kosrae Starling (''Aplonis corvina'') which are known only from his specimens. He published ''Twenty-four Views

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resignation. On May 6, Abashidze's position became untenable when local protesters took control over the central Batumi and Georgian Special Forces entered the region and started to disarm pro-Abashidze groups. After the overnight talks with the Russian official Igor Ivanov Mr. Abashidze stepped down and left for Moscow. thumb Bridge over the Choloki destroyed by Abashidze's loyalists in April 2004 (File:Bridge over Choloki Adzharia.jpg) On May 4, a large opposition protest rally

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. Administration The capital of Hsingan was the town of Hailar (Hailar, China) (or Hulun), on the China Eastern Railway line near the Russian border. Hsingan was divided into various sub-prefectures, similar in form to other Manchukuo provinces. The second city of importance was Manzhouli. Early life Gold was born in Switzerland to poor Russian Jewish immigrants. As a young man he became interested in socialism which eventually led him to contacts within

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the 1980s. The tightly organized racist and anti-Semitic group opposed the federal government, calling it the "ZOG," or Zionist Occupation Government." (''Homeland Security'' by Mark Sauter and James Carafano (2005) - McGraw-Hill. p. 122). and Europe, "... the neo-Nazis have proclaimed themselves a white Aryan resistance movement fighting the Zionist Occupation Government (ZOG) and racial traitors." (''Fascism and Neofascism: Critical Writings on the Radical Right in Europe'' (Studies in European Culture and History) (2004) - Palgrave Macmillan p. 208). ultra-nationalists such as ''Pamyat'' in Russia, and various far-right groups, including some in Poland. Commons:Category:Russia WikiPedia:Russia Dmoz:Regional Europe Russia

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notice to the other. * '''Free Movement''' is the term applied to movement from dance styles such as natural movement, contemporary (contemporary dance) and Classical Greek dance. Free movement does not have to include codified dance vocabulary and is usually an improvisation based on the students interpretation of a piece of music or stimulus. * '''Character Dance (Character dance)''' is an integral part of classical ballet repertoire. It is the stylised representation of a traditional folk dance, normally from a European country and uses movements and music which have been adapted for the theatre. The RAD syllabus uses character dances based on Hungarian (Hungary), Russian and Polish (Poland) folk dance. '''Blagoveshchensky District''' is the name of several administrative and municipal districts in Russia. The name is generally derived from or related to the root "blagovesheniye" (good news (good news (Christianity))). *Blagoveshchensky District, Altai Krai, an administrative Commons:Category:Russia WikiPedia:Russia Dmoz:Regional Europe Russia

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Ryazan, Russia, since 1964 (Soviet Union until 1991) ::: One has to distinguish between the top military spender (the United States, as a guess the other four are UK, France, Russia and PROC in some order) and the size by number of personel (PROC, I guess followed by Russia, India the USA and someone else). You then might want to look at %GDP spent on military budget, $$ per capita, %GDP per capita. So to answer the question one needs to know what the question is. Dunc (User:Duncharris) ☺ (User talk:duncharris) 11:30, 21 Mar 2005 (UTC) ::: One has to distinguish between the top military spender (the United States, as a guess the other four are UK, France, Russia and PROC in some order) and the size by number of personel (PROC, I guess followed by Russia, India the USA and someone else). You then might want to look at %GDP spent on military budget, $$ per capita, %GDP per capita. So to answer the question one needs to know what the question is. Dunc (User:Duncharris) ☺ (User talk:duncharris) 11:30, 21 Mar 2005 (UTC) * 3-car articulated-units locally built by Ganz on M1 * Russian made Metrovagonmash sets on M2 and M3 line (which appear in many metros in former Soviet Bloc) * fully automated Alstom Metropolis sets will operate on the M4 line (some operating also on M2) Internal strife and public prejudice But the next year, internal strife would cause a schism. After Vladimir Lenin’s successful revolution in Russia, he invited the Socialist Party to join the Communist Third International (Comintern). The debate over whether to align with Lenin caused a major rift in the party. A referendum to join Lenin’s "Comintern" passed with 90% approval, but the moderates who were in charge of the Party expelled the extreme leftists before this could take place. The expelled members formed the Communist Labor Party and the Communist Party of America. The Socialist Party ended up, with only moderates left, at one third of its original

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traffickers , and Serbian (Serbs) nationalists, among others. The name of muscovite comes from Muscovy-glass, a name formerly used for the mineral because of its use in Russia for windows. In December 1998, scientists at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research working in Dubna, Russia bombarded plutonium (Pu) (plutonium) with calcium (Ca) (calcium) to produce a single atom of element 114,



the New World, the British Empire which succeeded it, and today's global economic monoculture (English-speaking) led by the United States of America (United States) which in turn succeeded that. While China, India and Russia were largely independent of the earlier empires, none have now managed to escape alliances with the newer ones. Thus the study of the rise of such empires is of nearly universal interest, not just for historical reasons. Historical perspectives

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matters at least as much as economics to the markets". In recent years, new terms have emerged to describe the largest developing countries such as BRIC that stands for Brazil, Russia, India, and China (People's Republic of China), Five Years of China’s WTO Membership. EU and US Perspectives on China’s Compliance with Transparency Commitments and the Transitional Review Mechanism, Legal Issues of Economic Integration, Kluwer Law International, Volume 33, Number 3, pp. 263-304, 2006. by Paolo Farah along with ''BRICET'' (BRIC + Eastern Europe and Turkey), ''BRICS'' (BRIC + South Africa), ''BRICM'' (BRIC + Mexico), ''BRICK'' (BRIC + South Korea), Next Eleven (Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea, Turkey, and Vietnam) and CIVETS (Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa). "After BRICs, look to CIVETS for growth - HSBC CEO" These countries do not share any common agenda, but some experts believe that they are enjoying an increasing role in the world economy and on political platforms. The ''Big Emerging Market'' (BEM) economies are (alphabetically ordered): Brazil, China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Philippines, Poland, Russia, South Africa, South Korea and Turkey. Yale University Library: Emerging Markets - The Big Ten Countries Columbia University EMGP List The Emerging Market Global Players (EMGP) project at Columbia University currently includes the following economies into the watch list: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China excluding Taiwan, Hungary, India, Israel, Korea, Mexico, Poland, Russia, Slovenia, Taiwan, and Turkey. The B612 Foundation made estimates of Apophis' path if a 2036 Earth impact were to occur, as part of an effort to develop viable deflection strategies (Asteroid deflection strategies). Commons:Category:Russia WikiPedia:Russia Dmoz:Regional Europe Russia

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'''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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