Tomsk Oblast

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Olympic Games . He trained at Trud Voluntary Sports Society (Voluntary Sports Societies of the USSR), and later at Armed Forces sports society (Armed Forces (sports society)). DATE OF BIRTH January 23, 1944 PLACE OF BIRTH Nashchyokovo, Shegarsky


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-Mansia to the north, Krasnoyarsk (region) to the east, Kemerovo Oblast to the southeast, and Novosibirsk Oblast to the south. Regions Cities *Tomsk — the capital is a 400 year old quintessential Siberian city of historical importance and famed for its "gingerbread" traditional wooden houses and neoclassical University buildings *Asino — a large town on the rail line to Tomsk from Taiga *Narym — this swampy village is the oldest settlement in the region (1596) and was home to numerous exiles, from Decembrists to anarchists to everyday Soviet citizens, including some very famous communists (Stalin, Rykov, Sverdlovsk, Ruybyshev). *Seversk — the second largest city in Tomsk Oblast; a major plutonium producing city that is closed to non-residents and was a secret city under the USSR *Strezhevoy — a small oil-man city on the Ob River to the northwest of Tomsk Other destinations Understand The Tomsk region was long an important center of Western Siberia, but lost importance after the construction of the Trans-Siberian Railway, which passed the region by to the south. But due to the discovery of oil in the late 20th century, Tomsk Oblast received a vital injection of economic importance and has reclaimed some of its status as an important region of Western Siberia. Tourists will find that Tomsk Oblast lives up to their Siberian expectations. It is sparsely inhabited, vast, flat, wooded, and yes, it gets quite cold during the winter! Its principal attraction is the city of Tomsk, which is a worthwhile detour off the Trans-Siberian Railway for its historical importance, architecture, and Siberian culture. Talk Knowledge of Russian (Russian phrasebook) is useful. Get in Tomsk's Bogashevo Airport is served by numerous domestic flights from Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Krasnoyarsk, Vladivostok, and others. It is also possible to arrive via the Taiga-Tomsk-Asino-Bely Yar branch line off the Trans-Siberian Railway from Kemerovo Oblast. Get around See Itineraries Do Eat You should visit famous uzbek restaurant Osh (Ош) at Timakova street which is very popular especially for foreign students) or eat bliny (pancakes) which you can buy in many kiosk in the city. Drink Stay safe Go next wikipedia:Tomsk Oblast Commons:Category:Tomsk Oblast


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*Selkups (селькупы): Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Tyumen Oblast, Tomsk Oblast, Krasnoyarsk Krai *Teleuts (телеуты): Kemerovo Oblast Economy Kurgan Oblast borders on the oil- and gas-bearing districts of Tyumen Oblast and is also close to similar districts in Tomsk Oblast. Large oil and gas pipelines pass through its territory, and Ural (Ural (region)) and Siberian oil refineries are fairly close. The main industrial centers are Kurgansk


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connect rosstat_main rosstat ru statistics publications catalog doc_1137674209312 Каталог публикаций::Федеральная служба государственной статистики . Gks.ru (2010-05-08). Retrieved on 2013-08-20. ''' 2009 - 1.54 2010 - 1.49 2011 - 1.48 2012 - 1.55 2013 - 1.60(e) Education Science and education are also important for the regional development. The oblast is home to six state higher education institutions and 47 research institutes. Tomsk was the site of the first


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a significant presence in the Soviet Union prior to 1939 when the Soviet Union forcibly incorporated eastern Poland, Moldavia, and Lithuania, each of which had a Jehovah's Witness movement. Although never large in number (estimated by the KGB to be 20,000 in 1968), the Jehovah's Witnesses became one of the most persecuted religious groups in the Soviet Union during the post-World War II era. Christopher Andrew and Vasili Mitrokhin, ''The Sword and the Shield'', New York: Basic Books, 1999, ISBN 0-465-00310-9, p.503. Members were arrested or deported; some were put in Soviet concentration camps (Gulag). Witnesses in Moldavian SSR were deported to Tomsk Oblast; members from other regions of the Soviet Union were deported to Irkutsk Oblast. Pavel Polian. "Against Their Will: The History and Geography of Forced Migrations in the USSR", Central European University Press, 2004. ISBN 978-963-9241-68-8. p.169-171 KGB officials, who were tasked with dissolving the Jehovah's Witness movement, were disturbed to discover that the Witnesses continued to practice their faith even within the labor camps. Christopher Andrew and Vasili Mitrokhin, ''The Sword and the Shield'', New York: Basic Books, 1999, ISBN 0-465-00310-9, p.505. birth_date wikipedia:Tomsk Oblast Commons:Category:Tomsk Oblast


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in the region (1596) and was home to numerous exiles, from Decembrists to anarchists to everyday Soviet citizens, including some very famous communists (Stalin, Rykov, Sverdlovsk, Ruybyshev). *Seversk — the second largest city in Tomsk Oblast; a major plutonium producing city that is closed to non-residents and was a secret city under the USSR *Strezhevoy — a small oil-man city on the Ob River to the northwest of Tomsk Other destinations Understand The Tomsk region was long an important


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10,000 citizens. Note: Data for Total fertility rate (2012) is estimate based on age and sex structure of Tomsk Oblast at the beginning of 2012, number of births in 2012 and fertility structure in previous years. БГД. Gks.ru. Retrieved on 2013-08-20. http: www.gks.ru doc_2010 demo.pdf Religion


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. Economy Tomsk Oblast is rich in natural resources, particularly oil (petroleum), natural gas, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, peat, and underground waters. Forests are also among the most significant assets of the oblast: about 20% of the West Siberian forest resources are located in Tomsk Oblast. Industry makes up about half of the regional GDP (Gross domestic product), while agriculture contributes 19% and construction 13%. Chemical and oil industries are the most


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with the major cities along the Trans-Siberian route, such as Novosibirsk or Omsk. In the second half of the 20th century, construction of rail links to Labytnangi, Tobolsk, and the oil and gas cities of Surgut, and Nizhnevartovsk provided more railheads, but did not diminish the importance of the waterways for reaching places still not served by the rail. The Evenks are spread over a huge territory of the Siberian taiga from the River Ob (Ob River) in the west


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-Mansia to the north, Krasnoyarsk (region) to the east, Kemerovo Oblast to the southeast, and Novosibirsk Oblast to the south. Regions Cities *Tomsk — the capital is a 400 year old quintessential Siberian city of historical importance and famed for its "gingerbread" traditional wooden houses and neoclassical University buildings *Asino — a large town on the rail line to Tomsk from Taiga *Narym — this swampy village is the oldest settlement

Tomsk Oblast

'''Tomsk Oblast''' (

The development of the territory which now constitutes the oblast began in the early 17th century. Tomsk itself was founded in 1604. Most of the oblast's territory is inaccessible because it is covered with taiga woods and swamps. The oblast borders with Krasnoyarsk Krai and Tyumen (Tyumen Oblast), Omsk (Omsk Oblast), Novosibirsk (Novosibirsk Oblast), and Kemerovo Oblasts.

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