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  1. Federal subjects of Russia - Wikipedia

    Terminology. An official government translation of the Constitution of Russia in Article 5 states: "1. The Russian Federation shall consist of republics, krais, oblasts, cities of federal significance, an autonomous oblast and autonomous okrugs, which shall have equal rights as constituent entities of the Russian Federation."

  2. Nov 21, 2020 · Russia, country that stretches over a vast expanse of eastern Europe and northern Asia. Once the preeminent republic of the U.S.S.R., Russia became an independent country after the dissolution of the Soviet Union in December 1991. The capital of Russia is Moscow. Learn more about the country, including its history.

  3. what are all the states/ provinces of russia? | Yahoo Answers

    Sep 15, 2010 · what are all the states/ provinces of russia? I am doing research on russia for school and i am not sure which are the provinces/states in russia (or what ever they are called their). every map i have seen includes different names and different regions. if so could you post a proper map of russia or province list? thank you

  4. Novorossiya - Wikipedia

    It was formed as a new imperial province of Russia (Novorossiya Governorate) in 1764 from military frontier regions along with parts of the southern Hetmanate in preparation for war with the Ottomans. It was further expanded by the annexation of the Zaporizhian Sich in 1775.

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  6. Arkhangelsk | oblast, Russia | Britannica

    Arkhangelsk, oblast (province), Russia, along the northern coast of European Russia, from the Gulf of Onega to the Yugorsky Peninsula. Centred in Arkhangelsk city, it encompasses the Nenets autonomous okrug (district) in the east and a number of islands, including the Solovets, Novaya Zemlya, and

  7. 4 reasons expats choose to live in the Russian province ...
    • To find a dream job. Julien Bauer, from Paris to Belebey. A small city located in Russia’s Republic of Bashkortostan, Belebey isn’t a place that sees a lot of tourists.
    • To fall in love. Laura Pickens, from San Diego to Krasnodar. Born and raised in California, Laura says she has never been one to do things the traditional way.
    • To seek that authentic Russian soul. Jean-Louis Bachelet, from Paris to Murmansk and Makhachkala. French writer Jean-Louis Bachelet knew that Russia will become his second home as soon as he got familiar with the works of the country’s writers and music composers.
    • To find a new purpose in life. Marco Bravura, from Italy to Tarusa. Italian mosaics artist Marco Bravura has been living in Russia’s small town of Tarusa (140 km south of Moscow) with his family for the last 12 years.
  8. Governorate (Russia) - Wikipedia

    Unlike Russia where gubernias were abolished in 1929, in Ukraine subdivision of gubernias was abolished in 1925. The term is usually translated as government, governorate, or province. A governorate was ruled by a governor (губернатор, gubernator), a word borrowed from Latin gubernator, in turn from Greek kybernetes.

    • December 18, 1708
    • Subdivision of an empire
    • "On the establishment of the gubernias and cities assigned to them"
    • Russian Empire
  9. Saratov Oblast - Wikipedia

    Saratov Oblast (Russian: Сара́товская о́бласть, Saratovskaya oblast) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast), located in the Volga Federal District. Its administrative center is the city of Saratov .

  10. Aug 20, 2011 · Nevsky Prospect is St Petersburg's main avenue and among the best-known roads in Russia. Chopping through the historic centre of the city, it runs from the Admiralty, image of Russian energy, to the Alexander Nevsky Monastery and it will soon be very lovely to go along that street in the evening when all illuminations on.

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