Amur River

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Noun1.Amur River - an Asian river between China and RussiaAmur River - an Asian river between China and Russia; flows into the Sea of Okhotsk
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
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The parties confirmed their intention to sign the Agreement on engineering and constructing a cross-border section of the Power of Siberia gas pipeline including the submerged crossing under the Amur River.
Bordering Russia along the Amur River in the country's Far East, the Manchurian province is Russia's largest trade partner in China, and accounts for up to 24 percent of all Russia-China trade, according to Lu.
There's an interesting example of the construction of hydro plants on the Amur River.
Just days before the sectoral sanctions were announced, Gazprom disclosed that it may need to use horizontal drilling on the banks of the Amur River on the border with China to avoid huge environmental damage from the pipeline's river crossing.
These sturgeons are farm raised in Asia on the border between Russia and China, very close to their place of origin in the Amur River.
In northeast Asia, from the end of July to mid-August 2013, unusually heavy rain fell near the Amur River, which marks the border between China and Russia.
The level of Amur river, which serves as a natural border with China where it is known as the Heilongjiang river, has already risen to 805 centimetres (26 feet) around Khabarovsk, a city of 600,000, said Yury Varakin, head of the situation centre at Russian state weather service Rosgidromet.
Over 40,000 people in the Far East are currently involved in relief and rescue operations in the Amur Region, the Khabarovsk Territory and the Jewish Autonomous Region following heavy rains that caused the Amur River to burst its banks, RIA Novosti reported.
Heavy rains pounding Khabarovsk, a Far Eastern city located near the Chinese border, since July have swelled the local Amur River to levels unseen since the 19th century, damaging property, infrastructure and crops and displacing tens of thousands.
Tens of thousands of emergency services workers and civilians were battling to keep the rising Amur River on the border with China at bay, DPA reported.
They are now found only in isolated populations around the Amur River valley in the far east of Russia and on China's north-east border.
Imam Sahib and some areas of Qala-i-Zal districts are located along Amur River and every year when the water level rises, it causes colossal damage to nearby homes and farmlands.