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A semiautonomous republic of eastern Russia in southern Siberia. The region is sparsely populated, largely by the Turkic-speaking Tuvan people.

Tu′van adj. & n.
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1943) is tribal patriarch of the Turkic-speaking Tuva of western Mongolia.
Putin walks with a rifle in southern Siberia's Tuva region, 2007.
Schools are closed in some regions such as Republics of Tuva and Khakassia, Choline, Povoljye, Chelyabinsk, Tyumen, Priangaryae and South Ural regions.
The earthquake hit about 100 kilometers (60 miles) east of Kyzyl, the capital of the Russian republic of Tuva, which borders Mongolia.
THE latest Scandinavian crime drama, this Danish thriller stars the impressive Tuva Novotny as a woman who wakes up in a French river with no memory, a bag containing EUR2million and a scar across her chest.
22 December 2011 - People's Bank of the Republic of Tuva has decided to sell new shares to raise about RUB115.
However, before our studies epidemiology of epilepsy in big territory of the middle Siberia (the Krasnoyarsk region and the Tuva Republic) was not studied.
Review: Eat Pray Love STARRING: Julia Roberts, Billy Crudup, Viola Davis, James Franco, Richard Jenkins, Javier Bardem, Hadi Subiyanto, Tuva Novotny, Luca Argentero, Rushita Singh DIRECTOR: Ryan Murphy CERTIFICATE: PG RUNNING TIME: 140mins REVIEWER'S RATING: .
One of the world s largest coking coal deposits is the field Elegest located in the Siberian Republic of Tuva, with approved reserves amounting to nearly one billion tons.
According to the data of Vedomosti, claims for participating in the competition ended July 2 on the 20-year license for the area at Central Ulug- Hemskiy coal basin in Tuva with the estimated balance deposit at the level of 639 mn tons (C1+C2).
Sweden-based gold miner Central Asia Gold (NGM:CAG) is looking to dispose of Tyva Prospectors Artel, a placer gold miner in the Tuva Republic, Russian news agency, Prime-Tass, cited a Tyva spokesperson as saying on Thursday.
Butterrick Fabrics was previously located at 260 West 39th Street; the space was previously occupied by Tuva Textiles.