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(Russian ˈvjatkə)
(Placename) the former name (1780–1934) of Kirov1


(ˈkɪər ɔf, -ɒf)

a city in the E Russian Federation in Europe, N of Kazan. 421,000. Formerly, Vyatka.
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To name just a few, Musa Carullah Bigi was not from Penza (81) but from Rostov-on-Don; Huseyinov Madrasa was not in the village of Kargali (113, 116) but in the city of Orenburg; and Bubi Madrasa was not located in the village of Hunter, Malmyzh District, Viatka Province (146) but in the village of Izh-Bubyi in Sarapul District of the same province.
This volume chronicles and analyzes the outlooks, aspirations, and, above all, experiences of Viatka Province peasants between 1914 and 1922.
Miliutin's impact on the education of Russian military officers, Russian peasant migratory networks of Viatka Province during peace and revolution 1850-1921, and establishment intellectuals and literary politics in Lviv on the Soviet western borderland during the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Focusing on the multiethnic peasants of Viatka Province (a diverse mix of Russians, Tatars, Mari, and Udmurts) and drawing on a rich wealth of untapped archival sources, Retish shows how the tumultuous events of 1914-1922 caused rural actors to look beyond the borders of their county or province and to devise (and debate) concepts of rights, citizenship, and political participation.
Retish in this stimulating study of Viatka Province sees them as the key players in the war, revolution, and Civil War.
Most of the sixty-six were from Kazan' district with the furthest arriving from Arzamas, Vologda, Viatka, and Rostov, all towns with trade connections to Kazan', and thus all "local" themselves.
24) On being exiled to Viatka, although not actually beyond the Urals, the Decembrist Alexander Herzen saw fit to quote from Dante's Inferno: 'Through me you enter the woeful city/ through me you enter the gates of Hell'.
Other articles on Pushkin's Kamennyi gost', Herzen's period of exile in Viatka, and the work of Gogol' have also been included, and although not initially planned as part of a series on the superfluous man, nevertheless shed light on the development of this uniquely Russian phenomenon.
The cities of Leningrad and Rostov-on-Don were also organized into sectors, and health clinics of neurology and psychiatry were set up in 11 other cities located in the European part of Russia: in addition to Leningrad and Rostov-on-Don, these included Viatka, Voronezh, Ufa, Briansk, Orel, Penza, Tambov, Tver', and Nizhnii Novgorod.
Tales of Russian fools then pushed beyond expected limits; in one account, the fool Prokopii of Viatka killed a sleeping infant, only to raise it from the dead when the family accepted the fool's actions meekly (pp.
The Commissariat of Justice reported that in the second half of 192423% of the cases initiated by denunciations from selkory in Leningrad, 27% in Viatka, 31% in Riazan, and 50% in Vologda had to be dropped due to lack of evidence.
In Viatka, where the commune was revitalized during the war, Aaron Retish shows how interventions by the new Commissariat of Agriculture and land departments of the township soviets curbed the spontaneous distribution of land by individual communes.