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 (vlăd′ə-və-stŏk′, -vŏs′tŏk′, vlə-dyə-və-stôk′)
A city of extreme southeast Russia on an arm of the Sea of Japan. It has been a naval base since 1872 and grew rapidly after the completion of the Trans-Siberian Railroad in the early 1900s.


(ˌvlædɪˈvɒstɒk; Russian vlədivasˈtɔk)
(Placename) a port in SE Russia, on the Sea of Japan: terminus of the Trans-Siberian Railway; the main Russian Pacific naval base since 1872 and chief commercial and civilian Russian port in the Far East; university (1956). Pop: 584 000 (2005 est)


(ˌvlæd əˈvɒs tɒk, -vəˈstɒk)

a seaport in the SE Russian Federation in Asia, on the Sea of Japan: eastern terminus of the Trans-Siberian Railroad. 648,000.
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Noun1.Vladivostok - a seaport in the Asian part of RussiaVladivostok - a seaport in the Asian part of Russia
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
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TISS and Russian Post have also reinforced their strategic collaboration with the signing of an MoU on postal and logistics automation systems, at the Eastern Economic Forum 2017 in Vladivostock.
Workers in Vladivostock, an east coast port in Russia, often find work as painters and decorators.
We use the People 's Daily Online list because a letter from Dutch Comintern Executive Committee (ECCI) member Henk Sneevliet, writing under the pseudonym Maring to the ECCI, Profintem, and the Vladivostock Bureau (dated 25 June 1923 and available in the Sneevliet Archives) confirms its list of members and alternates (Saich 1996, 94n24).
Al realizador se le pregunta, primero, sobre el tema de Las elegidas, la trata de adolescentes y el negocio de la prostitucion, que genera fuertes discusiones en los festivales donde se presenta (como sucedio en la 4 edicion del Internacional de Cine de esta ciudad, efectuada del 11 al 15 de noviembre) y, segundo, que se haya estrenado al mismo tiempo La vida despues, que obtuvo varios premios mundiales como el de la Federacion Internacional de Criticos de Cine y Prensa (FIPRESCI) en el Festival Pacific Merdian de 2014 en Vladivostock.
As the delivery date of the Vladivostock, the first of the two ships, approached in November 2014, the French government decided to withhold delivery in the hope of pressurising Russia to end its support for pro-Russia armed separatists involved in the conflict.
Greene presents readers with an account of his 6,000-mile journey across Russia on the Trans-Siberia Railway from Moscow to the Pacific port city of Vladivostock and the people that provide the author with a glimpse of the new Russia along the way.
Superintendent Wilcocks informed the magistrates that the man stated he had been following the calling of a ship's cook, and that he has signed on at Kilwa, in East Africa, on a vessel that left there on August 6 for Vladivostock.
30pm GOALS look a given when Admiral Vladivostock visit Jokerit Helsinki today, writes Adam Scriven.
The Chinese fleet of seven ships arrived in Russia's far Eastern port of Vladivostock early Friday to join the Russian ships taking part in the one-week exercise, state media said.
Following Stalin's death, and while the story was still denied in Britain, the Russians regularly feted Mr Carter in Moscow and even gave him the honour of being the only Westerner to tour a nuclear submarine in the heavily guarded port of Vladivostock.
Elsewhere, with temperatures barely hitting 6C in the Central Belt and 5C farther north, Scotland was TWICE as cold as parts of Siberia, with temperatures in Vladivostock soaring to a balmy 13C.
Titanic hero Harold Lowe (main), on a shore party in Vladivostock (top), Harold with his two children, Harold and Josie in 1917 (left), looking out to sea in his whites (right), supervising a lifeboat drill on RMS Doric in 1929, in 1944 after a stroke (left) and in civvy clothes (right)