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also Ye·ni·sei  (yĕn′ĭ-sā′, yĭ-nĭ-syā′)
A river of central Russia flowing about 4,090 km (2,540 mi) westward and generally north to the Kara Sea through Yenisey Bay, a long estuary.


(ˌjɛnɪˈseɪ; Russian jɪniˈsjej) or


(Placename) a river in central Russia, in central Siberia, formed by the confluence of two headstreams in the Tuva Republic: flows west and north to the Arctic Ocean; the largest river in volume in Russia. Length: 4129 km (2566 miles)


(ˌyɛn əˈseɪ)

a river in the Russian Federation in Asia, flowing N from the Sayan Mountains to the Kara Sea. 2566 mi. (4080 km) long.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Yenisei - a Russian river in SiberiaYenisei - a Russian river in Siberia; rises in mountains near the Mongolian border and flows generally northward into the Kara Sea
Siberia - a vast Asian region of Russia; famous for long cold winters
2.Yenisei - the Uralic language spoken by the Yeniseian
Samoyedic, Samoyed - the Uralic languages spoken by the Samoyed in northwestern Siberia
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M2 EQUITYBITES-January 13, 2011--Russian Yenisei gets USD250m syndicated loan from Raiffeisen, VTB(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
It is such an interregional project like" Yenisei Siberia "that is able to further strengthen the sustainable development of the Arctic zone of the country and of Russia as a whole," said Yury Zakharinsky.
As a result of the auction conducted by the Ministry of Agriculture and Trade of the Territory to provide consulting services, the "Information and Consulting Center" Yenisei "LLC became the winner.
Request for proposals: provision of physical security services for the building and the adjacent territory of the yenisei roskomnadzor administration located at: krasnoyarsk, ul.
The initiative runs parallel with another environmental event called Yenisei Day.
With direct participation and leadership of Dunin over the past two decades, a red-motley breed of cattle with a high potential for productivity (7200-10500 kg of milk for lactation), 8 new highly productive intra-breed types of dairy cattle: red-motley - Voronezh, Yenisei and Privolzhsky; black-and-white - "Samara" and "Krasnoyarsk"; red steppe - "Kulundinsky", "Siberian" and "Kuban"; Kholmogorsky - "Central", which in terms of milk productivity, manufacturability, productive longevity, high-quality milk composition is superior to the initial population and is widely used for the acquisition of modernized dairy farms and complexes in various regions of the country.
It is planned that geese can be hunted only in Boguchansky, Yenisei, Motyginsky, North Yenisei, Taimyr Dolgano-Nenets, Turukhansk and Evenki districts.
Recent particulate organic carbon and total suspended matter fluxes from the Ob and Yenisei Rivers into the Kara Sea (Siberia).
As an inflatable sail catamaran crew member, he covered about 6000 km along the Yenisei River in Siberia and the Arctic Ocean.
Specifically, she examines the male and female figures in the pre-Shamanic mythology of the Ket (Paleo-Siberian peoples who live in the Yenisei Basin) and the Evenk (Tungusic peoples who originated west of Lake Baikal and spread across Siberia), remarking that in the earliest preserved tales, "the deer women are the center of a life-giving universe and the source of life itself," while in later periods, the shaman takes on the power previously assigned to deities--many of them female (p.
In addition to sailing along the north coast of Siberia, the nuclear waste cargo vessel can make voyages up the Siberian Rivers like Ob and Yenisei, where several of Russia's nuclear facilities are located, like the storage and planned reprocessing plant in Zheleznogorsk (former Krasnoyarsk-26).