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(Russian bləɡaˈvjeʃtʃɪnsk)
(Placename) a city and port in E Russia, in Siberia on the Amur River. Pop: 222 000 (2005 est)
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(ˌblɑ gəˈvɛʃ ɛnsk, -tʃɛnsk)

a city in the SE Russian Federation in Asia, on the Amur River. 202,000.
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I noticed this dynamic firsthand a few years ago in Blagoveshchensk, on the Siberian border, just a half-mile from the Chinese town of Heihe.
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President Vladimir Putin travelled out to the far-eastern city of Blagoveshchensk to watch the launch originally scheduled for Wednesday, but which was then delayed by 24 hours.
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As part of the MOU, Gazprom plans to develop its major natural gas resources in Eastern Siberia and implement large-scale helium production from the helium-rich gas feedstock in the Blagoveshchensk region beginning in 2018.
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