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A city of southeast Russia east of Irkutsk. Founded in 1653, it is a manufacturing center on the Trans-Siberian railroad.


(Russian tʃiˈta)
(Placename) an industrial city in SE Russia, on the Trans-Siberian railway. Pop: 309 000 (2005 est)



a city in SE Russia in Asia. 349,000.
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When Banez left for the United States, Chita moved to the Philippine Women's University (PWU) to study with Lucrecia Kasilag, then dean of the PWU College of Music.
Roger Rees is set to join Chita as the man who never thought his past could come back to torment him so literally.
Capital expenditures to develop the Chita project are estimated at $1.
The foreigners paid the bills for the fuel and airport fees and flew back home," local news site Chita.
Air China Ltd (SEHK: 0753)(LSE: AIR) (SSE: 601111), the China-based state-owned airline company, has announced the commencement of a new route from Beijing, in China, to Chita, in Russia, via Hailar, China.
The Chita rail link runs directly to China s Manchuria area and does not stretch to Russia s Far East from where Kim originally travelled after crossing the North Korean border on Saturday.
Currently, travelers have to get a ferry to Anchorage, Alaska, from the US west coast and train services in Russia would only take you as far as Chita or Vladivostock, before they move down into China and Mongolia.
Chita Kogyo provided 70 percent of the total investment of 300 million yen to establish the new company, PT.
Embassy in Moscow, was attacked by a group of teenagers during a stroll in the city of Chita over the weekend, a police spokesman said.
An additional highlight of the evening will be a special performance by two-time Tony Award Winner and Kennedy Center honoree Chita Rivera.
En este complejo sistema de organizacion social, el cacique del Cocuy era el senor principal de la confederacion Lache, y tenia dominio directo sobre los caciques de Cheva, Ogamora, Panqueba, Ura y Chita, quien a la vez dominaba al cacique del Pueblo de La Sal, y este tenia sujeto al capitan de Sacama; estas relaciones de sujecion y dominacion estaban mediadas por tampsa, a traves de la cual los indigenas aportaban productos y servicios para el sostenimiento de los caciques, y a la vez los caciques de menor estatus le tributaban a los de mayor estatus.
Another major project is the Amazaraski Pulp Mill in East Siberian Chita region in Russia, where a 400,000 metric tons/yr unbleached kraft pulp mill is under construction.