Dagestan Republic

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Dagestan Republic

(ˌdɑːɡɪˈstɑːn)
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(Placename) a constituent republic of S Russia, on the Caspian Sea: annexed from Persia in 1813; rich mineral resources. Capital: Makhachkala. Pop: 2 584 200 (2002). Area: 50 278 sq km (19 416 sq miles). Also called: Dagestan or Daghestan
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Investors from Iran and Azerbaijan are considering the possibility of placing their projects in the Daghestan industrial park "Aurora", RIA Dagestan news agency reported March 6.
The head of the legal department of the MFC RD Abdulgelil Abdulzhelov said that between the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Daghestan and the MFC of the Republic of Daghestan an agreement on cooperation has been concluded, within the framework of which several dozen services are provided at the sites of the multifunctional center through the Ministry of Agriculture and Food.
The most vibrant vehicles of extensive mobility were the Mujaddidiyya branch of the Naqshbandi Sufi order, emanating from northern India via Transoxiana, and the Khalidiyya, an offshoot of the Mujaddidis extending from Daghestan and the Ottoman lands; both of the Naqshbandi branches densely wove scholarly bonds within the Volga-Ural region.
Daghestan, possibly central parts of the northern Caucasus Mts.
Book of reports of the XXV final scientific and technical conference of lecturers, employees, postgraduates and students of Daghestan State Technical University.
Poland reappeared on the map; Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania freed themselves from Russian rule; Ukraine, briefly, was independent; in the Caucasus, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, and Daghestan also had their brief moments.
In 2007, the runnerup for the prize was Robert Chenciner's definitive study Tattooed Mountain Women And Spoon Boxes Of Daghestan, and in 2010, James' Yannes's Collectible Spoons Of The 3rd Reich was a front runner before losing out to Crocheting Adventures With Hyperbolic Planes.
Repondant au nom de Pavel Petchenkin, il aurait rejoint les militants du Daghestan au printemps de 2012 et pris le nom d'Ansar Ar-Russi.
Another entry mentions Shamil (1797-1871), a little known leader of the Muslim resistance to the Russian conquest of Chechnya and Daghestan and ruler of the Islamic state it established.
Travels in the Eastern Caucasus, on the Caspian and Black Seas, Especially in Daghestan, and on the Frontiers of Persia and Turkey during the Summer of 1871.
These forces have been involved in a mopping up operation in the regions of Chechnya and Daghestan, against armed fighters there.
It is peppered with stories of communities and individuals that are as different as the Mountain Jews of Daghestan (an isolated warrior tribe descended from sixth-century Persian-Jewish soldiers [124])1 and David Ben-Gurion.