Dubai beat Russia's Ekaterinberg
in the final round of voting to clinch a prestigious event that is credited with delivering a huge boost to tourism and business in the host city.
Dubai won 116 votes in the final third round, comfortably beating Russian city of Ekaterinberg
- 47 votes in elections at the 167th general assembly session of the Paris-based BIE.
The Gulf city beat Russia's Ekaterinberg
in the final round of voting in Paris to clinch a prestigious event that is credited with delivering a huge boost to tourism and business in the host city.
The answer, at the moment, is Russia, where the Baltimore-based impresario is completing phase two of his "Beyond the Capitals" exchange between emerging theatre artists in cities like Omsk, Ekaterinberg
or Moscow with their counterparts in San Francisco, New Orleans or Austin; in past years, the answer may have been the Netherlands, Eastern Europe or East Africa.
The 200-room Kempinski Hotel Ekaterinburg in Ekaterinberg
, Russia, features four restaurants and bars, a ballroom, and a 1,000sqm spa with swimming pool, fitness centre and sauna complex.
Similar protests were also held in St Petersburg, Ekaterinberg
, Krasnoyarsk and Vladivostock.
he film, believed to have been shot in a brothel in the city of Ekaterinberg
, shows podgy, bespectacled Hudson romping with both girls in various positions after kissing them and guzzling champagne.
The Dixy Group, meanwhile, opened 160 stores in 2008, the majority in regional centres such as Yaroslavl, Ekaterinberg
and Ryazan (NOTE: NAMES ARE CORRECT), and remains bullish about short-term prospects.
Genetic tests show two acid-burned bodies found by a disused road outside Ekaterinberg
are Princess Maria and Crown Prince Alexei Romanov.