Russian Pavel Malikov holds the WBA Asian lightweight strap having won it in December, 2016 by beating Adones Aguelo of the Philippines in Ekaterinberg
. Malikov lost his last fight in April to Indonesia's Daud Yordan but the Asian title was not on the line.
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.
Earlier today the Paris-based International Exhibitions Bureau (Bureau International des Expositions or BIE), announced that its member countries voted to select Dubai as venue for the World Expo 2020, with 116 votes in the final third round, comfortably beating Russian city of Ekaterinberg
- 47 votes.
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.
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.