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A city of southeast Russia north of Vladivostok. It was laid out and settled in 1932 by members of Komsomol, the Communist youth organization.
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(Russian kəmsaˈmɔljsk)
(Placename) an industrial city in W Russia, on the Amur River: built by members of the Komsomol (Communist youth league) in 1932. Pop: 275 000 (2005 est)
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(ˌkɒm səˈmɔlsk)

a city in the E Russian Federation in Asia, on the Amur River. 316,000.
Also called Komsomolsk′-on-Amur′.
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Cost reduction on Komsomolsk turnaround; receivables grow due to foreign debtor.
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The gas turbine for Ukraine will go to a new 300-megawatt power plant to be built in the Komsomolsk industrial area.
The KnAAPO factory at Komsomolsk on Amur, which conducted the modernization program, had reportedly taken 20 Su-27s from the Russian Air Force as of the end of 2003 for refit to the Su-27SM standard.
In Tajikistan, work is underway on the Komsomolsk gas field and on the Khoja Sartez gas condensate field.
CPC, owner and operator of the pipeline, currently has an 835-km (518-mile) pipeline originating in Tengiz, Kazakhstan, and routed around the northern end of the Caspian Sea terminating at Komsomolsk, Russia.
In Tajikistan, KOM180, the first well in a work over programme at the Komsomolsk gas field, has been successfully re-entered and is currently undergoing testing with an initial gas flow on a small 4mm choke of 10 thousand cubic metres per day.