Kostroma


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Kos·tro·ma

 (kŏs′trə-mä′)
A city of northwest Russia on the Volga River northeast of Moscow. Founded in 1152, it was annexed by Muscovy in 1364.

Kostroma

(Russian kəstraˈma)
n
(Placename) a city in W central Russia, on the River Volga: fought over bitterly by Novgorod, Tver, and Moscow, until annexed by Moscow in 1329; textile centre. Pop: 280 000 (2005 est)

Ko•stro•ma

(ˌkɒs trəˈmɑ)

n.
a city in the W Russian Federation in Europe, NE of Moscow, on the Volga. 276,000.
Translations
コストロマ
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But go with the firm intention of killing your man as quickly and surely as possible, and then all will be right, as our bear huntsman at Kostroma used to tell me.
The Abbot Pafnute lived in the fourteenth century," began the prince; "he was in charge of one of the monasteries on the Volga, about where our present Kostroma government lies.
The senator took part in the events within the framework of visits to the Kostroma Region by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation.
Securities and Exchange Commission, affirmed Russian Kostroma Region's Long-Term Foreign and Local Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at 'B+' and Short-Term Foreign Currency IDR at 'B'.
Also on Wednesday, Russia's Investigative Committee said a serviceman armed with an automatic rifle shot and killed two soldiers and an officer at a military field camp near Kostroma -- the capital city of Kostroma Oblast.
Tools & Methods of Program Analysis (2013: Kostroma, Russia)
Children from Ludworth Primary School have been bonding with those living in Durham's Russian partner city of Kostroma - which the city has been linked with since 1968 - in a project organised by Durham County Council's international relations office, with funding from the British Council.
The exhibition will present the innovative technology development of Kostroma State Agricultural Academy in the field of plant biotechnology, including production of improved planting material using biotechnological methods, which will allow farmers to increase crop yields.
31 December 2012 - Russian natural gas producer Novatek OAO (MCX:NVTK) said it had acquired an 82% stake in regional gas distributor Gazprom Mezhregiongas Kostroma OOO from Gazprom OAO (MCX:GAZP) for RUB554m (USD18.
31 December 2012 a[euro]" Russian natural gas producer Novatek OAO (MCX:NVTK) said it had acquired an 82% stake in regional gas distributor Gazprom Mezhregiongas Kostroma OOO from Gazprom OAO (MCX:GAZP) for RUB554m (USD18.
NOVATEK to Purchase 82% of Gazprom Mezhregiongas Kostroma from Gazprom
The county has been twinned with Kostroma since 1968 at the height of the old Cold War.