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Kursk

 (ko͝orsk)
A city of western Russia south-southwest of Moscow. Nearby, the Soviet Army defeated the Germans in one of the largest battles of World War II (1943).
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Kursk

(Russian kursk)
n
(Placename) a city in W Russia: industrial centre of an agricultural region: scene of a major Soviet victory (1943). Pop: 410 000 (2005 est)
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Kursk

(kʊərsk)

n.
a city in the W Russian Federation in Europe, W of Voronezh. 434,000.
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Noun1.Kursk - a city of southwestern Russia
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
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Sergey Ivanovitch and Katavasov had only just reached the station of the Kursk line, which was particularly busy and full of people that day, when, looking round for the groom who was following with their things, they saw a party of volunteers driving up in four cabs.
He walked shyly and awkwardly over the parquet floor of the reception room, not knowing what to do with his hands; he was more accustomed to walk over a plowed field under fire, as he had done at the head of the Kursk regiment at Schon Grabern- and he would have found that easier.
It's a good week for true stories, meaning it's a good week for spoilers; this review will assume you're already familiar with what happened to the Russian submarine 'Kursk' in 2000, and what happened to Democratic politician Gary Hart in 1987.
Moscow/London: Fitch Ratings has revised Russian Kursk Region's Outlook to Stable from Negative and affirmed its Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at 'BB+', National Long-term rating at 'AA(rus)' and Short-term foreign currency IDR at 'B'.
The Russian Center of Science and Culture in Bishkek will make a videoconference presentation of a compatriot resettlement program of Kursk region on August 22.
Kursk region is to see revenues decrease RUB 1.8bn, comprising RUB 1.14bn in smoothing for MRSKsEoACAO part of the revenues and a RUB 0.7bn cut for revenues attributed to the TSO (local grid).
ALL 118 crew on board Kursk died when the Russian submarine sank during a routine exercise beneath the Barents Sea.
This widely acclaimed production, adapted by Sound and Fury theatre company, is one and a half hours of absorbing drama that ensures the men of the Kursk and their epic account will never be confined to the depths.
Tom Espiner, one of the actors in Kursk, is also one of the founders of Sound & Fury, a theatre company which specialises in sound.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-15 December 2006-Synterra completes construction of Kursk's WiMAX network(C)1994-2006 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
For a riveting moment-by-moment re-enactment of the sinking of the Soviet sub Kursk and its dramatic rescue, don't miss Cry From The Deep: The Sinking Of The Kursk, The Submarine Disaster That Riveted The World And Put The New Russia To The Ultimate Test.