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 (mo͝or-mänsk′, mo͞or′mənsk)
A city of northwest Russia on the northern Kola Peninsula on an inlet of the Barents Sea. A major ice-free port, it was the terminus of an important supply line to the USSR in World Wars I and II.


(Russian ˈmurmənsk)
(Placename) a port in NW Russia, on the Kola Inlet of the Barents Sea: founded in 1915; the world's largest town north of the Arctic Circle, with a large fishing fleet. Pop: 316 000 (2005 est)



a seaport and railroad terminus in the NW Russian Federation, on the Kola Inlet, an arm of the Arctic Ocean. 432,000.
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Noun1.Murmansk - a port city in northwestern Russia on the Kola Peninsula; the largest city to the north of the Arctic Circle; an important supply line to Russia in World War I and World War II
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
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The senator visited the Murmansk airport in order to monitor the implementation of the state program "Affordable Environment".
Russia's uncertain search for a place to store its low level radioactive waste has again focused on areas surrounding Murmansk, Arkhangelsk and St.
The suspect through social network Vkontakte attempted to recruit citizens of the Russian cities of Petrozavodsk and Murmansk in order to persuade them to travel to Syria and join ISIL," the press service said in a statement.
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- The Russian Navy's only aircraft carrier, the Admiral Kuznetsov, undergoing three months of refit and repair work at a floating dock in Russia's northwest region of Murmansk, is getting set to head back to its Northern Fleet base, Navy spokesman and Captain 2nd Rank Andrei Luzik told Russian media on Thursday.
The 91-year-old, from North Shields, travelled on three voyages transporting ammunition, arms and food from Scotland to Murmansk in north west Russia in 1944 and 1945.
ARCTIC Convoy survivor Austin Byrne, now 92, was lucky to be rescued from Murmansk in Russia by the sixth HMS Liverpool VI for more reasons than one.
As a result of the addition of the business, which boasts regional leadership in Murmansk with a strong market position in retail and corporate banking, the buyer will increase its geographic presence, gaining a foothold in Murmansk, DNB added.
Moscow: Russia moved the crew of a Greenpeace Arctic protest ship from the northern port of Murmansk on Monday and put them on a train to Saint Petersburg, authorities and the organisation said.
AFP) -- Russia moved the crew of a Greenpeace Arctic protest ship from the northern port of Murmansk on Monday and put them on a train to Saint Petersburg, the organisation said.
Exactly 100 days before its arrival in the balmy Black Sea resort of Sochi for the Winter Olympics, the Olympic flame passed last week through Murmansk in the far north.
The so-called Arctic 30 have been held in Murmansk since September and stand charged with hooliganism - they initially faced more serious allegations of piracy.
The Greenpeace activists were detained by special navy commandos off the coast of Murmansk for protesting oil exploration and for trying to scale a Russian oil rig.