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Nizh·niy Nov·go·rod

or Nizh·ny Nov·go·rod  (nĭzh′nē nŏv′gə-rŏd′, nyē′zhnē nôv′gə-rət)
A city of western Russia on the Volga River west of Kazan. Founded as a frontier post in 1221, it was formerly famous for its trade fairs. The city was renamed Gorky from 1932 until 1990 in honor of Maksim Gorky, who was born here in 1868.
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South Korea's 23-man squad took a chartered flight from Saint Petersburg to land in Nizhny Novgorod, where they will take on Sweden for their Group F opening match at Nizhny Novgorod Stadium on Monday.
The plane, flying from Baku to Kazan, has made an emergency landing in the Nizhny Novgorod city of Russia, the Interfax news agency reported.
15 May 2012 - Russia's Koltsovo airport said on Tuesday it had taken a majority stake in Nizhny Novgorod airport after agreeing to buy into the sector player earlier this year.
There's no hope of squeezing into the church in the centre of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, when we arrive late on Easter Saturday night.
White Flower Day--a popular charitable event of the 1910s--has made a comeback in Nizhny Novgorod in response to the increase of tuberculosis (TB) in Russian cities.
`We have a beautiful but very hard task--to create goodness by means of the language of art,' says Natalia Pankova, the Chair of the Russian Art Foundation, a non-governmental non-profit organization, which promotes artists and culture in Nizhny Novgorod.