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Orsk

(Russian ɔrsk)
n
(Placename) a city in W Russia, on the Ural River: a major railway and industrial centre, with an oil refinery linked by pipeline with the Emba field (on the Caspian). Pop: 247 000 (2005 est)
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Orsk

(ɔrsk)

n.
a city in the S Russian Federation in Europe, on the Ural River. 273,000.
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The aircraft was heading towards Orsk from Moscow's Domodedovo airport.
The AN-148 passenger plane was en route from Moscow to the Russian provincial city of Orsk and was operated by Russia's Saratov Airlines.
The ill-fated Flight 703 was bound for Orsk, the second-largest city in the Orenburg Region, Russia.
The AN-148 twin-engine internal flight to Orsk in the southern Urals went down shortly after leaving Moscow's Domodedovo airport on Sunday afternoon, killing all 65 passengers and six crew on board.
Saratov Airlines Flight 6W703 vanished from radar two minutes after leaving Domodedovo airport for Orsk, near the Kazakhstan border, at 11.22am local time.