Pyatigorsk


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Pya•ti•gorsk

(ˌpyɑ tɪˈgɔrsk)

n.
a city in the SW Russian Federation in Europe, in Caucasia. 110,000.
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According to Maxim Suchkov, Associate Professor at the Institute for Strategic Studies based in Pyatigorsk, Russia, between 2006 and 2009, the Middle East was the largest market for Russian arms.
The grapes collected on the territory of the Russian Federation at the enterprise wineries in the city of Pyatigorsk in 2013.
Some of the best destinations became Crimea, the Caucasus Mountains, Pamir, Mineral Waters and Pyatigorsk, St.
Among the five dead was as 26-year-old Tural Atayev, native of Azerbaijan, "who was one of the organizers of the terrorist attack in the city of Pyatigorsk in December last year," the statement read, RT reported.
On December 27, 2013, three people were killed when a car bomb exploded outside a police building in Pyatigorsk, Stavropol Kray, the administrative center of the North Caucasus Federal District.
The recent bombings in Volgograd, in southern Russia, and Pyatigorsk, in the North Caucasus -- which claimed three dozen lives -- were probably designed to send the message to Russians that they are defenseless, while communicating to the rest of the world that Sochi is too dangerous to visit.
In the past month, deadly terrorist attacks have taken place in the southern Russian cities of Volgograd, Pyatigorsk, and Stavropol, and there are likely to be more.
Further heightening the security fears, police on Thursday found four cars with six bullet-riddled bodies near the city of Pyatigorsk, about 275 kilometers from Sochi.
Vladimir Markin, the spokesman for Russia's main investigative agency, said that no motive had yet been found for the killings on the outskirts of Pyatigorsk, which is the centre of an administrative district created in 2010 to co-ordinate efforts to combat the insurgency.
The cars with the six dead men were discovered Wednesday on the outskirts of the city of Pyatigorsk.
He received his bachelor's and master's degrees in pharmacy from Pyatigorsk Pharmaceutical Academy in Russia.
That spring he spent several months in Pyatigorsk, where he undertook a leisurely cure at the spa and spent long periods reading, writing, thinking--and also watching bees.