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(Russian saˈransk)
(Placename) a city in W central Russia, capital of the Mordovian Republic: university (1957). Pop: 304 000 (2005 est)


(səˈrɑnsk, -ˈrænsk)

the capital of the Mordovian Autonomous Republic in the Russian Federation in Europe. 312,000.
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The World Cup matches will be held between 14 June and 15 July, 2018, in 11 cities: Moscow, St Petersburg, Kazan, Sochi, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Volgograd, Rostov-on-Don, Kaliningrad, Yekaterinburg and Saransk.
The matches will be played in 11 cities in Russia, which are Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Kazan, Samara, Saransk, Sochi, Yekaterinburg, Nizhny Novgorod, and Rostov-on-Don.
Petersburg, Sochi, Kazan, Saransk, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Rostov-on-Don, Nizhny Novgorod, Yekaterinburg and Samara.
He added that four of the 11 host cities - Volgograd, Rostov-on-Don, Saransk and Nizhny Novgorod - are behind on plans to increase hotel accommodation in time for the tournament.
GB: bound Nisted Luke Nisted of Halton yesterday joined up with GB team to travel to the European Deaf Swimming Championship at Saransk in Russia, starting on Sunday.
5% and the urea level by 9% in the blood serum of the animals, which have drunk the tap water in Saransk, could indicate the renal disorder and could be classed as an early symptom of the kidney failure.
The women gave a news conference in the city of Saransk in the Mordovia region around 320 miles (510 kilometres) southeast of Moscow, notorious for its high concentration of penal colonies.
Having scored a stunning goal in Sunday's 2-1 defeat to Mordovia Saransk, the Ireland ace was sent off for an off-the-ball incident.
com was registered by Maxim Selikhanovich in Saransk, the capital city in Mordovia, a republic in the eastern region of the East European Plain of Russia.
Depardieu, after receiving his Russian passport from President Vladimir Putin in January, had it stamped with the new address in Saransk, a city of 300,000 about 400 miles east of Moscow, reports the Wall Street Journal.
Summary: French actor Gerard Depardieu has received his living registration papers during a ceremony at Saransk in Russia.
In a grand ceremony in Mordovia's main city of Saransk that bore little relation to the average Russian's experience of local bureaucracy, Depardieu signed a form and had his passport stamped to formally become a resident.