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A city of southern Ukraine in southern Crimea northeast of Sevastopol. Originally settled by Scythians, it was under Tatar rule from the 15th to the 18th century and was annexed by Russia in 1784. It became part of the Ukrainian SSR in 1954.


(Russian simfɪˈrɔpəlj)
(Placename) a city in on the S Crimean Peninsula: capital of Crimea; a Scythian town in the 1st century bc; seized by the Russians in 1736. Pop: 344 000 (2005 est)


(ˌsɪm fəˈroʊ pəl)

a city in S Ukraine, in S Crimea. 349,000.
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he AN-148 plane of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia successfully carried out the sanitary and aviation evacuation of three seriously ill patients who need urgent highly skilled and high-tech medical assistance, from Grozny and Simferopol to Nizhny Novgorod and St.
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It said another airline would fly passengers who had already bought tickets to travel between Moscow and Simferopol as well as between Moscow and Volgograd later this month.
The local Karaite community is aging quickly, and most Karaites in Crimea's main city of Simferopol do not attend religious services on Saturday mornings.
The employee at Credit Agricole's Ukrainian subsidiary said that the central office in Simferopol was closed, and that Crimean clients had been given notice that they could no longer perform banking transactions after April 17.
The fast food restaurants in Simferopol, Sevastopol, and Yalta have been temporarily shut down due to "operational reasons," reads the message posted on the company's official web site.
SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Mon Mar 31, 2014 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev flaunted Russia's grip on Crimea by flying to the region and holding a government meeting there on Monday, angering Ukraine and defying Western demands to hand the peninsula back to Kiev.
Medvedev toured Crimea's main city Simferopol at the head of a major delegation of cabinet ministers and deputy prime ministers, and was set to later visit Russia's Black Sea fleet base in Sevastopol.
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