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A city of west-central Russia east of Yekaterinburg. Founded around 1585, it is the oldest Russian settlement east of the Ural Mountains.


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(Placename) a port in S central Russia, on the Tura River: one of the oldest Russian towns in Siberia; industrial centre with nearby oil and natural gas reserves. Pop: 518 000 (2005 est)



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After heavy rain, conditions were testing for the 23 runners in the famous cross-country chase, in which Tiumen, ridden by his 59-year-old trainer Josef Vana, was going for a fourth win on the bounce.
Charlie Mann's bid for a second win in the Velka Pardubicka - after Its A Snip triumphed 15 years ago - failed as Czech victory went to Tiumen and veteran Josef Vana.
The Tobol'sk Section of the State Archive of Tiumen Oblast' (TF GATiumO), fond 58 (Tobol'sk Diocesan Committee of the Orthodox Missionary Society).
By the end of 1923, the retailer operated ten divisions with approximately 25 branch stores in Moscow and Leningrad and opened stores in Tambov-Voronezh, Nizhngorov, Saratov, Orel, Elets, Kursk, Tula, Krasnodar, Samara, Perm, Tiumen, Ekaterinburg, and Khar'kov.
These are the city of Moscow (Green), and the districts of Khanty-Mansy (Yellow) and Tiumen (Red).
In the Republic of Sakha (Iakutia) it is the leaders of diamond and gold enterprises, in the Republics of Komi and Tatarstan and Tiumen and Sakhalin oblasts it is oil companies.
Report Czech Republic Velka Pardubicka (cross-country chase) Pardubice, 4m2f, 6yo+ THE remarkable Josef Vana, who turns 59 later this month, landed the Velka Pardubicka for the eighth time as a jockey and ninth as a trainer as Tiumen got up late in the gruelling test to edge out stablemate Sixteen, writes Guy Butchers.
SOMETIMES the familiarity of a story serves only to make it yet more mind-expandingly extraordinary and yesterday Josef Vana, not so much sportsman as force of nature, landed his seventh Velka Pardubicka as a jockey and eighth as a trainer when narrowly getting Tiumen home for the second year in a row.
Racing UK offers a free-to-air live broadcast of the race, whose runners include last year's one-two, stablemates Tiumen and dual winner Sixteen.
In 2009 Tiumen gave Czech racing legend Josef Vana his seventh Pardubicka victory as a trainer and sixth as a jockey.
Thereafter he precision-threaded Tiumen through the big field over the four and a half miles without ever giving a yard away as he took the shortest route round but still lay parishes off the pace.
ASPORTING legend grew in the telling yesterday when Josef Vana, daddy of all jumps jockeys, produced one of the truly great stalking rides on 15-1 shot Tiumen to land the Velka Pardubicka for the sixth time as a jockey and seventh as trainer.