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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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(Russian tjuˈmjenj)
(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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a city in the SW Russian Federation in Asia. 456,000.
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It is noticeable only that the Tobol'sk district court allowed itself to go to Tiumen' more frequently for short visits; it was closer to Tobol 'sk than the other settlements and more conveniently linked in terms of transportation and communication.
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.
(2.) 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.
Other major oil companies include Yukos, with 35.2 million tons of crude oil (controlled by Mikhail Khodorkovsky), Surgutneftgaz with 34.1 million tons, Tatneft with 24.5 million tons and Tiumen with 21.1 million tons (controlled by Mikhail Fridman and Petr Aven).(7) Most of these new owners reaped fortunes estimated in the hundreds of millions of dollars.
The findings rest on fieldwork that Stoner-Weiss conducted in the regions of Nizhnii Novgorod, Tiumen', Yaroslavl', and Saratov as well as on aggregate and survey data from these four regions.
(87) The decree was sent from Moscow to Tobol'sk and Tiumen' on 19 January 1706, whence it was soon dispatched to Siberian towns such as Tomsk, where it was announced on 21 April 1706.
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.