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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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Business people from Tyumen, Russia, who will be in Baku on August 11-16, plan to establish ties with potential partners from Azerbaijan, Russian media reported.
The Ministry of Economy of Kyrgyzstan and Export Support Center of Tyumen region of Russia have signed a memorandum of cooperation in reciprocal deliveries of food products, the Ministry of Economy said.
President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambaev extended condolences to Russian President Dmitry Medvedev over the plane crash near Tyumen. "I was saddened to learn about the plane crash near Tyumen this morning, in which dozens people died.
According to a source familiar with the meeting, Cheney wanted to express concern over a State Department decision to block $500 million in federal loan guarantees to a Russian company called Tyumen Oil.
Sergei Sobyanin is elected as governor of Tyumen by 51.3% of the vote, defeating the incumbent governor Leonid Rodetsky, according to preliminary results.
In one, MITI has entered the local telephone market in Russia through a joint venture with Tyumen Telecom, the local telephone company in the Tyumen region, and Rustel, a private Russian long distance carrier.
What follows is an economic profile of one region in Siberia, the Tyumen. Located in Western Siberia (see map), Tyumen's resource base is surprisingly similar to Montana's.
Russia's Tyumen oblast prosecutor's office sent extradition check materials to the General Prosecutor's Office with regard to 27-year-old Kyrgyz citizen Khairullo Abdurasulov.