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Witte

(ˈvɪtə; Russian ˈvjitjə)
n
(Biography) Sergei Yulievich (sjɪrˈɡjej juˈljevitʃ). 1849–1915, Russian statesman; prime minister (1905–06). As minister of finance (1892–1903) he tried to modernize the Russian economy
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While Witte and Vyshnegradskii used Moskovskie vedomosti in their struggle against Transportation Minister Giubbenet, Meshcherskii's support resulted in Giubbenet's dismissal in January 1892 and Witte's promotion to the vacant post a month later.
In an extraordinary outpouring of work, John Witte and Joel Nichols have offered students of law and religion a careful, nuanced examination of the relationship between marriage, religion, and the law.
Poets Quinton Hallett, Judith Montgomery and John Witte present a spring poetry reading from 7 p.m.
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A bulk container packer from process equipment manufacturer The Witte Co., gently vibrates flexible bulk bags, Gaylords, intermediate bulk containers and other bulk shipping containers to increase their bulk density for improved efficiency in packaging, material handling and warehouse operations.
Witte had a career in the rapidly expanding Russian railway network and then became a civil servant concerned with the Empire's growing industrial economy.
Dutch investment firm Value8 NV (AMS:VALUE) unveiled today a takeover bid for all outstanding shares in seeds trader and animal feed specialist Witte Molen (AMS:WIMO).
Jan De Witte, currently president and chief executive officer of GE Healthcare's Performance Solutions division, has also been named president and chief executive officer of the Healthcare IT business.
Witte's book closes with a plea that adoption be better administered and funded than it commonly is in the United States, in part at least as a way to remove the social stigmas still attached to illegitimate status.
Owen Witte, director of the Broad Stem Cell Research Center, senior author of the study.
"We conclude by these results that Bmi-1 is a crucial regulator of self-renewal in adult prostate cells and plays important roles in prostate cancer initiation and progression," Witte said, "it was encouraging to see that inhibiting this protein slows the growth of even a very aggressive prostate cancer, because that could give us new ways to attack this disease."