Okrug


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Okrug

In Russia and several other Slavic countries, a political subdivision roughly equivalent to a district or county.
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The meeting was held with the participation of the heads of the subjects of the Federation of the Okrug, regional prosecutors and heads of territorial bodies of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia.
Despite being believed to be extinct for over 10,000 years, the film, apparently taken by a Russian engineer in the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug region, shows a reddish, elephant-shaped creature in the middle of a fast flowing stream.
The company applied for and obtained the Commission's pre-approval further to discussions with the State Unitary Enterprise of the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug (CUE) to repurchase its shares in CMGC.
21 March 2011 -- S&P today hiked to "positive" from "stable" its rating outlook and affirmed its BBB-/ruAAA long-term global and national scale ratings of the Russian region Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug (KMAO).
Kinross Gold Corporation (Kinross) (TSX: K)(NYSE: KGC), a Canada-based gold mining company, has received approval from the Russian Federation's State Commission for the Control of Foreign Investments to acquire 100 percent of the shares of Northern Gold, the owner of the Dvoinoye gold and silver deposit in the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug.
The Magadan region lies in the Far East Federal Okrug which has a total population of 183,000 people.
In the Arctic north's Nenets autonomous okrug (sub-region), in the Timan-Pechora Basin, the Kharyaga JV began 39 deg.
The SPD oilfields are located in Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug, 120 kilometers southwest of Surgut.
The main federal inspectors received 1541 citizens' addresses, including: in the Chelyabinsk region - 692 applications (378 written and 314 oral), in the Tyumen region - 453 (218 written and 235 verbal), in the Kurgan region - 233 (129 written and 104 oral), 29 (20 written and 9 oral) in the Sverdlovsk region, 77 (56 written and 21 oral) in the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug - Ugra, 57 in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug (53 written and 4 oral).
Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug FC Rating Raised to 'B', Outlook
Information on the state of local self-government in sparsely populated, remote and inaccessible territories came from the Republic of Komi, the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), the Kamchatka and Krasnoyarsk Territories, the Arkhangelsk, Magadan and Murmansk regions, the Nenets Autonomous Okrug, the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug - Ugra, the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug and the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District, the senator said.