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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There is much production waste in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, including on the islands, following the first wave of intensive development of Yamal in 1960-1970.
Alexander Khloponin, 36, CEO of the huge metal extraction and processing group Norilsk Nickel, is elected governor of the Taimyr autonomous "okrug" (region) which is the northern part of the vast Siberian governorate of Kransoyarsk.