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Demidov

 

(until 1918, Porech’e), a city, the center of Demidov Raion, Smolensk Oblast, RSFSR. Situated on the Kasplia River where the Gobza River flows into it (in the Zapadnaia Dvina basin), 47 km northeast of the Rudnia rail-Road station (on the Smolensk-Vitebsk line). A bus route connects it to Smolensk, 76 km away. It has a flax-processing plant, a dairy, and an agriculture mechanization technicum. Demidov has been in existence since the 15th century; it became a city in 1776.

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Below his villa is the Demidoff gallery which has some interesting paintings and artefacts.
He might have easily been speaking of potato-based Demidoff Ultra-Premium Vodka.
Between delectable servings of blinis Demidoff (buckwheat cakes with caviar and sour cream), caille en sarcophage (literally, "quail in a sarcophagus"), and other exquisite dishes, not to mention free-flowing Veuve Clicquot champagne and Amontillado sherry, a spirit of liberation, reconciliation and gratitude takes over.
Lehmann (1906: 321) later proposed that the other British Museum mask with two serpents intertwined on the nose and forehead could be identified with one of the Medici inventories (Carmichael 1970: 36), but the identification appears to be purely speculative; anyway, the mask was purchased in Paris from the Russian Demidoff princes, whose family had been living in Florence since 1824 (Heikamp 1976: 473), however, no direct link with the Medici collection can be established.
Las colecciones de Anatole Demidoff, principe de San Donato (1812-1870), formaron parte de una venta en seis partes de unos 1.
From Odiot, which is being distributed by Julia Watts, comes the Gold Berry collection, including a fruit bowl and candleholder, and the Demidoff service, re-edited versions of silver pieces commissioned in 1817, including a tureen and a double salt cellar.
And then he said, almost chagrined, "I'm Jonah Demidoff.
The generous gift of an exquisite meal--including turtle soup, "Blinis Demidoff," "Cailles en Sarcophage" (55, 57), and fine wines--which the puritanical guests initially fear, proves redemptive once ingested.
Mrs Demidoff said: "I am sure the council is being racist but we can't afford to pursue this legally.
And the sisters, Jane Tolfree from Buckinghamshire and Dana Demidoff from Derby, have now accepted the offer, with the sale likely to go through next month.
The ex-council house in Maentwrog was inherited by Jane Tolfree and Dana Demidoff following the death of their parents, who bought the isolated property as a retirement home 20 years ago.