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see YekaterinburgYekaterinburg
or Ekaterinburg
, formerly Sverdlovsk
, city (1989 pop. 1,365,000), capital of the Sverdlovsk region and the administrative center of the Ural federal district, E European Russia, in the eastern foothills of the central Urals, on the Iset River.
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, Russia.


, Ekaterinburg
a city in NW Russia, in the Ural Mountains: scene of the execution (1918) of Nicholas II and his family; university (1920); one of the largest centres of heavy engineering in Russia. Pop.: 1 281 000 (2005 est.)
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Gradually, the originally hostile guards began to like and grow close to their prisoners, but the civil war between Red and White Russians was raging and White armies were drawing close to Ekaterinburg.
Wireless technology from Nortel (NYSE:NT) (TSX:NT), a communications solutions provider, has been selected by Sky Link Ekaterinburg (Sky Link), a trademark of Uralwestcom JSC, which is held by investment holding company RTDC (Russian Telecommunications Development Corporation), to provide mobile broadband for users in the Ural region of Russia.
Furthermore under the 1994 UK/Russia Cultural Agreement, the British Council is fully entitled to operate in Russia, in Moscow, St Petersburg and Ekaterinburg.
The new international terminal at Ekaterinburg Koltsovo Airport is soon to be joined by a new domestic terminal; such is the rapid growth at the central Russia city.
Tatiana Baganova's Wings at Tea (2001), performed at ADF in an evening-length incarnation by 10 dancers of Provincial Dances Theatre (from Ekaterinburg, Russia), navigated with ease a snaking line between absurdity and profundity.
Neville Wittey reached the final of the ISAF Grade 1 Yava Trophy in Ekaterinburg, Russia.
EKATERINBURG, RUSSIA: Nikolai Kolyada has dirty hands, a black fez and the warm eyes of a holy man.
The INclude Consultancy, part of PLUS Housing, has been working for 18 months in Ekaterinburg, Siberia, on introducing local democracy, governance and service delivery.
Health officials in Ekaterinburg feared John Christie, 44, had been killed by Sars.
Carol Rubin, chief of the Health Studies Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) National Center for Environmental Health, led the study of children in the Russian cities of Ekaterinburg, Volgograd, and Krasnouralsk.
CHICAGO -- Hyatt Hotels & Resorts announced its Hyatt Regency brand debuted in Russia today with the opening of the 296-room Hyatt Regency Ekaterinburg.