Mirny


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Mirny

(mēr`nē), town, NE Siberian Russia, in Sakha Republic. Founded in 1956, when diamonds were discovered, Mirny grew rapidly and is now the center of the Russian diamond-mining industry.
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The earthmovers ended Khlystov's battle to stay in his house, one of the last razed in the Mirny neighbourhood to make way for the Winter Olympics in 2014.
Summary: DUBAI -- DubaiSat-1, the UAE-owned and operated earth observation satellite, has relayed a pan-shaped, multi-spectral image of the Mirny Mine in Russia, the largest open pit diamond mine in the world.
In its current form the company operates four main divisions (Aikhal, Mirny, Udachny and Nyurba) and several subsidiaries (Almazy Anabara, Severalmaz) in Russia.
None of the 11 crew and personnel aboard an Ilyushin Il-76 survived when the heavy transport crashed after departure on 1 November from Mirny in the Sakha republic.
The four-engine plane had just taken off from the city of Mirny in the Sakha Republic.
The AM-1 reactor, called Atom Mirny ('Peaceful Atom') began producing 5 MW of electricity, and was operational until 1959.
The Sredne-Botuobinsk field--Mirny gas pipeline was constructed in 1992 from the Sredne-Botuobinsk oil and gas condensate field to provide gas to the town of Mirny (where diamond-mining enterprises are located).
Mathieu has a modest 7-10 win-loss record on hard courts this season and has suffered firstround exits in six of the last seven tournaments he has contested so the 4-5 about Mirny, who beat Xavier Malisse in Cincinnati before losing to eventual semi-finalist Tommy Robredo in the second round, is definitely worth taking.
At 1700ft deep and nearly 4000ft across, this is the former Mirny diamond mine in Siberia.
I only hope not to play Mirny or Arthurs in the first round of Wimbledon.
The Alrosa flight from Yakutsk to Mirny in Siberia was forced to return to Yakutsk airport, where it landed safely.