Severodvinsk


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Severodvinsk

(syĕ`vĕrŏdvinsk), city (1989 pop. 249,000), NW European Russia, on the Dvina Bay of the White Sea. The main industries are shipbuilding, lumbering, and transshipment. It is a base for a fishing fleet.

Severodvinsk

 

(from 1938 to 1957. Molotovsk), a city (until 1938, a settlement) under oblast jurisdiction in Arkhangel’sk Oblast, RSFSR. Located on the White Sea, at the mouth of the Severnaia Dvina River. Terminus of a railroad branch line from the Obozerskaia-Arkhangel’sk line, 50 km from Arkhangel’sk. Population, 172,000 (1975). Severodvinsk has plants producing road-building machinery and construction materials. It also has a logging and timber distribution establishment, a woodworking combine, a clothing factory, a furniture factory, a milk plant, a meat-processing plant, and a poultry farm. There is a secondary specialized polytechnic and a theater in the city.

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Representatives of large families in Severodvinsk told about the case when one family had to spend one million rubles just to cover up their land, which is in a marshy area.
The Alexander III, already the seventh nuclear sub laid down in Severodvinsk as part of the upgraded Borei-A project, is 170 meters long, 13.
The commissioning ceremony will take place at Sevmash Shipyard, Severodvinsk, and the meeting will take place in Moscow on Monday, stated a Ministry of Defence release.
Full military honors, including a brass band, greeted Patriarch Kirill on his visit to Russia's largest shipyard, in Severodvinsk.
PM Putin on July 11, 2008, chaired an energy sector leadership conference in Severodvinsk, with the participation of petroleum (oil & gas) industry top management and relevant government ministers.
Addressing a conference in Severodvinsk on development of Russia's petroleum industry, Putin on July 11, 2008, called for completing Russia's energy strategy to 2030 by end-2008.
Ivanov presided on 15 April 2007 over the launching of the first of the eight planned nuclear submarines in the new Borey [Boreas] class, which will be armed with the Bulava [Mace] ICBM, at the Sevmash shipyard in the Arctic town of Severodvinsk.
The report, which was made public simultaneously in Murmansk, Severodvinsk (North-West) and Moscow, singles out as high-risk areas the bay of Andreiev and the village of Gremikha in the region of Murmansk, where nuclear fuel storage facilities are not airtight and where radioactive pollution is way above average.
The Severodvinsk Reactor, the world's first commercial floating nuclear power plant, will come online in 2008.
In March the Sevmash shipyard in Severodvinsk held the keel-laying ceremony for the second boat of this class, Alexander Nevsky, namesake of a 13th-century national hero credited with saving Russia from Western domination.
Construction was suspended in 1996 but has recently been restarted and bears the name Severodvinsk.
This floating plant will be built near the military base of Severodvinsk, to supply it with energy.