Tolyatti


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Tolyatti

(tōlyĕät`tē), city (1989 pop. 631,000), W European Russia, on the Volga River, near Samara. It is the site of Russia's largest automobile factory, which receives its power from the hydroelectric dam near Zhigulyovsk. Other manufactures include heavy machinery, artificial fibers, and synthetic rubber. Founded at the riverside community of Stavropol, it was moved to higher ground following the 1957 completion of the dam. Renamed Novy [new] Stavropol, it grew rapidly in population. In 1964 it was renamed Tolyatti, after the Italian Communist party leader Palmiro TogliattiTogliatti, Palmiro
, 1893–1964, Italian Communist leader. A lawyer, he helped found the Italian Communist party in 1921. He lived in Moscow for many years after the Fascist takeover. Under the pseudonym Ercole Ercoli he wrote and worked for the Comintern.
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, and the city's name sometimes appears as Togliatti.
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The company has a branch office in Tolyatti which renders complex export and import services (including service last miles) for the members of the foreign economic activity in the Samara and Ulyanovsk regions, as well as in other regions of the Volga district.
Its factory, designed by Fiat, stretches over 600 acres on the banks of the Volga River in the city of Tolyatti -- named after an Italian communist leader.
The new cities include Krasnodar, Ujno-Sakhalinsk, Kemerovo, Novotroitsk, Bratsk, Angarsk, Biysk, Rubtsovsk, Prokopyevsk, Tolyatti, Novokuybyshevsk, Saratov, Dimitrovgrad, Astrakhan, Taganrog, Shakhty, Novocherkassk, Novomoskovsk, Rybinsk, Magnitogorsk, Orsk, and Kamensk Uralskiy.
Investigators also flip-flopped on the October 9, 2003, stabbing death of Aleksei Sidorov, editor in chief of an independent daily in the town of Tolyatti in the Samara region.
A team of Renault is currently at Tolyatti [AvtoVaz's headquarters] at the invitation of AvtoVaz to study the feasibility of a possible cooperation," a Renault spokeswoman said.
Petersburg, Samara, Tolyatti, Saratov, Engels, Sochi, Adler, Krasnodar, Rostov-on-Don, Surgut, Tyumen, Nizhnevartovsk, Nyagan and Orenburg, as well as in the Yamalo-Nenets and Khanti-Mansi Autonomous Areas, Kiev and Odessa.
TOLYATTI, Russia - Yuri Tselikov, 74, was one of the Soviet pioneers who built a sprawling car plant in the Volga city of Tolyatti in the 1960s.
Already Tolyatti, one of Russia s most loyal factory towns, has seen rumbles of discontent.
The caller - whose number showed him to be from Tolyatti, a car-manufacturing town on the Volga river - rang her back three times before finally giving up.
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