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Tver

(tvĕr), formerly

Kalinin

(kəlyē`nyĭn), city (1989 pop. 451,000), capital of Tver region, central European Russia, at the confluence of the Volga and Tver rivers. A major port on the upper Volga, it is linked with Moscow by the Moscow Canal. An industrial center, Tver has industries producing linen textiles, light machinery, and rolling stock. The city grew around a fort established in the late 12th cent. It was early an important trade center, and from the mid-13th cent. until the late 14th cent. it was the seat of a powerful principality that rivaled Moscow. It was subjugated (1475–85) by Ivan III, grand duke of Moscow. Tver was renamed (1931) for M. I. Kalinin, a president of the USSR. It reverted to its original name in 1992. It is the site of a cathedral and castle, both from the 17th cent.

Tver’

 

until 1931, the name of the city of Kalinin, administrative center of Kalinin Oblast, RSFSR.

Tver

a city in central Russia, at the confluence of the Volga and Tversta Rivers: chief port of the upper Volga, linked by canal with Moscow. Pop.: 402 000 (2005 est.)
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Members of the council took an active part in all activities conducted by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Tver region, the Main Directorate of the State Inspectorate for the Supervision of the Technical Condition of Self-Propelled Machines and Other Machinery of the Tver Region: they went to inter-district meetings with heads of agricultural enterprises, and the preventive operation "Tractor", as well as participated in all events held by the Government of the Tver region in terms of The work of public councils of executive bodies of state power (round tables, studies, seminars).
Electronic auction: performance of works on protection of forests, removal and taxation of cutting areas in the territory of the andreapolsky forestry department of the state institution "toropetskoe lesnichestvo tver oblast"
Electronic auction: performing works to protect forests, forest care, harvesting and taxation of cutting areas in the territory of zubtsovsky forestry department of vazusky, zubtsovsky, pogorelsky forest districts of the state institution "staritskoe lesnichestvo of tver oblast"
Electronic auction: performing works to protect forests, care for forests, diversion and taxation of cutting areas in the olenin forest department of the state institution "staritskoe lesnichestvo tver oblast"
Electronic auction: performing works to protect forests, care for forests in the territory of the andreapolsky forestry department of the state institution "toropetskoe lesnichestvo tver oblast"