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Demidov

 

(until 1918, Porech’e), a city, the center of Demidov Raion, Smolensk Oblast, RSFSR. Situated on the Kasplia River where the Gobza River flows into it (in the Zapadnaia Dvina basin), 47 km northeast of the Rudnia rail-Road station (on the Smolensk-Vitebsk line). A bus route connects it to Smolensk, 76 km away. It has a flax-processing plant, a dairy, and an agriculture mechanization technicum. Demidov has been in existence since the 15th century; it became a city in 1776.

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Below his villa is the Demidoff gallery which has some interesting paintings and artefacts.
When Pablo Picasso was asked what three things in life astonished him the most, he answered, "the blues, cubism and Polish vodka." He might have easily been speaking of potato-based Demidoff Ultra-Premium Vodka.
No que aos Museus escolares diz respeito, ha relatos de que o primeiro museu teve lugar em Florenca, inspirado nas concecoes pedagogicas de Pestalozzi e tendo tido como organizador Demidoff.
Between delectable servings of blinis Demidoff (buckwheat cakes with caviar and sour cream), caille en sarcophage (literally, "quail in a sarcophagus"), and other exquisite dishes, not to mention free-flowing Veuve Clicquot champagne and Amontillado sherry, a spirit of liberation, reconciliation and gratitude takes over.
From Odiot, which is being distributed by Julia Watts, comes the Gold Berry collection, including a fruit bowl and candleholder, and the Demidoff service, re-edited versions of silver pieces commissioned in 1817, including a tureen and a double salt cellar.
"No, I haven't." And then he said, almost chagrined, "I'm Jonah Demidoff."
The generous gift of an exquisite meal--including turtle soup, "Blinis Demidoff," "Cailles en Sarcophage" (55, 57), and fine wines--which the puritanical guests initially fear, proves redemptive once ingested.