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see YekaterinburgYekaterinburg
or Ekaterinburg
, formerly Sverdlovsk
, city (1989 pop. 1,365,000), capital of the Sverdlovsk region and the administrative center of the Ural federal district, E European Russia, in the eastern foothills of the central Urals, on the Iset River.
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, Russia.


, Ekaterinburg
a city in NW Russia, in the Ural Mountains: scene of the execution (1918) of Nicholas II and his family; university (1920); one of the largest centres of heavy engineering in Russia. Pop.: 1 281 000 (2005 est.)
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Furthermore under the 1994 UK/Russia Cultural Agreement, the British Council is fully entitled to operate in Russia, in Moscow, St Petersburg and Ekaterinburg.
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Hyatt Regency Ekaterinburg beautifully represents the juxtaposition of contemporary style and old world charm.
1918: e last Russian Tsar, Nicholas II, was murdered by the Bolsheviks along with his entire family in the cellar of a house in Ekaterinburg.
The aircraft was flying from Osh to Ekaterinburg in Russia.
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Dubai is competing against four other candidate cities to host the 2020 World Expo, including Ayutthaya (Thailand); Ekaterinburg (Russia); Izmir (Turkey); and Sao Paulo (Brazil).