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, city (1989 est. pop. 1,094,000), capital of Tatarstan, E European Russia, on the Volga. It is a major historic, cultural, industrial, and commercial center. Manufactures include chemicals, explosives, electrical equipment, building materials, consumer goods, and furs.
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a city (prior to 1972, a kishlak, or hamlet), the center of the Kasan Raion, Kashkadar’ia Oblast, Uzbek SSR. Located on the river bank of the Kashkadar’ia River, on the Karshi-Bukhara highway, 4 km from the Kasan railroad station (on the Kagan-Termez line) and 30 km northwest of Karshi. Population, 24, 000 (1972). Kasan has two cotton mills, a porcelain factory, a brickworks, a brewery, and a vegetable-oil extraction plant.

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Maria Rjazhanova is a 21-yearl-old volunteer from Kasan. When Russia was awarded the world cup in 2010, she was just 14.
Kasan was born in 1947 and began apprenticing as an upholsterer in 1964 at age 17.
Sample position Gamma spectrometer Result Unit Karshenasan Soil radio nucleotide 877 [+ or -] 33 Bq / kg Kosar Soil radio nucleotide 812 [+ or -] 30 Bq / kg Niar1 Soil radio nucleotide 984 [+ or -] 37 Bq / kg Niar2 Soil radio nucleotide 857 [+ or -] 32 Bq / kg Dash Kasan Soil radio nucleotide 760 [+ or -] 28 Bq / kg Shorabil1 Soil radio nucleotide 638 [+ or -] 24 Bq / kg Shorabil2 Soil radio nucleotide 634 [+ or -] 24 Bq / kg According to table 1, in all sampling regions, amount of potassium isotope 40 is higher than standard level of atomic energy, 457 kebrel per kilogram.
Village heads of Dhana, Bs Khosla, Kasan and Khoh called a meeting and have reportedly decided not to allow the protesters to hold any kind of demonstration inside IMT, Manesar.
Jahrhunderts auch in den Lehrerbildungsanstalten, solchen wie an der Abteilung der Padagogik der Russischen Universitat in Riga, am Deutschen Lehrerseminar zu Mitau; an Mittelschulen, Gymnasien, Armeeschulen, Kommerzschulen, verschiedenen Berufsschulen in damaligem zaristischen Russland-Eriwan, Jekaterinburg, Kasan, Kaunas, Mazeikiai, Lodz, Moskau, Odessa, Orl, Polozk, Noworossijsk, Sankt- Petersburg, Simbirsk, Tallinn, Tiflis, Tomsk, Riga, Vilnius, Witebsk), in England, China (Peking), Deutschland, Finnland und sogar in Brasilien und noch anderen Staaten.
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The city has more than its share of stunning buildings, from left: Hotel Olgino, the Hermitage Museum and Kasan Cathedral
Warden Kasan Odin was in charge of the Maguidnanao provincial jail.
Other customers of Systema-Service in the domestic Russian market include most of the machine manufacturers in the gas sector, among them Iskra, Newski, Saturn and Kasan. The company is active in Turkey, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, the Ukraine and Belarus.
The latest and fifth of such films, which starts showing in theaters across the nation in February, is ''Mainichi Kasan (everyday mom),'' a humorous yet touching depiction of Saibara's own struggles in life -- being a mother of two and a wife of an alcoholic, getting divorced and then taking her dying ex-husband back into her home as he fights cancer.