Pochinok


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Pochinok

 

a city and administrative center of Pochinok Raion, Smolensk Oblast, RSFSR. Situated on the Khmara River of the Dnieper River basin. Railroad station on the RoslavF-Smolensk line, 62 km southeast of Smolensk. Pochinok has a plant that produces reinforced-concrete products.


Pochinok

 

in Russia up to the 20th century, a new rural settlement. The term is first found in pistsovye knigi (cadastres) from the 15th century. Even pochinki that began as a single household of peasants from a nearby village often grew into large settlements.

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The only [.sup.14]C date for the forested Middle Volga region materials by Pochinok site--4730 [+ or -] 40 BP (Ki-3150) (3730 [+ or -] 40 BC), raised doubts among archaeologists (Nikitin 1996).
Further, the concentration of sugars was determined after their extraction with ferricyanic potassium using the volumetric method of titration (Pochinok 1976).
In collaboration with the European Commission and Russia, the Swedish Presidency of the EU arranged a conference on social issues in St Petersburg on May 21-22, with the participation of the Swedish Minister for Health and Social Affairs, Lars Engqvist, and the Russian Minister for Labour and Social Development, Alexander Pochinok. The conference examined the social consequences of the economic restructuring of Russia and the development of a social safety net.