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an urban-type settlement in Segezha Raion, Karelian ASSR, on the White Sea-Baltic Canal. Railroad station 60 km south of Belomorsk. It grew up in 1933 in connection with the construction of the canal. The settlement has transportation enterprises.

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Anyone who takes the time to read this well-written and carefully organized study will come away with a good understanding of the roles of the Mississippi and Volga Rivers in the history of their respective nations.
As we mentioned above, the Volga river valley offset within the RT makes about 50 km on the average.
Among its key findings: Each year, food that is produced but not eaten guzzles up a volume of water equivalent to the annual flow of Russia's Volga River and is responsible for adding 3.
River cruising in Russia in particular is becoming more and more popular, with many tourists opting to visit both of the spectacular Russian OcapitalsO, St Petersburg and Moscow, by sailing between the two down the majestic Volga River.
Officials said the blast occurred at around 2:00 pm (1000 GMT) in the Volga River city of Volgograd, about 900 kilometres (560 miles) southeast of Moscow.
He would rain bombs on your land from planes and gas jets spreading a red mist over the frozen Volga River.
One of the key findings of the report is that food that is produced but not eaten each year guzzles up a volume of water equivalent to the annual flow of Russia's Volga River and is responsible for adding 3.
Tensions in Pugachyov, a town of some 40,000 near the Volga River, have been roiling since Sunday, when a 20-year-old former paratrooper died of stab wounds inflicted in a fight over a girl, according to officials.
This plant grew wild along the wetlands of the Volga River, known as Rha.
The oil-producing region on the Volga River is touted by authorities as an example of peaceful coexistence of Muslims and Christians, in contrast to the troubled North Caucasus, where the Kremlin fought two wars against separatists in the past 20 years.
The water flow from the Volga River is also on the decline.
CHEBOKSARY/RUSSIA, January 22, 2012 (WAFA) ' President Mahmoud Abbas Sunday arrived in Cheboksary, the capital of the Federal Russian republic of Chuvashia on the Volga River.