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Yoshkar-Ola

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Ioshkar-Ola

(both: yəshkär'əlä`), city (1989 pop. 242,000), capital of Mari El, E central European Russia. Manufactures include pharmaceuticals and agricultural machinery. The city was founded in 1578 as a Russian outpost.
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Yoshkar-Ola

a city in Russia, capital of the Mari El Republic. Pop.: 260 000 (2005 est.)
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She adds: "He'd competed in a lot of regional competitions before and he was asked to be part of the Great Britain team for the Russian Invitational Athletics Meeting in Yoshkar Ola. There was a team of 10 athletes who went and four coaches who went, and while he was there he got bronze in the 400m and 100m and gold in the sprint relay.