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18th Machine Gun Artillery Division
The 18th Machine Gun Artillery Division is a division of the Russian Ground Forces. History[edit] It was first formed as the 184th Red Banner Rifle Division (Russian: 184-я Краснознамëнная стрелковая дивизия, abbreviated: 184-я сд) which was a Soviet Red Army division during World War II
World War II
(till 1940 – 2nd Division of Lithuania).[6] It was with 29th Rifle Corps of 11th Army on June 22, 1941, as part of the Baltic Military District. Most of the soldiers rebelled and joined the cause of the Lithuanian Activist Front.[7] Some of its remnants went to make up the Second Formation of the 16th Rifle Division. Its Second Formation was activated in October 1941, a redesignation of the 4th NKVD
NKVD
Rifle Division, which had been active in the Crimea since September 1941
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Soviet Union
The Soviet Union
Soviet Union
(Russian: Сове́тский Сою́з, tr. Sovétsky Soyúz, IPA: [sɐˈvʲɛt͡skʲɪj sɐˈjus] ( listen)), officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (Russian: Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик, tr. Soyúz Sovétskikh Sotsialistícheskikh Respúblik, IPA: [sɐˈjus sɐˈvʲɛtskʲɪx sətsɨəlʲɪsˈtʲitɕɪskʲɪx rʲɪˈspublʲɪk] ( listen)), abbreviated as the USSR (Russian: СССР, tr. SSSR), was a socialist state in Eurasia
Eurasia
that existed from 1922 to 1991. Nominally a union of multiple national Soviet republics,[a] its government and economy were highly centralized. The country was a one-party state, governed by the Communist Party with Moscow
Moscow
as its capital in its largest republic, the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic
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K-300P Bastion-P
The K-300P Bastion-P
K-300P Bastion-P
( NATO reporting name SS-C-5 Stooge) is a Russian mobile coastal defence missile system. The system was developed together with the Belarusian company Tekhnosoyuzproekt.Contents1 Design 2 Operational history 3 Variants 4 Operators 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksDesign[edit] The main role of the Bastion-P is to engage surface ships including carrier battle groups, convoys, and landing craft. A typical battery is composed of 1-2 command and control vehicles based on the Kamaz 43101 6×6 truck, one support vehicle, four launcher vehicles based on the MZKT-7930
MZKT-7930
8×8 chassis each operated by a 3-man crew and holding two missiles, and four loader vehicles; launcher vehicles can be located up to 25 km (16 mi) away from the C2 vehicles. Upon halting, missiles can be readied for firing within five minutes, and both fired in 2-5 second intervals
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39th Army (Soviet Union)
The 39th Army was a Field Army
Field Army
of the Soviet Union's Red Army
Red Army
during World War II
World War II
and of the Soviet Army
Soviet Army
during the Cold War.Contents1 Formation and Kalinin Offensive 2 Kalinin defense 3 Evacuation and disbandment 4 Soviet invasion of Manchuria
Soviet invasion of Manchuria
and after 5 Commanding officers 6 ReferencesFormation and Kalinin Offensive[edit] It was first formed on 15 November 1941 in the Arkhangelsk Military District, in accordance with a directive issued by the Stavka (command headquarters) on 2 November 1941
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Soviet Fifth Army
The 5th Red Banner Army
5th Red Banner Army
is a Russian Ground Forces
Russian Ground Forces
formation in the Far East Military District. It was formed in 1939, served during the Soviet invasion of Poland that year, and was deployed in the southern sector of the Soviet defences when the German Operation Barbarossa
Operation Barbarossa
began in June 1941 during World War II. In the disastrous first months of Barbarossa, the 5th Army was encircled and destroyed around Kiev. Reformed under Lelyushenko and Govorov, it played a part in the last-ditch defence of Moscow, and then in the string of offensive and defensive campaigns that eventually saw the Soviet armies liberate all of Soviet territory and push west into Poland and beyond into Germany itself
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Primorski Krai
Primorsky Krai (Russian: Примо́рский край, tr. Primorsky kray, IPA: [prʲɪˈmorskʲɪj kraj]) is a federal subject (a krai) of Russia, located in the Far East region of the country and is a part of the Far Eastern Federal District. The city of Vladivostok
Vladivostok
is the administrative center of the krai, as well as the largest city in the Russian Far East. The krai has the largest economy among the federal subjects in the Russian Far East, and a population of 1,956,497 as of the 2010 Census.[7] The name of the krai is derived from the Russian words "приморский" (primorsky), meaning "maritime", and "край (kray), meaning "edge" or "frontier". It is informally known as Primorye (Примо́рье, IPA: [prʲɪˈmorʲjɪ]) in Russian, and is occasionally translated as Maritime Territory in English
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Iturup Island
Iturup
Iturup
(Russian: Итуру́п and Oстров Итуру́п, Ostrov Iturup[1]; Ainu: エツ゚ヲロプシㇼ, Etuworop-sir; Japanese: 択捉島, Etorofu-tō,[2] historically also sometimes called Yetorup) is one of the Kuril Islands. It was formerly known as Staten Island.[3] It is the largest and northernmost island in the southern Kurils, which are disputed between Japan
Japan
and Russia. The island was Japanese territory until the end of the Second World War in 1945, when Soviet forces took possession of all the Kurils and forced out Japanese residents. The island is still claimed by Japan (see Kuril Islands
Kuril Islands
dispute)
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Kunashir Island
Kunashir
Kunashir
Island (Russian: Кунаши́р; Japanese: 国後島, Kunashiri-tō; Ainu: クナシㇼ or クナシㇽ, Kunasir), possibly meaning Black Island or Grass Island in Ainu, is the southernmost island of the Kuril Islands, an archipelago currently under Russian control, among which four (including Kunashiri Island) are claimed by Japan
Japan
(see Kuril Islands
Kuril Islands
dispute). It lies between the straits of Kunashir
Kunashir
Island, Catherine, Izmena, and South Kuril. Kunashir
Kunashir
Island is visible from the nearby Japanese island of Hokkaido, from which it is separated by the Nemuro Strait.Area: 1,490 km2 Length: 123 km Width: 4–30 km Kunashir
Kunashir
Island is formed by four volcanoes which were separate islands but have since joined together by low-lying areas with lakes and hot springs
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Shikotan Island
Shikotan
Shikotan
(Russian: Шикотан; Japanese: 色丹島 (Shikotan) ; Ainu: シコタン or シコタヌ, Sikotan), also known as Shpanberg (after Martin Spangberg), is an island which is administered by the Russian Federation
Russian Federation
as part of Yuzhno-Kurilsky District of Sakhalin Oblast, and that is claimed by Japan
Japan
as part of Nemuro Subprefecture
Nemuro Subprefecture
of Hokkaido
Hokkaido
Prefecture. Russia
Russia
recognised Japanese sovereignty over the island in the 19th century
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Armed Forces Of Russia
In physics, a force is any interaction that, when unopposed, will change the motion of an object.[1] A force can cause an object with mass to change its velocity (which includes to begin moving from a state of rest), i.e., to accelerate. Force
Force
can also be described intuitively as a push or a pull. A force has both magnitude and direction, making it a vector quantity. It is measured in the SI unit of newtons and represented by the symbol F. The original form of Newton's second law
Newton's second law
states that the net force acting upon an object is equal to the rate at which its momentum changes with time
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Tajikistan
Coordinates: 39°N 71°E / 39°N 71°E / 39; 71Republic of TajikistanҶумҳурии Тоҷикистон (Tajik)FlagEmblemAnthem: Суруди Миллӣ National AnthemLocation of  Tajikistan  (green)Capital and largest city Dushanbe 38°33′N 68°48′E / 38.550°N 68.800°E / 38.550; 68.800Official languages TajikInter-ethnic language RussianEthnic groups (2010)84.3% Tajik 13.8% Uzbek 0.8% Kyrgyz 1.1% others[1]Demonym Tajikistani[2]Government Unitary dominant-party presidential republic• PresidentEmomali Rahmon• Prime MinisterKokhir RasulzodaLegislature Supreme Assembly• Upper houseNational Assembly• Lower houseAssembly of RepresentativesIndependence from the Soviet Union• Declared9 September 1991• CI
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Stanislav Poplavsky
Stanislav Gilyarovich Poplavsky (Russian: Станислав Гилярович Поплавский, Polish: Stanisław Popławski) (22 April 1902 – 10 August 1973) was a general in the Soviet and Polish armies.Contents1 Biography 2 Awards2.1 Poland 2.2 Soviet Union 2.3 Other nations3 Works 4 Notes 5 External linksBiography[edit] Poplavsky was born in Imperial Russia, in Podolia. His family (his father's name was Hilary) was ethnically Polish, and in his younger years he considered himself a Pole.[1] He was a member of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
Communist Party of the Soviet Union
from 1930 onwards. He was drafted to the Red Army
Red Army
in 1920 and served for the first three years (until 1923) as a private, then for four years (until 1927) as an NCO, company commander in the 297th Rifle Regiment
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5th Army (Soviet Union)
The 5th Red Banner Army
5th Red Banner Army
is a Russian Ground Forces
Russian Ground Forces
formation in the Far East Military District. It was formed in 1939, served during the Soviet invasion of Poland that year, and was deployed in the southern sector of the Soviet defences when the German Operation Barbarossa
Operation Barbarossa
began in June 1941 during World War II. In the disastrous first months of Barbarossa, the 5th Army was encircled and destroyed around Kiev. Reformed under Lelyushenko and Govorov, it played a part in the last-ditch defence of Moscow, and then in the string of offensive and defensive campaigns that eventually saw the Soviet armies liberate all of Soviet territory and push west into Poland and beyond into Germany itself
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International Standard Book Number
"ISBN" redirects here. For other uses, see ISBN (other).International Standard Book
Book
NumberA 13-digit ISBN, 978-3-16-148410-0, as represented by an EAN-13 bar codeAcronym ISBNIntroduced 1970; 48 years ago (1970)Managing organisation International ISBN AgencyNo. of digits 13 (formerly 10)Check digit Weighted sumExample 978-3-16-148410-0Website www.isbn-international.orgThe International Standard Book
Book
Number (ISBN) is a unique[a][b] numeric commercial book identifier. Publishers purchase ISBNs from an affiliate of the International ISBN Agency.[1] An ISBN is assigned to each edition and variation (except reprintings) of a book. For example, an e-book, a paperback and a hardcover edition of the same book would each have a different ISBN. The ISBN is 13 digits long if assigned on or after 1 January 2007, and 10 digits long if assigned before 2007
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992
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44th Training Airborne Division
242nd Training Centre (1987–present)44th Training Airborne Division (1960–1987)Active September 1960 – presentCountry Soviet Union/Russian FederationBranch Soviet, later Russian Airborne TroopsType DivisionRole Airborne forcePart of Russian Airborne TroopsGarrison/HQ OmskAnniversaries 17 SeptemberEngagements (has inherited battle honours of 4th Guards Airborne Division, World War II)CommandersCurrent commander Colonel Arkady FurdeyevThe 242nd Training Centre of the Airborne Forces (242 TC VDV) is a brigade-sized training formation of the Russian Airborne Troops.Contents1 History1.1 Cold War 1.2 Russian Airborne Troops2 Notes 3 References 4 Further reading


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