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Omsk
Omsk
Omsk
(Russian: Омск, IPA: [omsk]) is a city and the administrative center of Omsk
Omsk
Oblast, Russia, located in southwestern Siberia
Siberia
2,236 kilometers (1,389 mi)[13] from Moscow. With a population of 1,154,116, it is Russia's second-largest city east of the Ural Mountains
Ural Mountains
after Novosibirsk, and seventh by size nationally.[7] Omsk
Omsk
acts as an essential transport node, serving as a train station for Trans-Siberian Railway
Trans-Siberian Railway
and as a staging post for the Irtysh
Irtysh
River. During the Imperial era, Omsk
Omsk
used to be the seat of the Governor General of Western Siberia
Siberia
and, later, of the Governor General of the Steppes
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World War II
Allied victoryCollapse of Nazi Germany Fall of Japanese and Italian Empires Dissolution of the League of Nations Creation of the United Nations Emergence of the United States
United States
and the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
as superpowers Beginning of the Cold War
Cold War
(more...)ParticipantsAllied Powers Axis PowersCommanders and leadersMain Allied leaders Joseph Stalin Franklin D
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Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons
(or simply Commons) is an online repository of free-use images, sound, and other media files.[1] It is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Files from Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons
can be used across all Wikimedia projects[2] in all languages, including, Wikibooks, Wikivoyage, Wikispecies, Wikisource, and Wikinews, or downloaded for offsite use
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Steppe
In physical geography, a steppe (Russian: степь, IPA: [stʲepʲ]) is an ecoregion, in the montane grasslands and shrublands and temperate grasslands, savannas and shrublands biomes, characterized by grassland plains without trees apart from those near rivers and lakes. In South Africa, they are referred to as veld. The prairie of North America
North America
(especially the shortgrass and mixed prairie) is an example of a steppe, though it is not usually called such. A steppe may be semi-desert or covered with grass or shrubs or both, depending on the season and latitude. The term is also used to denote the climate encountered in regions too dry to support a forest but not dry enough to be a desert. The soil is typically of chernozem type. Steppes are usually characterized by a semi-arid and continental climate. Extremes can be recorded in the summer of up to 45 °C (113 °F) and in winter, −55 °C (−67 °F)
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Dzungar People
The name Dzungar people, also written as Zunghar (literally züüngar, from the Mongolian for "left hand"), referred to the several Oirat tribes who formed and maintained the Dzungar Khanate
Dzungar Khanate
in the 17th and 18th centuries. Historically they were one of major tribes of the Four Oirat confederation. They were also known as the Eleuths or Ööled, from the Qing dynasty
Qing dynasty
euphemism for the hated word "Dzungar",[1] and also called "Kalmyks"
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Kyrgyz People
The Kyrgyz people
Kyrgyz people
(also spelled Kyrghyz and Kirghiz) are a Turkic ethnic group native to Central Asia, primarily Kyrgyzstan.Contents1 Etymology 2 Origins 3 Genetics 4 Political development 5 Religion 6 In Afghanistan 7 In China 8 Notable Kyrgyz people 9 See also 10 References 11 Further reading 12 External linksEtymology There are several theories on the origin of ethnonym Kyrgyz. It is often said to be derived from the Turkic word kyrk ("forty"), with -iz being an old plural suffix, so Kyrgyz literally means "a collection of forty tribes".[14] It also means "imperishable", "inextinguishable", "immortal", "unconquerable" or "unbeatable", as well as its association with the epic hero Manas, who – according to a founding myth – unified the 40 tribes against the Khitans
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Katorga
Katorga
Katorga
(Russian: ка́торга, IPA: [ˈkatərgə]; from medieval Greek: katergon, κάτεργον, "galley") was a system of penal labor in the Russian Empire[1] and the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
(see Katorga labor in the Soviet Union). Prisoners were sent to remote penal colonies in vast uninhabited areas of Siberia
Siberia
and Russian Far East where voluntary settlers and workers were never available in sufficient numbers
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Episcopal See
An episcopal see is, in the usual meaning of the phrase, the area of a bishop's ecclesiastical jurisdiction.[1][2] Phrases concerning actions occurring within or outside an episcopal see are indicative of the geographical significance of the term, making it synonymous with "diocese".[3][4][5][6] The word "see" is derived from Latin
Latin
sedes, which in its original or proper sense denotes the seat or chair that, in the case of a bishop, is the earliest symbol of the bishop's authority.[7] This symbolic chair is also known as the bishop's cathedra, and is placed in the diocese principal church, which for that reason is called the bishop's cathedral, from Latin
Latin
ecclesia cathedralis, meaning the church of the cathedra
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Russian Empire
The Russian Empire
Empire
(Russian: Российская Империя) or Russia
Russia
was an empire that existed across Eurasia
Eurasia
from 1721, following the end of the Great Northern War, until the Republic was proclaimed by the Provisional Government that took power after the February Revolution of 1917.[6] The third largest empire in world history, stretching over three continents, the Russian Empire
Empire
was surpassed in landmass only by the British and Mongol empires. The rise of the Russian Empire
Empire
happened in association with the decline of neighboring rival powers: the Swedish Empire, the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, Persia and the Ottoman Empire
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October Revolution
Bolshevik victoryEnd of Russian Provisional Government, Russian Republic
Russian Republic
and dual power Creation of Soviet Russia The Second All-Russian Congress of Soviets
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Types Of Inhabited Localities In Russia
The classification system of the types of inhabited localities in Russia, the former Soviet Union, and some other post-Soviet states has certain peculiarities compared with the classification systems in other countries.[citation needed]Contents1 Modern classification in Russia1.1 Urban localities 1.2 Rural localities2 Historical terms 3 See also 4 References 5 External linksModern classification in Russia[edit] During the Soviet time, each of the republics of the Soviet Union, including the Russian SFSR, had its own legislative documents dealing with classification of inhabited localities.[1] After the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the task of developing and maintaining such classification in Russia
Russia
was delegated to the federal subjects.[2] While currently there are certain peculiarities to classifications used in many federal subjects, they are all still largely based on the system used in the RSFSR
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Transport Node
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to transport: Transport or transportation – movement of people and goods from one place to another.Contents1 Essence of transport 2 Types of transport2.1 By availability 2.2 Modes and vehicles2.2.1 Aviation 2.2.2 Animal-powered transport2.2.2.1 Animals domesticated for transport 2.2.2.2 Animal-powered vehicles2.2.3 Cable transport 2.2.4 Conveyor transport 2.2.5 Human-powered transport 2.2.6 Hybrid transport 2.2.7 Military transport2.2.7.1 Air force transport 2.2.7.2 Army transport 2.2.7.3 Navy transport2.2.8 Ground transportation2.2.8.1 Motorized road transport 2.2.8.2 Motorized off-road transport 2.2.8.3 Rail transport2.2.9 Pipeline transport 2.2.10 Ship transport 2.2.11 Space transport2.2.11.1 Transport on the Moon and Mars 2.2.11.2 Space transport launched from the surface of the Moon3 Transportation systems3.1 Networks 3.
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Novosibirsk
Novosibirsk
Novosibirsk
(Russian: Новосиби́рск, IPA: [nəvəsʲɪˈbʲirsk]) is the third-most populous city in Russia
Russia
after Moscow
Moscow
and St. Petersburg
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Ural Mountains
The Ural Mountains
Ural Mountains
(Russian: Ура́льские го́ры, tr. Uralskiye gory, IPA: [ʊˈralʲskʲɪjə ˈgorɨ]), or simply the Urals, are a mountain range that runs approximately from north to south through western Russia, from the coast of the Arctic Ocean
Arctic Ocean
to the Ural River
Ural River
and northwestern Kazakhstan.[1] The mountain range forms part of the conventional boundary between the continents of Europe
Europe
and Asia. Vaygach Island
Vaygach Island
and the islands of Novaya Zemlya
Novaya Zemlya
form a further continuation of the chain to the north into the Arctic Ocean. The mountains lie within the Ural geographical region and significantly overlap with the Ural Federal District
Ural Federal District
and with the Ural economic region
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Administrative Center
An administrative centre is a seat of regional administration or local government, or a county town, or the place where the central administration of a commune is located. In countries which have French as one of their administrative languages (such as Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland or many African countries) and in some other countries (such as Italy, cf. cognate capoluogo), a chef-lieu (French pronunciation: ​[ʃɛfljø], plural form chefs-lieux (literally "chief place" or "head place"), is a town or city that is pre-eminent from an administrative perspective. The ‘f’ in chef-lieu is pronounced, in contrast to chef-d'oeuvre where it is mute.Contents1 Algeria 2 Belgium 3 Luxembourg 4 France 5 Jordan 6 New Caledonia 7 Francophone West Africa 8 Russia 9 Switzerland 10 Tunisia 11 United Kingdom 12 Popular culture 13 See also 14 ReferencesAlgeria[edit] The capital of an Algerian Province is called a chef-lieu
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Russian Language
Russian (Russian: ру́сский язы́к, tr. rússkiy yazýk) is an East Slavic language
East Slavic language
and an official language in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan
and many minor or unrecognised territories throughout Eurasia
Eurasia
(particularly in Eastern Europe, the Baltics, the Caucasus, and Central Asia). It is an unofficial but widely spoken language in Latvia, Moldova, Ukraine
Ukraine
and to a lesser extent, the other post-Soviet states.[31][32] Russian belongs to the family of Indo-European languages
Indo-European languages
and is one of the four living members of the East Slavic languages
Slavic languages
(which in turn is part of the larger Balto-Slavic branch)
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