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Vladimir K. Zworykin
VLADIMIR KOSMICH ZWORYKIN (Russian : Влади́мир Козьми́ч Зворы́кин, Vladimir Koz'mich Zvorykin; July 29 1888 – July 29, 1982) was a Russian inventor, engineer, and pioneer of television technology. Educated in Russia
Russia
and in France, he spent most of his life in the United States. Zworykin invented a television transmitting and receiving system employing cathode ray tubes . He played a role in the practical development of television from the early thirties, including charge storage-type tubes, infrared image tubes and the electron microscope
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Omsk
OMSK (Russian : Омск; IPA: ) is a city and the administrative center of Omsk Oblast , Russia
Russia
, located in southwestern Siberia
Siberia
2,236 kilometers (1,389 mi) from Moscow
Moscow
. With a population of 1,154,116, it is Russia's second-largest city east of the Ural Mountains
Ural Mountains
after Novosibirsk
Novosibirsk
, and seventh by size nationally. During the Imperial era, Omsk
Omsk
was the seat of the Governor General of Western Siberia, and later of the Governor General of the Steppes. For a brief period during the Russian Civil War in 1918–1920, it served as the capital of the anti-Bolshevik Russian State and held the imperial gold reserves. Omsk
Omsk
is the administrative center of the Siberian Cossack Host
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Arctic Ocean
The ARCTIC OCEAN is the smallest and shallowest of the world's five major oceans . The International Hydrographic Organization
International Hydrographic Organization
(IHO) recognizes it as an ocean, although some oceanographers call it the ARCTIC MEDITERRANEAN SEA or simply the ARCTIC SEA, classifying it a mediterranean sea or an estuary of the Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
. Alternatively, the Arctic
Arctic
Ocean can be seen as the northernmost part of the all-encompassing World Ocean . Located mostly in the Arctic
Arctic
north polar region in the middle of the Northern Hemisphere , the Arctic
Arctic
Ocean is almost completely surrounded by Eurasia and North America . It is partly covered by sea ice throughout the year and almost completely in winter
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Alexander Kolchak
ALEXANDER VASILYEVICH KOLCHAK CB (Russian : Алекса́ндр Васи́льевич Колча́к, 16 November 1874 – 7 February 1920) was a polar explorer and commander in the Imperial Russian Navy
Russian Navy
, who fought in the Russo-Japanese War
Russo-Japanese War
and the First World War . During the Russian Civil War
Russian Civil War
, he established an anti-communist government in Siberia—later the Provisional All-Russian Government —and was recognised as the "Supreme Ruler and Commander-in-Chief of All Russian Land and Sea Forces" by the other leaders of the White movement from 1918 to 1920. His government was based in Omsk
Omsk
, in southwestern Siberia. For a year and a half, Kolchak was a widely recognized political leader in southern Russia
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Vladivostok
VLADIVOSTOK (Russian : Владивосто́к; IPA: ( listen ), literally ruler of the east) is a city and the administrative centre of Primorsky Krai
Primorsky Krai
, Russia
Russia
, located around the Golden Horn Bay , not far from Russia's borders with China
China
and North Korea
North Korea
. The population of the city as of 2016 is 606,653, up from 592,034 recorded in the 2010 Russian census . The city is the home port of the Russian Pacific Fleet and the largest Russian port on the Pacific Ocean
Pacific Ocean

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White Movement
PA-RG : Alexander Kolchak
Alexander Kolchak
(1918–20) NORTH-WEST ARMY: Nikolai Yudenich (1919–20) VOLUNTEER ARMY : Lavr Kornilov (1917–20) AFSR : Anton Denikin
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River Ob
The OB RIVER (Russian : Обь; IPA: ), also OBI, is a major river in western Siberia
Siberia
, Russia
Russia
, and is the world's seventh-longest river . It forms at the confluence of the Biya and Katun Rivers which have their origins in the Altay Mountains
Altay Mountains
. It is the westernmost of the three great Siberian rivers that flow into the Arctic Ocean (the other two being the Yenisei River
Yenisei River
and the Lena River ). The Gulf of Ob is the world's longest estuary . CONTENTS * 1 Names * 2 Geography * 3 Human use * 4 Pollution * 5 Tributaries * 6 Cities * 7 Bridges * 8 See also * 9 References * 10 External links NAMESThe internationally known name of the river is based on the Russian name Обь (Obʹ)
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Siberia
Coordinates : 60°0′N 105°0′E / 60.000°N 105.000°E / 60.000; 105.000 Siberia Russian : Сибирь (Sibir) Geographical region Siberian Federal District
Siberian Federal District
Geographic Russian Siberia North Asia
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Murom
MUROM (Russian : Муром, IPA: ; Old Norse
Old Norse
: Moramar) is a historical city in Vladimir Oblast , Russia
Russia
, which sprawls along the left bank of the Oka River . Population: 116,075 (2010 Census ); 126,901 (2002 Census ); 124,229 (1989 Census ). CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Administrative and municipal status * 3 Sights * 4 International relations * 4.1 Twin towns — Sister cities * 5 Notable people * 6 References * 6.1 Notes * 6.2 Sources HISTORYIn the 9th century CE, the city marked the easternmost settlement of the East Slavs
East Slavs
in the land of the Finno-Ugric people called Muromians . The Primary Chronicle mentions it as early as 862. It is thus one of the oldest cities in Russia
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Paul Langevin
PAUL LANGEVIN ForMemRS (/lænʒˈveɪn/ ; French: ; 23 January 1872 – 19 December 1946) was a prominent French physicist who developed Langevin dynamics and the Langevin equation . He was one of the founders of the Comité de vigilance des intellectuels antifascistes , an antifascist organization created in the wake of the 6 February 1934 far right riots . Langevin was also president of the Human Rights League (LDH) from 1944 to 1946 – he had just recently joined the French Communist Party
French Communist Party
. Being a public opponent against fascism in the 1930s resulted in his arrest and consequently he was held under house arrest by the Vichy government for most of the war. Previously a doctoral student of Pierre Curie and later a lover of Marie Curie , he is also famous for his two US patents with Constantin Chilowsky in 1916 and 1917 involving ultrasonic submarine detection
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World War I
Allied victory * Central Powers ' victory on the Eastern Front nullified by defeat on the Western Front * Fall of the German , Russian , Ottoman , and Austro-Hungarian empires * Russian Civil War and foundation of Soviet Union
Soviet Union
* Formation of new countries in Europe
Europe
and the Middle East * Transfer of German colonies and regions of the former Ottoman Empire to other powers * Establishment of the League of Nations
League of Nations
. (more..
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Russian Civil War
RUSSIAN SFSR (7 November 1917–30 December 1922) Ukrainian SSR (20 November 1917–30 December 1922) ------------------------- Left SR Green armies (1919–1920) ------------------------- Makhnovschyna (1918–1920) WHITE MOVEMENT Including: * Orenburg Cossacks (8 November 1917–7 February 1921) * Don Republic
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Westinghouse Electric (1886)
The WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION was an American manufacturing company. It was founded on January 8, 1886, as WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC COMPANY and later renamed WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION by its founder George Westinghouse
George Westinghouse
(1846–1914). George Westinghouse
George Westinghouse
had previously founded the Westinghouse Air Brake Company . The corporation purchased the CBS
CBS
broadcasting company in 1995 and became the CBS
CBS
CORPORATION in 1997
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Allegheny ------------------------- HISTORIC EMPIRES France
France
Great Britain HISTORIC COLONIES New France
New France
Quebec
Quebec
Virginia FOUNDED November 27, 1758 MUNICIPAL INCORPORATION April 16, 1771 (Township) April 22, 1794 (Borough) March 18, 1816 (City) FOUNDED BY George Washington
George Washington
, General John Forbes NAMED FOR "The Great Commoner": Prime Minister William Pitt GOVERNMENT • TYPE Mayor-Council • MAYOR Bill Peduto (D ) • CITY COUNCIL Councilmembers * Darlene Harris * Theresa Kail-Smith * Bruce Kraus (President) * Natalia Rudiak * Corey O\'Connor * Daniel Lavelle * Deborah Gross * Dan Gilman * Rev
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Kalman Tihanyi
KáLMáN is a Hungarian surname and male given name, also current among Jews in other countries (קלמן in Hebrew) . Outside Hungary, the name occurs sometimes in the form KALMAN. People with the name Kálmán include: SURNAME * Attila Kalman (Hungarian : Attila Kálmán , born 1968), Hungarian, organist, pianist; (de) * Charles (Károly) Kálmán (1929–2015), Hungarian-Austrian Jewish
Jewish
composer; (de) * Debra Kalman , a U.S. Jewish
Jewish
television actress * Emmerich Kálmán
Emmerich Kálmán
(1882–1953), composer of operettas * Maira Kalman (born 1949), an Israeli-U.S. graphic designer and illustrator * Oszkár Kálmán (1887–1971), a Hungarian bass singer * Rudolf E. Kálmán
Rudolf E

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Telefunken
TELEFUNKEN was a German radio and television apparatus company, founded in Berlin in 1903, as a joint venture of Siemens * Gesellschaft für drahtlose Telegraphie m.b.H. , System Telefunken, founded 1903 in Berlin as a subsidiary of AEG
AEG
and Siemens * Telefunken, Gesellschaft für drahtlose Telegraphie m.b.H
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