from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of southwest Russia on the Volga River north-northeast of Volgograd. Founded on a nearby site in 1590, it is a major industrial center. Population: 858,000.
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- proper n. A city in Russia.
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- n. an industrial city in the European part of Russia
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GARRELS: Based in Saratov, Sergei Pochechuyev worked for United Russia as a political consultant until he broke ranks in 2008.
Both industries fell apart when the Soviet Union dissolved, and now Saratov is struggling to adjust to a Russian economy driven by private enterprise, as NPR's Anne Garrels reports.
Nikolai Nikolaevic Semenov was born in Saratov on April 3, 1896.
GARRELS: But despite the explosion of the Internet, Saratov journalist Darya Knigina worries that the overwhelming power of Moscow and Putin's United Russia still has a paralyzing effect on people with something to lose.
In Soviet days, Saratov was a center for military industry, completely cut off to foreigners.
On the one down afternoon of the nine-day cruise, the ship stops at a wooded island near the city of Saratov.
DIGGING IN: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev ate watermelon during a visit to a farm outside Saratov, Russia, Thursday.
In her girlhood in Saratov, Russia, they grew in public spaces, and kids loved to eat them.
In Saratov, three detectives are on trial for beating a robbery suspect to death and then burning the body.
Between 1914 and 1916, she worked at teaching and day-home jobs in such towns as Poltave and in such cities as Rommy and Saratov on the Volga.
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