from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • See Bryansk.


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  • Stalin had already ordered the movement of reinforcements: the 19th, 20th, 22nd, and 23rd Armies were to deploy on a line stretching across Belorussia down to Ukraine, and his old crony from the Civil War, the aging and inept Semyon Budyonny, had been dispatched to Briansk to command them; another army, the 16th, would move in place behind the forces in the far south.


  • We see this in the abstract Sheeler-like beauty of the industrial world ( "Platform and Train, Briansk Railway Station," 1927) and in various 1930s views of athletes, where formal qualities are used in the service of the state.

    Art Inseparable From Politics

  • The Briansk establishment now also follow us; Captain Steppe likewise returns to the squadron formation.

    Stuka Pilot

  • After several sorties based on Briansk we do indeed move back again to Charkow.

    Stuka Pilot

  • Afterwards the establishment is going to Briansk in order to confirm theory in practice.

    Stuka Pilot

  • Flt./Lt. Steppe stays behind at Briansk and will follow us later.

    Stuka Pilot

  • Briansk hospitals were improperly heated because of lack of the local transport necessary to bring them wood.

    The Crisis in Russia

  • The shares of the Briansk works, for example, which had given dividends as high as 30 per cent., fell from 500 to 230.


  • October, his neglect to avail himself of Tchitchakof's inaction by getting between him and Minsk, and hence his losing his time in military promenades, and insignificant marches towards Briansk, Bialystok, and

    History of the Expedition to Russia Undertaken by the Emperor Napoleon in the Year 1812


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