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  • A city of south-central Russia on the upper Yenisey River east of Novosibirsk. It was founded as a Cossack fortress in 1628. Population: 917,000.

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  • proper n. A large city in the Krasnoyarsk krai, Siberia, Russia.


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  • His statement did not appear to make any impression on my colleagues In fact, on the return trip, already in Krasnoyarsk, one of them heard me say Tell me, please An American!

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  • Except possibly for Krasnoyarsk, which is like "the set of a science-fiction movie about a city inhabited only by beautiful women," who are possibly surpassed only by the ballet dancers and the women in the audience at the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg.

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  • GRIFFITH: In Krasnoyarsk, which is right above the center of Mongolia.

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  • The team founded by students in 1969 has a proud history, as does the Eastern Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, which is widely considered the heartland of Russian rugby.

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  • The ADE-2 reactor opened in 1964 in Zheleznogorsk, then a secret city known as Krasnoyarsk-26.

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  • Reuters Rosneft workers north of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk in April.

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  • Reuters Above, a machine engraves information on an ingot of 99.99% pure gold at the Krastsvetmet nonferrous metals plant in Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk.

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  • In February 2008, addressing business leaders in Krasnoyarsk, he declared that: “Freedom is better than non-freedom.”

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  • Reuters A worker stores ingots of 99.99 percent pure silver to be packed at the Krastsvetmet nonferrous metals plant in Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk.

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  • Last week, Russian media reported that tax inspectors in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk were suing Prokhorov for $70 million in allegedly unpaid taxes.

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