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  • proper noun A port city in Primorsky Krai, Russia.


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From Russian находка (naxódka) a find, a discovery.


  • Little is about to be “forged” by Americans in, say, Nakhodka or Jeddah, let alone structures of liberty and law as envisioned at Princeton.

    Magic and Mayhem

  • The guards were pursuing the ship because it had left the port of Nakhodka without notifying authorities, it said.

    Russia Sinks Chinese Ship, Beijing Says

  • Fisheries are dominated by fishing interests in Vladivostok and Nakhodka.

    Fisheries and aquaculture in the North Pacific (Bering Sea)

  • Because the Russian government has given priority to the construction of the Taishet - Nakhodka pipeline, Transneft is reluctant to take on two large pipeline projects at the same time.

    Energy profile of Russia

  • Perevoznaya Bay is also an environmentally sensitive area for whales and environmentalists have urged the terminus be closer to the industrial port of Nakhodka.

    Energy profile of Russia

  • The Japanese proposal envisioned a pipeline carrying Russian oil to the Pacific port of Nakhodka -- and notably bypassed Chinese oilfields.

    Hungry For Power

  • China's great Asian rival, Japan, has put $7 billion on the table to persuade Moscow to pipe oil to the Russian Pacific port of Nakhodka, where it could then be transported across the Sea of Japan.


  • One was Ilya Borodayenko, 26, a lanky typesetter who had arrived that afternoon by train from the far east port city of Nakhodka.

    A Killing in Siberia Injures

  • Likely candidates are Perevoznaya or Nakhodka, and Russian officials say they favor a route that would allow oil shipments to both China and Japan.

    Energy profile of China

  • He wants to be able to sell his oil to everybody, not just China, also to Korea and US via Nakhodka.

    Siberia pipeline odyssey


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