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

  • See Togliatti.

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  • proper n. A city in Samara Oblast, Russia.


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  • Renault, Nissan and AvtoVAZ plan to make a total of five models on the new AvtoVAZ production line now being built at the Russian carmaker's facilities in Tolyatti, about 1,000 kilometers from Moscow.

    Renault Sees Gains in Russia

  • Reading about the Tolyatti "business dispute," the pressure on the courts, and the purported role of the presidential administration reminded me of the scandalous interview that formerly Kremlin-connected fund manager Oleg Shvartsman gave to "Kommersant" in November 2007 in which he cast some light on the "voluntary-compulsory" measures that Putin insiders (he named especially First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin) in order to implement a "velvet reprivatization."

    Robert Coalson: The Myth Of Putin's Popularity

  • This train of thought also leads us back to May, when the deputy chairwoman of the Supreme Arbitration Court, Yelena Valyavina, shocked observers when she testified in open court about how a presidential-administration official named Valery Boyev systematically pressured judges and, in particular, pressured her to issue a Kremlin-friendly ruling about the privatization of a company in Tolyatti.

    Robert Coalson: The Myth Of Putin's Popularity

  • The assassination of Alexei Sidorov was a hideous crime, especially so because he was the second editor of the same paper in the city of Tolyatti to be assassinated.

    CNN Transcript Oct 17, 2003

  • The sprawling Avtovaz factory in Tolyatti was designed by Fiat in 1970s and its iconic cars such as the Lada and the Niva, which once dominated the Soviet auto industry, were modeled after the Italian carmaker's 1960s models.

    IOL: News

  • Zolotaryov, leader of the Yedinstvo union at the Avtovaz car factory in Tolyatti, told The


  • The government's decision to pour unprecedented funds into a mostly Soviet-era technological base rather than opening the borders and making foreign cars affordable is dictated by social pressures and interest in economic security, said Sergei Udalov, an analyst with Tolyatti-based agency Avtostat.

    The St. Petersburg Times

  • Some components for the cars will be built in a new technology park in Tolyatti, the hometown of Russia's number one carmaker Avtovaz, the joint statement said.

    Latest News - Yahoo!7 News

  • Fiat has a long history in Russia and the Soviet Union, having designed the sprawling Avtovaz factory in Tolyatti, a city named after an Italian Communist, in the 1970s.

    Latest News - Yahoo!7 News

  • Vadim Levanov, a playwright from Tolyatti, spun this tale into a modern parable about living a life outside the bounds of social conventions.

    The St. Petersburg Times


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