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  • A city of west-central Russia east of Yekaterinburg. Founded in 1585, it is the oldest Russian settlement east of the Ural Mountains. Population: 538,000.

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  • proper n. A city in Russia, administrative centre of Tyumen oblast.


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  • TYUMEN: (2144kms to Moscow) Founded in 1586, Tyumen is the oldest settlement in Siberia. Recent Updates

  • After rising through the ranks of the regional Communist Party youth, he rose through post-Soviet political posts, winning election in 2001 as governor of his native Tyumen region, Russia's key oil producing area.

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  • Tyumen city has one of Russia's highest per capita incomes, and is the twin city of America's oil capital - Houston, Texas.

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  • In 1997, auctions of stakes in Tyumen Oil, Eastern Oil, Slavneft, LUKoil, and Rosneft had to be postponed or cancelled.

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  • The Tyumen court canceled the search order based on the motion filed by Rosneft, the plaintiff's law firm said in a press release.

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  • Bailiffs searched BP's Moscow office at the end of August, after a group of minority shareholders in the listed unit of TNK-BP Ltd.—a joint venture between BP and a group of Russian businessmen—had won a court order in the Siberian town of Tyumen.

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  • The court is hearing an appeal on the Tyumen ruling.

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  • The arbitration court in the Siberian town of Tyumen, where TNK-BP Holding is registered, ruled against a small group of minority shareholders, who allege BP acted against the company's best interest by dismissing a bid to replace the U.K. company in a share swap and Arctic exploration deal with Rosneft.

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  • The consortium and the plaintiffs in the Tyumen cases say there is no connection between them.

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  • In addition, the board at TNK-BP Holding last month voted against a request by the minority shareholders to join the Tyumen lawsuit against BP.

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