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  • Formerly (1924-1991) Sverd·lovsk (sfĕrd-lôfskˈ)Yekaterinburg A city of west-central Russia in the eastern foothills of the Ural Mountains. Nicholas II and his family were executed here (1918) after the Russian Revolution. Population: 1,300,000.

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  • proper n. A city in the Sverdlovsk oblast of Russia, the fifth-largest in the country by population.

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Examples

  • But the happenings in Yekaterinburg don't look good to this guy.

    Jack Bog's Blog: June 2009 Archives

  • Perhaps most troubling for Ms. Romanova's legal process are the questions posed by experts in Yekaterinburg about her credibility.

    They're Russian to Judgment

  • A plane crash in 1950 near the Russian city of Sverdlovsk, now called Yekaterinburg, killed 13 players and officials in the Soviet air force's ice hockey squad.

    Russians searching for crashed plane's recorders

  • A plane crash in 1950 near the Russian city of Sverdlov, now called Yekaterinburg, claimed the lives of 13 players and officials in the air force's ice hockey squad, while the Munich air crash of 1958 cost eight Manchester United players their lives.

    Russian jet crash kills 43, many top hockey stars

  • Kiseyov, academic secretary of the Institute of Philosophy and Law in Yekaterinburg, which is 25 miles from the village.

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  • - "Yekaterinburg," - Hudson writes, "may become known not only as the death place of the czars but of the American empire as well."

    The American Empire Is Bankrupt

  • "Yekaterinburg," economist Michael Hudson writes, Yekaterinburg, Russia "may become known not only as the death place of the czars but of the American empire as well."

    Threats to the American empire, from an engineered bankruptcy?

  • In cities where the leadership is traditionally more loyal, such as Yekaterinburg and Irkutsk, the officials put no obstacles in the way of the organizers of public meetings.

    openDemocracy

  • "Yekaterinburg," Hudson writes, "may become known not only as the death place of the czars but of the American empire as well."

    GlobalResearch.ca

  • Ahmadinejad had been expected to travel to the Russian city of Yekaterinburg and meet on Monday with President Dmitry Medvedev on the sidelines of a regional summit.

    Iran Election Live-Blogging (Monday June 15)

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