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2008-09-24 09:00:41

Gazprom and the government of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug in Russia have signed a co-operation agreement for the gasification of the region in 2009.

2008-07-02 21:00:15

MOSCOW. July 2 (Interfax) - Rescuers have found seven survivors at the crash site of an Mi-8 helicopter belonging to the UTair airline in the Yamal-Nenets autonomous district, Emergency Situations Ministry spokesperson Irina Andrianova told Interfax.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.