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2014-03-28 08:21:10

Into the Charming Far East BEIJING, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China plans to start Beijing - Vladivostok service on June 3, 2014, offering access to the largest Russian city in the Far East which boasts magnificent sceneries and varied cultural attractions. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080625/CNW017LOGO The four-times weekly service CA701/2 will be operated on Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday/Saturday. The outbound flight departs at 06:25 Beijing time and arrives at...

2010-08-16 14:47:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite today's woeful economic climate, one of the most dynamic global markets is emerging in a most unlikely place: the Russian Far East. A key player in that region, Marcon International Trading, Inc., is actively and successfully engaged in the export of automobile parts, lubricants, diagnostic equipment and tires. Sergey Chadaev, the company's founder and CEO, recently offered insight into Marcon's most recent expansion plans. "We are pleased to...

2009-07-07 09:46:34

A $510 debt was paid by a man who brought 33 pounds of coins to the courthouse in the Russian Far East city of Vladivostok, officials said. Bailiffs said the businessman from Partizansk, Russia, a town in the Primorye Territory, brought in 14 bags of coins to pay the debt owed to a Vladivostok man. He had initially refused to pay despite a court order, RIA Novosti reported. After bailiffs threatened come to his office, the businessman brought in the cash in the form of mostly 1 and 2-ruble...

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2009-07-02 13:47:45

Researchers from Canada, Japan and the US have completed an extensive genetic survey of the rare Amur tiger to show the species' chances of survival in the future. Led by Michael Russello and Philippe Henry of the University of British Columbia, in Kelowna, Canada, the team took nuclear DNA from 95 Amur, or Siberian, tigers in the wild. The sample size translates to up to 20 percent of the tiger's remaining population of about 500. "Although the census population size of Amur tigers is closer...

2008-12-26 16:45:01

The Russian ruble fell to a new low against the euro Friday with former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warning Russia faces a dangerous time. The ruble slid fell to 40.81 against the euro and 29 against the dollar after the fourth currency devaluation by Moscow in a week, The Financial Times reported Friday. The devaluation was designed to offset the impact of the world economic crisis and plunging oil prices, the Times reported, noting Russian oil exports are at their lowest level in four...

2008-09-30 21:00:29

KHABAROVSK. Sept 30 (Interfax) - A system of trunk gas pipelines in Russia's Far East and Yakutia to deliver gas to local consumers and eventually abroad is taking shape. The Sakhalin - Khabarovsk - Vladivostok trunk gas pipeline will be start to operate on a commercial basis in the third quarter of 2011, Alexander Ananenkov, deputy chief executive of Gazprom (RTS: GAZP), said at the Third Far Eastern Economic Forum in Khabarovsk. "The pipeline will transport gas from the Sakhalin fields...

2008-09-25 21:00:31

VLADIVOSTOK. Sept 25 (Interfax) - Dalenergomontazh, a Khabarovsk- based component of the Group E4 Holding, will carry out 740 million rubles worth of work in the construction of the East Siberia - Pacific Ocean (ESPO) oil pipeline. A special meeting of Dalenergomontazh shareholders held on September 19 approved the contract on construction and assembly works at the Kozmino oil port (the first segment of the ESPO line). The company will build 220-kilovolt power lines to the seaport by June...

2008-09-19 15:00:24

Russia-based Mobile TeleSystems has launched its 3G networks in Novosibirsk, Norilsk and Vladivostok. Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) launched the first pan-regional 3G network in Russia in May 2008 in St Petersburg followed by Sochi, Yekaterinburg and Kazan. In August 2008, MTS expanded its 3G network to Nizhniy Novgorod. In September 2008, the company brought next-generation networks to Novosibirsk and Norilsk, the two industrial centers in Siberia, and Vladivostok. The company intends to...


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'