Sverdlovsk

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A city of the former Soviet Union that evoked international interest in 1979 through an anthrax epidemic, later attributed to a leak in a military lab involved in the testing and manufacture of biological warfare—prohibited by a treaty signed by the superpowers in 1975
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'Following a request from the Russian Boxing Association, it has been decided that the Men's World Boxing Championships will be held in Yekaterinburg instead of Sochi,' Aiba told insidethegames.
In Yekaterinburg, hundreds of people opposed to the television tower's demolition by controlled explosion took part in a "Hug the Tower" rally earlier this week.
Egyptian fans can get to the Russian city of Yekaterinburg through flights from Egypt, laying over in Dubai, and thenflying to Yekaterinburg, where the city has an international airport called Koltsovo.
Boyko Kotsev, quoted by TASS agency, has made his remarks at a ceremony marking the reopening of Bulgaria's consulate in Yekaterinburg, which earlier this week renewed work after having remained closed for nearly six years.
Seven members of the Islamic State group, also known as ISIS, were detained in central Russian city of Yekaterinburg, the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said Monday.
Consul General of Kyrgyzstan in Yekaterinburg Tolonbay Kozhobayev met with representatives and leaders of the Kyrgyz Diaspora in Yekaterinburg.
In cooperation with Air Arabia, the SCTDA's Russian roadshow touched key cities such as Moscow, Kazan, Yekaterinburg and Rostov, conducting a number of meetings and workshops about the emirate's tourism offering and latest attractions and developments in the industry.
According the metrological data, In Yekaterinburg, the temperatures fell to -5 degrees Celsius.
Summary: Dubai won the right on Wednesday to host the 2020 World Expo, beating off competition from the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo, Yekaterinburg in Russia and Izmir in Turkey in a vote by members of the world fair body.
Stas Sumenkov is from Yekaterinburg, a city of 1.3 million in the Ural Mountains of Russia not far from the Eurasian border, where temperatures can get bitterly cold and the main industry is the production of heavy machinery like cars and tanks.
Russia would host it's first world's fair in the city of Yekaterinburg, the fourth largest city in Russia, and the administrative center of Sverdlovsk Oblast.
The new office is located in Yekaterinburg, one of Russia's prime locations for industrial consortia.