76 relations: Administrative centre, Administrative divisions of Kirov Oblast, Aleksandr Vitberg, Aleksei Pugin, Aleksey Borovitin, Alexander Herzen, Alexander Stolbov, Alexei Sitnikov, Alexey Kuzmichev, Andrei Malykh, Anna Alminova, Apollinary Vasnetsov, Boris Farmakovsky, Boris Kuznetsov (lawyer), Catherine the Great, City of federal subject significance, DjVu, Dymkovo toys, Ekaterina Atalik, Exarch, Grand Duchy of Moscow, Humid continental climate, Inland port, Ivan Shefer, Julia Zlobina, Köppen climate classification, Khanate of Kazan, Kirill Khaliavin, Kirov Oblast, Ksenia Monko, Leonid Feodorov, Lev Knyazev, Maria Isakova, Matvey Gusev, Mikhail Bagayev, Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin, Mikhail Tyufyakov, Municipal divisions of Russia, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Nikolai Tchaikovsky, Nordic combined, Oblast, Oksana Domnina, Olga Kuragina, PDF, Pobedilovo Airport, Poland, Pravda, Rink bandy, Rodina Kirov, ..., Runivers, Russia, Russian Bandy Super League, Russian Census (2002), Russian Census (2010), Russian Greek Catholic Church, Sergey Kirov, Sergey Obukhov, Siedlce, Sister city, Soviet Census (1979), Soviet Census (1989), Svetlana Pletnyova, Trans-Siberian Railway, Transport hub, Types of inhabited localities in Russia, Valentin Yanin, Viktor Vasnetsov, Vladimir Urin, Vyacheslav Dryagin, Vyatka Governorate, Vyatka River, Yekaterina Shikhova, Yevgeny Charushin, Yuri Ardashev, Yuri Vshivtsev. Expand index (26 more) » « Shrink index
An administrative centre is a seat of regional administration or local government, or a county town, or the place where the central administration of a commune is located.
*Urban-type settlements under the federal government management.
Karl Magnus Vitberg (26 January 1787 — 24 January 1855) was a Russian Neoclassical architect of Swedish stock.
Aleksei Anatolyevich Pugin (Алексей Анатольевич Пугин; born 7 March 1987) is a Russian football player.
Aleksey Borovtin (born 14 February 1954 in Kirov) is a Soviet ski jumper who competed from 1974 to 1981.
Aleksandr Ivanovich Herzen (also Aleksandr Ivanovič Gercen, Алекса́ндр Ива́нович Ге́рцен) was a Russian writer and thinker known as the "father of Russian socialism" and one of the main fathers of agrarian populism (being an ideological ancestor of the Narodniki, Socialist-Revolutionaries, Trudoviks and the agrarian American Populist Party).
Alexander Sergeevich Stolbov (Алекса́ндр Серге́евич Столбо́в; born 5 June 1929) is a Soviet Russian painter and art teacher, living and working in Saint Petersburg (former Leningrad).
Alexei Alexandrovich Sitnikov (Алексей Александрович Ситников; born 23 May 1986) is an ice dancer.
Alexey Viktorovich Kuzmichev or Kousmichoff (Russian: Алексей Викторович Кузьмичёв) is a Russian businessman.
Andrei Sergeyevich Malykh (Андрей Серге́евич Малых; born 24 August 1988) is a Russian professional football player.
Anna Alminova (born 17 January 1985) is a Russian middle distance runner who specializes in the 1500 metres.
Apollinary Mikhaylovich Vasnetsov (Аполлина́рий Миха́йлович Васнецо́в; July 25 (August 6 N.S.), 1856 in the village of Riabovo, Vyatka Governorate – January 23, 1933 in Moscow) was a Russian painter and graphic artist whose elder brother was the more famous Viktor Vasnetsov.
Boris Vladimirovich Farmakovsky (Борис Владимирович Фармаковский; 12 February 1870, Vyatka — 29 July 1928, Pargolovo, Leningrad Oblast) was a Russian archaeologist, who began professional excavations of the ancient Greek colony of Olbia in Ukraine.
Boris Avramovich Kuznetsov (Кузнецов, Борис Аврамович, born 1944) is a prominent Russian lawyer who has acted in many notable criminal and human rights cases, and who has been persecuted by the Russian authorities.
Catherine II (Russian: Екатерина Алексеевна Yekaterina Alekseyevna; –), also known as Catherine the Great (Екатери́на Вели́кая, Yekaterina Velikaya), born Princess Sophie of Anhalt-Zerbst, was Empress of Russia from 1762 until 1796, the country's longest-ruling female leader.
City of federal subject significance is an umbrella term used to refer to a type of an administrative division of a federal subject of Russia which is equal in status to a district but is organized around a large city; occasionally with surrounding rural territories.
DjVu (like English "déjà vu") is a computer file format designed primarily to store scanned documents, especially those containing a combination of text, line drawings, indexed color images, and photographs.
Dymkovo toys, also known as the Vyatka toys or Kirov toys (Дымковская игрушка, вятская игрушка, кировская игрушка in Russian) are moulded painted clay figures of people and animals (sometimes in the form of a pennywhistle).
Ekaterina Atalik (née Polovnikova; born 14 November 1982 in Kirov) is a Russian-Turkish chess player, who holds the titles of International Master (IM) and Woman Grandmaster (WGM).
The term exarch comes from the Ancient Greek ἔξαρχος, exarchos, and designates holders of various historical offices, some of them being political or military and others being ecclesiastical.
The Grand Duchy or Grand Principality of Moscow (Великое Княжество Московское, Velikoye Knyazhestvo Moskovskoye), also known in English simply as Muscovy from the Moscovia, was a late medieval Russian principality centered on Moscow and the predecessor state of the early modern Tsardom of Russia.
A humid continental climate (Köppen prefix D and a third letter of a or b) is a climatic region defined by Russo-German climatologist Wladimir Köppen in 1900, which is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold in the northern areas) winters.
An inland port is a port on an inland waterway, such as a river, lake, or canal, which may or may not be connected to the ocean.
Ivan Alexandrovich Shefer (Иван Александрович Шефер; born 19 February 1983) is a Russian former competitive ice dancer.
Julia Sergeyevna Zlobina (Юлия Серге́евна Злобина; born 28 June 1989) is an ice dancer.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
The Khanate of Kazan (Казан ханлыгы; Russian: Казанское ханство, Romanization: Kazanskoye khanstvo) was a medieval Tatar Turkic state that occupied the territory of former Volga Bulgaria between 1438 and 1552.
Kirill Leonidovich Khaliavin (Кирилл Леонидович Халявин; born 21 November 1990) is a Russian born ice dancer who currently represents Spain.
Kirov Oblast (Ки́ровская о́бласть, Kirovskaya oblast) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast).
Ksenia Ivanovna Monko (Ксения Ивановна Монько; born 8 February 1992) is a former competitive ice dancer for Russia.
Blessed Leonid Ivanovich Feodorov (Леонид Иванович Фёдоров; 4 November 1879 – 7 March 1935) was Exarch of the Russian Byzantine Catholic Church, in addition to being a survivor of the Gulag.
Lev Knyazev (Лев Николаевич Князев) is a Russian writer best known for his novels describing lives of seamen of Vladivostok, the biggest Russian seaport on the Pacific coast.
Maria Grigoryevna Isakova (Мария Григорьевна Исакова; 5 July 1918 – 25 March 2011), nicknamed Cinderella of Vyatka, was a World Champion speed skater.
Matvey Matveyevich Gusev (Матве́й Матве́евич Гу́сев) (in Vyatka, Russia– in Berlin, Germany) was a Russian astronomer who worked at Pulkovo Observatory near St. Petersburg from 1850 to 1852 and then at Vilnius Observatory.
Mikhail Nikolayevich Bagayev (Михаил Николаевич Багаев; born 28 February 1985) is a Russian professional football player.
Mikhail Yevgrafovich Saltykov-Shchedrin (Михаи́л Евгра́фович Салтыко́в-Щедри́н, born Saltykov, pseudonym Nikolai Shchedrin; –), was a major Russian satirist of the 19th century.
Mikhail Vyacheslavovich Tyufyakov (Михаил Вячеславович Тюфяков; born 30 April 1974) is a Russian former professional footballer.
The municipal divisions in Russia, called the municipal formations (муниципальные образования), are territorial divisions of the Russian Federation within which the state governance is augmented with local self-government independent of the state organs of governance within the law, to manage local affairs.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA; pronounced, like "Noah") is an American scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce that focuses on the conditions of the oceans, major waterways, and the atmosphere.
Nikolai Vasilyevich Tchaikovsky (7 January 1851 – 30 April 1926) was a Russian revolutionary.
Nordic combined is a winter sport in which athletes compete in cross-country skiing and ski jumping.
An oblast is a type of administrative division of Belarus, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Ukraine, and the former Soviet Union and Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes.
Oksana Alexandrovna Domnina (Оксана Александровна Домнина, born 17 August 1984) is a Russian former competitive ice dancer.
Olga Vitalyevna Kuragina (Ольга Витальевна Курагина; born 21 April 1959) is a former Soviet track and field athlete who competed mainly in the pentathlon.
The Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format developed in the 1990s to present documents, including text formatting and images, in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems.
Pobedilovo Airport is an airport in Russia located 22 km southwest of Kirov.
Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country located in Central Europe.
Pravda (a, "Truth") is a Russian broadsheet newspaper, formerly the official newspaper of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, when it was one of the most influential papers in the country with a circulation of 11 million.
Rink bandy and rinkball are variants of bandy played on significantly smaller ice rinks.
Rodina (Родина) is a bandy club from Kirov, Russia whose team currently plays in the Russian Bandy Super League.
Runivers (Руниверс) is a site devoted to Russian culture and history.
Russia (rɐˈsʲijə), officially the Russian Federation (p), is a country in Eurasia. At, Russia is the largest country in the world by area, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area, and the ninth most populous, with over 144 million people as of December 2017, excluding Crimea. About 77% of the population live in the western, European part of the country. Russia's capital Moscow is one of the largest cities in the world; other major cities include Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg and Nizhny Novgorod. Extending across the entirety of Northern Asia and much of Eastern Europe, Russia spans eleven time zones and incorporates a wide range of environments and landforms. From northwest to southeast, Russia shares land borders with Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland (both with Kaliningrad Oblast), Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia and North Korea. It shares maritime borders with Japan by the Sea of Okhotsk and the U.S. state of Alaska across the Bering Strait. The East Slavs emerged as a recognizable group in Europe between the 3rd and 8th centuries AD. Founded and ruled by a Varangian warrior elite and their descendants, the medieval state of Rus arose in the 9th century. In 988 it adopted Orthodox Christianity from the Byzantine Empire, beginning the synthesis of Byzantine and Slavic cultures that defined Russian culture for the next millennium. Rus' ultimately disintegrated into a number of smaller states; most of the Rus' lands were overrun by the Mongol invasion and became tributaries of the nomadic Golden Horde in the 13th century. The Grand Duchy of Moscow gradually reunified the surrounding Russian principalities, achieved independence from the Golden Horde. By the 18th century, the nation had greatly expanded through conquest, annexation, and exploration to become the Russian Empire, which was the third largest empire in history, stretching from Poland on the west to Alaska on the east. Following the Russian Revolution, the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic became the largest and leading constituent of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the world's first constitutionally socialist state. The Soviet Union played a decisive role in the Allied victory in World War II, and emerged as a recognized superpower and rival to the United States during the Cold War. The Soviet era saw some of the most significant technological achievements of the 20th century, including the world's first human-made satellite and the launching of the first humans in space. By the end of 1990, the Soviet Union had the world's second largest economy, largest standing military in the world and the largest stockpile of weapons of mass destruction. Following the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, twelve independent republics emerged from the USSR: Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and the Baltic states regained independence: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania; the Russian SFSR reconstituted itself as the Russian Federation and is recognized as the continuing legal personality and a successor of the Soviet Union. It is governed as a federal semi-presidential republic. The Russian economy ranks as the twelfth largest by nominal GDP and sixth largest by purchasing power parity in 2015. Russia's extensive mineral and energy resources are the largest such reserves in the world, making it one of the leading producers of oil and natural gas globally. The country is one of the five recognized nuclear weapons states and possesses the largest stockpile of weapons of mass destruction. Russia is a great power as well as a regional power and has been characterised as a potential superpower. It is a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council and an active global partner of ASEAN, as well as a member of the G20, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), the Council of Europe, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), and the World Trade Organization (WTO), as well as being the leading member of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and one of the five members of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), along with Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.
The Russian Bandy Super League (Чемпионат России по хоккею с мячом — Суперлига), is a professional bandy league in Russia, the top division of Russian bandy.
The Russian Census of 2002 (Всеросси́йская пе́репись населе́ния 2002 го́да) was the first census of the Russian Federation since the dissolution of the Soviet Union, carried out on October 9 through October 16, 2002.
The Russian Census of 2010 (Всеросси́йская пе́репись населе́ния 2010 го́да) is the first census of the Russian Federation population since 2002 and the second after the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
The Russian Greek Catholic Church (Российская греко-католическая церковь, Rossiyskaya greko-katolicheskaya tserkov) or also called Russian Catholic Church is a Byzantine Rite Catholic Church sui juris in full union with the Roman Catholic Church.
Sergei Mironovich Kirov (born Kostrikov; – 1 December 1934) was a prominent early Bolshevik leader in the Soviet Union.
Sergey Gennadyevich Obukhov (Серге́й Генна́дьевич Обухов; born June 29, 1974) is a Russian former professional bandy player from Kirov who most recently played for Rodina.
Siedlce (שעדליץ, Седлец) is a city in eastern Poland with 76,585 inhabitants.
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
In January 1979, the Soviet Union conducted its first census in nine years (since 1970).
The 1989 Soviet census (Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989, "1989 All-Union Census"), conducted between 12-19 January of that year, was the last one that took place in the former USSR.
Svetlana Alexandrovna Pletneva (also called Pletnyeva and Pletnyova Светлана Александровна Плетнева) (April 1, 1926 in Vyatka- 20 November 2008 in Moscow) was a Russian and Soviet archaeologist and historian.
The Trans-Siberian Railway (TSR, p) is a network of railways connecting Moscow with the Russian Far East.
A transport hub (also transport interchange) is a place where passengers and cargo are exchanged between vehicles or between transport modes.
The classification system of the types of inhabited localities in Russia, the former Soviet Union, and some other post-Soviet states has certain peculiarities compared with the classification systems in other countries.
Valentin Lavrentievich Yanin (Валентин Лаврентьевич Янин; born 6 February 1929 in Vyatka) is a leading Russian historian who has authored 700 books and articles.
Viktor Mikhaylovich Vasnetsov (Ви́ктор Миха́йлович Васнецо́в; May 15 (N.S.), 1848 – July 23, 1926) was a Russian artist who specialized in mythological and historical subjects.
Vladimir Georgievich Urin (Владимир Георгиевич Урин) is a People's Artists of Russia; a Musical Theatre of Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko director (1995-2013), then Bolshoi Theatre director.
Vyacheslav Yemelyanovich Dryagin (Вячесла́в Емельянович Дря́гин); September 20, 1940 – February 22, 2002) was a Soviet Nordic combined skier who competed in the early 1960s and the early 1970s. He won a bronze medal in the individual event at the 1970 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Vysoké Tatry. Dryagin finished seventh in the individual event at the 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck. He also finished eighth in the individual event at the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble.
Vyatka Governorate (Вятская губерния) was a governorate of the Russian Empire and Russian SFSR, with its capital in city Vyatka (now known as Kirov), from 1796 to 1929.
The Vyatka River (p; Noqrat; Виче, Viče, Ватка, Vatka) is a river in Kirov Oblast and the Republic of Tatarstan in Russia, a right tributary of the Kama River.
Yekaterina Vladimirovna Shikhova (Екатерина Владимировна Шихова; born 25 June 1985) is a Russian female speed skater.
Yevgeny Ivanovich Charushin (Евгений Иванович Чарушин; 11 November 1901 Vyatka – 18 February 1965 Leningrad) was a Russian illustrator and author of children's literature in the Soviet Union.
Yuri Alexeyevich Ardashev (Юрий Алексеевич Ардашев; born 22 January 1965) is a Russian theatre director, actor, and professional drummer.
Yuri Mikhailovich Vshivtsev (Юрий Михайлович Вшивцев; January 11, 1940 – April 26, 2010) was a Russian professional football player.