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Ryazan (Ряза́нь) is a city in Central Federal District is one of the seven Russia. ...Central Russia federal district, an administrative center of the Categories: Stub | Oblasts of Russia ...Ryazan Oblast. It is located on the Ока Length 1,500 km Elevation of the source  ? m Average discharge  ? m³/s Area watershed  ? km² Origin  ? Mouth Volga River Basin countries Russia Oka (Russian: Ока́) is a great river in Russia, right confluent of Volga. ...Oka River 196 km south_east of Saint Basils Cathedral Moscow  listen? ( Russian/Cyrillic: Москва́, pronunciation: Moskva), capital of Russia, located on the river Moskva, and encompassing 1097. ...Moscow, at 54°36′ N 39°42′ E (http://kvaleberg.com/extensions/mapsources/index.php?params=54-36-N-39-42-E-)

Population: 521,700 (census 2002)

Ryazan is twinned with Münster is a city in North Rhine_Westphalia, Germany. ...Münster.


It is argued that the Ryazan This article is about Russian citadels. ...kremlin was founded in Events The county of Portugal is established for the second time. ...1095 by Russian settlers, as a step of their drive into the territory previously populated by Finnic (Fennic, sometimes Baltic Finnic) may refer to Finnish_similar languages spoken close to the Gulf of Finland, i. ...fennic peoples. Initially it was built of wood, gradually replaced by masonry. The oldest preserved part of the kremlin dates back to the (14th century _ 15th century _ 16th century _ other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 15th century was that century which lasted from 1401 to 1500. ...15th century. However, the city is first mentioned as Pereslavl'_Ryazansky only in Events February 7 _ Edward of Caernarvon (later King Edward II of England) becomes the first Prince of Wales End of the reign of Emperor Go_Fushimi of Japan Emperor Go_Nijo ascends to the throne of Japan Births June 19 _ Prince Morikuni, 9th Kamakura shogun of Japan July 23 _ Otto...1301. At the time it was part of the Ryazan Principality, independent from the middle of the (11th century _ 12th century _ 13th century _ other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 12th century was that century which lasted from 1101 to 1200. ...12th century. The first ruler of Ryazan was supposedly Yaroslav Sviatoslavich, Prince of Chernihiv (Чернігів in Ukrainian) is an ancient city in northern Ukraine, the central city of Chernihivska oblast. Some common historical spellings of the name are Polish: Czernichów, and Russian: Чернигов, Chernigov. ...Chernigov (a city of Kievan Rus′ (Ки́евская Ру́сь, Kievskaya Rus in Russian; Київська Русь, Kyivs’ka Rus’ in Ukrainian) was the early, mostly East Slavic¹ state dominated by the city of Kiev (ru: Ки́ев, Kiev; uk: Ки́їв, Kyiv), from about 880 to the middle of the 12th century. ...Kievan Rus'), later Prince of Murom downtown sprawls along the bank of the Oka Murom (Муром) is a historic city in Vladimir Oblast, Russia, which sprawls majestically along the left bank of Oka River, about 300 km east of Moscow. ...Murom_Ryzan. This area, situated as it is at the junction of forest and The steppe of Western Kazakhstan in early spring In physical geography, steppe (from Slavic step) is a plain without trees (apart from those near rivers and lakes); it is similar to a prairie, although a prairie is generally reckoned as being dominated by tall grasses, while short grasses are said...steppe zones, suffered from numerous invasions from the south: The Khazars were a semi_ nomadic Turkic people from Central Asia, many of whom converted to Judaism. ...khazars, Pechenegs or Patzinaks, also known as Besenyők, were a semi_nomadic steppes people of Central Asia that spoke a Turkic language. ...pechenegs, The Cumans, also known as Polovtsy (Slavic for yellowish) were a nomadic West Turkic tribe living on the north of the Black Sea along the Volga. ...polovtsians. The early capital of the principality, Ryazan was the first Russian city to meet the Honorary guard of Mongolia. ...Mongols of Batu Khan (c. ...Batu Khan. On December 21 is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ...December 21, Events Thomas II of Savoy becomes count of Flanders. ...1237 it was devastated and failed to recover to its previous position. This site is now known as Staraya Ryazan (Old Ryazan) and is situated some 50 km from the actual Ryazan (then Pereslavl_Ryazansky). Late in the (12th century _ 13th century _ 14th century _ other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 13th century was that century which lasted from 1201 to 1300. ...13th century the Princes of Ryazan moved their capital to Pereslavl, which is known as Ryazan from the 16th century (officially renamed in 1778). The principality was finally incorporated into that of Saint Basils Cathedral Moscow  listen? ( Russian/Cyrillic: Москва́, pronunciation: Moskva), capital of Russia, located on the river Moskva, and encompassing 1097. ...Moscow in Events January 3 _ Pope Leo X excommunicates Martin Luther. ...1521.

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  • Ivan Pavlov Ivan Petrovich Pavlov (September 14, 1849 _ February 27, 1936) was a Russian physiologist who first described the phenomenon now known as conditioning in experiments with dogs. ...Ivan Petrovich Pavlov, the famous A psychologist is a researcher and/or a practitioner of psychology. ...psychologist and founder of This article is about the psychological term. ...conditioning
  • Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky (Konstanty Ciołkowski), (Константин Эдуардович Циолковский; September 5, 1857 new style – September 19, 1935) was a Russian of Polish ancestry, rocket scientist and pioneer of cosmonautics. ...Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky, one of the inventors of the The word space has many meanings, including: Physics The definition of space in physics is contentious. ...space A Redstone rocket, part of the Mercury program A rocket is a vehicle, missile or aircraft which obtains thrust by the reaction to the ejection of fast moving exhaust gas from within a rocket engine. ...rocket


At certain points during its history the Prince of Ryazan was also known as the Prince of Pronsk, after a town or region south of Ryazan.

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