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Tymen in the 1680s
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Tyumen (Тюме́нь) is a city in Russia, administrative center of Tyumen Oblast in the Urals Federal District . A modern coat of arms is derived from the medi val practice of painting designs onto the shield and outer clothing of knights to enable them to be identified in battle, and later in tournaments. ... Image File history File links Tymen_coa. ... Image File history File links Old_Tyumen. ... Image File history File links Old_Tyumen. ... Events and Trends The Treaty of Ratisbon between France and England in 1684 ended the Age of Buccaneers. ... Categories: Russia geography stubs | Oblasts of Russia ... Urals Federal District (Ура́льский федера́льный о́круг) is one of the seven federal districts of Russia. ...


It stands on the Tura River 2144 km east of Moscow, at 57°10′N 65°30′E Tura (Тура́), river in Russia, left tributary of Tobol. ... Moscow (Russian: Москва́, Moskva, IPA: â–¶ (help· info)) is the capital of Russia, located on the river Moskva. ...


Population 510,700 (census 2002).


History

Tyumen was the first Russian town in Siberia, founded in 1586 on the site of the Siberian Tatar town of Chimgi-Tura by Feodor I of Russia. The region of Tyumen part of Siberia Khanate was annexed to Russia by Yermak Timofeyevich in 1585 and the next year town of Tyumen was founded as a Russian fort post. Originally Streltsy and Cossacks made up majority of Tyumen population. Siberia Siberia (Russian: , common English transliterations: Sibir’, Sibir; from the Tatar for “sleeping land”) is a vast region of Russia and northern Kazakhstan constituting almost all of northern Asia. ... 1586 was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar. ... The Native Western Siberian Tatars (200,000) is an ethnos or part of the Tatar ethnos (disputed). ... Feodor presents a golden chain to Boris Godunov. ... In the 1440s, the Golden Horde was racked by civil war. ... Yermak Timofeyevich (Russian: Ерма́к Тимофе́евич, also Ermak) (born between 1532 and 1542 — August 5 or 6, 1585), Cossack leader and explorer of Siberia. ... 1585 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar. ... Streltsy (Стрельцы in Russian), the units of Russian guardsmen (sl. ... This article needs cleanup. ...


In the 17th-18th centuries Tyumen became an important trade center on the routes to Central Asia, China and Persia. As well as an important leather goods and handcraft making town. In 1763 about 7, 000 people lived in Tyumen. (Redirected from 17th) 17 (seventeen) is the natural number following 16 and preceding 18. ... (Redirected from 18th) 18 (eighteen) is the natural number following 17 and preceding 19. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Motto: Independence, freedom, the Islamic Republic (Persian: Esteqlāl, āzādÄ«, jomhÅ«rÄ«-ye eslāmÄ«) Anthem: SorÅ«d-e MellÄ«-e Īrān Capital Tehran Largest city Tehran Official language(s) Persian Government Supreme Leader President of Iran Islamic republic Ali Khamenei Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Revolution Declared February 11, 1979... 1763 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


In 1836 the first steam boat of Siberia was built in Tyumen and in 1885 the town was reached by Trans-Siberian railway. 1836 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Paddle steamers - Lucerne-Switzerland Left: original paddlewheel from a paddle steamer on the lake of Lucerne. ... 1885 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Trans-Siberian line in red; Baikal Amur Mainline in green. ...


During the Russian Civil War Tyumen was first controlled by admiral Alexander Kolchak and his Siberian White Army, but in January of 1918 was taken by the Red Army. The Russian Civil War was fought between 1918 and 1922. ... Aleksandr Vasiliyevich Kolchak (Александр Васильевич Колчак in Russian) (November 4 (November 16 NS), 1874 - February 7, 1920) was a Russian naval commander and later head of part of the anti-Bolshevik White forces during the Russian Civil War. ... White Army armoured trains flag with To Moscow! slogan inscribed on it, now stored in the Moscow Red Army museum The White movement, whose military arm is known as the White Army (Белая Армия) or White Guard (Белая Гвардия, белогвардейцы) and whose members are known as Whites (Белые, or the derogatory Беляки) or White Russians (a... Look up January in Wiktionary, the free dictionary January is the first month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... The short forms Red Army and RKKA refer to the Workers and Peasants Red Army, (in Russian: Рабоче-Крестьянская Красная Армия - Raboche-Krestyanskaya Krasnaya Armiya), the armed forces first organised by the Bolsheviks during the Russian Civil War in 1918. ...


During the 1930s Tyumen became a major Siberian industrial city of the Soviet Union. Steam-boats, cargo ships, furniture, fur and leather clothing were produced in Tyumen. // Events and trends A public speech by Benito Mussolini, founder of the Fascist movement The 1930s were described as an abrupt shift to more radical lifestyles, as countries were struggling to find a solution to the global depression. ...


During the Great Patriotic War numerous factories were evacuated to Tyumen from the European part of the Soviet Union and all kinds of military equipment was made in the city. As well, Lenin's embalmed body was evacuated from Moscow and taken by rail to Tyumen where it was stored for the duration of the war in what is now the Tyumen Agriculture Institute. On August 14, 1944 Tyumen became the capital of extensive Tyumen Oblast. In 1948 oil was discovered in Tyumen region and in the 1960s and 1970s oil industry became a vital component of the city's economy. The Eastern Front1 was the theatre of combat between Nazi Germany and its allies against the Soviet Union during World War II. It was somewhat separate from the other theatres of the war, not only geographically, but also for its scale and ferocity. ... Moscow (Russian: Москва́, Moskva, IPA: ▶ (help· info)) is the capital of Russia, located on the river Moskva. ... August 14 is the 226th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (227th in leap years), with 139 days remaining. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from 1960 to 1969, inclusive. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... The Oil industry brings to market what is currently considered the lifeblood of nearly all other industry, if not industrialized civilization itself. ...


Famous people born in Tyumen:

Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989), born Israel Isidore Baline, in Tyumen, Russia (or possibly Mogilev, Belarus), was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Grigori Rasputin Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin (Russian: ) (10 January 1869 – 29 December [O.S. 16 December] 1916) was a Russian mystic with an influence in the later days of Russias Romanov dynasty. ... Tamara Toumanova (1919-1996) was one of the greatest ballerinas. ...

Modern City

Today Tyumen is an important center for the gas and oil industries in Russia. The living standarts of Tyumen residents are second only to those of Moscow in Russia. Companies such as Gazprom, LUKoil and Yukos have much of their activities centered in Tyumen. UTair Airlines also based in Tyumen. Moscow (Russian: Москва́, Moskva, IPA: ▶ (help· info)) is the capital of Russia, located on the river Moskva. ... It has been suggested that Sibneft be merged into this article or section. ... Russias second largest oil company, LUKOIL (ЛУКОЙЛ) is the largest producer of oil in Russia. ... Yukos Oil Company (ОАО НК ЮКОС) is a petroleum company in Russia which, until recently, was controlled by Russian billionaire Mikhail Khodorkovsky and a number of prominent Russian businessmen. ...


External link

Tyumen city administration


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Tyumen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (396 words)
Tyumen (Тюме́нь) is a city in Russia, administrative center of Tyumen Oblast in the Urals Federal District.
The region of Tyumen part of Siberia Khanate was annexed to Russia by Yermak Timofeyevich in 1585 and the next year town of Tyumen was founded as a Russian fort post.
In 1948 oil was discovered in Tyumen region and in the 1960s and 1970s oil industry became a vital component of the city's economy.
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