Yaroslavl

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Yaroslavl is a city and the administrative center of Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia, located 250 km northeast of Moscow.wikipedia
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Yaroslavl Oblast

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Yaroslavl is a city and the administrative center of Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia, located 250 km northeast of Moscow.
Additionally, the administrative center of the oblast—the city of Yaroslavl—is an intersection of major highways, railroads, and waterways.

Timerevo

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Preceded by Viking sites such as Timerevo from the 8th or 9th centuries, the city of Yaroslavl is said to have been founded in 1010 as an outpost of the Principality of Rostov Veliky, and was first mentioned in 1071.
Timerevo (Тимерёво, Timeryovo) is an archaeological site near the village of Bolshoe Timeryovo, seven kilometers southwest of Yaroslavl, Russia, which yielded the largest deposits of early medieval Arabic coins in Northern Europe.

Principality of Yaroslavl

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Capital of an independent Principality of Yaroslavl from 1218, it was incorporated into the Grand Duchy of Moscow in 1463.
The Principality of Yaroslavl was an eastern Slavic principality, which existed in 1218–1463.

Tsardom of Russia

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During the reign of Ivan the Terrible, when all the Russian principalities gave up their traditional rights and submitted to the Tsardom of Russia, the two large monasteries of Yaroslavl profited very much from rich gifts from the court of the Tsar, largely because Ivan IV made a number of pilgrimages to Yaroslavl over the course of his life.
In the following century Russia co-existed with the old name Rus' and appeared in an inscription on the western portal of the Transfiguration Cathedral of the Spaso-Preobrazhensky Monastery in Yaroslavl (1515), on the icon case of the Theotokos of Vladimir (1514), in the work by Maximus the Greek, the Russian Chronograph written by Dosifei Toporkov (?–1543/44 ) in 1516–22 and in other sources.

Yaroslav the Wise

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Yaroslavl was founded by Yaroslav the Wise, a prince of Kievan Rus', during the period of his ruling the Principality of Rostov (988—1010) when he stepped ashore for the first time near the area now known as 'Strelka', a favorite contemporary park.
While living there, he founded the town of Yaroslavl (literally, "Yaroslav's") on the Volga River.

Tutayev

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The nearest large towns are Tutayev (34 km to the northwest), Gavrilov-Yam (37 km to the south), and Nerekhta (47 km to the southeast).
There is no bridge across the Volga in Tutayev, so people have to use a ferry or, alternatively, travel north to Rybinsk or south to Yaroslavl to cross.

Rostov

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Preceded by Viking sites such as Timerevo from the 8th or 9th centuries, the city of Yaroslavl is said to have been founded in 1010 as an outpost of the Principality of Rostov Veliky, and was first mentioned in 1071.
The metropolitan see was transferred to Yaroslavl late in the 18th century.

Arkhangelsk

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The main reason for this largely unexpected improvement in Yaroslavl's fortunes came largely from the city's position on the Volga which allowed trade to be brought from and to Moscow via the river, linking the new Russian capital with the port of Archangelsk darstellte.
A 1133 km railway runs from Arkhangelsk to Moscow via Vologda and Yaroslavl, and air travel is served by the Talagi Airport and a smaller Vaskovo Airport.

Nizhny Novgorod

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With nearly 600,000 residents, Yaroslavl is, by population, the largest town on the Volga until it reaches Nizhny Novgorod.
Overnight trains provide access to Nizhny Novgorod from Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Kazan, Yaroslavl and others.

Yaroslavl State University

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A prominent example of this later development is the former House of Charity (built in 1786), which is now one of the buildings of the city's 'Demidov' State University.
Г. Демидова'') is an institution of higher education in Yaroslavl, Russia.

Ivan Starov

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As an administrative center of the highest order, Yaroslavl, in 1778, received its own plan for urban development specially drawn out by Ivan Starov.
Ivan Yegorovich Starov (February 23, 1745, in Saint Petersburg – April 17, 1808, in Saint Petersburg) was a Russian architect from St. Petersburg who devised the master plans for Yaroslavl, Voronezh, Pskov, Dnipropetrovsk, Mykolaiv, and many other towns in Russia and Ukraine.

Peter the Great

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At the beginning of the 18th century Yaroslavl finally began to transform itself from a trading post into a major industrial town; this largely came about because with the foundation by Peter the Great of Saint Petersburg in 1703, the importance of Arkhangelsk as a port on the Northern Ocean was drastically decreased, and the amount of trade being channeled through the city for export fell accordingly.
By the grace of God, the most excellent and great sovereign emperor Pyotr Alekseevich the ruler of all the Russias: of Moscow, of Kiev, of Vladimir, of Novgorod, Tsar of Kazan, Tsar of Astrakhan and Tsar of Siberia, sovereign of Pskov, great prince of Smolensk, of Tver, of Yugorsk, of Perm, of Vyatka, of Bulgaria and others, sovereign and great prince of the Novgorod Lower lands, of Chernigov, of Ryazan, of Rostov, of Yaroslavl, of Belozersk, of Udora, of Kondia and the sovereign of all the northern lands, and the sovereign of the Iverian lands, of the Kartlian and Georgian Kings, of the Kabardin lands, of the Circassian and Mountain princes and many other states and lands western and eastern here and there and the successor and sovereign and ruler.

Mongol invasion of Kievan Rus'

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Another constant source of danger for the city and for the many Russian princes of the time came from the East and the many foreign invaders, usually from the Mongol Horde.
Thereupon Batu Khan divided his army into smaller units, which ransacked fourteen cities of modern-day Russia: Rostov, Uglich, Yaroslavl, Kostroma, Kashin, Ksnyatin, Gorodets, Galich, Pereslavl-Zalessky, Yuriev-Polsky, Dmitrov, Volokolamsk, Tver and Torzhok.

Volga River

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The historic part of the city, a World Heritage Site, is located at the confluence of the Volga and the Kotorosl Rivers.
Rising in the Valdai Hills 225 m above sea level northwest of Moscow and about 320 km southeast of Saint Petersburg, the Volga heads east past Lake Sterzh, Tver, Dubna, Rybinsk, Yaroslavl, Nizhny Novgorod, and Kazan.

Volga trade route

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Apparently, this "proto-Yaroslavl" was a major center for the Volga trade route.
The earliest and the richest finds of Arabic coins in Europe were discovered on the territory of present-day Russia, particularly along the Volga, at Timerevo in the district of Yaroslavl.

Lokomotiv Yaroslavl

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On September 7, 2011, most of the members of the city's KHL (ice hockey) team, Lokomotiv Yaroslavl, perished in the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl plane crash on takeoff from Yaroslavl's Tunoshna Airport.
Hockey Club Lokomotiv (ХК Локомотив, Locomotive HC), also known as Lokomotiv Yaroslavl, is a Russian professional ice hockey team, based in the city of Yaroslavl, playing in the top level Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).

Vladimir-Suzdal

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Yaroslavl was founded by Yaroslav the Wise, a prince of Kievan Rus', during the period of his ruling the Principality of Rostov (988—1010) when he stepped ashore for the first time near the area now known as 'Strelka', a favorite contemporary park.
Rostov was the regional capital, including other important towns included Suzdal, Yaroslavl, and Belozersk.

Lokomotiv Yaroslavl plane crash

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On September 7, 2011, most of the members of the city's KHL (ice hockey) team, Lokomotiv Yaroslavl, perished in the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl plane crash on takeoff from Yaroslavl's Tunoshna Airport.
On 7 September 2011, Yak-Service Flight 9633, a Yakovlev Yak-42 charter flight carrying players and coaching staff of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl professional ice hockey team, crashed on take-off near the Russian city of Yaroslavl, killing all but one of the 45 people on board.

Yaroslavl Global Policy Forum

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Yaroslavl Global Policy Forum was a series of high-level conferences organized in Yaroslavl, Russia, during the term of Dmitry Medvedev as President of the Russian Federation.

Golden Ring of Russia

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It is one of the Golden Ring cities, a group of historic cities northeast of Moscow that have played an important role in Russian history.

Yaroslavl Motor Plant

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OJSC «Autodiesel» or Yaroslavl Motor Plant or YaMZ based in Yaroslavl, Russia, is an open joint-stock company and subsidiary of GAZ Group that produces engines for many Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian companies.

Vologda

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Thus in early 1609 a Russian peasant army was formed to free as many of the Volga's cities as possible, including, among others, Vologda and Yaroslavl.
A new economic lifting of the city was connected with a steamship movement across the Sukhona River and with the building of a new railroad line connecting Vologda with Yaroslavl and Moscow (1872), with Arkhangelsk (1898), with St. Petersburg and Vyatka (1905).

Administrative divisions of Yaroslavl Oblast

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As an administrative division, it is incorporated as the city of oblast significance of Yaroslavl—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts.

Tunoshna Airport

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On September 7, 2011, most of the members of the city's KHL (ice hockey) team, Lokomotiv Yaroslavl, perished in the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl plane crash on takeoff from Yaroslavl's Tunoshna Airport.
Yaroslavl (Tunoshna) International Airport (Tunoshna - also Tunoshnoye, or Tunoschna) is an airport in Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia, located 18 km southeast of Yaroslavl.

Russia

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Yaroslavl is a city and the administrative center of Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia, located 250 km northeast of Moscow.
In the 17th century, the "fiery style" of ornamentation flourished in Moscow and Yaroslavl, gradually paving the way for the Naryshkin baroque of the 1690s.