kursk kursk

Definition(s):

  • (n) a city of southwestern Russia

News

  • Today in History for July 5, 2013

    Today is Friday, July 5, the 186th day of 2013. There are 179 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 5, 1943, the Battle of Kursk began during World War II as German forces attacked a Soviet salient (or bulge) around the Russian city of Kursk; in the weeks that followed, the Soviets were able to repeatedly repel the Germans, who eventually withdrew in defeat. On this date ...
    on July 5, 2013     Source: KATC 3 Lafayette

Quotes

  1. "This is the most severe incident involving a nuclear submarine since the sinking of the Kursk in 2000 and the first time since the Cold War that two nuclear-armed subs are known to have collided," said Kate Hudson, head of Britain's Campaign...
    on Feb 16, 2009 By: Kate Hudson Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "We will be developing the projected directions [from Moscow] to Sochi, Samara, and Kursk," Russian Railways President Vladimir Yakunin said.
    on May 13, 2010 By: Vladimir Yakunin Source: RIA Novosti

  3. "The Interior Ministry takes preventative measures and conducts specific operations to fight extremism in youth groups. Persons involved in the beating of foreign students in Voronezh, Moscow, Kursk and St. Petersburg were prosecuted in 2006,"...
    on Nov 15, 2006 By: Rashid Nurgaliyev Source: Interfax Russia

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