murmansk murmansk  /mər mænsk/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a port city in northwestern Russia on the Kola Peninsula; the largest city to the north of the Arctic Circle; an important supply line to Russia in World War I and World War II

News

  1. Russia's Anti-Gay Law Used on Dutch Tourists

    Four tourists who were arrested in Russia for 'gay propaganda' have had their case adjourned today (22 July). In Murmansk in North Russia, four Dutch citizens were arrested by police yesterday.
    on July 22, 2013     Source: Gayapolis

  2. 3 people, 2 of them British tourists, die in Russian helicopter crash

    MURMANSK REGION, Russia, July 21 (UPI) -- Three people died when a private helicopter crash-landed in northern Russia Sunday, the Russian Emergencies Ministry said.
    on July 21, 2013     Source: UPI

Quotes

  1. "I am delighted to see that the good cooperation between the Norwegian oil companies and Murmansk Oblast is strengthened," said Gahr Støre. "The Norwegian government actively supports cooperation in Northwest Russia and the sharing of the...
    on Jan 14, 2008 By: Jonas Gahr Store Source: Oil and Gas Industry Latest News

  2. "We have held a tender and hired a company to build the tanker...... and plan to set it in two years near the port of Murmansk," LUKOIL's president Vagit Alekperov told reporters.
    on Apr 4, 2008 By: Vagit Alekperov Source: Reuters

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