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1) Ryazan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ryazan, (ryzan´y) (KEY) , city (1989 pop. 515,000), capital of Ryazan region, E central European Russia, on the Oka River. Industries include oil refining, lignite...

2) Ryazan. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Russia on the Oka River southeast of Moscow. Founded in 1095, it is now a manufacturing and industrial center. Population: 524,097....

3) Oka, river, central European Russia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Orel, central European Russia. It flows N past Orel and Kaluga, E past Serpukhov, Kolomna, and Ryazan, and then NE past Murom to join the Volga River at Nizhny Novgorod....

4) Vasily III. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...out the territorial consolidation of the Russian state, formally annexing Pskov (1510), Ryazan (1517), and Novgorod-Seversk (1523) and gaining Smolensk (1514) in...

5) Tula, city, Russia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...is used to support a chemical industry. First mentioned in 1146, Tula was included in the Ryazan principality. In the 16th cent., the city became a key fortress of...

6) Yelets. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...equipment. First mentioned in 1146, Yelets was a frontier fortress protecting the duchy of Ryazan from Polovtsian (Cuman) attacks. It was taken by Timur in 1395 and...

7) 1617. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...deportations and colonizations accompanying the conquest of Novgorod, Tver, Pskov, and Ryazan placed the peasantry under increasingly strict control of the state...

8) Russian literature. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...of saints were written in this period, and in the early 15th cent. the priest Sophonia of Ryazan wrote the epic Beyond the River Don to commemorate the victory over...

9) Chapter IV. Part II. Dostoevsky, Fyodor. 1917. Crime and Punishment. Vol. XVIII. Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction
...from a child; he comes from the same province and district of Zaraisk, we are both Ryazan men. And though Nikolay is not a drunkard, he drinks, and I knew he had...

10) Russia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...and Rostov-Suzdal in 1474; Novgorod was conquered in 1478, Tver in 1485, Pskov in 1510, and Ryazan in 1521. The Mari, Yurga, and Komi were subjugated at the end of...

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