Sergei Nikitich Khrushchev is the son of former Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev. He now resides in the United States. Khrushchev holds several advanced engineering degrees. From the Ukrainian Academy of Science, he earned his doctoral degree, he earned a Ph. D. from the Moscow Technical University. In addition, he earned an M. A. degree with distinction from the Moscow Electric Power Institute. He holds an "occasional" professorship at the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, meaning he is not a full-time professor, but does teach there often. Prior to emigrating from the Soviet Union to the United States in 1991, Khrushchev worked in various high-level engineering positions. From 1968 to 1991, he served at the Control Computer Institute in Moscow, where he rose from section head to first deputy director in charge of research. From the years 1958 to 1968, Dr. Khrushchev worked as an engineer later as a deputy section head in charge of guidance systems for missile and space design. In this capacity, he worked on cruise missiles for submarine craft and research spacecraft, moon vehicles, the "Proton" space booster.
He speaks to American audiences to share his memories of the "other" side of the Cold War. Khrushchev serves as an advisor to the Cold War Museum, he was a Senior Fellow at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University. On July 12, 1999, he and his wife, became naturalized citizens of the United States. Sergei's son from a previous marriage, Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev, a Russian journalist, died on February 22, 2007, aged 47, from a stroke, he has another son, whose name is Sergei. Dr. Rainer Hildebrandt Medal endowed by Alexandra Hildebrandt Sergei Khrushchev, Khrushchev on Khrushchev – An Inside Account of the Man and His Era, by His Son, Sergei Khrushchev and translated by William Taubman, Little and Company, 1990, ISBN 0-316-49194-2 Sergei Khrushchev, Nikita Khrushchev and the Creation of a Superpower, Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000, hardcover: ISBN 0-271-01927-1, softcover: ISBN 0-271-02170-5 Sergei Khrushchev, Memoirs of Nikita Khrushchev: Reformer, 1945-1964, Pennsylvania State University Press, 2006, hardcover: ISBN 0-271-02861-0 Sergei Khrushchev, Khrushchev in Power: Unfinished Reforms, 1961-1964.
Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2014, hardcover: ISBN 978-1626370326 Professor Khrushchev's page and biographical sketch at Brown University's Watson Institute for International Studies -- Archived page via Wayback Machine -- 2 February 2011 Photographs from exhibit at the Brown University Library - Khrushchev and Khrushchev: from the Kremlin to Brown University: Sergei Khrushchev Interview with Dr. Khrushchev in conjunction with the CNN series Cold War Webcast from the National Public Radio of December 2001 appearance of Dr. Khrushchev at the National Press Club Sergei Khrushchev on IMDb Transcript of a October 1997 discussion on the Cuban Missile Crisis on the PBS program Newshour, in which Dr. Khrushchev was one of the speakers permanent dead link] Review of Dr. Khrushchev's book Nikita Khrushchev and the Creation of a Superpower in the Fall 2001 issue of the journal Demokratizatsiya Appearances on C-SPAN
The Bristol XLRQ-1 was a 12-seat amphibious glider of the Bristol Aeronautical Corporation, New Haven, developed for the United States Marine Corps in 1942-43. Only two prototypes were built before the USMC scrapped the idea of glider use in 1943. Inspired by the use of gliders by Germany, the United States Navy and USMC initiated a glider program in May 1941. Two glider types were envisioned, a 24 seat-type; the Naval Aircraft Factory was requested to undertake preliminary design of the gliders, which were to be constructed of wood or composite materials. The idea was to have enough gliders to transport one battalion of Marines with equipment. Consolidated PBYs should be used to tow the gliders; the Marines requested a glider capable of landing and take off from both land and water, be capable of static line parachute jumping and have exterior machine guns. In 1942, the USMC established Marine Glider Group 71 at Page Field, Parris Island, South Carolina, using the Schweizer LNS-1 and Pratt-Read LNE-1 also Aeronca LNR-1 gliders for training.
For towing the unit used N3N Canary biplane trainers and J2F Duck amphibians. For the 12-seat type the beach assault role in mind, the U. S. Navy ordered prototypes, the Allied Aviation Corporation XLRA-1 and the Bristol Aeronautical Corporation XLRQ-1. Technically, the gliders were successful designs, 100 of each were ordered. A licence production by the Naval Aircraft Factory as the LRN-1 was envisioned. Although the U. S. Navy ordered four XLRQ-1 prototypes, only two were built; the glider had a retractable landing gear and the wing roots provided lateral stability on the water. However, glider assault was not tactically feasible against small defended islands in the Pacific, not enough gliders were arriving from factories and too many pilots were being assigned to the glider program. Therefore, the program was scrapped in 1943. Data from, Fighting gliders of World War IIGeneral characteristics Crew: 2 Capacity: 10 Marines, equipped Length: 43 ft 6 in Wingspan: 71 ft Height: 16 ft Wing area: 500 sq ft Performance Aircraft of comparable role and era Allied Aviation LRA Waco LRW Related lists List of military aircraft of the United States
Caricuao is a district of Caracas, Venezuela. It is part of Libertador municipality, it is named after a powerful indigenous chief of the Caracas tribe, who fought bravely against the Spaniard Conquistadores. Caricuao is known as the second vegetal reserve of Caracas; the most important public zoo of the capital, the Parque Zoológico Caricuao, is located there. Since its foundation in 1961 it has had a strong cultural movement in the music, the first rocksteady and ska bands of Venezuela were born in this neighborhood, for this it is known as "The Independent Republic of Reggae and Ska". From Caricuao broadcasts "Radio Perola", one of the most emblematic independent communitary radio stations in the nation. Since it is a large neighborhood, it is possible to get there on several Caracas Metro stations on Line 2 such as Caricuao, Ruiz Pineda, Zoológico. A new subway line opened in October 2006 to connect Las Adjuntas, a neighboring suburb, Caracas to Los Teques, capital city of Miranda State and an important pole of development.
Titer is a way of expressing concentration. Titer testing employs serial dilution to obtain approximate quantitative information from an analytical procedure that inherently only evaluates as positive or negative; the titer corresponds to the highest dilution factor. For example, positive readings in the first 8 serial twofold dilutions translate into a titer of 1:256. Titers are sometimes expressed by the denominator only, for example 1:256 is written 256; the term has two other, conflicting meanings. In titration, the titer is the ratio of actual to nominal concentration of a titrant, e.g. a titer of 0.5 would require 1/0.5 = 2 times more titrant than nominal. This is to compensate for possible degradation of the titrant solution. Second, in textile engineering, titer is a synonym for linear density. A specific example is a viral titer, the lowest concentration of virus that still infects cells. To determine the titer, several dilutions are prepared, such as 10−1, 10−2, 10−3... 10−8. The titer of a fat is the temperature, in degrees Celsius.
Mohamed Aly Coulibaly is a Senegalese professional footballer who plays as a winger or striker for Swiss Challenge League side Vaduz. Coulibaly has played in France, Switzerland and Spain for Gueugnon, Saint-Louis Neuweg and Grasshoppers, Coventry City, Port Vale, Racing Santander, Logroñés and Vaduz. Born in Bakel, Coulibaly began his career in France with Gueugnon and Saint-Louis Neuweg. In 2011 Coulibaly joined Swiss side Dornach, moving on to Grasshoppers of the Swiss Super League that year, he made five appearances in the 2012–13 season as Grasshoppers finished second in the league. Coulibaly signed with for Championship club Bournemouth in July 2013; that month he spoke about his respect for manager Eddie Howe. Throughout the first half of the 2013–14 season Coulibaly suffered a number of injuries, though in January 2014 it was revealed he was close to returning after 14 weeks out. Coulibaly moved on loan to League One side Coventry City in July 2014, he played eight games for Steven Pressley's "Sky Blues" before his loan was terminated due to "personal reasons" in November 2014.
He moved on loan to Port Vale in March 2015. Following Bournemouth's promotion to the Premier League, Coulibaly was released at the end of the 2014–15 season. In July 2015, Coulibaly signed a two-year deal with Racing de Santander, newly relegated to Segunda División B, he scored eight goals in 41 appearances in the 2015–16 campaign to help Santander to win the division, however they failed to achieve promotion after losing to Reus in the play-offs. He left the club after his contract was cancelled on 31 January 2017. Coulibaly joined Segunda División B club UD Logroñés in April 2017 on a deal running until the end of the 2016–17 season. On 14 May, he scored a hat-trick in a 5–1 victory over Gernika at the Estadio Las Gaunas. On 5 July 2017, Coulibaly signed with Swiss Challenge League side Vaduz, his brothers Karim and Aly are professional footballers. As of 14 May 2019. GrasshoppersSwiss Super League runner-up: 2012–13 Mohamed Coulibaly at BDFutbol Mohamed Coulibaly at Soccerbase Mohamed Coulibaly at Soccerway
Moscow Сalling is the second album by Russian rock band Gorky Park. It was released between 1992 and 1993. Four music videos was made for the album: "Moscow Calling", "Stranger", "I’m Going Down" and "Tell Me Why"; the album went unnoticed in the U. S. where the band's MTV hit "Bang" was long forgotten by most rock enthusiasts and the taste of the audience had changed, but was well received in other countries. It sold 500,000 copies outside the United States. Band membersAlexandre "Big Sasha" Minkov — lead vocals, bass guitar Alexei Belov — guitar, backing vocals Alexandre "Jan" Janenkov — guitar Alexandre "Little Sasha" Lvov — drumsAdditional musiciansRichard Marx — backing vocals on "Two Candles" Steve Lukather — guitar solo on "Don't Pull the Trigger" Scott Page — saxophone on "Tomorrow" Steve Farris — guitar solo on "Strike" Fee Waybill — backing vocals on multiple songs Dweezil Zappa — additional guitar "Moscow Calling" is a song by the Russian rock band Gorky Park, released in 1992 as the lead single from the band's second album Moscow Calling