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Türkmenbaşy, Turkmenistan

Türkmenbaşy known as Krasnovodsk and Kyzyl-Su, is a city in Balkan Region in Turkmenistan, on the Krasnovodsk Gulf of the Caspian Sea. It sits at an elevation of 27 metres; the population was 86,800 ethnic Russians and Azeris. As the terminus of the Trans-Caspian Railway, it was an important transportation center. In 1717, Russian Prince Alexander Bekovich-Cherkassky landed and established a secret fortified settlement on this location, where the dry bed of a former mouth of the Amu-Darya River once emptied into the Caspian Sea, his intent was to conquer the Khanate of Khiva. The expedition failed, the Russians abandoned the settlement for over 150 years. In 1869, the Russians invaded a second time. Having captured it, they named their fort Krasnovodsk, the Russian version of the original name, Kyzyl-Su; the fort, served as Imperial Russia's base of operations against Khiva and Bukhara, the nomadic Turkmen tribes. The railway had begun from Uzun-Ada on the Caspian Sea, but the terminus was shifted north to the harbour at Krasnovodsk.

It fell to the Red Army in February, 1920. On November 21, 1939 was formed Krasnovodsk Oblast with the administrative center in Krasnovodsk; the oblast was liquidated and restored. January 10, 1991 in the former Krasnovodsk region formed Balkan Region with the center in Balkanabat. In 1993, Krasnovodsk was renamed by President for Life Saparmurat Niyazov, after his self-proclaimed title Türkmenbaşy. Second President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow pledged, in July 2007, to invest one billion dollars into a project slated to turn Türkmenbaşy into a major tourist resort – the center of the Awaza tourist zone with 60 modern hotels to be built along a 16 km stretch of the Caspian Sea shoreline; the Türkmenbaşy city has two modern hotels - Türkmenbashi Hotel and Charlak Hotel and old soviet Hazar Hotel. In recent years, the city made large-scale reconstruction historic district, entrance roads, vital infrastructure. A new Turkish Park and the cascade of fountains. By the end of 2012 Magtymguly Avenue had been renovated, the new route merged with the city's waterfront Bahry Hazar, providing the west motorway junction Balykçy double out of the city along the dike, paved across the Soymonov bay speed motorway Turkmenbashi Airport—Awaza.

In 2014, the Oilworkers Palace of Culture, built in 1951, was renovated. The city housed the State Service of Maritime and River Transport of Turkmenistan, part of the Government of Turkmenistan. In July 2013 as part of the city of Turkmenbashi was created two etraps - Avaza Etrap and Kenar Etrap. In Avaza Etrap, an area of 9660 hectares and includes the national tourist zone Awaza, Turkmenbashi International Airport and a few small towns. In Kenar Etrap, an area of 7262 hectares, entered the main part of the city of Turkmenbashi and the territory of the village of Kenar. Türkmenbaşy has a cold desert climate, with chilly winters; the average temperatures are 28 °C in July. The average annual precipitation is 125 mm. Western Turkmenistan has major petroleum and natural gas reserves, Turkmenistan's largest oil refinery is in Türkmenbaşy. Museum of Regional History Gate to former Krasnovodsk fort Beaches Khazar Nature Reserve Natural History Museum The Church of St. Michael the Archangel is a gift of the Astrakhan diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church.

In 1895 it was moved to Krasnovodsk from a flooded peninsula Uzun Ada by Russian soldiers. The church was built in 1903, it does not function and needs a major renovation. The city has a Şagadam Stadium, based on the professional football club Şagadam FK; the city has two mobile operators: Altyn Asyr, implemented in 2007, which has a 4G technology network with LTE since 2010. The 4G network covers all areas of the Turkmenbashi International Airport. There is cooperation with the Russian mobile operator MTS Turkmenistan; the city is important as transport junction, formed by sea port with ferry terminal and railway station. It runs through the city M37 highway linking Garabogaz and Bukhara. Türkmenbaşy is Turkmenistan's only sea link to the West. A ferry service connects Türkmenbaşy to Baku, about 260 kilometers across the Caspian Sea, it is the western terminus of the Trans-Caspian railway, which connects the city to Turkmenistan's capital Ashgabat and points further east, Turkmenbashi railway station was built in 1895.

The city is connected to Ashgabat by bus. Turkmenbashi Airport in 1940 was located at the bottom of the plateau, near Krasnovodsk hospital. During World War II he was transferred to the top plateaus and the airfield was co-location with the Soviet Air Force; as an independent unit exists since 1959, after the creation of the 225th separate united air-squadron. In 2010 Turkmenbashi airport was gained international status, it has two runways. Turkmenistan Airlines provides direct flights from Turkmenbashi Airport to Ashgabat, Daşoguz, Istanbul and Türkmenabat. To the airport from the city can be reached by bus. Time to town by car takes 10–15 minutes. Two consulates general are found in Türkmenbaşy. Consulate of Russia Consulate of Kazakhstan Jūrmala, Latvia Cave of Dzhebel


15min is one of the largest news websites in Lithuania, is owned by Estonian media company Postimees Grupp. The website is led by CEO Ramūnas Šaučikovas. 15min was founded in 2005 as a free daily newspaper published in Vilnius and Klaipėda and was distributed in public buses and some cafés. In December 2011, it became a weekly newspaper circulating in seven Lithuanian cities; the newspaper was closed in 2013 as the company decided to concentrate its operations on digital platforms only. In May 2016, 15min disabled anonymous comments, starting an "Internet Hygiene" movement. In 2016, 15min introduced a paywall to ad-blockers. 15min is known for its explanatory journalism and investigative journalism and was an official partner of the Panama Papers investigation team. In March 2019, in conjunction with the Sarajevo-based Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, 15min broke a story regarding a nearly $9 billion global money laundering scheme constructed by Sberbank CIB; the scheme is known as Troika Laundromat.

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Ross Nicholson

Ross Nicholson is an association football goalkeeper who represented New Zealand at international level. Nicholson made his full All Whites debut as a substitute in an 8-1 win over Vanuatu at the Oceania Nations Cup in Australia on 28 September 1998, he was included in the New Zealand squad for the 1999 Confederations Cup finals tournament in Mexico where he was an unused substitute, was first choice goalkeeper for Auckland City FC at the 2006 FIFA Club World Cup in Japan. Nicholson ended his international playing career with 14 A-international caps to his credit, his final cap being in a 0-0 draw with Estonia on 31 May 2006, he went on to play for Youngheart Manawatu after a successful run at Auckland City FC later on paying for Albany United and Glenfield Rovers in the lower divisions in Auckland. Rated as one of the best Goalkeepers in New Zealand, known for his all round game, but shot stopping and commanding of his area were stand outs. Coach Alan Jones saying that he's, "big, strong and un-conpermising", best keeper he's had play for him.

Walked away from football due t politics surrounding the Chairman and Coach of Auckland City - Paul Posa, the rumours surrounding the All White Coach Ricki Herbert wanted another goal keeper playing at City. Central United New Zealand National Soccer League: 1999, 2001 Chatham Cup: 1997, 1998, 2005Auckland City FC New Zealand Football Championship: 2005/06, 2006/07, 2008/09YoungHeart Manawatu NZ Football Profile Ross Nicholson – FIFA competition record

Dragon Collection

Dragon Collection is a Japanese social network game created by Konami, released on the GREE social networking platform in 2010. A manga adaptation titled Dragon Collection: Ryū o Suberu Mono was serialized from 2011 to 2012 in Kodansha's shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Magazine, it was collected in six tankōbon volumes. A trading card arcade game was released in 2013. An anime television series adaptation aired on April 7, 2014 alongside Monster Retsuden Oreca Battle, another Konami video game adaptation; the series ended on March 23, 2015, but a bonus episode showing events after Hiro leaves Dragon Earth aired March 30, 2015. This show, along with Oreca Battle, lacks an ending theme, a hallmark of anime that premiered on TV Asahi. A young boy named. Arriving early to the arcade, he begins a game, finds himself whisked away to the Dragon Collection universe. Trapped within the game's plot, Hiro must become a Dragon Master to escape the return home. Hiro embarks on a quest to gather allies, conquer monsters, prevent a terrible evil from being freed on Dragon Earth.

Opening theme "Dragon Collection ~Yūki no Tsubasa~" by Nagareda Project Official website Official anime website

1941 Philippine Senate election

Election to the Senate were held on November 11, 1941 in the Philippines. The Senate was re-instituted after amendments to the constitution restored the bicameral legislature last used in 1935; the elected senators would start to serve only in 1946 as they were not able to take office on December 30, 1941 as Imperial Japan invaded the country on December 8, 1941 at the onset of World War II. The electorate voted with plurality-at-large voting with closed lists for the first time for the Senate; the former senatorial districts were not used. ^a The following were detained because of collaboration charges with the Japanese: Antonio de las Alas, Vicente Madrigal, Quintin Paredes, Claro M. Recto, Eulogio Rodriguez, Proceso E. Sebastian, Emiliano Tria Tirona and José Yulo. ^b Daniel Maramba died and Jose Ozamis was executed during the war. ^c The senators elected in 1941 served only from July 5, 1945 to April 23, 1946 except for Alauya Alonto, Esteban de la Rama, Pedro C. Hernaez, Vicente Madrigal, Vicente Rama, Eulogio A. Rodriguez, Sr. Proceso E. Sebastian and Emiliano Tria Tirona who served until May 22, 1947.

^ 1 Replaced Norberto Romuáldez. ^2 Alauya Alonto used his Muslim Name "Sa Ramain" during the elections. Commission on Elections Politics of the Philippines Philippine elections The Philippine Presidency Project Official website of the Commission on Elections

Charles Harrison Stedman

Charles Harrison Stedman, M. D. was one of the original founders of the first national medical society in the United States, the Association of Medical Superintendents of American Institutions for the Insane, now the American Psychiatric Association. At the time, he was superintendent of the Boston Lunatic Asylum, now the Boston State Hospital. Stedman was born in Massachusetts, he did not graduate. Yale awarded him an honorary master's degree, he attended the Harvard Medical School earning his medical degree in 1828. For the following ten years, he was a resident surgeon at the Chelsea Naval Hospital. In 1840, he began his surgical practice in Boston, his surgical experience may have led to his interest in neuroanatomy. In 1834, he revised Anatomy of the Brain. Stedman noted in the book’s Preface that he revised the American edition since he believed the London translation from the original French was hurried, contained some ambiguity, had typographical errors. In 1839, the Boston Lunatic Asylum was opened, the first municipal asylum in the country.

Dr. John Butler was its first superintendent. Butler left in 1842 to go to the Hartford Retreat; the superintendent position at Boston was accepted by Stedman. Stedman left the Boston Lunatic Asylum in 1851 to return to his surgical practice, he served as a visiting senior surgeon at the Boston City Hospital when it opened in 1864. He served as the first medical coroner in Massachusetts, he died in 1866. Spurzheim, J. G. and Charles H. Stedman; the Anatomy of the Brain: with a General View of the Nervous System. Boston: Marsh, Capen & Lyon, 1834. Http:// Spurzheim, J. G. and Charles H. Stedman; the Anatomy of the Brain: with a General View of the Nervous System. Boston: Marsh, Capen & Lyon, 1836. Http:// American Neurological Association, Frederick Tilney, ed. Semi-centennial Anniversary volume … 1875-1924. 1924. American Psychiatric Association. One Hundred Years of American Psychiatry. New York: Columbia Univ. Press, 1944. Deutsch, Albert; the Mentally Ill in America: A History of their Care and Treatment from Colonial Times.

Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran, 1937