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Novosibirsk \Novosibirsk\ prop. n. A city in the Asian part of Russia. Much Soviet military research was performed there, and until the 1990's it was restricted from entry by foreigners.


Novosibirsk is the third most populous city in Russia after Moscow and St. Petersburg. It is the most populous city in Asian Russia, with a population of 1,473,754 as of the 2010 Census. It is the administrative center of Novosibirsk Oblast as well as of the Siberian Federal District. The city is located in the southwestern part of Siberia on the banks of the Ob River adjacent to the Ob River Valley, near the large water reservoir formed by the dam of the Novosibirsk Hydro Power Plant, and occupies an area of .

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He had slept deeply on the five-hour shuttle Aeroflot Tupolev from Novosibirsk, via Sverdlovsk, Perm, Kirov and Vologda - but a sleep interrupted when he was jerked out of unconsciousness each time the plane landed.

The Novosibirsk Extrasensory Research Institute was set up to work with the bulmunk, which are the only known true telepathic intelligent lifeform in the galaxy.

After leaving Novosibirsk, his tank column had blown through the Altai Region like a top-fueler down a drag strip.

Someday, after the war, it'll make a book: one of a million war memoirs that will clog libraries from Novosibirsk to Gander to Sequim to Batavia.

One by-product of the big particle accelerators at Fermilab in Illinois, at IHEP in Novosibirsk in the Soviet Union, and at CERN in Switzerland, is a supply of antiprotons and positrons.