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Tolkunov (Russian : Толкунов) is a Russian masculine surname, its feminine counterpart is Tolkunova. It may refer to

Russian language East Slavic language

Russian is an East Slavic language, which is official in the Russian Federation, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, as well as being widely used throughout Eastern Europe, the Baltic states, the Caucasus and Central Asia. It was the de facto language of the Soviet Union until its dissolution on 25 December 1991. Although, nowadays, nearly three decades after the breakup of the Soviet Union, Russian is used in official capacity or in public life in all the post-Soviet nation-states, as well as in Israel and Mongolia, the rise of state-specific varieties of this language tends to be strongly denied in Russia, in line with the Russian World ideology.

Dmytro Tolkunov Ukrainian ice hockey player

Dmytro Mykolaiovych Tolkunov is a Ukrainian ice hockey defender who competed at the 2002 Winter Olympics and at the 2002, 2004, 2005, 2009 and 2010 world championships. He played for Ukrainian, Russian, Belarusian, Hungarian, Canadian and American clubs, and won the Ukrainian national title in 2011, 2012 and 2015.

Irina Ivanovna Tolkunova is a Russian/Kazakhstani water polo player who competed in the 2000 Summer Olympics for Russia and in the 2004 Summer Olympics for Kazakhstan.

Valentina Tolkunova Russian singer

Valentina Vasilevna Tolkunova was a Soviet and Russian singer and was bestowed the title of Honored Artist of RSFSR (1979) and People’s Artist of the RSFSR (1987). Her performances exhibited a kindhearted mood and sincerity, and her voice was noted for its clarity.

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Alexandra is the feminine form of the given name Alexander. Etymologically, the name is a compound of the Greek verb ἀλέξειν (alexein) "to defend" and ἀνήρ (anēr) "man". Thus it may be roughly translated as "defender of man" or "protector of man". The name was one of the titles or epithets given to the Greek goddess Hera and as such is usually taken to mean "one who comes to save warriors". The earliest attested form of the name is the Mycenaean Greek 𐀀𐀩𐀏𐀭𐀅𐀨, a-re-ka-sa-da-ra, written in the Linear B syllabic script.

Chelyabinsk City in Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia

Chelyabinsk is a city and the administrative center of Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia, located in the northeast of the oblast, 210 kilometers (130 mi) south of Yekaterinburg, just to the east of the Ural Mountains, on the Miass River, on the border of Europe and Asia. Population: 1,130,132 (2010 Census); 1,077,174 (2002 Census); 1,141,777 (1989 Census).

Russia at the 2000 Summer Olympics

Russia competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. 435 competitors, 241 men and 194 women, took part in 238 events in 30 sports.

Gnessin State Musical College music school

The Gnessin State Musical College and Gnessin Russian Academy of Music is a prominent music school in Moscow, Russia.

The 1998–99 QMJHL season was the 30th season in the history of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). The league continued its trend of teams relocating into the Atlantic Canada market, when Laval moved to Bathurst, New Brunswick. Fifteen teams played seventy games each in the schedule. The Quebec Remparts repeated as first overall in the regular season winning their second consecutive Jean Rougeau Trophy. The Acadie-Bathurst Titan won the President's Cup, defeating the Hull Olympiques in the finals.

The Russia women's national water polo team represents Russia in international women's water polo competitions and friendly matches. The team is one of the leading teams in Europe since the mid-1990s.

Kontinental Hockey League Russia-based ice hockey league

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Igor Luchenok Belarusian composer

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Oscar Feltsman Russian composer

Oscar Borisovich Feltsman was a Ukrainian-born Soviet/Russian composer, father of Vladimir Feltsman.

Troyekurovskoye Cemetery cemetery

The Troyekurovskoye Cemetery, alternatively known as Novo-Kuntsevskoye Cemetery, is a cemetery in Moscow, Russia.

Pesnya goda, meaning "Song of the Year" was a Soviet televised music festival that subsequently became a Russian festival. First held in 1971, it became the main event of the year for Soviet singers and musical groups, akin to the American Grammy. During the year, popular songs were selected each month for inclusion in the festival. Each December, a concert was filmed featuring live performances of the finalists chosen from the selected songs, although many performers lip synched their songs to ensure a perfect recording. The concert was aired on television in early January, as part of the New Year's festivities. Up to 2004 Channel One Russia was the official TV broadcaster of the national finals, today Russia 1 serves as the official TV partner since 2006.

Larisa Rubalskaya Russian writer

Larisa Alexeyevna Rubalskaya is a Russian writer, poet and translator, and a member of the Moscow Writers' Union.

These are the rosters of all participating teams at the women's water polo tournament at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.

<i>A Lovers Romance</i> 1974 film by Andrei Konchalovsky

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Russia at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships

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Vladimir Migulya Soviet composer (1945-1996)

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