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Children of Catherine the great: The Germans from Russia

...princess was determined to civilize the lower Volga region, which was overrun with robbers...other incentives for them to settle in the Volga's villages. Thousands responded, and...a carpet weaver, had settled in the Volga colony of Kukkus in 1767. Jacob was born...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/06/ent_212476.shtml
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How much forgiveness are we bound to give?

SHE STANDS ON the top of a hill overlooking the Volga River. Towering over the Volgograd landscape, a statue of...memorial to the honored dead. At one small park, overlooking the Volga, local residents told me that all of the ground where we were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/15/op_236109.shtml
Opinion columns
Russian felt boot plant continues the labor and traditions

KALYAZIN, Russia - For generations, this Volga River town has been known for its valenki - the felt boots that protect the feet of Russian children and adults from the harsh...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/18/liv_70783.shtml
Life & style
Russia's Tatar republic lurches from boom to bust

KAZAN, Russia -- The most fashionable street in this centuries-old town on the Volga River ends in an abandoned construction site -- all that's left of ambitious plans to build a sleek subway. It's a monument...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/10/bus_249738.shtml
Business
Georgian works to take the Word of God to the Russian people

...000 to continue a campaign he began in 1999, when he distributed 1 million Bibles down a 2,000-mile stretch along the Volga River from Moscow to Astrakhan on the Caspian Sea - the heart of Russia. The Baptist missionary will speak at 10:45 a.m...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/25/ent_302856.shtml
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Cubans claim arms hidden on North Korean freighter

...all of it manufactured in the mid-twentieth century - to be repaired and returned to Cuba."The two missile systems - Volga and Pechora - are 1960s- and '70s-era hardware. One such system shot down the American U-2 spy plane piloted by Francis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/twt/news/2013-07-18/cubans-claim-arms-hidden-north-
Russia plane crash kills 43, including many hockey stars

...Ministry said the Yak-42 plane crashed into a riverbank on the Volga River immediately after leaving an airport near the western...picturesque village with a blue-domed church on the banks of the Volga River. One of the plane's engines could be seen poking out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-09-07/russia-plane-crash-kills-43-
Overtime

...last season. Horse racing Balto Star, Volga run to victories In Miami, Balto Star...200,000 W.L. McKnight Handicap, and Volga took the $200,000 La Prevoyante Handicap...In the La Prevoyante, the Irish-bred Volga beat Lady Annaliese by 2 3/4 lengths...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/28/oth_396186.shtml
Other sports
Report: It's everyone for himself on sinking ships

...ranging from the HMS Birkenhead that grounded in the Indian Ocean in 1852 to the MV Bulgaria tourist ship that sank on Russia's Volga River last year.Analyzing passenger lists, logs and registers, Elinder and Erixon found that men actually have a distinct...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-04-13/report-its-everyone-himself-sinking
Kidnapping appalls officials

...Russia Samara Mission," Mr. LeFevre said. The mission's headquarters are in Samara, a city southeast of Moscow on the Volga River. "For reasons of the safety of all missionaries, no other information about the abduction can be made available at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/21/ent_224541.shtml
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