Gubkin University

public university in Moscow, Russia

The Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas (Russian: Российский государственный университет нефти и газа имени И. М. Губкина) is a university in Moscow. The university was founded on 17 April 1930 and is named after the geologist Ivan Gubkin. The university is affectionally known as Kerosinka (Russian: Керосинка), meaning "kerosene stove". During the Soviet period, the university, along with the Moscow State University of Railway Engineering, was known for admitting students of Jewish origin while other universities unofficially barred Jewish students. Affiliates of the Gubkin institute exist in Orenburg, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan and Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
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Vladimir Sorokin cover

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Vladimir Sorokin

Russian writer

works

14

Goluboe salo

'Blue lard'. novell by Vladimir Sorokin

author: Vladimir Sorokin

1999

Day of the Oprichnik

book by Vladimir Sorokin

author: Vladimir Sorokin

2006

The Blizzard

novel by Vladimir Sorokin

author: Vladimir Sorokin

2010

Сахарный Кремль

book by Vladimir Sorokin

author: Vladimir Sorokin

2008

Ice Trilogy

трилогия Владимира Сорокина

author: Vladimir Sorokin

Author

Andreï Volos

Russian writer

works

2

Хуррамабад

2000 novel written by Andreï Volos

author: Andreï Volos

2000

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