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Tobolsk



Introduction of Tobolsk
City and port at the confluence of the Irtysh and Tobol rivers, 300 mi NW of Omsk, in NW Russia, WSiberia. Founded by Cossacks in 1587, it was one ofthe first towns in Russian Siberia. Under the czarspolitical prisoners were often sent here, and thedeposed czar Nicholas II and his family were broughthere in 1917 before their execution at Ekaterinburg,now Sverdlovsk.City and port at the confluence of the Irtysh and Tobol rivers, 300 mi NW of Omsk, in NW Russia, WSiberia. Founded by Cossacks in 1587, it was one ofthe first towns in Russian Siberia. Under the czarspolitical prisoners were often sent here, and thedeposed czar Nicholas II and his family were broughthere in 1917 before their execution at Ekaterinburg,now Sverdlovsk.

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