- a city in the S Russian Federation in Asia, W of Lake Baikal.
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In the past two decades, the activists organized eco-education for thousands of students in Irkutsk.
On a recent night, Rikhvanova was making tea at her cozy office in the outskirts of Irkutsk.
But then we got very lucky: We found the city directory of Irkutsk, one of the largest cities in Siberia.An Oscar Winner’s Secret History
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
October 14, 2010
The Angara between the lake and Irkutsk runs fifteen versts.
Well, we have had our outing; I only hope they won't give us up at Irkutsk.
I lay three years in the prison at Irkutsk and five at Saghalin.Aladdin of London
Sir Max Pemberton
To be bound not only to Irkutsk, but to a prison in Irkutsk, is something terrible.
At the time of my sojourn at Irkutsk the governor-general was M. Silegnikof.
- a city in S Russia; situated on the Trans-Siberian railway; university (1918); one of the largest industrial centres in Siberia, esp for heavy engineering. Pop: 587 000 (2005 est)
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