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 (ăz′ôf, ā′zôf, ə-zôf′), Sea of
The northern arm of the Black Sea between southwest Russia and southeast Ukraine. The shallow sea has important fisheries.


(Placename) Sea of Azov a shallow arm of the Black Sea, to which it is connected by the Kerch Strait: almost entirely landlocked; fed chiefly by the River Don. Area: about 37 500 sq km (14 500 sq miles)


(ˈæz ɔf, -ɒf, ˈeɪ zɔf, ˈeɪ zɒf)

Sea of, a northern arm of the Black Sea, connected with the Black Sea by Kerch Strait. ab. 14,500 sq. mi. (37,555 sq. km).
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But our left- which consisted of the Azov and Podolsk infantry and the Pavlograd hussars- was simultaneously attacked and outflanked by superior French forces under Lannes and was thrown into confusion.
Security controls on Turkish ships within Russianwatersin the Sea of Azov and in the Black Sea would be enhanced.
The government has also been tasked with enhancing security control at Russian ports in the Sea of Azov and Black Sea.
Open Competition: Provision Of Services For The Provision Of Visual Information (Streams), Its Storage And Export Video Within The Municipal Program Of The City Of Azov, Protecting The Population And Territory Of The City Of Azov Against Emergencies, Fire Safety And Safety On Water Bodies
I share the concern of Fernandez about the Azov Battalion and other misguided, redneck nationalists who have been labelled as fascists or right-wing extremists.
The festival gives a taste of Russian notes as this year's Aglanzia municipality is celebrating 25-years of collaboration between Aglantzia and Azov in Russia.
The area of our positions being shelled has increased," Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said in a televised briefing, referring to the government-held industrial hub on the Azov Sea.
One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and two were wounded when separatists shelled Ukraine's National Guard on Saturday at Shyrokyne, a village east of the port of Mariupol on the Sea of Azov in Ukraine's southeast, Kiev's military said.
The Kiev military accused Russia on Friday of sending more tanks and troops towards the rebel-held town of Novoazovsk, further east along the Sea of Azov coast from Mariupol, expanding their presence on what it fears could be the next battlefront.
The port city of Mariupol - which lies on the Azov Sea and is between mainland Russia and the Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula - was targeted.
Ukrainian officials rushed to defend the strategically important port on the Sea of Azov, beefing up military positions with more equipment and sending in more forces.
The southeastern Sea of Azov city of nearly 500,000 sits on a highway connecting guerrilla-held regions to the east and the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea that Russia annexed from Ukraine in March.