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Pskov

 (pə-skôf′, pskôf)
A city of western Russia south-southwest of St. Petersburg. Founded sometime before 903, it became an important trade center and was annexed by Moscow in 1510.

Pskov

(Russian pskɔf)
n
1. (Placename) a city in NW Russia, on the Velikaya River: one of the oldest Russian cities, at its height in the 13th and 14th centuries. Pop: 203 000 (2005 est)
2. (Placename) Lake Pskov the S part of Lake Peipus in NW Russia, linked to the main part by a channel 24 km (15 miles) long. Area: about 1000 sq km (400 sq miles)

Pskov

(pskɔf)

n.
1. a lake in N Europe, between Estonia and the W Russian Federation, forming the S part of Lake Peipus.
2. a city near this lake, in the NW Russian Federation. 202,000.
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She said that more than 5,500 schoolchildren from the city of Pskov, the Pskov region, regions of the Russian Federation and neighboring countries (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania) took part in the excursion programs as part of the "Live Lessons" project.
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The Bustrov family moved last year to the western Russian city of Pskov, 35 miles from the European Union border.
The city of Pskov (202 000 inhabitants) is situated in the immediate vicinity of the lake and is the largest point source of nutrients in the lake drainage area [23].