Dnieper River

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Noun1.Dnieper River - a river that rises in Russia near Smolensk and flowing south through Belarus and Ukraine to empty into the Black SeaDnieper River - a river that rises in Russia near Smolensk and flowing south through Belarus and Ukraine to empty into the Black Sea
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
Belarus, Belorussia, Byelarus, Byelorussia, Republic of Belarus, White Russia - a landlocked republic in eastern Europe; formerly a European soviet
Ukraine, Ukrayina - a republic in southeastern Europe; formerly a European soviet; the center of the original Russian state which came into existence in the ninth century
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IAAEve watched white-tailed eagles on a vast swampy island in the middle of the Dnieper River, listened as unseen nuns filled a vaulted church with their harmonies, marveled at the parade of tall women in stilettos clicking confidently down icy sidewalks and suffered a mild concussion myself when my feet shot out from under me in a frozen alley.
The show also included paintings of birch groves and reeds, variously reflected and backdropped by the Dnieper River, where Tarkovsky filmed much of his tale about a World War II orphan boy adopted by a Soviet army unit in the Eastern Front.
the Dnieper River emerged as the geographical divide between the Atlantic and Russo-Siberian migration systems .
Bayesian assignment tests, three-dimensional factorial component analysis, analysis of molecular variance, and contingency tests of genetic differentiation significantly link the central Great Lakes region with genotypes from the port of Kherson, Ukraine near the mouth of the Dnieper River in the north central Black Sea (p> 0.
What is surprising is that when sailing up the Dnieper River the Salient's captain would go ashore and come back with the Daily Mail or the Echo.
While a young man there in the 1950s, his experiences ranged from teaching a young woman to swim the Dnieper River, to being caught up in the Cold War and coming under suspicion as a spy.
Today we can enjoy cruises on all of Europe's major river systems, from the tiny Douro River in northern Portugal to the mighty Volga of Russia and the Dnieper River in the Ukraine.
These areas, like Volyn', the Pripiat and Dnieper River basins in the earlier Neolithic, were inhabited by Dnieper Donets Culture tribes, while the northeast of Ukraine was occupied by Pit and Comb Culture groups.
As Catherine and her royal entourage sailed down the Dnieper River, they beheld impressive villages along the banks -- testimony to Russia's booming development and productivity.
The novel's central character, General Kobrisov, is shown fighting a war on two fronts: fighting not just against the Germans, but also against the Soviet military hierarchy in whose power intrigues he finds himself embroiled in 1943 prior to the recapture of the Ukrainian city of Predslavl after his successful establishment of a bridgehead at Myriatin on the western side of the Dnieper River.
Last year, we had a preview of the Ukrainian segment of the cruise a comfortable way to sample the Dnieper River and the Black Sea.
Highlights of the tour will be the irrigation canals, the Dnieper River, several local grain elevator terminals and ports, Freedom Farm's operation and several area former Soviet style farms.