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 (nē′stər, dnyĕ′-) or Dni·stro (nē′strō, dnyē′-)
A river rising in western Ukraine and flowing about 1,365 km (850 mi) generally southeast through eastern Moldova then back into Ukraine where it empties into the Black Sea near Odessa. It formed the Soviet-Romanian border from 1918 to 1940.


(Placename) a river in E Europe, rising in Ukraine, in the Carpathian Mountains and flowing generally southeast to the Black Sea. Length: 1411 km (877 miles). Russian name: Dnestr Romanian name: Nistru


or Dnes•tr

(ˈni stər; Russ. dnyɛstr)

a river rising in SW Ukraine, flowing SE from the Carpathian Mountains through Ukraine and Moldavia to the Black Sea. ab. 875 mi. (1410 km) long.
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50"E), a Homerian (Wenlock, Silurian) succession exposed in a tributary in the valley of the Dniester River in Podolia, Ukraine (Fig.
In the summer of 1600, he managed to be the single political authority in the medieval history of Romania that ruled "all three Romanian countries", "from the Dniester to Banat, from Maramures to the Danube".
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Transnistria is a breakaway state located on a strip of land between the river Dniester and the eastern Moldovan border with Ukraine.
In the Black Sea, which became saline some millennia ago after connection with the Mediterranean Sea, this specific brackish water fauna has partially survived in the estuaries ('limans') and lower reaches of large rivers such as the Danube, Dniester, Dnieper, and Don.
Leaving aside the uncertainty surrounding the exact finding spot (Lypovets and Yampil' are at a distance of almost 120 km from each other, one on the Southern Bug, the other on the Dniester River), the Ivan'ki fibula does not change in any way the conclusions of this paper.
Moldova's proximity to the European Union, limited law enforcement capacity, and its lack of control of the Transnistria territory (on the east bank of the Dniester River adjoining the Ukrainian border) where Moldovan law and by extension, national drug policy, are not applicable, have complicated drug control efforts.
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After the Russo-Turkish War of 1806-12, the eastern half of Moldova (Bessarabia) between the Prut and the Dniester Rivers was ceded to Russia, while Romanian Moldavia (west of the Prut) remained with the Turks.
The Russo-Turkish border was established on the Dniester River.