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 (kär′kĭv′, KHär′kēo͝o′) or Khar·kov (kär′kôf′, KHär′kəf)
A city of northeast Ukraine east of Kiev. Founded in the 1600s, it was an important frontier headquarters of Ukrainian Cossacks who were loyal to the Russian czars. Today it is a major industrial center and transportation hub.
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Noun1.Kharkiv - a city in northeastern UkraineKharkiv - a city in northeastern Ukraine; former capital of the Ukraine
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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Contract awarded for Services for the transportation of listeners and workers of the kharkiv center for vocational education of the state employment service
London: The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a EU160 million sovereign loan to Kharkiv, Ukraine's second largest city, for the extension of its metro network.
TAP) - Ukrainian police on Saturday freed the remaining hostages being held in a post office by an man believed to be strapped with explosives, and arrested the hostage taker after an hours-long standoff in the city of Kharkiv.
Summary: Kharkiv [Ukraine], December 31 (ANI): The Ukranian police has freed all the eleven hostages, including children, who were being held at a post office in Ukraine's city of Kharkiv.
Kiev said it arrested four people who had been armed and trained in Russia after the deadly bomb blast in Kharkiv, 125 miles from the war zone.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Three major airports - Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk and Zaporizhia - have been closed indefinitely, Ukraine's State Air Traffic Service said on its website on Monday.
TRABZON (CyHAN)- Ukrainian football team Metalist Kharkiv has arrived to Turkish northeastern province of Trabzon, where will have UEFA European League group L match, which will be played on Thursday with Trabzonspor at Avni Aker Stadium.
The planes took off from Kharkiv, a government-controlled city where the bodies have been brought from the crash site in territory held by pro-Russian separatists fighting the Ukrainian government.
One presidential candidate said the mayor was deliberately targeted in an effort to destabilize the entire city of Kharkiv, a hub of 1.
For the past two days, pro-federalization rallies have taken place in three major cities of eastern Ukraine: Donetsk, Kharkiv and Lugansk.
Ukraine's soccer friendly against the United States next month, scheduled to take place in Kharkiv, has been moved to Cyprus due to the unstable political situation, Ukraine's football federation said on Tuesday.
NEWCASTLE fans were besieged by Metalist Kharkiv fans ahead of the team's Europa League game in the Ukraine.