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L'viv

or Lviv  (lə-vĭv′, lə-vēo͝o′) or L'vov or Lvov (lə-vôv′, -vôf′)
A city of west-central Ukraine near the Polish border. Founded in 1256, it was captured by Poland in 1349, ceded to Austria in 1772, retaken by Poland in 1918, and assigned to the USSR in 1945.

Lviv

(Ukrainian lvif)
n
(Placename) the Ukrainian name for Lvov
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Kiev [Ukraine], Jan 9 ( ANI ): Seven people, including three children, were injured in a road accident, in western Ukraine's Lviv Oblast on Tuesday.
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These positives are counterbalanced by the city's failure to comply with its budget revenue targets in the first half of 2011 and by the lower-than-average salary in Lviv, which hampers budget revenue given its reliance on receipts from individual taxes.
In what was to become a harbinger of the fate of the Soviet Union, residents of the city of Lviv in Ukraine toppled their monument to Lenin in 1990, the same year they elected an entirely non-Communist slate to the city and regional councils, leading the head of the Lviv regional council, a former political prisoner, to declare Lviv an "island of freedom.
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