Odesa


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O·des·sa

 (ō-dĕs′ə)
1. or O·de·sa (ō-dĕs′ə) A city of southern Ukraine on Odessa Bay, an arm of the Black Sea. Said to occupy the site of an ancient Greek colony that disappeared between the 3rd and 4th centuries ad, Odessa was established as a Tatar fortress in the 14th century, passed to Turkey in 1764, and was captured by Russia in the 1790s. It is a major port, naval base, and resort.
2. A city of western Texas south-southwest of Lubbock. It grew after the discovery of oil in the 1920s.
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Noun1.Odesa - a port city of south central Ukraine on an arm of the Black SeaOdesa - a port city of south central Ukraine on an arm of the Black Sea
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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The project of the Autonomous Tourist Inhabited Mobile Module was presented today in the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation during the meeting of the First Deputy Minister of the Russian Federation for the North Caucasus affairs, Odesa Baisultanova, and the Advisor to the Director General of ANO Agency for Strategic Initiatives, Chairman of the Public Council under the Ministry of Transport of Russia Anvar Hajiyev and chief engineer of the ATOMM project Andrei Gavrilov.
After Ukrainian authorities blocked access to Yandex, a Russia-based Internet company best known for its search engine, and other major Russian social media websites earlier this month, the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) conducted searches Monday at Kiev and Odesa offices of Yandex which was suspected of treason, reports said.
16 December 2016 - Ukrainian businessman Oleksandr Yaroslavsky has started forming an international consortium in order to acquire Odesa Port Plant PSC, Yaroslavsky said.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 16, 2016-Oleksandr Yaroslavsky Forms Consortium to Acquire Odesa Port Plant
For example, Inkermansky and Olimp began to produce their wine in the Odesa region.
In June 2015, a record 500 kilogram shipment of heroin was seized in transit arriving from Turkey though Illichivsk near Odesa, en route to Western Europe.
Brownfield while in Odesa, Ukraine, during an open training day for the new police force.
KyEV (CyHAN)- Ukrainian sculpture artist Alexander Milov turned Lenin monument, located in Odesa city of Ukraine, into Darth Vader, which is commonly known as Dark Lord in Star Wars movies on Saturday.
Bulski immediately sought the help of the mall's security officer who, in turn, apprehended two of the suspects--identified as Odesa Samson Rabe, 41 and Mary Joy Suarez Falcon, 32, who are both Tondo residents.
They are saying his name out there,'' his mother, Odesa Trujillo, told The Associated Press on Thursday at her home in Havana.
Alrededor de 90% de los pobladores tienen familiares que trabajan en zonas petroleras de Odesa, Precos o Midland, en Texas, comenta a Proceso el alcalde de Ojinaga, Miguel Antonio Carreon Rohana.
The events in Odesa that led to the deadly fire in the Trade Union Building dramatically underscore the need for an immediate de-escalation of tensions in Ukraine," she remarked.