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A city of central Ukraine west-southwest of Kharkiv. Probably settled by Slavic peoples in the 8th or 9th century, it was a Cossack stronghold in the 17th century.


(Russian palˈtavə)
(Placename) a city in E Ukraine: scene of the victory (1709) of the Russians under Peter the Great over the Swedes under Charles XII; centre of an agricultural region. Pop: 319 000 (2005 est)


(pəlˈtɑ və)

a city in E Ukraine, SW of Kharkov: Russian defeat of Swedes 1709. 317,000.
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Balashev involuntarily flushed with pleasure at the aptitude of this reply, but hardly had he uttered the word Poltava before Caulaincourt began speaking of the badness of the road from Petersburg to Moscow and of his Petersburg reminiscences.
7 Named After Hero Of Ukraine Vira Royik Lubenska City Council Of Poltava Region
Additionally, recently Poltava airport was granted the status of an international airport, due to which direct flights from Poltava to Azerbaijan is planned to be opened.
The country has 80 iron ore deposits, largely in the form of magnetite ores which are found mainly in Poltava oblast.
The company said it would continue drilling for gas at its third well at the Elizavetovskoye field near Poltava in central Ukraine, but would simultaneously reduce its capital spending in the country.
Ukraine's state-run pipeline operator, Ukrtransgaz, said the fire from the blast on the Urengoy-Pomary-Uzhgorod in a remote area of the Poltava region, was extinguished in less than two hours and that supplies to Europe wouldn't be affected as the gas flow had been temporarily shifted to a parallel pipeline.
He was previously appointed to the match between Standard Liege and Vorskla Poltava on October 20.
The teams drew 0-0 at the AWD Arena on matchday one and a similar result would suit Hannover, who would expect to win their final fixture at home to winless Ukrainians Vorskla Poltava.
The Bit o'Red can turn their attention to winning a first Premier Division crown since 1977 after crashing out to Ukranian hot-shots Vorskla Poltava on Thursday.
The Cameroon international is an internet star, thanks to his silky skills - and Ryan joked that if Europa League third-round opponents Vorskla Poltava googled the team that the midfielder's tricks would spook them.
The notes will be issued by the company's special purpose vehicle Ferrexpo Finance plc, guaranteed by Ferrexpo Plc and Ferrexpo AG and placed with the benefit of a surety agreement from Ferrexpo Poltava GOK Corp, Fitch said.
Summary: Ferrexpo (FXPO LN) has announced that its subsidiary Poltava Iron Ore (PGOK) will buy 400 new railcars from Stakhaniv Wagon.