Dnieper River

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Noun1.Dnieper River - a river that rises in Russia near Smolensk and flowing south through Belarus and Ukraine to empty into the Black SeaDnieper River - a river that rises in Russia near Smolensk and flowing south through Belarus and Ukraine to empty into the Black Sea
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
Belarus, Belorussia, Byelarus, Byelorussia, Republic of Belarus, White Russia - a landlocked republic in eastern Europe; formerly a European soviet
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 artist visited Greece in the framework of the activities of cultural diplomacy on the invitation of the Ukrainian community, NGO Borysthenes, Greece-Ukraine Business Hub, with the assistance of the Embassy of Ukraine.
For example, many referred to the Dnieper River as the Borysthenes, placing all that happened along its banks into a classical context.
Voltaire began his description of Ukraine with the remark that it consisted of the Province of Kyiv, also called "Little Russia" ("la petite Russie") or "Red Russia," ("la Russie rouge"), which is cut in half by the Dnipro River, called the Borysthenes by the ancient Greeks.