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 (chər-nēv′tsē, -nyēw′-) or Cher·nov·tsy (-nôf′-)
A city of southwest Ukraine in the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains near the Romanian border. It was a center of the Ukrainian nationalist movement in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
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In Chernivtsy oblast, the medical equipment has been donated to the Military Hospital under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine;
This article also employs a large collection of testimonies of Jewish survivors (900 items) which were gathered by the Jewish community in the city of Chernivtsy (Cerninauti in Romanian) in the eponymous region of Ukraine from the residents of that city in the early 1990s.
Dumenko, Chernivtsy Institute of Agroecology and Biotechnology