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(Placename) the Latvian name for the Western Dvina
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(ˈdvi nə)

1. Also called Western Dvina. Latvian, Daugava. a river rising in the Valdai Hills in the W Russian Federation, flowing W through Belorussia and Latvia to the Baltic Sea at Riga. ab. 640 mi. (1030 km) long.
2. Also called Northern Dvina. a river in the N Russian Federation in Europe, flowing NW into the White Sea. ab. 470 mi. (750 km) long.
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McDonald, who experienced European football as a player with QPR, knows the Glens must perform a high wire act of playing attacking football in search of away goals at the Daugava Stadium.
The collection of fourteen short stories Stastitaja svetdiena (A Taleteller's Sunday) by Zigmunds Skujins is the first book issued by the publishing house Daugava since its return to Riga after half a century of exile in Stockholm, Sweden, where it held a prominent position among other Latvian diaspora publishers, earning high praises for its choice of authors, superior editing, quality printing, and tasteful bookbinding.
Both sides also spoke on possibilities of cooperation in international organisations, on the issues of cross-border cooperation including on questions related to environmental protection and management of the Daugava River basin.
"Aberdeen managed to see ooff Daugava Riga easily and they have been doing well recently.
DAUGAVA RIGA................0 ABERDEEN........................3 GORDON PARKS AT DAUGAVA STADIUM AGG 0-8 IT was always going to be routine for Aberdeen in Riga and a case of how many.
daugavavs uduva2 Latvian highfliers Daugava hold a 1-0 goal advantage over Lithuanians Suduva afterwinningtheawaylegof theirEuropaLeaguequalifier buteverythingcouldchange when the Baltic duo renew hostilities.
RIGA - If the Freeport of Riga does not implement its infrastructure development project on Krievu Island in the Daugava River in the nearest future, the state-owned railroad company Latvijas dzelzcels (LDz) and the port could lose 11 million tons, or one-fifth of LDz's annual cargo.
And the small travelling contingent at the Daugava Stadium in Liepaja were kept on their toes throughout the first half as striker Glen Crowe twice went close before the break.
As McInnes, left, aims to deliver a similar destruction of Daugava tonight in their Europa League return he was impressed by the Germans refusal to ease up.
For example, the Vasa Museum and the Museum of Astrid Lindgren in Stockholm; the Motor Museum, the Daugava River Museum, Latvia's Ethnographic Museum, Maritime Museum in Klaipeda; Museum Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg, and many others.