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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Some of the listed variety names such as Cambridge Blue or Oxford Blue give a clue to their colouring and others are named after famous rivers like the Dneiper and the Danube, although these rivers are seldom coloured blue!
The former Soviet republic is split pretty evenly between east and west, with the ethnically Russian territories east of the River Dneiper being pro-Moscow, and those to the west of the river, being ethnically Ukrainian, leaning towards the European Union.
The three musicians belong to Smolensk in Russia, a city which lies on the banks of the Dneiper river.
According to disputed folklore, these large-scale paintings and facades of villages were deployed along the banks of the River Dneiper to fool Russia's ruler, Catherine the Great, into believing that her war-battered region of Crimea was thriving.
In making his case against Polish and Muscovite protection, he once again referred to a popular Biblical motif, comparing such protection to the "Egyptian bondage": And now, when the great monarchs, His Majesty the tsar and His Majesty the king, agreed on armistice and the final takeover, cemented by oaths, of unfortunate Ukraine, one patt of it [on the left] side of Dneiper going to His Majesty the Muscovite tsar, and the other side to the Polish king, [I foresee that this] division is executed ...