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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Prequalification are invited for Performance of works "Diving survey and cleaning of the underwater part of the city beach in the park of culture and recreation" Pridneprovsky ", the zone of mass recreation on the section of the Dnieper River in the area of the establishment of the Zlor in the city of Zhlobin, the zone of mass recreation" Quarry Vier "in the tract" Sinitsa "
Cauldron with loop handle and Greek decoration, 375-325 BC, Raskopana Mogila burial mound, Dnieper river region, northern Black Sea, cast bronze, ht 47cm.
At the same time, a politically cohesive EU would be a bulwark of stability stretching from the English Channel to Ukraine's Dnieper River.
The list also included cruises along the Danube River, which passes through multiple countries, including Hungary, Germany and Austria; the Chobe and Zambezi rivers in Africa; the Seine River in France; the Dnieper River in Russia; and the Rhine River, which passes through Switzerland, Germany, France, the Netherlands and Austria.
Privately, some of NATO's senior leadership will tell you they expected the insurgency to spread to the Dnieper River and the gates of Kyiv by the fall of 2014 and were actively gaming out what that would mean.
It considers the results of long-term field and modeling investigations of radionuclide transport in soil and groundwater in the Ukrainian part of the Dnieper River basin.
We met at a table with a magnificent view of the Dnieper River on the third-floor food court of the Sky Mall in Kiev.
Poroshenko, flanked by his wife and administration officials, laid a jar filled with grains in front of a candle-shaped obelisk beside the Dnieper River in Kiev Saturday to commemorate the famine, which was declared a genocide in Nov.
What really finished off the Commonwealth east of the Dnieper River was the excessive grain requisition to the point of starvation.
In the closing days of our stay, on our way home, we heard the news of the invasion of Czechoslovakia announced over a loudspeaker on a boat touring the Dnieper River in Kiev.
We've drilled wells, we're using drip irrigation, but there's still not enough water," said Vasily, a burly man whose 50-hectare (124-acre) vegetable farm near Dzhankoi has been irrigated by water from the Dnieper river diverted along a canal across a strip of land that links Crimea to the mainland.
We don't know why the journalist thought Putin would drown in a river and not at sea; maybe he had in mind the Dnieper River crossing Ukraine.