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 (nē′stər, dnyĕ′-) or Dni·stro (nē′strō, dnyē′-)
A river rising in western Ukraine and flowing about 1,365 km (850 mi) generally southeast through eastern Moldova then back into Ukraine where it empties into the Black Sea near Odessa. It formed the Soviet-Romanian border from 1918 to 1940.


(Placename) a river in E Europe, rising in Ukraine, in the Carpathian Mountains and flowing generally southeast to the Black Sea. Length: 1411 km (877 miles). Russian name: Dnestr Romanian name: Nistru


or Dnes•tr

(ˈni stər; Russ. dnyɛstr)

a river rising in SW Ukraine, flowing SE from the Carpathian Mountains through Ukraine and Moldavia to the Black Sea. ab. 875 mi. (1410 km) long.
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Suffering from unhealed wounds, he and a small number of his followers made a daring escape across the River Dniester and into Romania on August 28, 1921.
Russia stressed that Moscow considered this step, which ignores the real reasons for the Russian limited contingent of troops' presence in the Dniester River area, as another link in a chain of hostile actions that those politicians in Chisinau, who do not want bilateral relations to improve, have been taking recently," the statement added.
ETH]centshe northwestern sector of the Black Sea is economically important: its waters are crisscrossed by dense maritime shipping lanes, and it features several important Black Sea portsaOdesa (Ukraine), Constanza (Romania), Varna and Burgas (Bulgaria)aas well as the mouths of key water arteries (the Danube, Dnieper, Dniester and the Southern Bug) and a number of relatively large bays, writes the Jamestown.
The Security Zone was established along the Dniester River, consisting of three sectors (North-Ribnita, center-Dubasari and South-Bender) with a length of 225 km and a width of 12-20 km, out which had to be withdrawn the military and militarized forces--an objective assumed by the authorities in Chisinau and ignored by the Tiraspol administration, which maintains military forces in the security zone up to present.
La seccion dedicada al mundo funerario comienza con el capitulo escrito por Maciej Dcbiec en el que analiza un enterramiento junto con su ajuar funerario en la provincia ucraniana de Ivano-Frankovsk, a orillas del rio Dniester.
Moldavia was given to Romania after the Crimean War and the Great War (WWI), yet after the foundation of the Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic in 1924 in the east of Dniester under Ukrainian sovereignty it joined the Soviet Union in 1944.
All she had to do was ask and Sped and I both willingly taught her teenaged troops how to street skate in military formation along the banks of the Dniester River.
50"E), a Homerian (Wenlock, Silurian) succession exposed in a tributary in the valley of the Dniester River in Podolia, Ukraine (Fig.
41) See the Romanian translation of the instructions on the establishment of military control, security, and administration in the territory to the east of the Dniester River, German 11th Army, August 1941, in AMAN fond Armata a 3-a, Inventar no.
It further noted that more than 90 observers from Russia, the Dniester Republic, Abkhazia, Nagorno-Karabakh, Lithuania, Greece, India, Germany, the United States, Israel and France monitor the election.
The action of these writings was placed in Bessarabia or at Dniester Liman, a territory which belonged to a Soviet republic, according to the postwar borders.
The metazoa parasites of gobiids in the Dniester estuary (Black Sea) depending on water salinity.