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1. also Northern Dvina A river, about 750 km (465 mi) long, of northwest Russia flowing northwest into Dvina Bay, an arm of the White Sea.
2. also Western Dvina A river, about 1,020 km (635 mi) long, rising in western Russia and flowing southwest and northwest through Belarus and Latvia to the Gulf of Riga.


(Russian dviˈna)
1. (Placename) Northern Dvina a river in NW Russia, formed by the confluence of the Sukhona and Yug Rivers and flowing northwest to Dvina Bay in the White Sea. Length: 750 km (466 miles). Russian name: Severnaya Dvina
2. (Placename) Western Dvina a river rising in W Russia, in the Valdai Hills and flowing south and southwest then northwest to the Gulf of Riga. Length: 1021 km (634 miles). Russian name: Zapadnaya Dvina Latvian name: Daugava


(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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Yes, I will throw you back beyond the Dvina and beyond the Dnieper, and will re-erect against you that barrier which it was criminal and blind of Europe to allow to be destroyed.
Electronic auction: provision of services for physical protection of the administrative building of the state institution - the branch of the pension fund of the russian federation for the arkhangelsk region, located at: arkhangelsk, naberezhnaya severnaya dvina, 28
ZSU-23-4 Shilka, Soviet-made S-75 Dvina, A surface-to-air missile (SAM), the S-125 Neva/Pechora Soviet surface-to-air missile system saw active service in October 6 1973 war Military and Strategic expert, Gamal Mazloumtold Egypt Today that although Israel excelled Egypt in its military weapons at this time in 1973 but the Egyptian soldiers were well trained under wise directions so they managed to defeat Israel.
The objects of research were also the CPU of 15 species of herbaceous polycarpic of the floodplain meadows of Northern Dvina, Oka, and Small Kokshaga [33,34].
In November they took up defensive positions around Dvina River and fought off a massive Bolshevik attack in which the Canadians briefly lost control of their field guns, but then managed to rally and retake them, which had until that moment been a feat that had only happened once before in British military history.
Mobile systems tend to be harder to detect and destroy compared to fixed SAM systems such as the S-125 Neva/ Pechora, the Almaz-Antey S-200 Angara/ Vega/Dubna and the S-75 Dvina weapons which NATO faced during its intervention in Libya in 2011 (see above).
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Pearling centres developed along the Dvina River and its tributaries near the city of Arkhangelsk, on the Keret and Kem Rivers in Karelia and on the Kola Peninsula (particularly near the Umba and Varzuga Rivers; Figure 5).
The construction of the Krasnyi Metallist machine plant in Vitebsk in the summer of 1926 was followed by the refurbishment of the Energiia metalworks in Minsk, (61) matchstick factories in Borisov (Krasnaia Berezina) and Gomel' (Vezuvii), the Dvina linen factory in Vitebsk, and the Geroi Truda paper factory in Gomel'.
Then they sailed along the Dvina and began to raid the local population.
Issues included cooperation in Army Group South between the forces deployed in Romania (Armies A and B), those in southern Poland (Armies Cand D), and the First Panzer Army; the separation line between Army Groups North and Center; the danger to the flank of Army Group North; the regrouping of forces after accomplishment of the first "strategic" (actually operational) objectives on the Dnepr River-Upper Dvina River-Peipus Lake line and the continuation of the offensive; reserves; and Luftwaffe support to the ground forces.