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Kerch

 (kĕrch)
A city of southern Ukraine on Kerch Strait, a shallow waterway connecting the Black Sea with the Sea of Azov and bordered on the west by the Kerch Peninsula. The city was founded by Greek colonists in the sixth century bc and eventually passed to Russia after the first Russo-Turkish War (1768-1774).

Kerch

(Russian kjertʃ)
n
(Placename) a port in S Ukraine on the Kerch Peninsula and the Strait of Kerch (linking the Black Sea with the Sea of Azov): founded as a Greek colony in the 6th century bc; ceded to Russia in 1774; iron-mining, steel production, and fishing. Pop: 153 000 (2005 est)

Kerch

(kɛrtʃ)

n.
1. a seaport in E Crimea, in SE Ukraine, on Kerch Strait. 173,000.
2. a strait connecting the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea. 25 mi. (40 km) long.
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Next, the President of Russia heard the report of the Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov on progress in the construction of the Tavrida motorway between Kerch and Simferopol.
Taman is on the Russian mainland 10 km (eight miles) east of Crimea across the Kerch Strait.
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Moscow State University (MSU) students would work eight hours a day and five days a week alongside with engineers on the Kremlin's flagship Kerch Bridge, according to Russia's Federal Road Agency.
The Kremlin sees the bridge, which will span the Kerch Strait, as vital to integrating Crimea, which it seized from Ukraine in 2014.
The Kremlin recently commissioned a huge bridge across the Kerch strait between the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov, linking Crimea to the mainland.
Other targeted entities are ports in Russia's Black Sea Crimea region -- in Kerch, Feodosia, Yevpatoria, Sevastopol, Yalta -- as well as a Kerch Strait ferry line.
Out of 80 iron ore deposits in the country, the four most significant deposits are the Kremenchuk iron-ore region (Poltava oblast), Kryvyi Rih iron-ore basin (Dnipropetrovske oblast), Kerch iron-ore basin (Crimea) and Bilozerka iron-ore (Zaporizhia oblast).
The problems began in March, when as a result of the Russian annexation of the Crimean peninsula, Ukraine lost the Kerch iron ore basin, which has the country's second largest reserves of iron ore, and all of the projects implemented there.
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