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 (kär′kĭv′, KHär′kēo͝o′) or Khar·kov (kär′kôf′, KHär′kəf)
A city of northeast Ukraine east of Kiev. Founded in the 1600s, it was an important frontier headquarters of Ukrainian Cossacks who were loyal to the Russian czars. Today it is a major industrial center and transportation hub.
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(Russian ˈxarjkəf)
(Placename) a city in E Ukraine: capital of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (1917–34); university (1805). Pop: 1 436 000 (2005 est)
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(ˈkɑr kɔf, -kɒf)

a city in NE Ukraine: former capital of Ukraine. 1,618,000.
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Noun1.Kharkov - a city in northeastern UkraineKharkov - a city in northeastern Ukraine; former capital of the Ukraine
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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On November 26, Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada (parliament) approved President Pyotr Poroshenko's decree declaring a 30-say martial law in the Vinnitsa, Lugansk, Nikolayevsk, Odessa, Sumy, Kharkov, Chernigov, Donetsk, Zaporozhye and Kherson regions, as well as in Ukraine's territorial waters in the Sea of Azov, starting from November 28.
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Amman, June 16 (Petra) -- Speaker of the Lower House of Parliament, Atef Tarawneh checked on the condition of the Jordanian students who were airlifted from Ukraine after being attacked in the city of Kharkov recently.
It's Ukrainian routes previously included Donetsk, Odessa and Kharkov. However, the airline has expanded into Russia with announcements of new routes this year with Chief Executive Ghaith Al Ghaith telling reporters last week he was bullish on the Russian market despite a struggling economy amid weak oil prices and recovering rouble.
Ukraine's reopens Kharkov, Dnepropetrovsk airports Ukraine International Airlines is set to resume services to the eastern cities of Kharkov and Dnepropetrovsk after Ukrainian authorities rescinded a decision to close the airports there late last week.
In another report by Colonel Cassad, a Russian website, the organization declared that Ukraine's airports located in Dnepropetrovsk, Kharkov and Zaporozyhe were closed for some unidentified reason.
I was born in Kharkov, which was then part of the Soviet Union and is now (known as Kharkiv) part of the warring eastern zone of Ukraine.
Peaceful rallies in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkov turned violent as a crowd of several thousand football ultras attacked a crowd of some 300 anti-government protesters.
Kiev, Jumada I 14, 1435, Mar 15, 2014, SPA -- Two people were killed and one policeman injured in clashes overnight between rival activists in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkov, officials said Saturday, according to dpa.

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