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Ka·li·nin·grad

 (kə-lē′nĭn-grăd′, -gräd′, -lyĭ-nĭn-grät′)
A city of extreme western Russia in an exclave on the Baltic Sea between Poland and Lithuania. Founded in 1255 and originally named Königsberg, it was an important Hanseatic port and eventually became the capital of East Prussia. Transferred to the USSR in 1945, it was renamed Kaliningrad in 1946.
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Kaliningrad

(Russian kəlininˈɡrat)
n
(Placename) a port in W Russia, on the Pregolya River: severely damaged in World War II as the chief German naval base on the Baltic; ceded to the Soviet Union in 1945 and is now Russia's chief Baltic naval base. Pop: 436 000 (2005 est). Former name (until 1946): Königsberg
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Ka•li•nin•grad

(kəˈli nɪnˌgræd)

n.
a seaport in the W Russian Federation, on the Baltic Sea. 394,000. German, Königsberg.
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A statement from the Weinstein Company Board of Representatives said: "In light of new information about misconduct by Harvey Weinstein that has emerged in the past few days, the directors of The Weinstein Company - Robert Weinstein, Lance Maerov, Richard Koenigsberg and Tarak Ben Ammar - have determined, and have informed Harvey Weinstein, that his employment with The Weinstein Company is terminated, effective immediately." Harvey Weinstein, who was co-chairman of the studio, had previously announced he was taking leave of absence after claims were made by women with whom he had worked.
The statement issued read: "In light of new information about misconduct by Harvey Weinstein that has emerged in the past few days, the directors of The Weinstein Company — Robert Weinstein, Lance Maerov, Richard Koenigsberg and Tarak Ben Ammar — have determined, and have informed Harvey Weinstein, that his employment with The Weinstein Company is terminated, effective immediately."