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L'viv

or Lviv  (lə-vĭv′, lə-vēo͝o′) or L'vov or Lvov (lə-vôv′, -vôf′)
A city of west-central Ukraine near the Polish border. Founded in 1256, it was captured by Poland in 1349, ceded to Austria in 1772, retaken by Poland in 1918, and assigned to the USSR in 1945.
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In order to avoid 'regional bias' in a country with a strong regional diversity (Rodgers 2006), our data were generated in three key regional administrative centres: Kharkiv in the east, L'viv in the west, and in Kyiv, in the centre.
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(2) Christoph Mick, Lemberg, Lwoiv, L'viv, 1914-1947: Violence and Ethnicity in a Contested City (West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 2016), is the first experiential history of violence in Lviv in the long stretch from World War I to the aftermath of the Soviet victory; Kai Struve, Deutsche Herrschafr, ukrainischer Nationalismus, antijiidische Gewalt: Der Sommer 1941 in der Westukraine (Berlin: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2015), provides the most detailed reconstruction to date of the origins and reality of the wave of pogroms that erupted just before and in the initial phase of the German invasion in June-July 1941; Jan T.
The type materials were deposited in the collection of the Institute of Systematics and Evolution of Animals of the Polish Academy of Sciences (ISEA), Cracow, Poland, and in the collection of the State Museum of Natural History (SMNH) of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, L'viv, Ukraine.
The cry came from right-wing Ukrainian nationalists as they disrupted and ultimately shut down a LGBTI festival in the city of L'viv, Ukraine, on March 19.
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Mises, in contrast, was an ethnic Jew, born in Lemberg, Galicia, in the outer reaches of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (the city is now called L'viv and located in Ukraine).
(b) L'viv National University, 79005, Kyryl and Mefodiy Str., 6, L'viv, Ukraine
Technical Committee of Scientific and Technical Terminology Standardization, L'viv Polytechnic University (TC STTS) (Mokslines ir technines terminijos standartizavimo technikos komitetas, Lvovo politechnikos universitetas).
It is home to seven UNESCO World Heritage sites, including: the Ancient City of Tauric Chersonese and its Chora; Saint-Sophia Cathedral and related monastic buildings, Kiev-Pechersk Lavra; L'viv - the Ensemble of the Historic Centre; and the Residence of Bukovinian and Dalmatian Metropolitans.