Bila Tserkva

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Bila Tserkva

(byē`lä tsĕrk`vä), Rus. Belaya Tserkov, city (1989 pop. 197,000), in central Ukraine, on the Ros River. It is a rail junction and an industrial and commercial center. Industries include food processing and the manufacture of machinery, clothing, and building materials. The city was founded in 1032 and was the headquarters of the Ukrainian Cossacks in the 17th cent. It passed to Russia in 1793.
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He joined Obolenski's Cossacks and went to Belaya Tserkov where the regiment is being formed.
BELAYA TSERKOV, Ukraine, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wheelchair Foundation is delivering over 10,000 new wheelchairs per month to people with physical disabilities around the world.
Olga's father consented, the two were married on May 12, 1883, and they settled in Belaya Tserkov, near Kiev.