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Cherkasy

(chĭrkä`sē), city (1989 pop. 290,000), capital of Cherkasy region, in central Ukraine, a port on the Dnieper River. Situated on the shore of the Kremenchuk Reservoir, Cherkasy has food processing, chemical-fiber, and fertilizer industries. Founded at the end of the 13th cent., Cherkasy was a fortress in the 14th cent. and served as the seat of the Ukrainian hetmans of right-bank UkraineUkraine
, Ukr. Ukraina, republic (2005 est. pop. 47,425,000), 232,046 sq mi (601,000 sq km), E Europe. It borders on Poland in the northwest; on Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, and Moldova in the southwest; on the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov in the south; on Russia in the
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 from 1386 to 1694. The city passed to Russia in 1793.
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About Ukuleles for Ukraine Founded by Quinn Boylan, the Ukuleles for Ukraine project aims to supply orphans in Cherkasy, Ukraine with clothing, shoes, basic toys, books, specific medicines, and musical instruments.
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Having obtained his higher degrees at Moscow State University and Institute of Metallurgy of USSR's Academy of Sciences, lead author Professor Gusak now is Deputy president of Cherkasy National University of Ukraine.
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When these laws are enforced the situation in Ukraine will be worse than in Russia or Belarus," Leonid Tertichny from the central Cherkasy region said at the protest camp.
Tenders are invited for Priority emergency recovery work related to the elimination of consequences of emergency situation due to fire 01/07/2015 in Cherkasy Regional Academic Ukrainian Music and Drama Theater named after Taras Shevchenko on the boulevard.
In addition, the government should assist Kyiv, Mykolayiv, and Cherkasy oblasts and Kyiv City State Administration to organize and hold the rerun of recent parliamentary elections in single-member constituencies.
Jointly with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Internal Affairs, State Border Guard Committee, State Customs Service, State Committee for Tourism, and other agencies the SCRA held several working meetings, including site visits, to support Jewish pilgrimages to the burial site of Nakhman Tsadyk in Uman, Cherkasy Oblast.
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