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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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938 Cherkasy Oblast 7 (5) 60(7) Chernihiv Oblast 11 (8) 77(9) Dnipropetrovsk 26 (19) 155(18) Oblast Kharkiv Oblast 17 (12) 107(12) Kyiv Oblast 27 (20) 183(21) Kyiv City 49 (36) 281(33) Type of residence 0.
Lach, captured in the city of Cherkasy, it was established that he was an agent of the Polish intelligence and established a residency in the city of Kansk, where he lived and worked as a teacher.
Madaba March 10 ( Petra ) -- Mayor of Greater Madaba Municipality, Aref Rawajeeh on Thursday met with Ukrainian Ambassador to Jordan, Sergiy Pasko, and discussed with him prospects of signing a twinning agreement between Madaba city and Cherkasy city in Ukraine.
In Ukraine, AIDS Project Worcester and a team of experts from Central Massachusetts have been helping the city of Cherkasy, population 400,000, to address its growing rate of HIV.
For example, in a case that received national and international media and nongovernmental organization (NGO) attention, a local court in Cherkasy Oblast exonerated a UOC-MP priest of assault and hate crime charges for beating six members of Jehovah's Witnesses with his walking stick.
35) In September 1999, a female psychology teacher from Cherkasy, Ukraine was charged with being the head of an international trafficking ring that sold young Ukrainian women into the sex industry in the United Arab Emirates.
In this regard, the recently formed Kyiv-based Centre for the Study of Oral History and Culture organised an international conference on "Problems in Oral History Research on East European Villages of the 1920's-1940's," for August 4-7, 1998 at the Cherkasy Ethnographic Museum, followed by an optional fieldwork opportunity.
Birmingham's reputation for being the powerlifting mecca of the globe has been enhanced with two heavyweights selected to represent Britain in the World Championships at Cherkasy, in the Ukraine, next week, writes MICHAEL WARD.
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.
For the modeling of high heating temperatures impact (1500 K) and external pressures (107 Pa) the specialized equipment was used, tests on which were held using methodic developed at SDP SE "Arsenal" (Kyiv) and Cherkasy State Technological University.
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.
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.