Dniester


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Dniester

(nē`stər), Ukr. Dnister, Moldovan Nistru, Rus. Dnestr, Rom. Nistrul, Turk. Turla, river, c.850 mi (1,370 km) long, forming part of the border between Ukraine and Moldova. It rises in the Carpathian Mts., flows generally SE through SW Ukraine past Halych, Khotin, and Mohyliv-Podilskyy, through Moldova past Tighina and Tiraspol, and empties through an estuary into the Black Sea SW of Odessa. It is navigable below Halych; its tributaries include the Sereth and the Stryy. The Dniester formed the Romanian-Soviet border from 1918 to 1940, when the USSR regained Bessarabia.

Dniester

a river in E Europe, rising in Ukraine, in the Carpathian Mountains and flowing generally southeast to the Black Sea. Length: 1411 km (877 miles)
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The reasons that led to the Transnistrian conflict have disappeared long ago and are irreversible, and between the populations on both sides of the Dniester, except for some marginal groups, there is no evidence of ethnic or religious hatred.
Romanians generally considered the people Soviets called "Moldovans" to be ethnic Romanians, although they did sometimes refer to persons of that ethnic identity who hailed from the territory to the east of Dniester River, which in 1918-40 served as a de facto border between Romania and the Soviet Union, as Moldovans, to distinguish them from ethnic Romanians from Romania.
1954), the fanciful world of geography and history (Maria [section]i marea/Maria and the Sea, 1973), the nautical experience and the Dniester Liman (Un port la rasarit/A Port in the East, 1941).
Del Dniester, en Moldavia, a la zona de la Triple Frontera, aqui en America Latina, todos aquellos que se aprovechan del desorden y del crimen encuentran en ellas una guarida facil, un terreno predilecto en donde se cristalizan las dificultades que tienen los Estados para controlar su territorio y para luchar contra las amenazas, nuevas y antiguas (De Villepin, 2003: 2).
Los limites occidentales de las zonas ocupadas por ellos fueron los rios Oder y Elba en la Alemania actual, y los occidentales, los rios Dniester y Dnieper en la Ucrania de hoy.
The land from the East of Dniester proclaimed its independence in 1990.
In the Black Sea, which became saline some millennia ago after connection with the Mediterranean Sea, this specific brackish water fauna has partially survived in the estuaries ('limans') and lower reaches of large rivers such as the Danube, Dniester, Dnieper, and Don.
Moldova's proximity to the European Union, limited law enforcement capacity, and its lack of control of the Transnistria territory (on the east bank of the Dniester River adjoining the Ukrainian border) where Moldovan law and by extension, national drug policy, are not applicable, have complicated drug control efforts.
2005) 1988 Ukraine, Dniester River Shevtsova (2000) 1992 Russia, Volga River and Caspian Antonov (1993) Sea 2001 Russia, Moscow River Lvova (2004) 2004 Romania, Danube River Micu & Telembici (2004) 2005 Moldova, Dniester River Son (2007) 2006 The Netherlands, Rhine River Molloy et al.
After the Russo-Turkish War of 1806-12, the eastern half of Moldova (Bessarabia) between the Prut and the Dniester Rivers was ceded to Russia, while Romanian Moldavia (west of the Prut) remained with the Turks.
As once they fell in the beautiful landscapes: from Champagne the winelands to the Marne to the Isonza (39) and the Piave (40) on the banks of the Prut (41) and the Dniester, the Niemen, (42) the Bug (43) and the Waisel from the Nile to the Ivory Coast, The slopes of the Drina and the Sava--they arise from the dust .
The Russo-Turkish border was established on the Dniester River.