Drohobych


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Drohobych

(drô'kôbĭch`), Pol. Drohobycz, Rus. Drogobych, city (1989 pop. 78,000), Lviv region, W Ukraine, in the N Carpathian foothills. The major petroleum-refining center of the Boryslav oil field, it is linked by an oil pipeline with Boryslav and a natural gas pipeline with Dashava. An old Ukrainian settlement, Drohobych belonged to Kievan RusKievan Rus
, medieval state of the Eastern Slavs. It was the earliest predecessor of modern Ukraine and Russia. Flourishing from the 10th to the 13th cent., it included nearly all of present-day Ukraine and Belarus and part of NW European Russia, extending as far N as Novgorod
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 until the 14th cent., when it passed to Poland. It was taken by Austria in 1772 but reverted to Poland in 1919; in 1939 it was included in Ukraine.
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Major organization : PUD "COMBINE URBAN ECONOMY" OF DROHOBYCH CITY COUNCIL LVIV REGION
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In an earlier novel, See Under; Love, Grossman pulled off the remarkable trick of convincing me that instead of being slaughtered in the Drohobych ghetto, Bruno Schulz, the great Polish Jewish writer, jumped into the Baltic Sea and became a salmon.
Tetyana Lohvynenko is Professor of Pedagogy at Ivan Franko Teacher Training Institute, Drohobych, Ukraine.
Drohobych City Council, 82100, Drogobych, market square, 1
Kafka was from a well-to-do German-speaking family of Prague, Schulz from a modest Polish-speaking family of Drohobych.
Schulz's poetic prose has its roots in Galician Polish, a language traced by the official Imperial Austrian German, fond of convoluted sentences and archaic-sounding Latinisms, yet rich and polyphonic, spiced with Yiddish wit, laced with Hasidic fantasy and echoing the musicality of Ukrainian, spoken in the countryside around Drohobych.
Vitaliy Bayrak (1907-1946), a Basilian Ihumen of the Drohobych monastery, was arrested by the NKVD in 1945 and sentenced to eight years in a labour camp.
He was arrested by Communist authorities in 1941 and boiled to death in a cauldron in the Drohobych prison.
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The works within the project is completed in 5 cities - Cherkassy, Colomyia, Nova Kahovka, Drohobych and Kamyanets-Podilskyi.