Ovruch


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Ovruch

 

a city and administrative center of Ovruch Raion, Zhitomir Oblast, Ukrainian SSR. Population, 14,200(1974). Situated on the Norin River (Pripiat’ basin), Ovruch is a railroad junction with lines to Korosten’, Kalinkovichi, Ianov, and Belokorovichi. The city has a cannery and a plant producing canned milk. Other products are mixed feed, linen, and rein-forced-concrete components. A branch of a Kiev plant producing vending machines is located in Ovruch. A number of local enterprises serve the railroad industry. The city has a museum of history and local lore.

Architectural landmarks include the Church of St. Basil (late 12th century, attributed to the architect Petr Miloneg; restored in 1908–12 by the architect A. V. Shchusev). The brick, cruciform domed church has four internal piers and two rounded towers attached to the western facade.

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Elka Seltzer's Front Door, Ovruch, Ukraine, July 31, 2012 is almost abstract, a grid of interlocking rectangles, which we register as such almost before we see it as a doorway and wail, covered with worn and faded blue and yellow paint, and a front step made up of what looks like shards of soiled cardboard or linoleum laid down as a shield from the mud.
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Requirements by: avtotranportni services in the transportation of students vchytelivpovynni provided technically - serviceable rolling stock; routes should be agreed with the customer; the supply of students, teachers must take into secondary schools Ovruch district of Zhitomir region in consultation with the customer