Skvira

Skvira

 

a city and administrative center of Skvira Raion, Kiev Oblast, Ukrainian SSR; located 121 km southwest of Kiev. Railroad terminus of a branch line of the Kiev-Kazatin line. Population, 18,300 (1975). Skvira has food-processing and light-industry enterprises. [23–1491–]

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Rose's parents, he said, had been killed in a pogrom in or around Skvira, a town south of Kiev where hundreds, if not thousands, of Jews were murdered at the end of the 19th century.