Dashava (dəshäˈvə), a natural gas producing region of Ukraine, mainly in Lviv region, in the Carpathian foothills. It is linked by pipeline to many centers of Belarus, Ukraine, and Russia, including Lviv, Kiev, Minsk, and Moscow.
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an urban-type settlement in Stryi Raion, L’vov Oblast, Ukrainian SSR. Situated in the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains, 6 km from the Khodovichi railway station (on the Stryi-Khodorov line). Dashava has a deposit of fuel gases; gas mains lead from the settlement to Kiev, Moscow, Minsk, and other cities. It also has carbon-black and brick factories.
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