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or Western Dvina,
Ger. Düna, Latvian Daugava, Rus. Zapadnaya Dvina, river, c.635 mi (1,020 km) long, in Russia, Belarus, and Latvia.
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 (Western Dvina), river.



the name of the Zapadnaia Dvina River within the Latvian SSR.

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The migration of underground light and viscous petroleum from the soil and groundwater table to the adjacent tributary of the Daugava river called Sarkandaugava is prevented.
Aberdeen FC (SCO)/FK Daugava Ry1/2ga (LVA) v FC Groningen (NED)
Their home form has been a problem - BFC have won just one of ten fixtures on their own patch this season - which should provide further encouragement for Daugava.
First Qualifying Round Draw (selected teams): B36 Torshavn v Linfield, Derry City v Aberystwyth, Aberdeen v Daugava Riga, Crusaders v FK Ekranas, Stjarnan v Bangor City, Jeunesse Esch v Dundalk, Banga v Sligo Rovers, Haugesund v Airbus UK Broughton.
The view terrace and pavilion create a harmonious environment to discover the special character of the site - the spaciousness and the faraway horizon over River Daugava," explained Didzis Jaunzems.
Goals from defender Efe Ambrose and forward Georgios Samaras made it 5-0 on aggregate and confirmed the Hoops will play Elfsborg in the next round after the Swedish side won 4-0 against Daugava in Latvia earlier in the day to progress 11-1 over the two legs.
The army was also asked to help with a helicopter capable of dropping water from the nearby River Daugava.
Latvian rescue services spokeswoman Viktorija Sembele told reporters that her department had received a call Tuesday that an unidentified man had jumped from a bridge into the Daugava River, which is known for its strong current.
A graduate of the Gorky Literary Institute in Moscow, he is the author of two books of poetry in Russian and has published in the journals Daugava, Vavilon, Orbita, and others.