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

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It was an encouraging start from Daugava, who failed to register a single attempt at goal in the first leg.
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The Dons are certs to face the Dutch outfit in the Europa League next round after a first leg thumping of Latvian no-hopers Daugava Riga.
This is where our energies go--thinking up new taxes, dropping motorbikes in the Daugava to protest taxes, packing up and leaving.