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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.



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.
68) This can only mean that the Danes had by that time left the lower reach of the Daugava River.
Regional level Rules of Daugava River Basin Plan, regional Lielupe River Basin Plan, planning Ventas River Basin Plan, Gaujas River Basin Plan, 5 Planning regions with region development strategies etc.
This explains why the grassroots campaign to protect the Daugava River carried such an emotional charge and became a primary catalyst for political change.
Riga spreads south along the Daugava River, its skyline studded with church spires that gives it its soubriquet, the Paris of the Baltic.
Worthington wore a relaxed demeanour amidst the quiet, marble floored splendour of Northern Ireland's Radisson team hotel on the banks of the Daugava River yesterday afternoon.
Walk across the Akmens Bridge, which spans the Daugava River, and you'll get a good view of the city's landmarks.
Delegates from Riga have visited Cardiff to draw-up plans for the Andrejsala project on the banks of the Daugava River.
Situated on the banks of the Daugava river in north-eastern Europe, Riga is the largest and most successful city in the Baltic states.
A decree substantially enlarging the free port area, which is located along a 15 km stretch on both sides of the Daugava River, came into force this year.
My dark, run-down hotel sits dramatically on the bank of the Daugava River.