Dniester


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Dniester

(nē`stər), Ukr. Dnister, Moldovan Nistru, Rus. Dnestr, Rom. Nistrul, Turk. Turla, river, c.850 mi (1,370 km) long, forming part of the border between Ukraine and Moldova. It rises in the Carpathian Mts., flows generally SE through SW Ukraine past Halych, Khotin, and Mohyliv-Podilskyy, through Moldova past Tighina and Tiraspol, and empties through an estuary into the Black Sea SW of Odessa. It is navigable below Halych; its tributaries include the Sereth and the Stryy. The Dniester formed the Romanian-Soviet border from 1918 to 1940, when the USSR regained Bessarabia.

Dniester

a river in E Europe, rising in Ukraine, in the Carpathian Mountains and flowing generally southeast to the Black Sea. Length: 1411 km (877 miles)
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The football club is run at a massive loss.Speaking to ordinary people on either side of the Dniester river, the view seems to be that the partition of Moldova serves nobody but the political elite.
The construction of Dniester PSPP started in 1983, and today 3 of 7 generators are operational what the first stage of construction is.
Pedurari, "Particularities of selenium bioaccumulation by insects in forest-steppe and steppe of the Dniester Valley," in Geoecological and Bioecological Issues of the Northern Black Sea Region, Proceedings of the Conference, pp.
To take into consideration a temporal dimension means that an assessment should distinguish between present-day and future vulnerability of a river (in our case the Dniester river) water resources.
It is very fragmented by penetrate the the north-east of the country the south-west branches of numerous valleys of Dniester's tributaries.
After the Russo-Turkish War of 1806-12, the eastern half of Moldova (Bessarabia) between the Prut and the Dniester Rivers was ceded to Russia, while Romanian Moldavia (west of the Prut) remained with the Turks.
Moldova's proximity to the European Union (EU), the low capacity of its law enforcement agencies, and its limited control of the territory situated on the left bank of the Dniester River, where Moldovan law, and by extension, national drug policy are not applicable, has resulted in the increased cultivation of domestically grown narcotics for both local use and external distribution outside the country.
To get to Moldova from Odessa (now in Ukraine) one must drive through the self-proclaimed "republic" of Transdniestria (population 700,000), a sliver of land on the north shore of the Dniester river.
Deletant establishes convincingly that while Antonescu may have had little choice other than to remain at Germany's side after recovering the lands awarded to the Soviet Union in 1940, Northern Bukovina and Bessarabia, his decision to cross the Dniester was informed at least as much by his messianic determination to defeat Bolshevism, which he declared to be "the great enemy of civilization" (p.
But I must tell the Kadima candidate: "Madam, what you are saying is already a little obsolete." Since Vladimir Jabotinsky was born 128 years ago into the Jewish minority in Odessa, much water has flown down the Dniester River, and I am not sure that even he would have signed Tzipi's statement.
One army group advanced to the area between the Dniester and Pruth Rivers, seeking to occupy the heights of Czernovitz to draw Habsburg reserves there.