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Drohobych

(drô'kôbĭch`), Pol. Drohobycz, Rus. Drogobych, city (1989 pop. 78,000), Lviv region, W Ukraine, in the N Carpathian foothills. The major petroleum-refining center of the Boryslav oil field, it is linked by an oil pipeline with Boryslav and a natural gas pipeline with Dashava. An old Ukrainian settlement, Drohobych belonged to Kievan RusKievan Rus
, medieval state of the Eastern Slavs. It was the earliest predecessor of modern Ukraine and Russia. Flourishing from the 10th to the 13th cent., it included nearly all of present-day Ukraine and Belarus and part of NW European Russia, extending as far N as Novgorod
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 until the 14th cent., when it passed to Poland. It was taken by Austria in 1772 but reverted to Poland in 1919; in 1939 it was included in Ukraine.
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The result of these converging and cooperating yet not identical forces was what Wendy Lower has aptly called an "escalating overlapping history of mass violence," preponderantly against Jews, with massive outbreaks in cities and towns, such as Lviv, Peremyshliany, Drohobych, Buchach, Stanislavyv (now Ivano-Frankivsk) and Ternopil, Kremenets, or Olevs'k (all transliterated from their Ukrainian names here).
The research sample consisted of high school students in Slubice, Zielona Gora, Raciborz, Krosno, Rzeszow, Przemysl, Hrubieszow (Poland), Debrecen (Hungary), as well as Drohobych and Uzhgorod (Ukraine).
Kyiv: Yesterday, the National Bank of Ukraine filed a lawsuit at the Drohobych district court, Lviv region (where the litigant is domiciled), against Member of Parliament Mr Pavlo Kostenko, seeking to protect its business reputation.
Melnyk was ordained bishop of Drohobych. The 221 delegates were transported to Lviv where they were kept under close security, fed well, and placed at a hotel.
(In an earlier novel, See Under; Love, Grossman pulled off the remarkable trick of convincing me that instead of being slaughtered in the Drohobych ghetto, Bruno Schulz, the great Polish Jewish writer, jumped into the Baltic Sea and became a salmon.)
Tetyana Lohvynenko is Professor of Pedagogy at Ivan Franko Teacher Training Institute, Drohobych, Ukraine.
27, 1894, Drohobycz, Galicia, Austria-Hungary [now Drohobych, Ukraine]--d.
During an agitation meeting at her collective farm, a woman from Drohobych oblast made an emotional speech: "We have not yet dried our tears after losing friends and relatives at the hand of fascist bandits in World War II, and the aggressors are starting another bloodbath in Egypt.
Kafka was from a well-to-do German-speaking family of Prague, Schulz from a modest Polish-speaking family of Drohobych. Kafka's German, admired for its cool rigor, is indebted to Pragerdeutsch, the exquisite postclassical German spoken in Prague by the educated Jewish elite.
* Vitaliy Bayrak (1907-1946), a Basilian Ihumen of the Drohobych monastery, was arrested by the NKVD in 1945 and sentenced to eight years in a labour camp.