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a river in Byelorussian SSR; a right tributary of the Dnieper, flowing into the Dnieper at Rogachev. Length, 295 km; basin area, 5,020 sq km. The Drut’ rises in the Orshansk uplands and flows through the narrow wooded shores of the Central Berezina plain. Its mean annual flowrate at the mouth is 30 cu m per sec. The river is used for floating timber; its lower reaches are navigable. The city of Tolochin is located on its banks.

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His expertise in playing the taals in Drut (fast) Laye was very impressive.
Also travelling to Doha will be bid co-chairman, IOC member and three-time Olympic gold medallist Tony Estanguet, bid co-chairman Bernard Lapasset, London silver medallist in basketball Emmeline NDongue, IOC member and Olympic gold medallist Guy Drut, Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo, bid chief executive and badminton Olympian Etienne Thobois, French Paralympic Committee president and Paralympic bronze medallist Emmanuelle Assmann, and French NOC president Denis Masseglia.
Arthropods and forbs are critical food sources for sage-grouse chicks (Klebenow and Gray 1968, Johnson and Boyce 1990, Drut et al.
However, there are significant national differences regarding the aggregated annual profits and losses and debt levels of first division clubs, as Drut and Raballand (2012) show in their paper.
Hollande met with three members of the French Olympic committee, Jean-Claude Killy, Guy Drut and Tony Estanguet earlier this month.
Controversial members of the International Olympic Committee will also revel in luxury hospitality, including former French sports minister Guy Drut, who was also an Olympic hurdler, who was given a 15-month suspended prison sentence for fraudulently accepting a salary for a fictitious job created as part of a wider Paris City Hall scam.
During the very early stages of the Vietnam War, the Marines had a specialized aircraft that was capable of jamming enemy radars: the Douglas EF-lOB.This aircraft, a derivative of the F3D Skyknight (and affectionately known as the "Drut"--turd spelled backwards), had been a very effective night fighter against the MiG-15 over "MiG Alley" in the Korean Wan In the years following that war, the development of radar-guided surface-to-air missiles (SAM) advanced rapidly In Vietnam, the United States learned this the hard way, when deadly SAM sites started cropping up all over North Vietnam, especially around the Hanoi area.
He usually begins with a shortened classical number, shortened to only the bandish, the aasthai and the antara and then fast tracks to the drut and the tans that increase in their tempo at a much-accelerated phase.
Currently, the Alaska Peninsula supports 25-30% (up to 40000 birds) of the entire Pacific fly way population of brant during winter and contains the greatest concentration of brant outside of Mexico (Drut and Trost, 2008).
On the other hand, the elimination of toxins increases the metabolic efficiency of the cells, which means that in many cases a drut is more efficiently absorbed into the cell--an therefore will be needed in reduced amounts.