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Litvínov

 

a city in northern Czechoslovakia, in the Czech Socialist Republic, North Bohemia. Population, 23,000 (1971). Litvinov is a railroad junction. It is an industrial center of the North Bohemia Coal Basin. A large petrochemical combine is located nearby (in Zaluží); there is also textile industry. [14 -1507–1]

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The Russian track and field federation said in a statement that Litvinov "suddenly fell" from his bicycle while riding back from a practice session in the southern city of Sochi.
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Russian hammer thrower Sergei Litvinov believes the country's athletes will be given a lifeline by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to compete at next month's Rio Olympics.
Current production at the Litvinov refinery continues running at a significantly reduced capacity following an explosion at the neighbouring petrochemical complex in August 2015.
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The main objectives of the NKID under Chicherin and Litvinov were to reestablish bilateral relations with the West, to resolve the question of debts incurred by the tsarist government, and to secure vital loans to rebuild industry and infrastructure in the USSR, not to spread the revolution across Europe.
This agreement includes the provision of operational and maintenance services on industrial gas production equipment in Litvinov.
A fire at Czech refiner Unipetrol's Litvinov plant shut down its petrochemical production entirely and forced a sharp reduction of crude oil processing.
PRAGUE, Shawwal 28, 1436, August 13, 2015, SPA -- A fire broke out on Thursday at Czech refiner Unipetrol's Litvinov plant, Reuters reported.
Four years after his appointment, in 1934, Litvinov founded the Institute for Diplomatic and Consular Personnel (the predecessor of todays Diplomatic Academy) to provide training for incoming young diplomats who did not possess the personal experience of the emigre revolutionary intelligentsia and had to be groomed for the international diplomatic corps.
Chairman of the Supreme Council of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) Boris Litvinov said that the republic's authorities would not have their own investigation into the tragedy as they trusted the international experts involved.
Ceska Rafinerska, founded in 1995, operates refineries in Litvinov and Kralupy with a combined annual conversion capacity of 8.