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, city (1989 pop. 181,000), E European Russia, a port on the Volga River. It has a large chemical fiber complex. Founded by Ukrainian settlers, it was a major destination of German settlers during the reign of Catherine the Great. The city was called Pokrovsk until 1931.
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an urban-type settlement and administrative center of Ordzhonikidze Raion, Yakut ASSR. Landing on the left bank of the Lena River, 78 km above Yakutsk. There is a construction-materials plant in Pokrovsk.

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When Denisov had come to Pokrovsk at the beginning of his operations and had as usual summoned the village elder and asked him what he knew about the French, the elder, as though shielding himself, had replied, as all village elders did, that he had neither seen nor heard anything of them.
Next day when Denisov had left Pokrovsk, having quite forgotten about this peasant, it was reported to him that Tikhon had attached himself to their party and asked to be allowed to remain with it.
These are Verkhoyansk, Nenryungri, Pokrovsk, Olekminsk, Vilyuysk and Aldan.
Andrew Atroshenko was born in 1965 in Pokrovsk, Russia.
Gritsaev drew attention to specific joint ventures: the Australian Star Technology Systems at Sukhoi Log, Cyprus Minerals at Kubaka in the Magadan region, the Australian-Cypriot Transpacific Resources at Balgold and Balteis in the Chitinsk region, RTZ in the Svetlinsk gold field in Cheliabinsk region, Asarco and Grynberg Resources at the Aginsk deposit in Kamchatka region, and Homestake Mining at Pokrovsk in the Amur region.
Address : 678000, Sakha / Yakutia / Rep, Khangalassky U, Pokrovsk, Ul Ordzhonikidze, House 26, Cab.
Address : the russian federation, 678000, sakha / yakutia / resp, pokrovsk g, street ordzhonikidze, house 26
T2" simultaneously accepts the signal from the Ukrainian transmitter in Pokrovsk, and from the occupied Donetsk.
Oleksandr Brygynets, Advisor to the Minister on broadcasting renewal in ATO zone (MP of Ukraine) notes, that detected problem can be solved by the construction of a new TV tower in Pokrovsk.
The SMM has previously opened five FPBs in Donetsk region: in government-controlled Volnovakha, Pokrovsk (formerly Krasnoarmiisk), Svitlodarsk, and non-government-controlled Horlivka and Debaltseve; and three in Luhansk region: in government-controlled Novoaidar and Stanytsia Luhanska and non-government-controlled Kadiivka (formerly Stakhanov).