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2011-05-13 12:57:00

KYIV, Ukraine, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The subtropical climate together with geographic location, health-resort potential and incentives from the local government will make Crimea the tourism capital of Eastern Europe.

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2009-08-18 06:15:00

According to news agency Interfax, the Ukraine is claiming that Russian ships stationed at Sevastopol are polluting the Black Sea.

2008-08-11 21:00:03

Text of report by Russian state news agency RIA Novosti Moscow, 11 August: Russian Foreign Minister has told Ukrainian parliament speaker Arseniy Yatsenyuk by phone today that Russian Black Sea Fleet ships were off Abkhazia's coast to protect Russians and support peacekeepers, the Russian Foreign Ministry's information and press department said.

2006-06-08 12:48:21

By Ron Popeski KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's main opposition party, sympathetic to Russia, said on Thursday pro-Western President Viktor Yushchenko was plunging the country into chaos by seeking NATO membership in the face of public resistance.

2006-02-03 12:43:43

By Mark Trevelyan, Security Correspondent BERLIN (Reuters) - Ukraine is pushing for an invitation to join NATO within two years, despite tense relations with Moscow and the presence of a major Russian naval base on its territory, a senior official said on Friday.

2005-12-14 11:45:00

KIEV (Reuters) - Bird flu, including the H5N1 strain dangerous to humans, has spread to new villages in Ukraine's Crimea peninsula, officials said on Wednesday.


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Sea of Azov
2013-04-18 19:13:38

The Sea of Azov, known is Classical Antiquity as Lake Maeotis, is a sea towards the south of Eastern Europe. It’s linked by the narrow Strait of Kerch to the Black Sea towards the south and is bordered in the north by mainland Ukraine, in the east by Russia, and in the west by the Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula. The Kuban and Don are the major rivers that flow into the Sea of Azov. This sea is the shallowest in the world with the depth varying between 2 ft 11 inch and 46 ft. There’s a...

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Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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