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  • proper n. Alternative name of Kharkiv.

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  • proper n. A city in Ukraine; -- its former capital.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a city in northeastern Ukraine; former capital of the Ukraine


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  • Instead he had run into a trap, and had faced a triple defeat — in Kharkov, in the Crimea, and in Leningrad — that allowed the Germans to attack again, this time across the great plains of southern Russia.

    The Nazis' Last Stand

  • Despite these casualties the Germans were able to open a spring drive, wresting Kharkov from the Russians once more (March 15), and retaking Belgorod (March 21).

    1943, Jan. 1-18

  • Recently another newspaper published photographs of the dangling corpses of Germans hanged by the Russians in Kharkov, and carefully informed its readers that these executions had been filmed and that the public would shortly be able to witness them at the news theatres.

    As I Please

  • At the recent trials in Kharkov some attempt was made to fix on Hitler, Himmler and the rest the responsibility for their subordinates’ crimes, but the mere fact that this had to be done shows that Hitler’s guilt is not self-evident.

    As I Please

  • The logo actually seems to be for a photography company in Kharkov, which is a city in the Ukraine.

    The Trouble with Technology

  • One such man is Ivan Kharkov, a former KGB colonel who built a global investment empire on the rubble of the Soviet Union.

    Moscow Rules by Daniel Silva: Book summary

  • Hidden within that empire, however, is a more lucrative and deadly business: Kharkov is an arms dealer - and he is about to deliver Russia's most sophisticated weapons to al-Qaeda.

    Moscow Rules by Daniel Silva: Book summary

  • In the days to come, Gabriel and his team of operatives will find themselves in a deadly duel of nerve and wits with one of the world’s most ruthless men: the murderous Russian oligarch and arms dealer Ivan Kharkov.

    The Defector by Daniel Silva: Book summary

  • This photograph was taken in the 1970s in Kharkov, the town in Ukraine where I was born.

    Photographer Boris Mikhailov's best shot

  • Mr. Mikhailov's collaborative portraits of the homeless in his native city of Kharkov, Ukraine, are no less unnerving than Ms. Nakadate's and, in truth, leave more of a bruise on the museum visitor.

    Does This Make You Feel Uneasy?


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