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  • proper n. One of Russia's major ports, near Saint Petersburg.

Etymologies

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From Russian Усть-Луга (Ust'-Luga)

Examples

  • Shipment of oil in the Baltic has been increasing overall, but Russian oil companies have redirected much of their transit flows away from Estonia and toward newly built terminals such as Primorsk and Ust-Luga around St. Petersburg.

    Estonia Feels the Pinch of Moscow's Pique

  • "The project in Ust-Luga needs this type of financing as we are poised to start."

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • By 2013, Rosatom plans to complete construction of a storage facility for exported nuclear waste at Ust-Luga on the shores of the Baltic Sea.

    RIA Novosti

  • Oleg Bodrov, head of the Green World ecological organization based in the town of Sosnovy Bor in the Leningrad Oblast, said that the Ust-Luga port west of St. Petersburg is currently building new infrastructure for the import and export of nuclear materials.

    The St. Petersburg Times

  • "We also declare the start of a public campaign against the construction of a terminal for receiving radioactive waste cargo in the port of Ust-Luga," he said.

    The St. Petersburg Times

  • In two years cargos of nuclear waste will be transported via Ust-Luga, he said.

    The St. Petersburg Times

  • Some of the complexes will be built without budget funds, including the oil cargo complex in Ust-Luga.

    The St. Petersburg Times

  • In the field of sea transport, priorities include the construction of an automobile and railway ferry complex in Ust-Luga in the Leningrad Oblast, and the reconstruction of other objects in major Russian ports.

    The St. Petersburg Times

  • "decrease transit risks" by allowing oil currently flowing through Belarus the option to divert to Russia's Baltic port of Ust-Luga, the Moscow-based company said Friday on its web site.

    The St. Petersburg Times

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