Dnipropetrovsk

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long spell

Dnipropetrovsk Dnipro was relocated to Dnipro Stadium after a long spell at this arena. In the first half of October 1943, Southwestern Front (3rd Ukrainian Front from 20 October) commanded by Army General Rodion Malinovsky was tasked with attacking the German Panther-Wotan line, and later securing the bridgeheads on the eastern bank of the Dnieper on the Izyum - Dnipropetrovsk axis during the Battle of the Lower Dnieper. But the first attempt to establish bridgeheads failed. Three infantry armies: 8th Guards (8th Guards Army (Soviet Union)), 3rd Guards (3rd Guards Army (Soviet Union)) and the 12th Army (12th Army (Soviet Union)), and two corps, 1st Guards Mechanized (1st Guards Mechanized Corps (Soviet Union)) and 23rd Tank with 17th Air Army providing air support were assembled for the new assault. On 23 October Malinovsky (Rodion Malinovsky), who wanted to take Dnipropetrovsk, and trap the First Panzer Army (1st Panzer Army) in the eastern reaches of the Dnieper bend, inserted the newly arrived 46th Army into combat. Together with 8th Guards it was trying to trap German forces against the western bank of Dnieper between Dnipropetrovsk and Dniprodzerzhynsk, the site of the huge Dnieper Hydroelectric Station. The 46th Army units tried to get to the station in time to prevent the destruction of the dam by retreating German troops. On 25 October Dnipropetrovsk was taken, but the installations and the Dam were partly destroyed. Erickson, p.139 In 1906, Kucherenko was performing at the market in Yekaterinoslav (''now Dnipropetrovsk'') and was heard by the renowned historian Dmytro Yavornytsky. Kucherenko's high artism left a deep impression on Yavornytsky. Yavornytsky wrote: Commons:Category:Dnipropetrovsk


vast range

directions Near the theater shell in the central park phone hours price content Authentic Georgian cuisine with both indoor and outdoor tables. * *


opposition quot

). These efforts proved controversial among some of the judicial old guard, but a band of reformist judges - dubbed the "judicial opposition" - increasingly gained support from reformers in local administrations who pushed for an end to judicial corruption. Judges were indicted en masse in Dnipropetrovsk in the early 1990s, and later on judges from the Mykolayiv city court and the Moskovskyy district court of Kiev were put on trial for corruption. birth_date


poor technical

trolley buses and marshrutkas—private minibuses. In addition to this there are a large number of taxi firms operating in the city, and many residents have private cars. The city's municipal roads also suffer from the same funding problems as the trams, with many of them in a very poor technical state. It is not uncommon to find very large potholes and crumbling surfaces on many of Dnipropetrovsk's smaller roads. Major roads and highways


sporting life

of Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine, Soviet Union.


political portrait

(then part of the Soviet Union). Her mother Ludmila Nikolaevna Telegina (née Nelepova), was born 11 August 1937, in Dnipropetrovsk. Her father Vladimir Abramovich Grigyan was born 3


large buildings

academic Mikhail Lomonosov. Later, due to damage from the Second World War, a number of large buildings were reconstructed. The main railway station, for example, was stripped of its Russian-revival ornamentation and redesigned in the style

was replaced with one of Russian academic Mikhail Lomonosov. Later, due to damage from the Second World War, a number of large buildings were reconstructed. The '''main railway station''', for example, was stripped of its Russian-revival ornamentation and redesigned in the style of Stalinist social-realism, whilst the Grand Hotel Ukraine survived the war but was later simplified much in design, with its roof being reconstructed in a typical French mansard style as opposed to the ornamental Ukrainian


fighting causing

as Zaporozhian Cossacks (Zaporizhia – the lands south of Prydniprovye, translate as "The Land Beyond the Weirs Rapids "). This was a period of raids and fighting causing considerable devastation and depopulation in that area; the area became known as the 'Wilderness' (Russian Дикое поле) (Wild Fields) (Ukrainian Дике Поле (:uk:Дике Поле)). 16th–18th centuries File:Kodak (1635).PNG thumb 225px right Map of Kodak Fortress Kodak


architecture monumental

rezervnye-goroda dnepropetrovsk jd-vokzal-dnepropetrovsk.html and the art-nouveau Astoriya building on Karla Marksa Prospekt. File:Karl-Marx-Avenue-Dnipropetrovsk.jpg right thumb Stalinist architecture (monumental soviet classicism) dominates in the city centre.

style railway station (since reconstructed), and the art-nouveau '''Astoriya''' building on Karla Marksa Prospekt. - Stalinist architecture (monumental soviet classicism) dominates in the city centre. Once the bolsheviks had taken power in Dnipropetrovsk the city was gradually purged of tsarist-era monuments and monumental architecture was stripped of Imperial coats of arms and other non-socialist symbolism. In 1917, a monument to Catherine the Great that stood in front of the Mining Institute


physical culture

State Institute of Physical Culture and Sport * National Mining University of Ukraine * National Metallurgical Academy of Ukraine * Ukrainian State Chemical-Technological University * Dnipropetrovsk State University of Internal Affairs * Prydniprovska State Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture * Dnipropetrovsk National University of Railway Transport (Dnipropetrovsk National University of Rail Transport) style "vertical-align:top; width:50%;"

Dnipropetrovsk

'''Dnipropetrovsk''' ( .

Within the Dnipropetrovsk Metropolitan area the population is about 1,004,000 United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, World Urbanization Prospects (2009 revision), (United Nations, 2010), Table A.12. Data for 2007. to 1,360,000 Thomas Brinkoff, Principal Agglomerations of the World, accessed on 12 March 2009. Data for 2011-04-01. people.

A vital industrial centre of Ukraine, Dnipropetrovsk was one of the key centres of the nuclear (Nuclear power), arms (Arms industry), and space (Soviet space program) industries of the Soviet Union. In particular, it is home to the Yuzhmash, a major space and ballistic missile design bureau and manufacturer. Because of its military industry, Dnipropetrovsk was a closed city A closed city does not allow foreigners inside without official permission. until the 1990s.

Dnipropetrovsk is a powerhouse of Ukraine's business and politics as the native city for many of the country's most important figures. Ukraine's politics is still defined by the legacy of Leonid Kuchma, Pavlo Lazarenko and Yuliya Tymoshenko whose intermingled careers started in Dnipropetrovsk.

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