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  • proper noun A port city on the Dnieper in Ukraine, administrative centre of Cherkasy province.
  • proper noun Cherkasy province (oblast), in central Ukraine.


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From Ukrainian Черкаси (Čerkásy).


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  • "Why do I have to endure pain and torture for years, my entire youth?" he asked in a weak voice from a bed he shared with his mother in their two-bedroom apartment in Cherkasy, 200 kilometers 125 miles southeast of the capital Kiev.

    The Seattle Times 2011

  • "These people are crossed out from life even before death," said Viktor Paramonov, head doctor at the Cherkasy Regional Oncology Center in central Ukraine.

    The Seattle Times 2011

  • Serhiy Psyurnik, who runs a small palliative care group in Cherkasy that supported Vlad, said he recently cared for a cancer-stricken retired police officer who kept a handgun under his pillow so he could kill himself if the nurse did not arrive on time and his pain became too severe.

    The Seattle Times 2011

  • Volodymyr Demishkan governor of Vinnytsia region, Serhiy Tulub governor of Cherkasy region, and Yaroslav Sukhy governor of Ternopil region. 2010

  • Vinnytsia, Cherkasy and Ternopil regional state administrations. 2010

  • Kuzmenko headed the campaign headquarters of presidential candidate Yulia Tymoshenko in Cherkasy region in the 2010 presidential election. 2010

  • Thunderstorms are expected to hit western and northern regions and Cherkasy and Zhytomyr regions, with hail and strong winds of up to 15-20 meters per second expected in western regions of Ukraine, the Ukrainian Hydrometeorological Center reported on Tuesday. 2010

  • The pilgrims have been banned from Ukraine for five years, the media liaisons department of the Ukrainian Interior Ministry's main office in Cherkasy region reported.

    Yeshiva World News 2010

  • Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has appointed the governors of the Kirovohrad, Sumy, Vinnytsia, Cherkasy and Ternopil regional state administrations. 2010

  • Yanukovych appoints governors of Kirovohrad, Sumy, Vinnytsia, Cherkasy and Ternopil regions 2010


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