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Valky (Kharkivsʹka oblastʹ, Ukraine)


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    • Valki (Kharkivsʹka oblastʹ, Ukraine)
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      • found: Valky, 1992:t.p. (Valky) colophon (Valki) p. 7, etc. (Valky frist mentioned in sources of 1642 when a fort known as Valkovskai︠a︡ krepostʹWas built on the Mozh River to protect against Tatar and Cherkassian raids which were frequent during the 17th cent. In 1704 the town was severly damaged by fire, but was rebuilt)
      • found: Encyc. of Ukraine:v. 5, p. 551 (Valky, a city on the Mozh River and a raion center in Kharkiv oblast. It was founded in 1646 as a fort to defend Muscovy's southern border against Crimean and Nogay Tatars. A settlement arose around the fort, and in 1740 it was granted town status. It served as a company center in Kharkiv vicegerency (1780-1796) and Kharkiv gubernia (1802-1923). It was granted city status in 1938)
      • found: Ukraïna, ohli︠a︡dova mapa, 1994:p. 31 (Valky, indicates a Valky in the Kharkivsʹka oblastʹ and one in the Chernihivsʹka oblastʹ)
      • found: Ukraïna [MAP], 1992:(Valky, city in the Kharkivsʹka oblastʹ)
      • found: GEOnet WWW, 09-23-96(hdg.: Valki, ppl.; 49°50ʹ00ʺN, 35°37ʹ00ʺE)
      • found: Rad. ent︠s︡ykl. istoriï Ukraïny, 1969:v. 1, p. 229-230 (Valky, a city in Kharkiv. obl. URSR; Fortet︠s︡i︠a︡ Valky, or Moz︠h︡aĭsʹkyĭ ostroh was established in 1646 as protection against Crimean and Nogay Tatars. From 1780 Valky was the center of the Valkivsʹkyĭ povit of the Kharkivsʹke namisnyt︠s︡tvo (later to become the Kharkivsʹka hubernii︠a︡). Soviet authority was established there in Nov. 1917. During 1918-1919 Valky was occupied by German forces, then in late 1919 by White Army forces. From 1923 to 1932 Valky was the raĭon center of the Kharkivsʹkyĭ okruh. From 1932 the city has been in the Kharkivsʹka oblastʹ)
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