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Tarascha is a town near Kiev, Ukraine. Administratively, it is a part of Kyivs'ka oblast' and a center of Taraschans'kyi raion within that oblast'. A street in Ynysybwl, Wales, relatively stereotypical of a small town A town is usually an urban area which is not considered to rank as a city. ... Motto: Oblast Municipality Municipal government City council (Київська Міська рада) Mayor Oleksandr Omelchenko Area 800 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 2,642,486 100% 3,299/km² Founded City rights around 5th century 1487 Latitude Longitude 50°27′ N 30°30′ E Area code +044 Car plates  ? Twin towns Athenes, Brussels, Budapest, Chicago... Kyivs’ka oblast’ (Київська область in Ukrainian) is an oblast (province) in northern Ukraine. ... See rayon for the textile made of processed cellulose. ...

Tarascha is a historical Cossack town (in XVII century through XVII century - rather a city). The Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks to Sultan Mehmed IV of Turkey. ... A city is an urban area, differentiated from a town, village, or hamlet by size, population density, importance, or legal status. ...

Despite that, nowadays the town (namely, the nearby forest) is mostly known as a place of clandestine burial and later recovery of Georgiy Gongadze, a Ukrainian journalist kidnapped and murdered in 2000. Clandestine is an adjective meaning that its reference is something secret or guerrilla in nature. ... Georgiy R. Gongadze (in Ukrainian Heorhiy Ruslanovych Honhadze) (May 21, 1969 – 2000) was a Ukrainian journalist kidnapped and murdered in 2000. ... A journalist is a person who practices journalism, the gathering and dissemination of information about current events, trends, issues and people. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

See also:

shtetl; Pale of Settlement A shtetl or shtetele (little town/city in Yiddish) was typically a small town or village with a large Jewish population in pre-Holocaust Central Europe and Eastern Europe. ... The Pale of Settlement (Черта оседлости in Russian, or cherta osedlosti) was the border region of Imperial Russia in which Jews were allowed to live. ...

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U.S. forensic team determines Tarascha corpse is Gongadze (05/13/01) (911 words)
She said she believed the law enforcement agency's apparent willingness to cooperate with U.S. forensic experts was merely an attempt by Ukrainian officials to create an illusion of transparency in the investigation.
Forensic experts from the FBI and the U.S. Department of Defense were in Kyiv on April 26-29 to gather materials from the Tarascha body.
U.S. specialists returned to Kyiv at the request of the Ukrainian government after the Procurator General's Office heeded the demands of the Gongadze family and allowed a complete set of tests to be done to determine not only the identity of the body, but also the manner and time of death.
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