Chortkiv

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Chortkiv (Чортків; Czortków; undefined Chortkov) is a city in Ternopil Oblast (province) in western Ukraine.wikipedia
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Ternopil Oblast

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Chortkiv (Чортків; Czortków; undefined Chortkov) is a city in Ternopil Oblast (province) in western Ukraine.

Chortkiv Raion

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It is the administrative center of the Chortkiv Raion (district), housing the district's local administration buildings.
Its administrative center is Chortkiv.

Seret River

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Chortkiv is located in the northern part of the historic region of Galician Podolia on the banks of the Seret River.
The towns of Ternopil, Terebovlia and Chortkiv sit along the river's banks.

Czortków uprising

a failed uprising
Its Polish inhabitants, particularly students of the local high school, organized a failed uprising in January 1940, which would serve as the first Polish uprising of World War II.
The uprising took place in the Soviet-occupied Polish town of Czortków (now Chortkiv, Ukraine) during World War II.

Chortkiv offensive

On June 8, 1919 the Ukrainian Galician Army broke for couple months through the Polish front at Chortkiv and began the Chortkiv offensive.
On 8 June the 19,000 strong UHA assaulted the city of Chortkiv, forcing the Poles to retreat to the Holohory–Peremyshliany–Bukachivtsi line.

Pinchas Horowitz

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Rabbi Pinchas HaLevi Horowitz (born in Chortkiv about 1731; died in Frankfort-on-the-Main July 1, 1805) was a rabbi and Talmudist.

Jerzy Janicki

Jerzy Janicki (10 August 1928 in Chortkiv – 15 April 2007 in Warsaw) was a Polish writer, journalist and scriptwriter.

Podolia Eyalet

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It was part of the short-lived Turkish Podolia Eyalet, which lasted from 1672 to 1699.
The other garrisons in Podolia, in Bar, Medzhybizh, Jazlivec, and Chortkiv, barely exceeded 100 soldiers each.

Shmelke of Nikolsburg

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Shmuel Shmelke Halevi Horowitz of Nikolsburg (1726 in Chortkiv, Galicia, Poland – April 28, 1778 in Nikolsburg, Moravia) was one of the great early Hasidic Rebbes.

Border Protection Corps

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Chortkiv was an important garrison of the Polish Border Defence Corps Brigade "Podole", whose commandant from 1935 to 1938 was General Stefan Rowecki.

Tarnopol Voivodeship

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It was ceded to sovereign Poland in the Peace Treaty of Riga between Poland, Soviet Russia (acting also on behalf of Soviet Belarus) and Soviet Ukraine, and remained part of the Tarnopol Voivodeship of the Second Polish Republic until the Soviet invasion of Poland in September 1939.
Other important municipal centers of the voivodeship were: Czortków (pop.

36th Infantry Division (Poland)

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Furthermore, it was home to the 36th Reserve Infantry Division.

Karl Emil Franzos

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Karl Emil Franzos was born near the town of Czortków (Chortkiv) in the eastern, Podolian region of the Austrian Kingdom of Galicia.

Chortkov (Hasidic dynasty)

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* Chortkov (Hasidic dynasty)
Chortkov (also Chortkow, Tshortkov, Czortkow) is a Hasidic dynasty that originated in Chortkov (Czortków), present-day Ukraine.

Ternopil

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Due to heavy destruction of Ternopil, in 1944 Chortkiv served as a regional seat.
Due to heavy destruction, the regional seat was moved to Chortkiv.

General Government

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From 1941-1944 it was annexed to Nazi Germany.

Oblast

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Chortkiv (Чортків; Czortków; undefined Chortkov) is a city in Ternopil Oblast (province) in western Ukraine.

Ukraine

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Chortkiv (Чортків; Czortków; undefined Chortkov) is a city in Ternopil Oblast (province) in western Ukraine.

Capital city

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It is the administrative center of the Chortkiv Raion (district), housing the district's local administration buildings.

Raion

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It is the administrative center of the Chortkiv Raion (district), housing the district's local administration buildings.

Eastern Galicia

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Chortkiv is located in the northern part of the historic region of Galician Podolia on the banks of the Seret River.

Podolia

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Chortkiv is located in the northern part of the historic region of Galician Podolia on the banks of the Seret River.

Hasidic Judaism

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In the past Chortkiv was the home of many Hasidic Jews; it was a notable shtetl and had a significant number of Jews residing there prior to the Holocaust.

Jews

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In the past Chortkiv was the home of many Hasidic Jews; it was a notable shtetl and had a significant number of Jews residing there prior to the Holocaust.