Odessa or Odesa (Ukrainian:Оде́са, [oˈdɛsɐ]; Russian:Оде́сса;IPA:[ɐˈdʲesə]) is a city in Ukraine and a major seaport and transportation hub located on the northwestern shore of the Black Sea. Odessa is also an administrative center of the Odessa Oblast and a multiethnic major cultural center. Odessa is the third biggest city in Ukraine and known in Ukraine as Black Sea Pearl or Southern Palmyra.
In 1794, the city of Odessa was founded by a decree of the Empress Catherine the Great. From 1819 to 1858, Odessa was a free port. During the Soviet period it was the most important port of trade in the Soviet Union and a Soviet naval base. On 1 January 2000, the Quarantine Pier at Odessa Commercial Sea Port was declared a free port and free economic zone for a period of 25 years.
Odessa was founded in 1881 as a water stop and cattle-shipping point on the Texas and Pacific Railway. The first post office opened in 1885. Odessa became the county seat of Ector County in 1891 when the county was first organized. It was incorporated as a city in 1927, after oil was discovered in Ector County on the Connell Ranch southwest of Odessa.
UkrainianDefense Minister Oleksii Reznikov was due Tuesday in Paris, where discussions about the possible delivery of fighter jets to Ukraine were expected to be on the table ... I think they have started it,” Zelensky told reporters during a trip to the city of Odessa in the south.
OdessaRegionMedical Center celebrated the hospital’s newly renovated Women and Children’s Center on Thursday afternoon ... Odessa Region Medical Center celebrated the hospitalÕs newly renovated Women and ChildrenÕs Center on Thursday afternoon ... A view of one of the newly renovated labor and delivery rooms at Odessa Region Medical Center.
Meals on Wheels of Odessa is excited to welcome the team from the Sewell Family of Companies for their annual Sewell Serves. Sewell Serves will be at Meals on Wheels of Odessa, 1314 E ... 3 to load up the boxes for delivery ... Stoker, Executive Director of Meals on Wheels of Odessa.
That’s because Odessa’s newest family-owned burger stop is located on the outskirts of West Odessa ... (Michael Bauer.Odessa American) ... “Since we are a new business, we just wanted to do something to give back to the west side of Odessa,” Tiffany said ... (Michael Bauer.Odessa American) ... “There’s not a lot of options for delivery.
The following people were indicted recently by a Brazoria County grand jury. An indictment is not a finding of guilt, only a determination that enough evidence exists to proceed to trial ...DonaldEllis Wilson, 29, delivery of a controlled substance; enhanced. Shemeika OdessaHayes, 45, theft with two or more previous convictions; enhanced ... ....
The agreement, however, soon came under question after Russia conducted a strike on the Ukrainian port city of Odessa on Saturday, saying that it had destroyed “a docked Ukrainian warship and a warehouse of Harpoon anti-ship missiles, supplied by the US to the Kiev regime.”.
Kyiv expects the first grain deliveries under a UN-brokered deal to leave Ukrainian ports “this week,” Ukraine’s infrastructure minister said Monday, despite Russian strikes on Ukraine’s Black Sea port of Odessa... the port of Odessa in the south and then Pivdennyi in the southeast.