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Lev Avnerovich Leviev
Lev Leviev (born July 30, 1956) is an Israeli businessman, philanthropist and investor, of Uzbek Bukhari Jewish background, Known as the "King of Diamonds". Lev Leviev has a net worth of $1.0 billion as of March 2018,[1] and has been a philanthropist for Hasidic Jewish causes in Eastern Europe and Israel.[2] Beginning in the 1990s, Leviev avoided being directly involved with the Yeltsin family, and nurtured ties with Vladimir Putin.[3][4] His diamond mining investments in Angola and his investments in Israeli settlements have been the target of protests.[5] A prominent member of the Bukhari Jewish community, he is president of the World Congress of Bukharian Jews. Leviev was born in Samarkand, Uzbek SSR in 1956
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Antwerp Diamond District
Coordinates: 51°12′52″N 4°25′06″E / 51.214509°N 4.4182508°E / 51.214509; 4.4182508 The diamond district is located adjacent to the Central Station (AntwAntwerp's diamond district, also known as the Diamond Quarter (Diamantkwartier), and dubbed the Square Mile,[1] is an area within the city of Antwerp, Belgium. It consists of several square blocks covering an area of about one square mile. While as of 2012, much of the gem cutting and polishing work historically done in the neighborhood had moved to low wage centers elsewhere, about 84% of the world's rough diamonds passed through the district, making it the largest diamond district in the world with a turnover of 54 billion dollars.[2] Each year, approximately 50% of the rough diamonds return to Antwerp for cutting and polishing
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Nor Geghi
Coordinates: 40°19′16″N 44°34′47″E / 40.32111°N 44.57972°E / 40.32111; 44.57972 Nor Geghi (Armenian: Նոր Գեղի) is a major village in the Kotayk Province of Armenia, located around 22 km north of the capital Yerevan, near the town of Nor Hachen. As of the 2011 census, the population of the village is 5,319.[1] A 2014 study published in the journal Science discovered Levallois and bifacial stone tools in an archaeological site near Nor Geghi.[2] The artifacts, found preserved in soil under a later lava flow and dated at 325,000 – 335,000 years old, were a mix of two distinct stone tool technology traditions: bifacial tools and Levallois tools
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Nor Hajn
Coordinates: 40°18′07″N 44°34′59″E / 40.30194°N 44.58306°E / 40.30194; 44.58306 Nor Hachn has many cultural institutions, including a central library, a school of arts opened in 1968 and a house of culture opened in 1971. In 1974, a memorial to the Haçin resistance was erected in Nor Hachn
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