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  1. Shopping Center in Kiev

    Shopping Center in Kiev

    Shopping Center (Guest House) is one of the largest shopping complexes in Kiev, located in the Kontraktova Square. It was built in the classical style by the architect L.Rusk in 1808. The construction lasted several years due to the fire in 1811 that

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    2012-05-14  Comments  rating:
    Tags:  Architecture 
  2. Museum of History of Ukraine in Kiev

    Museum of History of Ukraine in Kiev

    The most important historical museum of Ukraine is located in Kiev on the Starokyivska Hora (Old Kiev Hill). The museum was opened in 1944. The building was constructed owing to the Kiev progressive intellectuals headed by the architects Horodetskyi and

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    2012-05-11  Comments  rating:
  3. May 9 - Victory Day. Victory Day in Ukraine

    May 9 - Victory Day. Victory Day in Ukraine

    Day of Victory of the Soviet Union over Nazi Germany in World War II was and remains one of the most revered holidays in the countries of the former Soviet Union. In the Berlin operation, in 1945, there were involved more than 2.5 million soldiers and

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    2012-05-08  Comments  rating:
    Tags:  Traditions  History 
  4. Uzhgorod Castle

    Uzhgorod Castle

    Zakarpattia Region is often called the land of castles. There are 12 medieval castles here. Including prehistoric and early Slavic castles, their quantity is larger. Each of them has a story or legend connected to this or that historical period. The

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    2012-04-29  Comments  rating:
    Tags:  Castles 
  5. Boris and Gleb (Borisoglebsky) Cathedral in Chernigiv

    Boris and Gleb (Borisoglebsky) Cathedral in Chernigiv

    Boris and Gleb Cathedral was founded as a family burial vault of the Davidovich Princes, and is a typical example of Chernigiv architecture of the XII century.The construction lasted from 1120 to 1123. The cathedral is a static structure with impressive

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    2012-04-22  Comments  rating:
    Tags:  Churches 
  6. Spaso-Preobrazhensky (Transfiguration of the Savior) Cathedral in Chernigiv

    Spaso-Preobrazhensky (Transfiguration of the Savior) Cathedral in Chernigiv

    Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral is one of the oldest shrines in Ukraine. It was built in the early X century by the Chernigiv Prince Mstislav Vladimirovich, as a tomb for the princely family. On the territory of the cathedral there is a burial place

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    2012-04-20  Comments  rating:
    Tags:  Churches 
  7. Cufut Qale Cave City

    Cufut Qale Cave City

    Cufut Qale (Chufut Kale) – is one of the cave cities of Crimea, situated near Bakhchisaray. You can get there by going through the Holy Dormition Monastery. In the Crimean Tatar language the name of the cave means a Jewish fortress. The Karaites

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    2012-04-18  Comments  rating:
  8. Celebrating Easter in Ukraine

    Celebrating Easter in Ukraine

    April 15 Orthodox easter in Ukraine 2012 Easter is the most important Orthodox holiday of Ukraine. This is the celebration of the God’s Resurrection - Velykden in Ukrainian, is celebrated every first week after the spring equinox and full moon.

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    2012-04-14  Comments  rating:
  9. Fortress of St. Elizabeth in Kirovograd

    Fortress of St. Elizabeth in Kirovograd

    In 1754, the Empress Elizabeth gave her consent on the construction of the fortification on the banks of the river Ingul (on the territory of modern Kirovograd) along the southern boundary of the military settlements that were built for defense of

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    2012-04-13  Comments  rating:
    Tags:  History 
  10. Zhitomirsky Holy Transfiguration Cathedral

    Zhitomirsky Holy Transfiguration Cathedral

    Zhitomirsky Holy Transfiguration Cathedral - the gem of the city - has an unusual history. On June 26, 1804 by the decree of Alexander I, Zhytomyr officially became the center of the Volyn province. At that time, there were only two ancient wooden

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    2012-04-09  Comments  rating:
    Tags:  Churches