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Kiev, Ukraine - 2012 - Kyiv , Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine - Kiev, Ukraine [04:18]
Kiev or Kyiv is the capital and the largest city of Ukraine, located in the north central part of the country on the Dnieper River. Kiev is an important industrial, scientific, educational and cultural centre of Eastern Europe. It is home to many high-tech industries, higher education institutions and world-famous historical landmarks. The city has an extensive infrastructure and highly developed system of public transport, including the Kiev Metro. The name Kiev is said to derive from the name of Kyi, one of four legendary founders of the city (brothers Kyi, Shchek, Khoryv, and sister Lybid). During its history, Kiev, one of the oldest cities in Eastern Europe, passed through several stages of great prominence and relative obscurity. The city probably existed as a commercial centre as early as the 5th century. A Slavic settlement on the great trade route between Scandinavia and Constantinople, Kiev was a tributary of the Khazars, until seized by the Varangians (Vikings) in the mid-9th century. Under Varangians rule, the city became a capital of the Rus', the first East Slavic state. Completely destroyed during the Mongol invasion in 1240, the city lost most of its influence for the centuries to come. It was a provincial capital of marginal importance in the outskirts of the territories controlled by its powerful neighbours; first the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, followed by Poland and Russia. Kiev is one of the oldest cities of Eastern Europe and has played a pivotal role ...
Tags: Kiev, Ukraine
Kolomeyka Kolomyjka The making of "Switch on Ukraine" Коломийка [05:13]
Switch on Ukraine is an advertisement being broadcast throughout Europe to promote tourism in 2012. An HD video of the ad is available on my channel. This clip shows some of the behind the scenes footage. I've added a soundtrack of the famous folk song and dance Kolomeyka, as song by the Lemko people from the Carpathians.
Tags: Euro 2012, Lemko, Rusyn, Kolomejka, Ukrainian, Kiev, Kiyiv, L'viv, L'vov, traditional, Donetsk, Odesa, Odessa, Kolomyjka, Ukraine (Country), Коломийка
New bi-alphabetic signs in the Kyiv/Kiev metro, preparing for the EURO 2012 football tournament [03:53]
As the last underground trains one late evening in March 2012 run through a Kyiv/Kiev metro station, workers prepare new bi-alphabetic signs to replace the old single alphabet Cyrillic signs hanging on the walls of the underground station. The new signs are easy readable but the totally lack the beauty and patina of the industrial era Soviet they replace, a shame really. On the new signs, the names of the stations are merely transliterated from Ukrainian Cyrillic into English Latin. Frustrating, the lack of translation (eg. Zoloty Vorota translates into Golden Gate) leaves visitors without command of Ukrainian without any hint of the meaning of the names. With no real help from this awkward Ukrainian-English, transparency is supposedly provided by a unique hotel room style 3 digit code number assigned to each station with big ugly numbers on the signs. But no one can explain where to obtain the code breaker! Minus 3 stars for yet another typical "solution" in Ukraine, where the workers struggle to find the right drill for the rawplugs to fit the signs.
Tags: Kiev, Kyiv, EURO2012, Tournament, Metro, Train, Station, Ukraine
Imagine The Road Unridden [05:32]
E2Marketing Promotional Media Bal and Martina travel The Road Unridden as they cross the world on a Harley. Join Bal and Martina as they journey from Miami USA to India, through 38 countries on a Harley, no back up team just 2 people and a camcorder.
Tags: Harley, Davidson, Bal, Hunjan, Martina, India, bike, road, unridden, imagine entertainment, Cardin, paper, Lahore, Amritsar, customs, New Delhi, Tata, flood, Ukraine, Italy, Bulgaria, Germany, Austria, Pakistan, China, France, Croatia, Monte Carlo, Budape
Hot girls and Ukraine's 'dirty' politics [01:22]
The Ukrainian feminist movement 'Femen' has organised a series of mud wrestling contests on the capital's main square to protest against 'dirty' politics. It follows President Viktor Yushchenkos decision to dissolve parliament and call a snap election. The women said they were prepared to get their hands dirty to show how Ukraines political system was being dragged through the mud.
Tags: Ukraine, election, fun, mudslinging