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  • Ukrainian Crafts: Petrykivka Painting

    Originating in the village of Petrykivka in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, the Petrykivka style of painting is one of Ukraine's unique and treasured forms of ornamental folk art which is still practiced ...

    December 3, 2014
  • Ukrainian Rock Band Okean Elzy

    Formed in the city of Lviv in 1994, the band Okean Elzy has gathered a following of fans throughout Ukraine and beyond its borders with music and lyrics that resonate with the band's audience. ...

    November 3, 2014
  • Historical Reminders of the Scythians in Ukraine

    Thousands of burial mounds across the southern steppes of Ukraine remain as a reminder of the historical presence of the Scythians, a semi-nomadic equestrian tribe who occupied the area between ...

    October 16, 2014
  • Visiting Villages in the Heart of Ukraine

    On the road between Kiev and Poltava, through an area affectionately referred to as the 'Heart of Ukraine', travelers will come across a number of villages overflowing with history and ...

    September 18, 2014
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What to See

  • Places of Interest

    Sofiyivsky Park

    Those who are willing to open their hearts and listen will find that the Sofiyivsky Park is a place filled with tales of romance and legends which one can imagine unfolding amongst the rocks and alleys of the park. This picturesque park has a strong sense of nostalgia, presenting the imagination with images of 17th and 18th century ladies strolling about in light colors and fabrics ...

  • National parks

    Karadag Reserve

    The Karadag Reserve lies amid two cities known as Feodosia and Sudak, which are situated on a piece of the Crimean peninsula on the south-east coast. It is here that a breathtaking abundance of unique and historical geology can be found in the only solitary rocky shoreline massif of the Jurassic period, of about 150 – 160 million years old, in all of Europe. Not forgetting the variety of ...

  • Activities

    Snow Skiing

    If you consider yourself an avid skier or just an amateur and you are wondering where to go on your upcoming winter break, look no further then the beautiful country of Ukraine. With its amazing backdrops surrounded by majestic mountains and friendly local people all ready to help you create unforgettable memories, snow skiing in Ukraine is not to be missed.

  • Travel

    Airport Guide

    There are numerous airports in Ukraine operating either in an international or domestic capacity. Most international flights to Kyiv land at Boryspil International Airport, but there are several other international airports scattered throughout Ukraine. In fact, there are more than 180 paved airports in Ukraine. After arriving at one of Ukraine's airports you can take a taxi or bus into the ...

  • Culture

    Public Services

    As with all countries, public services in Ukraine are vital for the effective functioning of the country, providing a sound infrastructure. Public service refers to the supplying of commodities or services to the public or community and are usually cared for on a municipal level. Ukraine's public services sector is responsible for law enforcement bodies, water supply, electricity, public ...

  • Kharkiv Oblast

    Chuguyiv

    The city of Chuguyiv (also spelt Chuguiiv or Chuguev) has a long military history that is still evident today. It is located the in the beautiful Kharkiv Oblast, with a population of approximately 36 000 residents. Chuguyiv's existence has been recorded from the year 1627, but its founding year has been accepted as being 1638. The name, Chuguyiv, was derived from the Turkic word ...

  • Activities

    Swimming and Sunbathing

    Of all the activities that tourists might expect to enjoy, swimming and sunbathing in Ukraine may not be at the top of their list. Most of us tend to associate Ukraine with the cold winters of Russia, but the fact is that Ukraine enjoys warm and pleasant summers. Since Ukraine is situated a little further south than most of European Russia, its climate is generally slightly warmer and one ...

  • Chernihiv Oblast

    Pryluky

    Even though the city of Pryluky was only mentioned the first time by Prince Vladimir Monomakh in the year 1085, archaeologists believe that their excavations prove that the city is much older. They estimate that the first settlers in this part of the Chernihiv Oblast of Ukraine lived here in the second millennium BC. This indicates that Pryluky is one of the oldest cities in the ...

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