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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

  • Theatres

    Plastic Drama Theater

    The Plastic Drama Theatre on Pecherske has the unique distinction of being the only professional theatre of this particular genre in Ukraine. The theatre was created on 30 December 1988 by the director, producer and artistic leader Mikhaylovn ‘Faith’ Mishneva. The creative idea behind the drama is that of using a nonverbal means of communicating the emotional and spiritual life of man. Thus, ...

  • Religious Sites

    Uspensky Cave Monastery

    Crimea is a region in Ukraine, which is located near the northern coastline of the Black Sea. Crimea's landscape is made up mostly of semiarid grasslands that are enhanced by the magnificent Crimean Mountain range in the background. Another spectacular feature that can be found within Crimea is the unusual Uspensky Cave Monastery.

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  • Culture

    Expatriates

    Though Ukraine is primarily an Orthodox country, it would seem that many expatriates now living in Ukraine initially moved to the country with the idea of preaching the gospel to the people of the land. While some have stuck to this mission, others have recognised that the country is one of beauty and the people have a strong cultural heritage which is very enjoyable to learn about. This has ...

  • Chernihiv Oblast

    Koriukivka

    If you travel to northern Ukraine you will find a province known as the Chernihiv Oblast. This beautiful region is situated right against the country’s international border and shares its borders with both Belarus and Russia. The Chernihiv Oblast itself is roughly 31,900 square kilometers in size and it is easily divided by the Desna River which bisects the region and joins with the Dniepro ...

  • National parks

    Karpatskyi Biosphere

    If you are looking for a place where you can relax and unwind as well as enjoy some of the great mountain air in Ukraine, the Karpatskyi Biosphere Reserve is definitely the place to go. This reserve was founded in 1968 and it not only features several different massifs, but it also encompasses the Karpatskyi National Park with its many different facilities, including a health spa and ...

  • Singles

    Men

    Whether you're looking for a listening ear or you're trying to find the man of your dreams, look no further than our online Ukrainian Dating Service. A great place to meet a variety of Ukrainian men who are every bit as eager to get to know you, our Dating Center will help get you started by providing you with photos, biographies and contact details for all your lovely hopefuls. What's more, ...

  • Castles

    Kodak Fortress

    Ukraine is home to a number of sturdy fortresses which make fascinating attractions. These fortresses were usually built for defense and protection. Most of the fortresses were built in a strategically important location – usually overlooking the best crossing point of a river or from a high point on a hill which provided an unsurpassed view of the surrounding area. In this way, they helped ...

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