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  • Museum of Family Icons at Radomyshl Castle

    The town of Radomyshl (or Radomysl) was first mentioned in historical records in the year 1150, although over the centuries it has had a number of names and was only renamed Radomyshl in the ...

    November 15, 2012
  • Kiev’s Spectacular Horse-Chestnut Trees

    Horse-chestnut trees (Aeculus hippocastanum) are native to the Balkan mixed forests of South East Europe, including those found in Ukraine. They are also prized as cultivated trees for parks ...

    November 1, 2012
  • The Black Grave of Ancient Chernihiv

    Located in the city of Chernihiv in northern Ukraine, Chernihiv Ancient consists of thirty-four architectural monuments which were designated as a National Architecture-Historical Sanctuary ...

    October 18, 2012
  • Olvia – Archeological Treasure on the Black Sea Shore

    In around 600 BC the ancient Greeks established the colonies of Tyras, Olbia and Hemonassa on the north-eastern shore of the Black Sea. Olbia, or Olvia, was situated on the shores of the ...

    October 4, 2012
  • The Kiev National Museum of Russian Art

    The Kiev National Museum of Russian Art is located in the heart of the city, opposite the main building of the Taras Shevchenko National University. The building which houses the more than ...

    September 20, 2012
  • Ancient Origins of the City of Kerch

    Founded more than 2,600 years ago, the city of Kerch is located on the Kerch Peninsula in Crimea, and is considered to be one of Ukraine's oldest cities. Archeological discoveries in the ...

    September 6, 2012
  • Ani Lorak – Talented Ukrainian Entertainer

    Born in the city of Kitsman, in the Chernivtsi Oblast of western Ukraine, in September 1978, Karolina Miroslavivna Kuiek is better known as Ani Lorak - singer, songwriter, entrepreneur and ...

    August 23, 2012
  • Unlocking the Secrets of the Earth in Ukraine’s Caves

    The recreational pastime of exploring non-commercial cave systems, referred to as caving or spelunking, takes dedicated enthusiasts to some fascinating destinations, including Ukraine's ...

    August 9, 2012
  • Take a Stroll Through Lviv’s Mickiewicz Square

    Named in honor of Polish poet Adam Bernard Mickiewicz (24 December 1798–26 November 1855), whose statue is a prominent landmark, Mickiewicz Square is one of the main squares of the Ukrainian ...

    July 26, 2012
  • The Art of Ukrainian Embroidery

    With today's modern technology, machinery can produce intricate embroidery in a fraction of the time it would take for these patterns and pictures to be hand-crafted. While this may have ...

    July 12, 2012