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  • Places of Interest

    Leonid Utesov Monument

    Odessa is a beautiful city in Ukraine that is rich in history and has an extremely colorful past. One very talented individual brought harmony and culture to a city that was once fighting very turbulent political times and found hope in the melodies that were written from the heart of Leonid Utesov. Of all the musicians from Odessa, Utesov will remain in the hearts and minds of every ...

  • Rivne Oblast

    Sarny

    Sarny is a relatively small city in the Rivne Oblast of Ukraine. It is also one of three major railway junctions in the Rivne oblast, with the other two being Rivne and Zdolbuniv. At present there are approximately 30,000 people living in the city and it has a history of turbulence and violence connected to it. It has seen wars and disaster come and go, but has survived to share ...

  • Sumy Oblast

    Romny

    The city of Romny in the Sumy Oblast, located on the Sula River, recently celebrated its 900th anniversary. It was a celebration that few will forget, complete with celebrity guests, politicians, concerts, exhibitions and sports. Even though Prince Volodymyr Monomakh was the first to mention the city in 1096, it is believed that the prince relocated people here as early at 988. But ...

  • Buchach – A Lesser Known but Delightful Destination

    Like most towns and cities in Ukraine, Buchach is a historic town that survived war and battles. With a population of approximately twelve thousand, Buchach is not a very big town, but the ...

    October 1, 2008
  • The Ukrainian Tradition of Spider Webs and Christmas

    Fastidious housewives usually shoo spiders and their webs from corners of the house, or their hiding places in furniture, but in Ukraine at Christmas time, these nocturnal arachnids may discover ...

    December 24, 2007
  • Ukraine: Fountain of Tears Weeps Through the Ages

    Grief is the price paid for love. Marking a loss can take years especially when the loss is not only the inevitability of death but an unrequited love. In the case of the Crimean Khan that ...

    July 17, 2006