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  • Korosten

    The city of Korosten is located on the banks of the Uzh River in the Zhytomyr Oblast. At present, its population is estimated at 70 000 residents. It is a city with a past filled with destruction and turbulence. Korosten has learned that survival means to rebuild and start over, and this city in the Zhytomyr Oblast has done it more times than it cares to remember.

  • Pidhaytsi

    It is through the preserved historical records dating all the way back to 1463 that many consider Pidhaytsi as one of the oldest settlements still in existence in present day Ukraine. During the same time, the 1400s, regional governor Potocki had full control of the town, basing his governance on the Ruthenian and Polish law. However, in modern times, the city has been absorbed by some of ...

  • Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast

    The Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast is a beautiful region situated in the west of Ukraine and covers a space of 13.9 thousand square kilometers. The region borders the Lviv, Chernivtsi, Trans-carpathian and Ternopil Oblasts. Yaremche, Rohatyn, Vorokhta, Kolomyia, Tysmenytsia and Kosiv are some of the cities located in Ivano-Frankivsk.

  • Shumsk

    Shumsk was a Jewish city in every sense of the word. Its inheritance was that of a rich culture through which tradition and strong beliefs dominated. During the 1897 ‘All Russian Census’ it was estimated that the Shumsk population stood at 2,258, of which 1,962 were Jews, making up a total of 87%. This was a staggering dominance in comparison to the residual 13% made up by a mixture of ...

  • St George Cathedral

    Located on St. George Hill, over-looking the city of Lviv, the church was the perfect target for destruction in the past. At least two versions of the St. George Cathedral were built before the final construction of the church as it is seen today. The Cathedral of St. George became the mother congregation of the Greek-Catholic religion in Ukraine.

  • Kiev Pechersk Lavra

    The Kiev Pechersk Lavra Monastery is a complex that is made up from various fascinating buildings and sights. These diverse memories of the past all carry the strong architectural signature of the Ukrainian Baroque construction style and form a network of beautiful and spectacular structures. The monastery and surrounding complex is also known as the Calvin Cave Monastery.

  • Photos

    Photographs are a great way to get a feel for a country. Photographs help you to visualize what you will be likely to see and enjoy whilst on your travels and they also help you to mentally prepare yourself for what you might experience.They can serve to familiarize you with certain places and even help you to meet people you have never seen face to face! They can serve as a ...

  • Reni

    If you travel to the western side of Ukraine, you will find the brilliant region of Odessa. This picturesque part of the country is divided into several Raions or districts, one of which is the Reniysky Raion. Reniysky Raion now falls in what was once the Bessarabian district of Budjak (also Budzhak or Bugeac). Its administrative center is the city of Reni and the region has a population of ...

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