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  • Freedom Square in Kharkiv

    Kharkiv is the administrative capital of the Kharkiv Oblast and is Ukraine’s second largest city. It is a very historical city, as it was the country’s first city that was proclaimed to be ...

  • Ukraine Museum Etiquette is a Lesson in Economics as Well as Viewing

    Step inside a state-owned Ukrainian museum and you may find yourself in total darkness. Move too quickly through one of the museum exhibit rooms and you may be retrieved like a recalcitrant ...

  • Tracing the Origins of Ukrainian National Symbols

    Throughout history, armies around the world have raised flags in the name of military conquest, economic trade, and religious identity but in countries like Ukraine, the flag is tantamount to ...

  • Пошуки бога у скелях: Українські скеляні церкви

    В Європі люди будували свої церкви вважаючи, що не скоро настануть ті часи, коли каміння буде зруйновано. У пустелі люди приходили до своїх соборів на світанку або при місячному сяйві. Природа ...

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What to See

  • Poltava Oblast

    Situated in central Ukraine, the Poltava Oblast is said to be the place where the Ukrainian language was born. Also known as the Poltavska Oblast, this region covers an area of approximately 28 800 square kilometers. The oblast is home to roughly 1 600 000 people who enjoy a fairly low population density that leads to comfortable living conditions. It shares its borders with several other ...

  • Ivan Franko

    The Ivan Franko Theater of Opera and Ballet is located in the city of Lviv, in the Lviv Oblast of Ukraine. Named in honor of Ukrainian poet, journalist, writer, literary critic, economist and political activist, Ivan Yakovych Franko, the Ivan Franko Theater of Opera and Ballet reflects the deep sense of appreciation citizens of this fascinating country have for their cultural heritage. ...

  • Andriyivsky Uzviz

    Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, is a delightful city to visit. There are so many attractions and historical sights to see there, you will definitely need a couple of days to get through it all. One of these well-known attractions is the Andriyivsky Uzviz or, as it is endearingly called by the local residents, 'the most charming street'. Thousands of tourists come and visit this fascinating ...

  • The Waxworks Museum

    By now most people have heard of the ever-impressive collection of waxworks figures in Madame Tussauds – probably the most famous waxworks museum on the planet. However this legendary museum of wax figurines is certainly not the only such museum in the world, and there is a small waxworks museum in Ukraine which visitors to the country might be interested in visiting.

  • Kirovohrad Oblast

    Located in central Ukraine, the Kirovohrad Oblast has the city of the same name as its administrative center, and incorporates the city of Dobrovelychkivka, which is said to lie in the exact center of the country. With beautiful rivers and lakes, scenic hills and valleys, vast fields of cultivated sunflowers shining yellow in the sun, gigantic old trees in dense forests, historic ...

  • 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 ...

  • Askaniya-Nova Biosphere Reserve

    If you have already discovered the natural beauty of Ukraine but want to see even more, the Askaniya-Nova Biosphere Reserve is the ideal reserve to visit. This well conserved parcel of land stands out starkly against the surrounding farmlands and provides a perfect example of the benefits and importance of conservation. The reserve is situated roughly 60 kilometers south-east of Khakhova ...

  • Chornomors'kyi Biosphere Reserve

    The diversity of Ukraine’s landscapes as well as its immense biodiversity has led to the conservation and protection of 3.9% of Ukraine’s land. There are many different types of territories put aside for conservation, which is under the Law on Nature Conservation Fund of Ukraine.

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