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    Kiev Oblast

    Today the borders of Kiev are very different from when the region of Kiev was first formed in 1932. Kiev Oblast is now situated in the center of Ukraine with the River Dnieper running through it. Kiev's borders meet up with the oblasts of Vinnytsva, Zhytomyr, Poltava, Cherkasy, Homel and Chernihiv.

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    There are few cities in Ukraine which enjoy such a well documented ancient past as Vyshhorod. While today Vyshhorod in Ukraine is a modest city with a population of over 23,000, in the early 900s it was a bustling metropolis that enjoyed royal favor. Vyshhorod is located along the banks of the Dnieper River just a short distance upstream from Kiev. Thus, the name ‘Vyshhgorod’ is a good ...

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    Bila Tserkva

    Along the Ros’ River you will find the city of Bila Tserkva, which lies in the province of the Kiev Oblast in the centre of Ukraine. Close by, just eighty kilometers to the north, you will find the national capital of Ukraine, Kiev. Bila Tserkva serves as an administrative center for the district of the Bilotserkivskyi Raion, but, interestingly, unlike the other cities it is subjected ...

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    The city began as a humble settlement back in 1154, but it was not until 1590 that it received its present name of ‘Boryspil’. Interestingly, it has only been referred to as a city for a relatively short time, receiving its city status in 1956. Today the city of Boryspil is located within the province of the Kiev Oblast in the north of Ukraine. It also functions as an administrative center ...

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    Brovary means ‘brewers’ and is an ancient city located in the centre of Ukraine in the Kiev Oblast. It is here that it acts as an administrative district for the Brovarskyi Raion. Today, Brovary has also become well-known as Ukraine’s finest shoe-making hub, where renowned factories have come to established themselves in the region over time. This has also lead to Brovary becoming renowned ...

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    The city of Fastiv is situated in the Kiev Oblast of Ukraine. It has a population of approximately 50 000 residents. It also boasts one of the largest and most significant railway stations in Ukraine. Fastiv shares its history with the rule of the Cossacks and the wars that ensued which destroyed most of the city and left very few sights and attractions from that era. But, as with ...

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    The town of Slavutych, is a town of survivors. It was constructed in the year 1986 and residents started to increase from 1988. Slavutych is located in the Kyiv Oblast and is only 50 kilometers away from the structure that instigated its foundation, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. The power plant was located in a town named Prypiat and even though this town had approximately 50 ...

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    The city of Tarascha is located in the Kyiv Oblast, and was under the Cossack rule for many years. Its turbulent years did not end with the fall of Cossacks, as it saw many acts of violence and hate in the years that followed. It is a town that usually got caught up in the battles that swept across the Kyiv Region, suffering heavy losses and destruction. Fortunately, Tarascha is still ...

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    Situated on the Stuhna River in the Kyiv Oblast, Vasylkiv is a beautiful Ukrainian city with a long and compelling history. Today, the city serves as the administrative center of the Vasylkivskyi Raion (district). It enjoys picturesque surroundings and a stunning riverside location that only adds to its appeal. Perhaps this is what has helped to make Vasylkiv in Ukraine such a large city, ...