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Jul/14

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Flying over the roofs of Lviv

Lviv is a beautiful city with a rich history, architecture and inexpressible atmosphere.

You can see the city from above from the tower of the town hall. However, it is much more interesting to fly over the city roofs.

flight over Lviv during sunset

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What a beautiful view! Church of St. Olga and Elizabeth stands on Kropivnitsky Square in Lviv. It is a cathedral of Greek Catholic Church built in neo-Gothic style in 1903-1911. Photo by anderver

St Olga and Elizabeth church, Lviv, Ukraine

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Jul/14

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Walking the streets of beautiful Vinnitsa

Vinnitsa is a city and administrative center of Vinnitsa region located in the west-central Ukraine. It extends for 12 km on picturesque banks of the Yuzhny (Southern) Bug River.

The city is growing steadily becoming more beautiful and looking more like a European city. Let’s walk through the streets of Vinnitsa and see for ourselves how are the things going there. Photos by Miracle Maker

Vinnitsa is a green city. The central entrance to Gorky Park

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let’s go for a walk

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Jul/14

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Gorgany Mountains in all its glory

Gorgany is a mountain range located in Outer Eastern Carpathians – the least accessible and least populated part of the Ukrainian Carpathians (Ivano-Frankivsk and Zakarpattia regions).

The name of the mountain range comes from the name of rock slides called “gorgan”. This area is a popular tourist destination. Photo by Yuriy Shevchenko

Gorgany Mountains, Carpathians, Ukraine

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Jul/14

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Lviv Theater of Opera and Ballet

Lviv National Academic Opera and Ballet Theater named after S.A. Krushelnitskaya is considered one of the most beautiful theaters in Europe on a par with Odessa and Vienna opera houses. Photo by Alex Darkside

Lviv Theater of Opera and Ballet, Ukraine

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Of course, Viktor Yanukovych didn’t buy all these cars himself. They are the gifts received while he was President.

Eventually, there were so many gifts, that a special building was constructed for them. Now everybody can attend the former residence of Yanukovych in Mezhigorie (about 30 km north of Kyiv) and admire this collection. Photos by horoshiyblog

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let’s walk through the garage

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Jul/14

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Early in the morning in Kharkiv region

Beautiful sunrise on one of the rivers of Kharkiv region. Great atmosphere and very nice photo made by Yuriy Shevchenko.

Early in the morning in Kharkiv region, Ukraine

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Jul/14

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Misty rural landscapes of the Carpathians

Lazeshchyna is a picturesque village with a population of about four thousand people located in Rakhiv district of Zakarpattia region. In the valley, the river with the same name flows creating amazing mists between rural hills.

This is the perfect place to take pictures – haystacks, lonely houses on the hills, paths in the lush grass, mists and views of the highest peaks of the Carpathians – the mountains Hoverla and Petros. Photos by Alexander Kotenko

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beautiful scenery

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Historical event happened today at the ongoing European Union summit in Brussels. Ukraine and the EU signed the economic part of the association agreement with the EU. Political part of the agreement was signed in March 2014.

“By signing the association agreement, Ukraine, as a European state, which has the same values of the rule of law, emphasizes its sovereign choice to become a member of the EU in future” – said President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko before the signing ceremony.

Ukraine and the EU signed the association agreement

history is made today

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Jun/14

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Gold morning in the Ukrainian Carpathians

What a beautiful landscape! Early morning in the Carpathian Mountains (Zakarpattia region). Photo by Sergey Ershov

Gold morning in the Ukrainian Carpathians

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