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Jan/15

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Moonrise over Mount Ai-Petri in Crimea

Ai-Petri is a mountain of 1,234 meters height located in the Yalta region of Crimea. The name “Ai-Petri” is of Greek origin and means “Saint Peter”.

It is the place with the maximum number of foggy days in Crimea (215 days in 1970). The photo was taken by Denis Belitsky.

Moonrise over Mount Ai-Petri, Crimea

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Komarno is a small district town located in the southwestern part of Lviv region. The distance to Lviv is about 45 km.

The town is known for its old wooden church of St. Michael the Archangel, built in 1754. It is one of the finest examples of Galician folk architecture school. The photos were taken by Maxim Ritus.

St. Michael church, Komarno, Ukraine, photo 1

beautiful wooden church

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A few posts ago, we have seen the Ukrainian Carpathians in summer and now let’s go back in cold and snowy winter.

In general, winters in the Ukrainian Carpathians are not severe, the sun shines often and the weather is clear. Average winter temperatures in the mountains are 10-15 degrees Celsius below zero, sometimes it is very cold (up to 30 degrees below zero).

Winter in the Ukrainian Carpathians, photo 1

the scenery of a winter fairy tale

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Zalishchyky is a small resort town with a population of less than 10 thousand people located in a picturesque valley on the left bank of the Dniester River. It looks like that the Dniester River dances around this unique town situated in the south of Ternopil region.

It may even seem that just a little more and the river is going to strangle the town. Due to the high banks of the Dniester River, Zalishchyky has a climate close to the Mediterranean climate. Zalishchyky on Google Maps. The photos were taken by Igor Melika.

Zalishchyky resort town, Ternopil region, Ukraine, photo 1

fairytale town

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Jan/15

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Old wooden church in Pirogovo museum

The Museum of Ukrainian Folk Architecture and Life is an architectural and landscape complex of historical and ethnographic regions of Ukraine.

It is located on the southern outskirts of Kiev, near the village of Pirogovo. You can see many beautiful old buildings, for example, this wonderful wooden church. The photo was taken by Alex Shvab

Old wooden church, Pirogovo museum, Ukraine

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Let’s for a moment run away from the cold and often overcast winter weather that prevails in Ukraine these days, and return to a warm and bright summer.

These beautiful photos were taken in the Ukrainian Carpathians by Anton Petrus.

Summer evenings in the Ukrainian Carpathians, photo 1

colorful Ukrainian summer

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Snow rarely falls in Odessa in winter time. Classic winter weather in the city is overcast and rain. But even in this time of the year, you can find something positive.

For example, let’s look at some sights of Odessa from an unusual angle, keeping our heads down, and Odessa puddles can help us in this. The photos were taken by Vitaliy Milevich

The reflections in the puddles of Odessa, Ukraine, photo 1

Odessa in puddles

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Dec/14

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Happy New Year 2015 !

We wish you a new year filled with wonder, peace, and meaning. Happy New Year 2015!

Happy New Year 2015 !

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Summing up the year, let’s take a look at the posts in our blog about Ukraine that have been popular among our visitors.

1. In 2014, scenic views of the semi-abandoned tank repair plant in Kharkov enjoyed the greatest success

Kharkov tank repair plant, Ukraine view 20

most popular blog posts about Ukraine in 2014

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Dec/14

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The New Year Tree on Freedom Square in Kharkov

If you come to Svoboda (Freedom) Square in Kharkov these days, you will find yourself in a beautiful New Year fairy tale. The photos are from horoshiyblog

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Kharkov is ready to celebrate the New Year

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