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Izyum (literally meaning “raisins”), first mentioned in 1571, is a city with a population of about 50,000 people located in the southeast of the Kharkiv region, about 124 km from Kharkiv.

This city, standing on the banks of the Siverskyi Donets River and surrounded by forests, is the third largest city of the Kharkiv region. Mount Kremyanets located on the territory of Izyum is the highest point of the region (218 m).

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May/18

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Walking through the streets of Hlukhiv

Hlukhiv (Glukhov) is a small city with a population of about 33,000 people located in the north of Ukraine, 139 km northwest of Sumy, just 10 km from the border with Russia.

One of the oldest cities of Ukraine, first mentioned in 1152, it is an important historical center of eastern Polesia and a cultural center of Ukraine. In total, there are more than 50 monuments of history and architecture here. Hlukhiv on Google Maps. Photos by: Andriy Bondarenko.

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explore Hlukhiv

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Chortkiv, first mentioned in 1427, is a small town with a population of about 29,000 people located in the Ternopil region, 75 km south of Ternopil.

In the central part of the town there is a number of preserved architectural and historical sights, low-rise residential buildings of the late 19th – early 20th centuries. Let’s stroll through the streets of Chortkiv and take a look at some of its attractions. Chortkiv on Google Maps. Photos by: Sergey Zaglinskiy.

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explore the sights of Chertkiv

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Pidhaitsi is a small town with a population of about 2,700 people located in the Ternopil region of Ukraine, 68 km south-west of Ternopil. This town, first mentioned in 1463, has a rich history.

During the Second World War, it was almost completely destroyed. Despite this, several interesting monuments of architecture and history have been preserved here. Although, most of them are not in the best condition and need restoration. Pidhaitsi on Google Maps. Photos by: Andriy Bondarenko.

The central square in Pidhaitsi.

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stroll around Pidhaitsi

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Mar/18

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Spring in Kharkiv – after a heavy snowfall

Kharkiv is the second most populated city in Ukraine (about 1.5 million people) located in the north-eastern part of the country.

In the first days of March, a sudden heavy snowfall hit Kharkiv. Let’s walk through the streets of the city and see how it looks in the first week of calendar spring. Photos by: gatta_bianka.

Assumption Cathedral (1771-1777) – a tall and slender church constructed in the style of the Ukrainian Baroque. The belfry with chimes is the tallest building in Kharkiv (89 meters).

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Kharkiv in the early spring

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Kharkiv, the second most populous city in Ukraine with a population of about 1.4 million people, is located in the north-eastern part of the country.

Despite the fact that the city was heavily damaged during the Second World War, a lot of interesting monuments of architecture were preserved.

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Dec/17

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Bridges over the Dnieper River in Kyiv

Kyiv, the capital and the largest city of Ukraine, is located in the north of the central part of the country, on the banks of the Dnieper River.

In total, there are eight bridges across the Dnieper River in Kyiv. In addition, the city has a number of small bridges built over the tributaries of the Dnieper. The first floating bridge was constructed in 1115. Photos by: Sergey Hrynkevych.

The new and old Darnytskyi bridges.

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fly over the Dnieper River

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Nov/17

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Mukachevo – walk through the town center

Mukachevo is a town with a population of about 86,000 people located in the central part of the Zakarpattia region, 41 km south-east of Uzhhorod.

The town has a high tourist potential for both Ukrainian tourists and foreigners. Ukrainians like to come here to visit the Palanok Castle, St. Nicholas Convent, as well as the town center with its paved streets and cozy cafes. Photos by: Igor Golovach.

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explore the center of Mukachevo

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Berehove is a small town with a population of about 24 thousand people located in the south-west of the Zakarpattia region of Ukraine, 69 km from Uzhhorod by road, near the border with Hungary.

This town is the main center of Hungarian culture in Zakarpattia, the Hungarians make up about half of the town’s population. That’s why besides the Ukrainian, the Hungarian language is common here and has the official status of a regional language. Berehove on Google Maps. Photos by: neo7777vitaha.

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walk around Berehove

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Lutsk High Castle also known as Lubart’s Castle is one of the largest, oldest and best-preserved castles in Ukraine, a monument of architecture and history of national importance.

The castle is the main object of the historical and cultural reserve “Old Lutsk”, it is the oldest building in Lutsk. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

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beautiful Medieval castle

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