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In 2014, the reconstruction of History Museum of the Southern Railway located in Kharkiv was completed. The museum received a number of unique exhibits including such rarities as the locomotive “Felix Dzerzhinsky”.

The museum consists of three halls: Green Hall (the pre-revolutionary period), Red Hall (the Soviet period) and Blue Hall (the period of independent Ukraine). It is located in the former Kharkiv-Freight station, near the main railway station. Hours: 9:00 to 18:00, except Mondays and Tuesdays. The entrance is free.

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August 27-28, 2016, Ukrainian Aviation Day was celebrated at the airfield “Korotych” located near Kharkiv.

Two days in a row the best pilots of Ukraine showed their skills. You could see more than 10 types of small aircraft (Yak-52, Yak-18T, HAZ-30, AN-2, Su-31, AN-28, Po-2), as well as a helicopter Alouette and the only Ukrainian pair of aerobatic helicopters MI-2.

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In the third weekend of May, residents of Kamianets-Podilskyi traditionally celebrate the City Day – the city’s main holiday. The annual international balloon festival “Podolia Cup” is held as part of the celebration (since 1998).

During the festival, anyone can fly in a balloon and see Kamianets-Podilskyi from above. The uniqueness of these aeronautical activities is that the balloon flights are carried out directly over this beautiful medieval city. Photos by: Nikita Yurenev.

Balloon Festival, Kamianets-Podilskyi, Ukraine, photo 1

balloons over the medieval town

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In the last weekend of May, the cyclists from Ukraine, Belarus and Russia celebrate the unofficial holiday called “Veloden”, which literally means “bicycle day”.

May 29, 2016, Kharkiv held the 11th “Kharkiv Veloden” that united thousands of cyclists in the bicycle ride through the main streets of the city. And that’s how it looked from the height of the drone flight.

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Mass kayaking and canoeing in Kharkiv

Last weekend (May 21-22), Kharkiv held a boating festival “KayakFest-2016.” During the festival, the new Ukrainian record of mass kayaking and canoeing on the river was registered (106 kayaks and canoes).

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This year, Ukrainian Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter on May 1. The traditional attributes of this celebration are the so-called “pisanki” and “krashenki” – painted and colored Easter eggs.

April 23, the VI Ukrainian festival of Easter eggs began at Sophia Square in Kyiv. This exhibition with more than 300 works of Ukrainian artists will last until May 9. Let’s take a look at the most interesting eggs. Photos by: maxiwell83.

Easter eggs exhibition, Sophia Square, Kyiv, Ukraine, photo 1

stroll through the exhibition

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Let’s sum up the year and look at the posts in our blog about Ukraine that became the most popular in 2015.

1. Odessa – the view from above. Odessa, one of the most famous Ukrainian cities, is known as the “Pearl of the South”.

Odessa - the view from above

Top 10 posts about Ukraine in 2015

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October 2-4, 2015, in Kyiv, on the territory of the State Museum of Aviation (Medovaya Street, 1), there was an exhibition of vintage cars “Old Car Fest”.

The exhibition featured vintage cars from different countries. Let’s look at some vehicles produced by the Soviet automotive industry. Photos by: Igor Golovach.

ZIM (GAZ-12).

Old Car Fest 2015 in Kyiv, Ukraine, photo 1

vintage cars from the USSR

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The center of Ivano-Frankivsk is rich in various, differently decorated, cafes and restaurants. Some are decorated in the traditional rustic style, some even in the military or nationalistic style.

Usually, they have a lot of antiques, which makes them similar to restaurants in other cities in Eastern Europe. Let’s go to a restaurant called “Svitlytsya Muliarova” located at Chornovola Street, 5. Photos by: deletant.

The restaurant is decorated in the style of the late 19th – early 20th century. You are met by a wooden hanging rack at the entrance.

Svitlytsya Muliarova restaurant, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine, photo 1

a very cozy place

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“Color Run 2015” in Kyiv

August 30, 2015, the so-called “Color Run” was held in Kyiv, for the second time in Ukraine. This unique festival of running and paints was organized by “KM Running club” together with the charitable foundation “SportforPeace.”

More than 700 participants came to run a distance of 3 or 6 km. The entire route was painted in bright Holly colors brought from India, specially for the festival. It was actually a very colorful event!

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