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Jan/16

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St. Paraskeva Church in Oleksandrivka

Oleksandrivka is a village with a population of about 2,200 people located in Khust district of the Zakarpattia region.

This village is known for its beautiful wooden architectural monument – St. Paraskeva church (first mentioned in 1753). Oleksandrivka on Google Maps. Photos by: madmax.

St. Paraskeva Church, Oleksandrivka, Zakarpattia region, Ukraine, photo 1

wooden beauty

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Jan/16

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Christmas Fair 2016 in Lviv

Christmas Fair 2016 in Lviv (December 10, 2015 – January 15, 2016) is a traditional Christmas fair, which begins mass winter celebrations. This is the most important Christmas event 2016 not only in Lviv, but in all of Western Ukraine.

Local residents, visitors from all over Ukraine and other countries enjoy a variety of holiday concerts and festivals, themed folk fun and competitions. You can also buy Christmas sweets and souvenirs here.

Christmas Fair 2016 in Lviv, Ukraine, photo 1

visit the fair in Lviv

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Kozelets is an urban village with a population of about 8,300 people located in the southwest of the Chernihiv region.

The main attraction of Kozelets is a five-domed Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin (1752-1763, architect A.V. Kvasov) with a bell tower (1776-1770) – a unique monument, which combines elements of Ukrainian and Rastrelli baroque. Kozelets on Google Maps. Photos by: madmax.

Cathedral of the Nativity of the Virgin in Kozelets, Chernihiv region, Ukraine, photo 1

remarkable architectural monument

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In winter, the Ukrainian Carpathians, part of the Carpathian mountain range in the west of the country, are like a remarkably beautiful place from a fairy tale.

Let’s go on a trip to the area near Mount Chorna Klyva (1,719 meters), located on the border of Ivano-Frankivsk and Zakarpattia regions. Photo by: Alexander Kotenko.

Winter fairytale of the Ukrainian Carpathians, photo 1

explore the snowy country

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Dec/15

4

Uvarova Palace in Turchynivka

Uvarova Palace (1899-1900), located in the center of Turchynivka village in the Zhytomyr region, is a fine example of the Renaissance-Art Nouveau style. The brick building of the palace is surrounded by a park.

It was part of the dowry of Fyodor Tereshchenko’s daughter Natalia, who married Sergei Uvarov, the leader of the nobles of the Berdichev district. Fyodor Tereshchenko was a prominent industrialist and philanthropist. Uvarova Palace on Google Maps. Photos by: madmax.

Uvarova Palace in Turchynivka, Zhytomyr region, Ukraine, photo 1

beautiful architectural monument

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Nov/15

30

Summer Evening on the Dniester River

With the approach of winter, the weather is getting colder, and a desire to return in warm summer becomes sharper.

Let’s get back to the past summer and enjoy the pastoral landscape of the Dniester River near the village of Ivane-Zolote in the Ternopil region. Ivane-Zolote on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Weise.

Summer evening on the Dniester River, Ternopil region, Ukraine, photo 1

one warm summer evening

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Chernivtsi National University named after Yuriy Fedkovych is one of the oldest universities in Ukraine. It is located in the city of Chernivtsi, the capital of the Chernivtsi region.

The university was founded in 1875, on the basis of a theological seminary. In 1940, after the accession of Northern Bukovina to the USSR, the university was transformed into the Soviet state university with teaching in the Ukrainian language. Photos and video by: skyandmethod.com

Chernivtsi National University - a view from above, Ukraine, photo 1

beautiful architectural monument

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Nov/15

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Fairy-tale forest on Demerdzhi in the Crimea

Demerdzhi-Yayla or just Demerdzhi is a mountain range located in the Alushta region of the Crimea.

In the fall, on a foggy day, the beech forest growing on the slopes of the mountain range is transformed into an amazing fairy-tale scenery. Photos by: Denis Belitsky.

Fairy-tale forest on Demerdzhi in the Crimea, photo 1

a wonderful forest straight from fairy tales

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Trams are used as urban public transport in Kyiv since 1892. It was the first electric tram network in the Russian Empire.

Today, a significant part of the rolling stock of the Kyiv Tram consists of rather old Tatra trams which look amazingly picturesque amidst a riot of autumn colors. Photos by: Okhrimets Event Photography.

Autumn, the Kyiv Tram, Ukraine, photo 1

a lone tram in the autumn forest

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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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