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Let’s say goodbye to winter! On hot days of the coming summer we will really miss the invigorating freshness of frosty winter days.
Forged Figures Park is a park in Donetsk with forged sculptures. The park was opened in August 2001. The international festival of blacksmith art held annually in Donetsk has the same name.
Traditionally, all forged figures made during the festival remain in the park as a gift to the city. The park has about 220 compositions of metal art. It is located in the Voroshilov district of Donetsk, in the park near the city executive committee. Photos by neo7777vitaha
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Chersonese lighthouse is located at the entrance to Sevastopol bay, in its southwestern part, at Cape Chersonese. The lighthouse was built in 1816 and throughout its long life played an important role in the history of the Black Sea Fleet.
During the Second World War, the lighthouse tower was destroyed, but it was rebuilt in 1950-1951. Up to this day, it provides safe navigation on the sea way to Sevastopol. Photos by Sergey Anashkevitch
Despite numerous political events in recent months, the work on the construction of project “New Safe Confinement” at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in abandoned Pripyat city continues. This project is also known as “The Arch”.
March 31, 2014, the process of moving of the eastern part of “New Safe Confinement” began. The weight of this arched structure is 12600 tons. Photos by Chernobyl NPP
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In late November, in Ukraine, mass protests against the government’s decision to suspend signing an association agreement with the EU began.
Rallies in the center of Kyiv, called “Euromaidan”, spread to other regions of Ukraine. In January 2014, after the adoption of laws that substantially restricted the rights and freedoms of citizens, confrontation between the opposition and the government became violent.
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Tarhankut is a cape located in the most western point of the Crimea, on the peninsula bearing the same name. It is a popular place for diving, windsurfing, kiteboarding.
From April to October, the sun shines brightly, and the water in July and August warms up to +28 ° C. There are no rivers nearby, so the water is crystal clear. Tarhankut is interesting for its steep banks and beautiful cliffs. Cape Tarhankut location on Google Maps. Photos by Sergey Stepanenko
All these incredible water colors, crazy salt columns and cosmic landscapes are abandoned fields for collecting salt located in the Crimea!
Back in Soviet times, these fields were used for mining salt for the needs of the chemical industry. The views here are fantastic – unique combination of bright red water and blue-white-black mud. Photos by Sergey Anashkevitch
Fortunately, confrontation of Ukrainian people with police special forces is in history now. Today, the central part of Kyiv is safe.
There are still barricades on the main street of the city. Sidewalks are without tiles, buildings are covered with soot from fires. A lot of people come here as a tour. Photos by maxiwell83
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