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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

23

Let’s look at Kharkov city from above

Kharkov is the largest city in eastern Ukraine, the second most populous city in the country (population about 1.5 million). In 2012, it was one of four cities in Ukraine that hosted UEFA European Football Championship Euro 2012.

During Soviet times, the city was the largest production center of tanks, tractors, turbines and the third largest industrial, scientific and transport center of the Soviet Union after Moscow and Leningrad. The photos were taken by Paul Itkin

Kharkov city, Ukraine from above, photo 1

Kharkov roofs and other sights

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Dec/14

15

The Railway Museum in Kyiv

The railway museum was opened at the Kyiv railway station in 2011. It presents an exhibition of historic locomotives and wagons.

The museum highlights different stages in the development of rail transport in Ukraine: pre-revolutionary, Soviet, and modern. The exhibition features locomotives, passenger and freight cars, and some other railway exhibits. Photos by maxiwell83

The Railway Museum in Kyiv, Ukraine, photo 1

go on a tour of the museum

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The beauty of Ukrainian girls is known worldwide. Here is just one example – the participants of the final stage of the beauty contest among students of universities of only one region of the country (Zakarpattia region).

Beauty contest "Miss Student 2013" in Zakarpattia, Ukraine, photo 1

Ukrainian beauties

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Nov/14

3

Golden autumn in the Ukrainian Carpathians

What a great series of photos! Spectacular views of the Ukrainian Carpathians during wonderful time of the year – golden autumn. Photos by Nickolay Khoroshkov

Golden autumn in the Ukrainian Carpathians, photo 1

scenic views of the Carpathians

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For over 100 years the residents and visitors of Kyiv actively use the cable railway connecting Podil (a historic neighborhood of Ukrainian capital) with the Upper Town (the oldest part of the city).

Funicular in Kyiv was opened in 1905 and it was the second funicular in the Russian Empire after the one constructed in Odessa. Photos by Oleg Totskiy

Kyiv cable railway, Ukraine, photo 1

more facts and photos of Kyiv funicular

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Oct/14

22

Magnificent photos of Kyiv city at night

Kyiv, the capital and largest city of Ukraine, located on the Dnieper River, is beautiful at any time of the day.

But the most picturesque views of the seventh most populous city in Europe can definitely be seen at night time, when the city is bathed in electric light. You can see it for yourself. Just look at these wonderful photos taken by Dmitry Korol

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Kyiv at night time

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Oct/14

12

Ukrainian capital shrouded in a thick fog

Not only the Ukrainian Carpathians can boast spectacular views, especially, in foggy weather.

You can see for yourself how mysteriously Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, looks like when it is shrouded in the heavy morning mist. Photos by Oleg Stelmakh

Kyiv, Ukraine capital, fog, photo 1

mystical Kyiv

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