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Mar/16

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Snowy winter on Mount Pip Ivan

Chernohora is the highest ridge in the Ukrainian Carpathians and Chernaya Gora, also known as Pip Ivan, is one of the highest of its vertices (2,020 meters).

The mountain is located in the south-eastern end of the mountain range, on the border of Ivano-Frankivsk and Zakarpattia regions. Mount Pip Ivan on Google Maps. Photos by: Alexander Kotenko.

Snowy winter, Mount Pip Ivan, the Carpathians, Ukraine, photo 1

the main sight of the mountain

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Chernivtsi is a city located on the banks of the Prut River in the south-west of Ukraine, 40 km from the Romanian and 64 km from the Moldovan border. The city is the historic center of Bukovina and along with Lviv is considered the cultural center of western Ukraine.

The lives of a lot of Ukrainian, Austrian, Romanian, Armenian, and Jewish cultural figures are connected with Chernivtsi. The main attraction of the city is its unique diverse architecture and rich cultural heritage. Photos by: Alla Sklyarova.

Chernivtsi city streets, Ukraine, photo 1

explore the sights of Chernivtsi

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Feb/16

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Sofiyivsky Park – the view from above

The national dendrological park “Sofiyivka”, located in the northern part of the city of Uman, is a beautiful monument of landscape gardening art of the late 18th – early 19th century.

It is a popular holiday destination visited by about 500 thousand people per year.

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Feb/16

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The mountain ranges of Gorgany in winter

Gorgany is a system of mountain ranges extending up to 75 km in the outer band of the Ukrainian Carpathians, in the Ivano-Frankivsk and Zakarpattia regions. The width from east to west is about 40 km.

The name comes from the name of rock slides called “gorgan”. The highest peak is Mount Syvulia (1836 m). This area is very popular among tourists, here you can find the most wild routes in the Carpathians.

The mountain ranges of Gorgany in winter, Carpathians, Ukraine, photo 1

snowy winter in the mountains

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The village of Isaevo, located in the Nikolaevsky district of the Odessa region, has several interesting architectural monuments. One of them is a quite well-preserved mansion, once belonged to the landlords Kuris from Odessa.

The mansion stands on the banks of the Tiligul River. Near this place the river is dammed and forms a picturesque pond – a popular vacation spot among local residents.

Kuris mansion, Isaevo, Odessa region, Ukraine, photo 1

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Jan/16

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Let’s walk through the streets of Sumy

Sumy is a city located in the north-east of Ukraine, the capital of the Sumy region. It is a wonderful place with a great number of pedestrian areas and landmarks.

The whole old streets of Sumy (Sobornaya, Voskresenskaya, Petropavlovskaya, Troitskaya) are architectural monuments. Let’s take a look at some of the most interesting sights. Photos by: Alexander Lipilin.

Walk through the streets of Sumy, Ukraine, photo 1

explore Sumy

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In the summer of 2015, a group of people from SkyCap, a company providing services for aerial survey, traveled around Ukraine.

They visited a number of regions and found plenty of interesting and unique places. In this video, they want to share their impressions of Ukraine and impress you too.

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Stalinist architecture (also known as Stalinist Empire style or Socialist Classicism) is architecture of the USSR from the mid 1930s to mid-1950s.

This style implies a number of architectural styles, united by common features that distinguish Stalinist architecture from other Soviet and foreign architectural styles.

The monuments of Stalinist architecture in Zhitomir, Ukraine, photo 1

Stalinist architecture in Zhitomir

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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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