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Jun/11

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Chernovtsy National University

Chernivtsi National University was founded on October 4, 1875 by decree Franz Josef, Emperor of Austro-Hungary. In the beginning there were colleges of theology, philosophy and law.

Chernovtsy national university, Ukraine view 1

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Jun/11

17

Switch on Ukraine – Euro 2012 promo

UEFA Euro 2012 will be the 14th European Football Championship. The tournament will be conducted jointly by Ukraine and Poland. It will begin June 8, 2012 and end on July 1, 2012.

Euro 2012 will be held on stadions of Kiev, Donetsk, Kharkov, Lvov (Ukraine), Warsaw, Gdansk, Poznan and Wroclaw (Poland). The opening of the championship will be held in Warsaw, and the final – in Kiev.

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The following nice photos were taken during the trip in Carpathian Mountains near the ski resorts of Bukovel and Yaremcha (Ivano-Frankivsk oblast) by Oleg Stelmakh.

Picturesque landscapes of Carpathian Mountains view 1

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Jun/11

11

Ukrainian Statue of Liberty

Everyone knows the symbol of the United States – the Statue of Liberty. But do you know that there is Ukrainian Statue of Liberty in Lviv? The people also call it lazy statue.

It is placed on the facade of the State Museum of Ethnography of Ukraine located at Svobody (Liberty) Avenue, 15. The photo was taken by Oleg Grigoryev.

Statue of Liberty, Lviv, Ukraine

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Lukomorye is not just another children’s entertainment center. It is a small country of fairy tales for children and their parents, each visit is an unusual, fascinating journey into the wonderful world of childhood. Children’s play complex includes numerous attractions and theater.

Kids thematic park Lukomorye, Sevastopol, Ukraine view 1

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Jun/11

5

Marusia – Ukrainian folk song

Wonderful Ukrainian folk song from the collection of Ukrainian wedding songs “Wedding in the Carpathians”. Happy husband sings about his beautiful wife.

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Jun/11

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Holy Dormition Pochaev Lavra

Holy Dormition Pochaev Lavra is an Orthodox monastery in Pochaev (Ternopil oblast). It is the largest Orthodox shrine in Volhynia and second, after the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra, monastery in Ukraine. The photos were taken by pauchok-anansis.

Holy Dormition Pochaev Lavra, Ukraine view 1

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May/11

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Livadia Palace in spring

Livadia is a small settlement located about 3 km from Yalta (Republic of Crimea). The main attraction of the place is Livadia Palace – the summer residence of the Russian emperors (the Russian Empire times). The video was shot by Oleg Platonov in March 2011.

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May/11

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Ancient fortress of Kamenets Podolskiy

Kamenets Podolskiy is one of the oldest cities in Ukraine. There are about 200 monuments of 11th-19th centuries in the city. The main attraction of Kamenets Podolskiy is an old fortress.

Kamenets Podolskiy, Ukraine fortress view 1

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The church of the Intercession of the Virgin is one of the most important monuments of neo-Russian style located in the territory of Ukraine in Kiev oblast.

The church was designed by the largest master of this style Vladimir Alexandrovich Pokrovsky. The temple in Parkhomovka was his debut as an independent architect.

Parkhomovka church, Kiev oblast, Ukraine view 1

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