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These great nature photos were taken by Sergey Stepanenko near small village of Mokhnach located almost in the center of Kharkov region.

Frosty winter

Mokhnach, Kharkov region, Ukraine, photo 1

beauty of Ukrainian nature

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Feb/14

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The Beauty of Ukrainian Nature

Diversity of Ukrainian nature is amazing. Just look at this beautiful photo taken in Kharkiv region – it is a real rain forest! Photo by Sergey Stepanenko

The Beauty of Ukrainian Nature

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Jan/14

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Scenic summer landscapes of Kharkiv region

Ukraine is in the grip of chilly winter weather. The temperature in many regions is hovering around zero degrees Celsius. Let’s spend a few minutes in the summer Ukraine – one of the most beautiful places in the world.

Staraya Pokrovka village is located about 40 km south-east of Kharkiv. Near the village, a small narrow river Uda is carrying its waters forming bizarre turns and creating amazing scenery. Photos by Sergey Stepanenko

Scenic summer landscapes of Kharkiv region, Ukraine, photo 1

take a break from winter

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This incredibly beautiful place is the quartz quarry located near the village of New Vodolaga in Kharkiv region.

It is relatively easy to get to this place (one hour trip by train from Kharkiv, and about 10 minutes walk). The quarry location on Google Maps. Photos by paul-itk

Beautiful quartz quarry in Kharkiv region, Ukraine, photo 1

diversity of nature in all its glory

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Transfiguration Church, built in 1911-1913, is the architectural jewel of “Natalevka” – the former estate of the owner of sugar producing factories Pavel Ivanovich Kharitonenko located in the village Volodymyrivka, Krasnokutsk district, Kharkiv region.

The manor house itself was destroyed during the Soviet era. Nowadays, the manor park is protected as a national monument of landscape architecture.

Unique Church in the Natalevka Estate, Ukraine photo 1

really great architecture

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Jul/13

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Perhaps the most unusual church in Ukraine

“Natalievka” is the estate of sugar producer Pavel Ivanovich Kharitonenko founded in the 80s of the 19th century in Vladimirovka village of Kharkov region (about 80 km from Kharkov).

The manor house was destroyed during the Soviet times. The park of the estate with a total area of about 50 hectares is protected as a national monument of landscape architecture.

Church in Natalievka estate, Kharkov region, Ukraine photo 1

more pictures of this unique church

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…above the ground. They search for the places like the one shown in the following photos – 250 meters antenna tower located somewhere near Kharkov city.

Of course it is not safe but the feelings of freedom and endless space that you experience while climbing and staying on the top are priceless. Photos by Pasha Itkin

Climbing the 250 meter tower, Kharkov oblast, Ukraine photo 1

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An excellent example of how you can stay in shape in old age by Yuri living in Merefa town of Kharkov oblast, Ukraine.

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