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Facts you never knew about Ukraine

Many people, including Ukrainians are not aware of how rich the history of Ukraine is. There are many facts concerning the culture, its cities and villages, the habitat that many people have little knowledge of. Here below are some of those interesting facts.

Ukraine’s history is a long and a very rich one. The country has undergone many changes over the years, these changes have impacted the character of Ukraine we see today. Furthermore, Ukraine’s fabulous natural environment together with its rich cultural heritage make it a wonderful place to explore. The many travelers who visit Ukraine, even during times of war, come to appreciate all that Ukraine has to offer. And that may even include a visit to a Golden Euro casino.

Kyiv, Ukraine

interesting facts about Ukraine

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The war that began and is still ongoing in Ukraine has impacted the way of life for ordinary Ukrainian citizens, the way they live and work. For those living in Ukraine the upcoming winter New Year’s holidays are not likely to be celebrated in the same way as others are able to do around the world. Everyone is hoping for a miracle and a turn-around in the current situation so that people in Ukraine can return to a normal way of life.

This is the second year that Ukraine will be celebrating the New Year whilst at the same time being involved in a full-scale war. But it is still possible. It just needs more intricate and strategic planning. There are still places where families, including children, can celebrate the holiday together and we explore these below.

New Year decorations in Kyiv, Ukraine in 2020
Photo by Dmytro Pidhrushnyi on Unsplash.

celebrating the New Year in Ukraine

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The medieval fortress in Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi looks especially picturesque from a bird’s eye view, when you can see the entire complex.

The thickness of the walls varies from 1.5 to 5 meters, the height of the walls and towers – 5-15 meters. The basis of the fortress complex is the Citadel – the most fortified part of it. Akkerman Fortress on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Akkerman Fortress from above, Ukraine, photo 1

fly over the fortress

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