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Apr/22

18

Ukraine Flags are Going Up in the USA at Record Speed

Since Russia invaded its neighbor almost two months ago, one flag manufacturer in southwest Ohio has seen a significant surge in requests for Ukrainian flags. Orders for Ukrainian flags have soared, according to the owner of National Flag Company, marking the first time he’s seen such enthusiasm for another country’s flag.

People from all around the world are rallying to put an end to the conflict in Ukraine. To that goal, they came up with a variety of ways to express their desire to put an end to the worldwide battle and save innocent people.

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Nov/21

30

Foggy Day at the Museum of Folk Architecture of Ukraine

Pyrohiv is a historical territory located on the southern outskirts of Kyiv named after the village of the same name, which has existed here since at least the 17th century.

This place is known primarily for its excellent open-air museum, which is an architectural and landscape complex of all historical and ethnographic regions of Ukraine – the National Museum of Folk Architecture and Life of Ukraine. Pyrohiv on Google Maps. Photos by: Yuri Yuriev.

Foggy Day at the Museum of Folk Architecture of Ukraine, photo 1

stroll through the fog-shrouded museum

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May/18

24

Vyshyvanka Day in Mariupol

The World Vyshyvanka Day is an international holiday celebrated to preserve the original folk traditions of making and wearing vyshyvanka – an embroidered shirt in Ukrainian national costume.

The holiday is held annually on the third Thursday of May. On this day everyone can join the holiday by wearing vyshyvanka for work, a university, a school, or even a kindergarten. May 17, 2018, in Mariupol, the main events of the World Vyshyvanka Day were held in the City Garden. Photos by: Evgeny Sosnovsky.

Vyshyvanka Day 2018 in Mariupol, Ukraine, photo 1

very colorful event

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Apr/17

16

Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin in Dilove

Dilove is a village with a population of about 2,500 people located in the Rakhiv district of the Zakarpattia region, 190 km from Uzhhorod and 140 km from Ivano-Frankivsk, 50 km from the border with Romania.

The main attraction of the village is the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin (1750) – a unique monument of folk wooden architecture and a true national cultural treasure. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Nativity Church in Dilove, Zakarpattia region, Ukraine, photo 1

interesting wooden church

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Mar/17

29

Museum of Folk Architecture in Pyrohiv – Polissya

Polissya is a historical-cultural and physico-geographical region located on the territory of the Polesian Lowland.

It is mainly located in the south of Belarus and the north of Ukraine, but also partially covers the territories of the Lublin Voivodeship of Poland and the Bryansk region of Russia.

Museum of Folk Architecture in Pyrohiv - Polissya, Kyiv, Ukraine, photo 1

folk architecture of Polissya

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Feb/17

24

Museum of Folk Architecture in Pyrohiv – the Dnieper Region

Pyrohiv (also known as Pirogovo) is one of the most famous open-air museums in Ukraine located on the outskirts of Kyiv. It provides a unique opportunity to get acquainted with all ethnographic regions of Ukraine.

Podnіprovya or Naddnіpryanschina is a historical and geographic region located on the left and right sides of the Dnieper River as well as adjacent land along its major tributaries (the Pripyat, Desna). Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Folk Architecture Museum in Pyrohiv - the Dnieper Region, Kyiv, Ukraine, photo 1

folk architecture of the Dnieper region

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Feb/17

7

Museum of Folk Architecture in Pyrohiv – Podillya

Podillya is a historical and geographical region located in the west and south-west of Ukraine, in the area of the northern tributaries of the middle Dniester and the upper Southern Buh.

Podillya covers several regions of present Ukraine with such cities as Kamianets-Podilskyi, Khmelnytskyi, Vinnytsia.

Pyrohiv folk architecture museum, Podillya, Ukraine, photo 1

folk architecture of Podillya

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Jan/17

30

Wooden Church of St. Nicholas in Sapohiv

Sapohiv is a small village with a population of about 800 people located in the central part of Borshchiv district in the Ternopil region. For the first time the village was mentioned in 1564.

The main attraction of Sapohiv is a beautiful wooden church named after St. Nicholas. This masterpiece of Podolia folk wooden architecture was built on a hill overlooking the village in 1777. Sapohiv on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Wooden St. Nicholas Church, Sapohiv, Ukraine, photo 1

picturesque wooden church

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Jan/17

22

Museum of Folk Architecture in Pyrohiv – the Windmills

Pyrohiv (Pirogovo), an open-air museum located on the outskirts of Kyiv, provides a unique opportunity to get acquainted with all ethnographic regions of Ukraine.

Old wooden windmills, towering on the hill, are the compositional center of the whole complex. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Windmills, Pyrohiv museum, Kyiv, Ukraine, photo 1

very picturesque place

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Jul/16

28

The Oldest Wooden Church in Ukraine

Church of St. Nicholas (1470) in the village of Kolodne in Tyachiv district of the Zakarpattia region is the oldest monument of wooden church building in Ukraine.

The church stands on a small hill in the village center, near the intersection of the main street and a mountain stream.

The oldest wooden church in Ukraine, photo 1

the oldest wooden church in Ukraine

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