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Sep/11

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The presentation movie of Ukraine

Hospitable Ukraine is a nice movie about some of the attractions of beautiful Ukraine with a little bit of advertisement but still worth seeing.

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Aug/11

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The video tour of Crimean sights

The following video was shot in July 17-28, 2011 during a trip to Crimea in one of the most wonderful and protected places – the settlement Noviy Svet (“New World”).

Also the video has episodes of a trip to Mount Ai-Petri, mountain river in the Grand Canyon of Crimea, the cave town Chufut-Calais, cruise along the magnetic mountain, volcano Kara-Dag and its “Golden Gate”, and of course well-known and most preserved ancient fortress in Crimea – Genoese fortress.

First of all, the video focuses on those who want to go on vacation in Crimea. The author of the video is Anton Starikov.

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Genoese fortress in Sudak (south-eastern Crimea) was constructed from 1371 to 1469. The fortress has the buildings of 6-15th centuries: the defensive walls and towers, castle, churches.

In the 11-12th centuries, the town became a major center of international trade. Since the end of the 13th century, Italian city-republics of Genoa and Venice were struggling for the town, and in 1365 it came under the control of the Genoese. The bulk of surviving to the present day architecture refers to the Genoese period. Photos by Konstantin Brizhnichenko.

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Aug/11

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Wonderful time-lapse of Rivne city

Rivne (Rovno) is a city located in the western part of Ukraine, capital city of Rivne oblast. The settlement is known from the year of 1283. There are monuments of history and architecture of different generations and epochs.

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Jul/11

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The downtown of the capital of Ukraine

Kyiv is the capital and largest city of Ukraine. Kyiv is the sixth largest city in Europe after Moscow, London, St. Petersburg, Berlin and Madrid.

The city is a leading political, social, economic, transport and scientific center of the country. Kiev hosts all nation-wide government structures, foreign embassies, headquarters of most national business organizations and associations, as well as representative offices of foreign companies operating in Ukraine.
And here is the video showing the central part of this remarkable city.

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What a great work was done by Yaroslav Yarko and Konstantin Ignatenko to make this short movie about Cherkasy!

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Jul/11

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Chernobyl Zone Today

Interesting HD tour through closed Chernobyl Zone showing the present look of the disaster site and the surrounding area.

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As a result of heavy rain and hail happened yesterday, July 4, several streets and avenues in the southern part of Kharkov were flooded. Dozens of trees fell into the streets, breaking power lines and paralyzing traffic. The water level reached the license plates of the cars on Moskovsky Prospect – the main transport line of Kharkov.
According to the meteorologist, the amount of precipitation (43 mm) exceeded the norm by six times. In addition, there was a strong wind up to 36 m/sec.

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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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Jun/11

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State Museum of Aviation of Ukraine

State museum of aviation is Ukraine’s largest technical museum. The museum is located in Kiev, near Zhulyany airport. It was opened to visitors September 30, 2003 on the eve of the 100th anniversary of world aviation and 80 years of aviation of Ukraine. The collection includes various helicopters, fighter planes, airliners.

Opening hours: Wednesday – Sunday, April 1 – October 30: 10.00-19.00; November 1 to March 31: 10.00-17.00. Address: Kiev, Medovaya Street, 1.
The following video offers a brief tour of the museum in HD quality.

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