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May/21

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Mid April in the center of Chernihiv

Chernihiv is a city located about 140 km from Kyiv in the north of Ukraine, the administrative center of Chernihiv Oblast, the northernmost regional center of Ukraine.

The history of this city is more than 1,300 years old. In the past, it was the center of the Chernigov Principality – one of the largest and most powerful state formations in Rus in the 11th-13th centuries. Today, Chernihiv is a popular tourist destination rich in preserved architectural monuments of different eras. Photos by: Igor Golovach.

Catherine’s Church (1715) – an architectural monument of national importance, a great example of Ukrainian baroque.

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spring in Chernihiv

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Nehrovets is a village of about 2 thousand people located in the central part of Zakarpattia Oblast in the very west of Ukraine. The village is dominated by Mount Nehrovets (1,707 m), one of the highest mountains in the Ukrainian Carpathians.

The main architectural attraction of the village is the Church of St. Michael the Archangel (1818) standing on a hillside – an architectural monument of national importance and one of the best examples of wooden churches with towers. Nehrovets on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of St. Michael the Archangel in Nehrovets, Ukraine, photo 1

elegant church in a beautiful location

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Apr/21

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Sadhora Synagogue in Chernivtsi

The Sadhora synagogue, the main Jewish prayer house, served as a place of public worship and the center of the religious life of the Jewish community in the town of Sadhora. Today, it is part of the city of Chernivtsi (Yaroslava Mudroho Street, 192).

In 1842, Israel Friedman, a Hasidic rebbe known as the Ruzhyn Tzadik, arrived in Sadhora. Since then, it has become a place of pilgrimage for the Hasidim. Sadhora Synagogue on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

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picturesque synagogue

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Apr/21

12

Church of St. Elijah in Toporivtsi

Toporivtsi is a large village of about 4,400 people located 20 km north-east of Chernivtsi, in the central part of Chernivtsi Oblast in western Ukraine.

One of the attractions of this place is the new Church of St. Elijah (1911-1914) resembling a fairytale palace or castle. The likely author of the project was Karl Adam Romstorfer, an Austrian architect and the director of an industrial school in Chernivtsi. Toporivtsi on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of St. Elijah in Toporivtsi, Chernivtsi Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

church from a fairy tale

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Velykyi Klyuchiv is a large village with a population of several thousand people located in the southeast of Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast. This is one of the oldest Ukrainian villages, first mentioned in 1373.

The main sight of this village is a picturesque wooden church with a bell tower in honor of Venerable Paraskeva of Serbia (1862-1865), an architectural monument of local importance. Velykyi Klyuchiv on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

St. Paraskeva Church, Velykyi Klyuchiv, Ukraine, photo 1

beautiful church

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Studying abroad is one of the most exciting and enriching experiences you can have. Moving to a different country, learning about their culture, meeting all kinds of people can widen your horizons. If you’re thinking about studying abroad, you should consider applying to a college in Ukraine.

Ukraine is a beautiful country with top-notch universities and a lot of studying opportunities. The only thing you’ll need to do is learn about the application and admissions process. To help you get into a Ukrainian university, we’ve put together a list of the best tips for you to follow.

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Mar/21

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How to Immigrate to Ukraine?

When one thinks about Ukraine, the first thing that comes to mind is that it is one of the most beautiful countries with the Carpathian mountain tops with the crystal clear rivers and the sandy beaches of the Black Sea or the steppes of the Sea of Azov.

Regardless if you want to immigrate to Ukraine for business purposes or live with your family, it is a friendly land that will always enhance you with the rich culture, delicious cuisine, great business opportunities, and hard-working people that will surprise you with their sincerity and amazing skills. If you would like to become an immigrant, consider the following four important steps.

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The Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (1661) is a picturesque wooden church located in the city of Drohobych, an architectural monument of national importance and one of the best examples of Galician wooden architecture.

The church was restored in 1970-1971 and turned into a museum object of the Drohobych Museum of Local Lore. It has unique preserved paintings in the altar part. The interior of this church is also striking in its austere simplicity and grandeur. Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross in Drohobych on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross in Drohobych, Ukraine, photo 1

picturesque wooden church

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Hoverla (in Romanian “Howarla” means “difficult to pass elevation”) is the highest mountain and the highest point in the territory of Ukraine (2,061 m above sea level). It is located on the border of the Zakarpattia and Ivano-Frankivsk regions, about 17 km from the border with Romania.

It is a popular summer and winter tourism destination. The first tourist route with climbing the mountain was opened in 1880. In the north, you can see the cities of Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast: Ivano-Frankivsk, Kolomyia, and Snyatin. Mount Hoverla on Google Maps. Photos by: Alexey Medvedev.

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winter on Hoverla

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Horishnje Zaluchchya is a village with a population of about 1,300 people located in the south-east of Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, about 108 km from Ivano-Frankivsk.

Here you can see an interesting wooden church, an architectural monument of local importance – the Church of the Transfer of the Relics of St. Nicholas (1868). In 1909, the building was covered with sheet metal decorated with artistic chasing. Horishnje Zaluchchya on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church in Horishnje Zaluchchya, Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

interesting tinned church

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