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Aircraft Cemetery in Poltava, Ukraine

Poltava Aircraft Cemetery is a former tactical military airfield located about 8 km northwest of the city of Poltava. It is one of two landing strips close to Poltava, the other being Poltava Airport.

The landing strip was once used to prepare Soviet pilots. Previously, this territory was the Pokryshkin Flight Training Center. It was one of the best flight schools, which trained combat pilots for three air regiments based in Zaporozhye.

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Let’s dive into the image

Your task is to learn how to make hints and half hints with the help of well-chosen details. Indeed, as practice shows, it is not direct “quotes” that look much more spectacular, but allusions. And the main characteristic features of the Soviet design past today have become obvious (even international) trends.

Advice: Use the obvious references to the Soviet era – do it carefully and dosed. Otherwise, your story will completely turn into decorative kitsch. Which is good for a stylized restaurant, but not quite suitable for a residential setting.


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Tovste is an urban village with a population of about 3,200 people located in the south of Ternopil Oblast, about 100 km from Ternopil.

One of the architectural attractions of this place is the Church of St. Michael the Archangel (1912-1939) – a magnificent building with pronounced neo-Gothic elements belonging to the local Greek Catholic community. Tovste on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of St. Michael the Archangel in Tovste, Ternopil Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

majestic church

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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.

Mid April in the center of Chernihiv, Ukraine, photo 1

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.

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elegant church in a beautiful location

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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




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.

Let’s take a closer look.

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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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