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Kharkiv is the second most populous city in Ukraine, one of the eight most populated cities in Eastern Europe. The city was the third largest industrial, scientific and transport center of the Soviet Union after Moscow and Leningrad.

In the second half of the 20th century, it became the main transport hub of South-Eastern Europe. Let’s take a look at some of the local sights from above. Photos by: Oleg Stelmakh.

Blagoveshchensky (Annunciation) Cathedral

Aerial views of Kharkiv, Ukraine, photo 1

fly over Kharkiv

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Jun/15

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Let’s fly over Kharkiv city

Kharkiv is the largest city in the north-east of Ukraine, the second most populous city in the country. It was the third largest industrial, scientific and transport center in the Soviet Union after Moscow and Leningrad.

In the second half of the 20th century, it became the main transport hub of South-Eastern Europe. Video by: Anton Ovcharenko.

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Dec/14

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The New Year Tree on Freedom Square in Kharkov

If you come to Svoboda (Freedom) Square in Kharkov these days, you will find yourself in a beautiful New Year fairy tale. The photos are from horoshiyblog

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Kharkov is ready to celebrate the New Year

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Dec/14

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Let’s look at Kharkov city from above

Kharkov is the largest city in eastern Ukraine, the second most populous city in the country (population about 1.5 million). In 2012, it was one of four cities in Ukraine that hosted UEFA European Football Championship Euro 2012.

During Soviet times, the city was the largest production center of tanks, tractors, turbines and the third largest industrial, scientific and transport center of the Soviet Union after Moscow and Leningrad. The photos were taken by Paul Itkin

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Kharkov roofs and other sights

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Oct/14

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Let’s fly over Kharkov

Shooting a video about your city from a height with the help of special drones has become increasingly popular pastime in Ukraine.

And here is a recent example – the video filmed by Kirill Oksenenko in Kharkov

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Kharkiv metro is a system of underground lines in Kharkiv, the fourth largest metro in the former USSR states (after metro in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Kiev), the second by the number of stations and the length of the lines in Ukraine.

Metro was opened August 23, 1975. The total length of the lines is 39.3 km. There are 29 stations on three lines.

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walk through Kharkiv metro

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Jul/13

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A Look at Kharkov from the Rooftops

Kharkov is the largest city in the eastern part of Ukraine and the second most populous city in the country. In Soviet times, it was the largest center of tank-, tractor-, and turbine manufacturing and the third largest industrial, scientific, and transportation center after Moscow and Leningrad.

In 2012, Kharkov was one of the four cities of Ukraine that hosted the European Football Championship 2012. Let’s take a look at the city from not quite usual angle – from Kharkov rooftops. Photos by Richard Zorge

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climb to the roofs of Kharkov

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Even after many years the events of the Second World War are still interesting. Unlike earlier wars, this war left behind a huge amount of documentary photographs. Realistic color images that more accurately convey the atmosphere of this period are of particular interest.

Here is a series of photographs of Kharkiv occupied by German troops; most of the pictures were made in 1942. Some of the buildings in the photos are destroyed as a result of bombing and shelling. In 1943, a lot of the buildings will be destroyed, when the city once again will be the scene of fierce battles.

Kharkiv, Ukraine during the German occupation in color, photo 1

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Apr/13

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Flea market in Kharkov

If you like antiques or just the things from the recent past, then you might be interested in Kharkov flea market, which is one of the largest flea markets in Ukraine, along with the one in Odessa.

This place is located relatively far from the city center, near the central market of Kharkov (here is the approximate location of Kharkov flea market on Google Maps). Photos by ya_rinka

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Oct/12

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Well-made time-lapse of Kharkiv

Kharkiv (Ukrainian spelling Kharkiv) is the largest city in eastern Ukraine, the capital of the Kharkiv region. It is the second largest city in Ukraine; main scientific, industrial, transport, and student center.

The great destruction of the Second World War made it possible for contemporary Kharkov to be rebuilt as a city of broad streets, large apartment blocks, imposing, often ponderous administrative and office buildings, and large industrial plants.

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