Dnipro - one of the most unusual cities of Ukraine, photo 1

Dnipro (the former Yekaterinoslav and Dnipropetrovsk), located in south-eastern Ukraine, is the administrative center of the Dnipropetrovsk region, the fourth most populous city in the country after Kyiv, Kharkiv and Odessa.

It was one of the key centers of the Soviet metallurgical, nuclear, defense, and space industries. Today, Dnipro remains one of the most important political, industrial, financial, scientific, and cultural centers of Ukraine. Photos by: Alexander Belenkiy.

Twin Towers – a residential complex (106 meters), which is the main symbol of Dnipro.

Since the beginning of the 2000s, a
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Church of the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ in Ruzhyn

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Catholic Church of the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ in Ruzhyn, Ukraine, photo 1

Ruzhyn is an urban village with a population of about 4,700 people located in the Zhytomyr region, about 100 km south-east of Zhytomyr.

The main attraction of Ruzhyn is the Catholic Church of the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ built by Count Kalinowski in the style of classicism in 1815. Ruzhyn on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

In Soviet times, the church was closed, the dome was demolished, and the building was converted into car repair shops. In 2000-2008, at the expense of the Zhebrivskyi family, it was restored.

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Catholic Church of St. Anthony in Myropol

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St. Anthony Church in Myropol, Ukraine, photo 1

Myropol is an urban village with a population of about 4,500 people located in the Romaniv district of the Zhytomyr region, about 82 km west of Zhytomyr.

The main architectural monument of Myropol is a stone two-story Catholic church built in 1820 – the Church of St. Anthony. In front of the central entrance there is a figure of St. Anthony. Myropol on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

St. Anthony Church in Myropol, Ukraine, photo 3

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Manyavsky Holy Cross Exaltation Monastery

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Manyavsky Holy Cross Exaltation Monastery, Ukraine, photo 1

Maniavskyi Skyt (1611-1621) is an Orthodox monastery located in the village of Manyava, about 50 km south-west of Ivano-Frankivsk, an important center of spirituality, culture and art of Ukraine.

During its heyday, the monastery numbered about 200 monks and dozens of subordinate monasteries in Galicia, Bukovina and Moldova. It was one of the centers of cultural life in Galicia. Maniavskyi Skyt on Google Maps. Photos by: Vitaliy Ilnytsky.

The bridge over the Manyavka River on the way to the monastery.

In 1785, the monastery was closed by the Austrian government as part of the religious
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Kyiv in 1985 – the Capital of Soviet Ukraine

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Kyiv - the Capital of Soviet Ukraine in 1985, photo 1

Let’s walk through the main streets of Kyiv and see how they looked in 1985. After the Second World War, Kyiv became the third largest city in the Soviet Union after Moscow and Leningrad, the capital of the second largest Soviet republic.

The photos were taken one year before the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, which caused a significant deterioration in the environmental situation in the city, and 6 years before Kyiv became the capital of an independent Ukraine. Source

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Church of the Holy Archangel Michael in Shyshkivtsi

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Holy Archangel Michael Church, Shyshkivtsi, Ukraine, photo 1

Shyshkivtsi is a small village with a population of about 300 people located in the east of the Lviv region.

The main and only architectural attraction of the village is the wooden Church of the Holy Archangel Michael built in 1904 from the materials of the church of 1784. Shyshkivtsi on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Holy Archangel Michael Church, Shyshkivtsi, Ukraine, photo 3

Holy Archangel Michael Church, Shyshkivtsi, Ukraine, photo 4

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Church of the Ascension (Strukivska) in Yasinya

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Ascension (Strukivska) Church in Yasinya, Ukraine, photo 1

Among the attractions of Transcarpathia, the architecture of the Hutsuls, one of the indigenous peoples of the Carpathians, occupies a special place with its unique and beautiful wooden churches.

Church of the Ascension (Strukivska) in the urban village of Yasinya located in the east of the Zakarpattia region is one of these old and amazing churches. Yasinya on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

The path to the church goes across a picturesque hinged bridge.

Ascension (Strukivska) Church in Yasinya, Ukraine, photo 3

This church is the
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Church of St. George in Litovyshche

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St. George Church in Litovyshche, Ukraine, photo 1

Litovyshche is a small village with a population of about 400 people located in the Brody district of the Lviv region, about 105 km east of Lviv. The main attraction of the village is its old wooden church – Church of St. George (1784).

Located near the center of the village, north of the new stone church, it is surrounded by a cemetery. The church was built of pine boards on a stone foundation. Litovyshche on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

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Attractions of the Northern Prychornomoria

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The Northern Prychornomoria, literally meaning “territory along the Black Sea coast”, is a historical and geographical region located in southern Ukraine.

This is a steppe and forest-steppe zone enveloping the Black and Azov Seas in the north, from the Black Sea coast of Romania to the western part of the North Caucasus. The largest ports of Ukraine, the mouths of the main Ukrainian rivers, the remains of ancient Greek settlements are located here.

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Church of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul in Urman

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Church of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul in Urman, Ukraine, photo 1

Urman is a village with a population of about 600 people located in the Berezhany district of the Ternopil region, 65 km west of Ternopil.

The main attraction of the village is the wooden Church of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul built in 1668, a monument of architecture of national importance. Urman on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Initially, the church was located in a different place. In 1777, the disassembled building was bought in one of the villages of the present Ivano-Frankivsk region, transported to Urman and placed
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