Tag: Kyiv University
Taras Shevchenko Park
The interesting history of Taras Shevchenko Park. The foundation stone of Kyiv University was ceremonially laid in 1837, after Emperor Nikolay I of Russia had signed the Charter for its creation. The University was built in Russian style by the fathe ...
The most famous literary portrait of Ukraine was written, of course, by Nikolai Gogol (1809-1852). A descendant of an old but rather poor noble family, he was born in Ukraine (then Malorussia, part of the Russian Empire) in the village of Sorochyntsi ...