Tag: Ukraine

Donbas
Ukraine
01/04/2022

Donbas

The Donets coal basin is a huge coal deposit formed on the site of the ancient Tethys Sea, stretching across the entire eastern half of European Russia and the western half of Asia. The Caspian and Aral Seas are what is left of it as a result of geol ...
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Askania-Nova
Ukraine
01/04/2022

Askania-Nova

The interesting history of Askania-Nova. In 2008, this unique nature reserve became one of the “Seven Wonders of Ukraine”, and in 2009, it represented the country in the world competition “Seven New Wonders of Nature.” It was originally envis ...
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Podilski Tovtry
Ukraine
01/04/2022

Podilski Tovtry

One of the most picturesque corners of the country, the Podilski Tovtry National Nature Park is spread over a vast territory of 26,000 hectares (64,247 acres). It is a long ridge of 160 limestone hills, the former barrier reef of the ancient Sarmatia ...
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The Lavra in Kyiv
Kyiv
01/04/2022

The Lavra in Kyiv

The Kyiv Pechersk Lavra, is a spectacular orthodox Christian monastery and cave complex, standing on a hill overlooking the river Dnipro. This is a large complex of golden domed churches and onion shaped towers in a mini city, built on top of a labyr ...
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Synevyr
Ukraine
01/04/2022

Synevyr

Synevyr is the largest mountain lake in Ukraine, formed about 10,000 years ago as a result of an earthquake. It is located in the Carpathians at an altitude of about 1,000 m (3,280 ft) above sea level. Its deep waters (up to 24 m / 79 ft) do not war ...
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Shatsky Lakes
Ukraine
01/04/2022

Shatsky Lakes

Shatsky lakes, which are also called “the blue eyes of Volyn,” are located in the north-west of Ukraine, not far from the Polish and Belarusian borders. They can be reached from Kovel (86 km / 53 mi) or Lutsk (157 km / 98 mi). The cascade of 30 f ...
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The Sea of Azov
Ukraine
01/04/2022

The Sea of Azov

The Sea of Azov is the shallowest sea in the world, with a maximum depth of 13.5 m (44 ft), and the average is only about 7 m (23 ft). Its slightly saline waters wash the coasts of Ukraine and Russia, flowing towards the Atlantic Ocean. But the Atlan ...
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The Black Sea
Ukraine
01/04/2022

The Black Sea

This inland sea of the Atlantic Ocean, about 7,500 years ago, was the largest and deepest freshwater lake in the world. According to the theory of the Black Sea deluge, at the end of the Ice Age and the melting of the ice, huge amounts of water flood ...
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The Carpathians
Ukraine
01/04/2022

The Carpathians

For Ukrainians, the word Carpathians means not only a geographical but also a cultural-historical phenomenon, associated with a special national vividness, traditions, and, of course, beautiful nature. Actually, the Carpathians is a mountain range 28 ...
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People’s Friendship Arch in Kyiv
Kyiv
01/04/2022

People’s Friendship Arch in Kyiv

The history of People’s Friendship Arch in Kyiv. The landmark of Khreshchatyi Park (formerly Garden of Merchant Assembly, Proletarian Garden, and Pioneer Park) is a sculptural group crowned by the grandiose People’s Friendship Arch. It was unveil ...
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The Motherland Monument in Kyiv
Kyiv
01/04/2022

The Motherland Monument in Kyiv

This grand memorial ( Motherland )by the Dnieper River was inaugurated on 9th May 1981. This solemn ceremony was attended by the then General Secretary of the USSR, Leonid Brezhnev. Inside this huge structure is the Ukrainian State Museum of the Grea ...
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Khmelnytsky Monument
Kyiv
01/04/2022

Khmelnytsky Monument

The history of Khmelnytsky Monument. The monument is dedicated to the Hetman of the Zaporizhian Host Bohdan Khmelnytsky. It was built in 1888. It is one of the oldest sculptural monuments in Sophia Square and is a dominating feature. Here on 23 Decem ...
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