Tag: Ukraine

Archangel Michael
Kyiv
27/03/2022

Archangel Michael

Who Is the Archangel Michael? In 1782, the tsarist authorities approved Kyiv’s official coat of arms: the image of Archangel Michael in a silver gown with a flaming sword in his hand against an azure background. In 1851, Nikolay I ordered the imper ...
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Chernobyl
Chernobyl
27/03/2022

Chernobyl

Chernobyl is a small town with an area of 5 sq km (2 sq mi). In 1986, 13,700 people lived there. It was founded in 1193 on the bank of the Pripyat River, on the famous trade route “from the Varangians to the Greeks”, and, like all ancient cities, ...
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Pripyat
Chernobyl
27/03/2022

Pripyat

Pripyat, also known as Pryp’yat’ or Prypiat is a ghost city in northern Ukraine. Pripyat, the ninth so-called atomograd in the Soviet Union, was founded on February 4, 1970. This satellite town of Chernobyl provided housing for station s ...
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Storks in Ukraine
Ukraine
27/03/2022

Storks in Ukraine

In Ukrainian a storks is called “leleka” or “bus’ko”. Storks live in western and central Ukraine. Ukrainians love them very much, thinking of them as a symbol of family prosperity and a herald of spring. Some even believ ...
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Independence Day
Ukraine
27/03/2022

Independence Day

Independence Day of Ukraine, the many Ukrainians celebrate their country’s independence on August 24. This is the date of the birth of modern Ukraine. Initially, Independence Day was celebrated on July 16; the Verkhovna Rada of the Ukrainian SS ...
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Bulava
Ukraine
27/03/2022

Bulava

A Bulava is a kind of club/weapon in the form of a thick stick with a heavy end. There are several symbols of power that are given to the Ukrainian President on inauguration day: the Presidential Standard of the Ukrainian Flag, the Presidential Sign ...
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Flag of Ukraine
Ukraine
08/03/2022

Flag of Ukraine

The Ukrainian flag is most similar to a field of ripe wheat or sunflowers under a cloudless sky. It has two equal parts, a blue band at the top and a yellow band at the bottom. There are several accounts of its origin. It is believed that military un ...
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Free books about Ukraine
Ukraine
06/03/2022

Free books about Ukraine

Dear friends, Our publishing house SKY HORSE located in Kyiv, which has issued many books about Ukraine and its capital over the past 12 years. You know that our country is going through a difficult time right now. Alas, we can no longer publish pape ...
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