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Tymoshenko Accepts Proposal To Travel To Germany For Medical Treatment

249 weeks ago

"Pat Cox and Alexander Kwasniewski have delivered to me a proposal to travel to Germany for treatment. I publicly accept this proposal," Tymoshenko said in a statement.

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Svyatogorsky Historical and Architectural Reserve

249 weeks ago
Svyatogorsky State Historical-Architectural Reserve is a complex of monuments of history and culture of the 17th-20th centuries. The reserve is situated at the foot of the chalk mountains (Svyatiye “Holy” Mountains), on the right bank of the Seversky Donets River (near the city of Svyatogorsk located 150 km to the north of Donetsk). This amazingly [...]

Where to have rest near Kiev

250 weeks ago
As soon as the temperature rises, Kiev citizens start planning their first weekends out of the big and noisy city. They are looking for places close to Kiev. If you try searching for “Kiev rest out of town” or “Kiev country rest” Read more Source: ua travel  

St Catherine?s Cathedral in Kherson

250 weeks ago
Built in the 1780s at the instruction of Catherine the Great, the Saint Catherine’s Cathedral in Kherson has an interesting history. The town of Kherson itself, was also founded at the instruction of the Russian Empress, with Grigory Aleksandrovich Potemkin overseeing the project and Ivan Abramovich Gannibal supervising the building of the town. Potemkin was [...]

New flu strain coming to Ukraine in February

250 weeks ago
New flu strain is coming to Ukraine this year, Alla Myronenko, chief of the department of respiratory and viral infections of Grmashevski Institute of epidemiology and infectious diseases, told a press conference "Epidemiologic situation in Ukraine.

Flu epidemic to start after New Year in Ukraine

250 weeks ago
Alla Myronenko, chief of the department of respiratory and viral infections of Gromashevski Institute of epidemiology and infectious diseases, told a press conference that the flu epidemic will start not earlier than the New Year, ForUm's

NBU advises Ukrainians not buy up foreign cash for travels abroad

250 weeks ago
Ukrainians should not buy foreign cash to travel abroad or to save for education fees, as these payments can be made using credit cards, director general of the National Bank monetary policy department Olena Shcherbakova said during "direct line"

National Museum of Ukrainian Architecture and Culture

250 weeks ago
National Museum of Ukrainian Architecture and Culture is an open air museum, architectural and landscape complex of historical and ethnographic regions of Ukraine. It is the largest open air museum in Europe located on the southern outskirts of Kyiv, near the village of Pyrohiv. The total area of the museum is about 133 hectares. Photos [...]

Filippov?s mansion in Zhitomir

250 weeks ago
Zhitomir has a lot of buildings from earlier centuries that are famous not only in Ukraine, but also throughout the world. Since the city was badly damaged during the World War II, only a few architectural monuments managed to survive until nowadays, and Read more Source: ua travel  

Water tower in Zhitomir

251 weeks ago
The water tower of XIX century is one of the most famous attractions in Zhitomir. It was constructed more than a century ago, at the same time when the first plumbing system was implemented in the city. The tower, which is rising gracefully above the Read more Source: ua travel  

Ukrainians with special passports to travel to Korea visa-free

251 weeks ago
Ukraine and South Korea signed the Agreement between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of the Republic of Korea on visa-free travel for the nationals having diplomatic, official and special passports, the Foreign Ministry press

The remains of noble estate known as Popov?s Castle

251 weeks ago
Popov’s Castle is an eclectic era manor house built in 1864-1884. The estate is located 36 km to the south of Zaporozhye in Vasilevka town, which received its name in honor of the founder of the town – Major-General Vasily Stepanovich Popov. At the end of the 18th century, Vasily Stepanovich Popov founded a settlement [...]

Monument of Eternal Glory in Zhitomir

251 weeks ago
The Monument of Eternal Glory, which is located in Zhitomir, in Chernyakhovsky street, was installed there in 1979 to commemorate soldiers, underground fighters and partisans that fought for the independence of Soviet Ukraine. Groups of partisans, Read more Source: ua travel  

The Tall Stone quarry

251 weeks ago
Zhitomir region is famous, among other things, for granite that comes from quarries. Nowadays there are over 80 granite quarries throughout the region, which is why, whenever you travel around the villages, it seems like at least half of the regional Read more Source: ua travel  

Belaya Skala ? a Natural Monument in Crimea

251 weeks ago
Belaya Skala (“White Rock”) or Aq Qaya is a rock in Crimea, located near the village of Belaya Skala. Vertical white rocky wall dominates the valley of the Biyuk-Karasu River. Elevation between the valley and the top of the cliff is 100 meters. It was formed by erosion and weathering of limestone and sandstone. From [...]

Fire tower in Zhitomir

251 weeks ago
Zhitomir was founded in 884 and is located to the west from Kiev. It is one of the oldest cities in Ukraine. Zhitomir has been part of several different states throughout the years of its existence. Originally Zhitomir was part of Kievan Rus, and Read more Source: ua travel  

Visit Odessa?s Museum of the Cinema

251 weeks ago
Filmmaking has come a long way since the mid-1890′s when the French Lumičre brothers ? Louis Jean and August Marie Louis Nicolas ? presented moving pictures to the world and patented a number of processes they developed. Many claim they were not the first to come up with the concept of moving pictures and develop [...]

Count?s theatre in Pavlograd

252 weeks ago
Pavlograd is one of the leading industrial cities in Western Donbass region. The city is famous for its plants, and some of them used to produce strategic armor and missiles. However, culture and arts are not as developed as the industry there. The city Read more Source: ua travel  

Kozhara: Association with EU to influence all spheres of life in Ukraine

252 weeks ago
The European integration is not only the foreign policy vector of Ukraine, but also a vector of domestic policy, foreign minister of Ukraine Leonid Kozhara told a briefing, ForUm correspondent reports.The minister is convinced that large scope of the

St. Sophia church in Zhitomir

252 weeks ago
St. Sophia cathedral is one of the leading attractions of Zhitomir region. Even though the city has always been an Orthodox settlement, there are still plenty of Catholic churches there. It happened because of the time when Zhitomir was captured by Read more Source: ua travel  

The grave of ataman Sirko in Kapulovka

252 weeks ago
In the spring of 1980 a monument to Ivan Sirko, the centurion ataman of Zaporizhya army, was installed in Kapulovka, Dnepropetrovsk region. The monument was created by sculptor V. Shkonda. In the early 1990s a memorial complex of Ivan Sirko was opened to Read more Source: ua travel  

The Park of Forged Figures in Donetsk

252 weeks ago
The Park of Forged Figures is a park in Donetsk with sculptures forged from metal. It was opened in August 2001 and has the same name as the international festival of blacksmith art held annually in the city. By tradition, the works made for the festival remain in the park as a gift to the [...]

The Savior cathedral in Pavlograd

252 weeks ago
The Holy Face of the Savior cathedral is an architectural monument in Pavlograd, Dnepropetrovsk region. Its history started in 1892, when the first stone was laid into the foundation and the area was consecrated by Archpriest John Sergiev of Kronstadt. Read more Source: ua travel  

New influenza strain to come to Ukraine

252 weeks ago
Ukraine expects outbreak of three strains of influenza, deputy head of the State Sanitary and Epidemiological Service Oleksandr Kravchuk told a press conference.He also added that the vaccine for these strains are being already registered in Ukraine

Assumption church in Novosyolovka

252 weeks ago
The wooden Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary was founded in Novosyolovka (Novomoskovsk district, Dnepropetrovsk region) in 1780. The construction was initiated by Zaporozhye Cossacks. The church from wood served its parish until 1930s. Read more Source: ua travel  

Nicholas Church in Olevsk

253 weeks ago
Olevsk is a small town at the border between Rivne and Zhitomir regions. It’s a quiet provincial town, and its history dates back to the ancient times. Most historians agree Olevsk was founded by Prince Oleg Drevlyansky around 977. The town used to Read more Source: ua travel  

Going to Ukraine for the first time

253 weeks ago
I am going to Ukraine in November, to meet a lady with whom I have been corresponding. She lives in Nikolayev, and recommended that I stay in an apartment

The mystical beauty of the Carpathians

253 weeks ago
The Carpathian Mountains is the mountain range located in Central Europe. Ukrainian Carpathians are situated in the west of Ukraine mainly in Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Zakarpattia and Chernivtsi regions. Mountainous terrain stretches for about 280 km. Hoverla Mountain (2061 meters) is the highest point of Ukraine. In rainy and foggy weather, this region is particularly dark [...]

Tereschenko?s castle in Denishi village

253 weeks ago
An old picturesque village of Denishi is located 20 kilometers from Zhitomir on the banks of Teterev river. The village is known far beyond Zhitomir region, as this is where the famous mansion of sugar manufacturer and industrialist Mikhail Tereschenko Read more Source: ua travel  

Ukrainian Language in Schools

253 weeks ago
Interesting picture showing the percentage change of students studying in schools in Ukrainian language from 1991 to 2013. Source: ukraine travel blog  

A monument to Les Kurbas in Kiev

253 weeks ago
Les Kurbas is a soviet Ukrainian director, theatrical activist, actor and People’s Artist of USSR. He was born in Stary Skalat village in Ternopol region and was educated in Lviv and Vienna Universities. He was known for founding many theatrical Read more Source: ua travel  

The palace in Belokrinitsa

253 weeks ago
The palace castle in Belokrinitsa of Kremenets district (Ternopol region) is a remarkable monument of palace art in South Volyn. You can get here either by personal vehicle, taking a bus, or on foot from Kremenets. If you decide to go on foot, you will Read more Source: ua travel  

Explore Ukraine?s Crimean Peninsula

253 weeks ago
Listed by National Geographic as one of the ‘must-see’ places in 2013, the Crimean Peninsula in Ukraine has justifiably been described as a paradise. It has also been called the ‘playground of the tsars’, and indeed the coastline was a favorite leisure destination among Russian nobility. Catherine the Great’s General Prince Grigory Potemkin noted in [...]

Bankers expect no currency fluctuations in autumn

253 weeks ago
Bankers do not expect significant currency fluctuations until the end of this year, according to a survey conducted by the news agency "Interfax-Ukraine".Growing export of agricultural products will support UAH. An additional factor of stability is

Monument to Princess Yaroslavna in Putivl

254 weeks ago
Citizens of Putivl have always been proud of the fact that their native city is linked to The Lay of Igor, the famous work of Ancient Russian literature. A lot of people in the city have both a copy of that book and research works about it. Putivl is Read more Source: ua travel  

A monument to firemen in Kiev

254 weeks ago
In 2001 a monument to firemen who took part in the elimination of consequences of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster was opened in 2011 in Kruglouniversitetskaya street. The opening was timed to match the 25th anniversary of the disaster that Read more Source: ua travel  

The monument to Bykov in Kiev

254 weeks ago
If you ever happen to visit Kiev, include this marvelous place to your sightseeing schedule. You’ll instantly feel there is something unusual about the area: everyone who comes there feels remarkably free and proud of the courage and determination Read more Source: ua travel  

Ukrainian Regions Birds ? Independence Day Parade

254 weeks ago
These huge stylized birds representing all regions of Ukraine were demonstrated on the parade in embroidered shirts in Kyiv on August 24 (Independence Day of Ukraine). After the parade, these birds settled on the Sofia Square and aroused great interest among the people passing by. Photos by maxiwell83 Ukrainian regions birds – Independence [...]
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Medzhybizh Fortress

254 weeks ago
Not far from Khmelnitsky city in the upper reaches of Southern Bug river there is a village called Medzhybizh. In the XVI there was a fortress castle constructed there. The fortified city, which appeared above Southern Bug in 1146, is first mentioned in Read more Source: ua travel  

Granite quarry in Trigorye village

254 weeks ago
Zhitomir region has a secret spot that has not become too popular among tourists yet. It has everything you could ever imagine: picturesque river banks covered in pine forest with several perfect spots for pitching a tent, tall granite rocks that nag Read more Source: ua travel  

Ukrainians celebrating Independence Day in Kyiv

255 weeks ago
August 24, Ukrainians celebrated the 22nd anniversary of independence of Ukraine. The main celebrations were held in Kyiv. On this day, many Ukrainians came on the central square of Kyiv, Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square) dressed in “vyshivanka” (traditional Ukrainian embroidered shirts). Let’s take a look at them. Photos by Karpov Igorok Ukrainians celebrating [...]
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The building of the regional administration in Mirgorod

255 weeks ago
Ukrainian land has a special area that is more peaceful than you can imagine. It has a very appropriate name – Mirgorod (Peaceful city). The population of the city if 43.000 people, and 10.000 more people come there every year as tourists. Read more Source: ua travel  

Holy Protection Church in Orlovschina village

255 weeks ago
Construction of white stone five-domed Holy Protection Church in Orlovschina (Novomoskovsk district) was completed in the late 1990s. Earlier the place was occupied by a wooden church that was eventually destroyed by the Soviet regime. The first Read more Source: ua travel  

Yanukovych considers Ukrainians abroad influential force

255 weeks ago
Ukraine considers Ukrainian community abroad to be influential force promoting the establishment of its positive international image, President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych said during a meeting with the president of the Ukrainian World Congress

Steam mill in Novaya Chertoriya village

255 weeks ago
In XIX century there was a famous entrepreneur with a considerable fortune called Count Orzhevsky. He constructed a few buildings in Zhitomir region, and these buildings remain valuable architectural monuments and local attractions. One of these Read more Source: ua travel  

Odessa ? bird?s-eye view

255 weeks ago
Odessa is probably one of the most famous Ukrainian cities known also as the “Pearl of the South”. However, you are unlikely to have seen this Odessa before. Flying over the city, especially at a relatively low altitude, is prohibited. It is clearly seen that the city is chaotically built up with skyscrapers – Soviet [...]

History and Culture in Kamianets-Podilskyi

255 weeks ago
With the Smotrych River running through it, the city of Kamianets-Podilskyi is set in very picturesque surroundings. Although some historians are of the opinion that the city is built on the location of a settlement founded by the Dacians who inhabited the area in the 4th century BC, the first historical mention of the settlement [...]

A monument to Trident in Korosten

255 weeks ago
Trident is a symbol, whose history has not been fully studied yet. It was first mentioned in Ancient Greek treatises. In Kievan Rus citizens decorated entrance gates to the cities with an image of three towers, which obviously has something to do with a Read more Source: ua travel  

Sugar factory museum in Chervonoye village

256 weeks ago
Not far from Andrushevka there is Chervonoye village. This village used to be the home of manufacturer Fyodor Tereschenko in the XIX century. The merchant had a sugar production business. A sugar factory in Chervonoye, which was bought by Tereschenko in Read more Source: ua travel  

Trigorye monastery

256 weeks ago
Trigorye monastery is a remote and tranquil place that had survived a lot of dramatic events throughout its history. The monastery is considered to be one of the oldest abodes in Volyn, even though the exact year of construction of the monastery is Read more Source: ua travel