Ukraine in a Nutshell

Ukraine (Ukrainian: Україна) is a country in Eastern Europe. It lies at the northwest end of the Black Sea, with Russia to the east, Belarus to the north, Poland to the northwest, Slovakia and Hungary to the west, and Romania to the south west and south, with Moldova in between.

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Written on 02/17/2017 - 19:16 by Shawn Blade

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Kiev

Kiev (Ukrainian: Київ) is the capital and largest city of Ukraine with - officially - approximately 3 million inhabitants (unofficially up to 4 million inhabitants). The city was founded on...
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Those who haven’t visited this place have surely heard about it through the grapevine. The first cider house Bilyi Nalyv was opened on Khreshchatyk at the beginning of April and instantly attracted long queues of patiently waiting customers. The reason behind is a delicious menu and price policy —...
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Originally designed for horseback riding and nature activities, Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure today offers scenic walking paths, fountains, sculptures, and a large amusement park suitable for all ages. Spread over a vast wooded area, the site was created by students and teachers in the...
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The Mirror Stream fountain was built in 1947, to commemorate victory in the Second World War. It is located at Sumska Street, just opposite the Opera Theater.
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Freedom Square (Russian: Площадь Свободы, Plóshchad' Svobódy) in Kharkiv is the 8th largest city-centre square in Europe.
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Babi Yar, a ravine in the capital of Ukraine, was used as a massacre spot for the Jewish people leaving in Kiev at that time. After the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the ravine was transformed into a park, currently known as the Babi Yar Memorial Park. The park contains various monuments which...
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Square of Contracts or Contract Square (Ukrainian: Контрактова площа, translit.: Kontraktova ploshcha) is the oldest square in the capital of Ukraine. The square is located in the Podol district. It got it's name from the historic trade deals that took place at that location. In English, its name...

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Koncha-Zaspa (Ukrainian: Конча-Заспа) is the wealthiest neighborhood in the Holosiiv Raion (district) of the city of Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. Podil is a historic neighborhood in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. It is one of the oldest neighborhoods of Kiev, and the birthplace of the city's trade...

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Ukraine was a part of Russia for a long time. The extreme east of Ukraine, especially the Donbass, is mostly Russian. Part of the reason for this is that this region was de-populated of all ethnic Ukrainians because most died in the famine, which hit hardest here. East of the Dnieper, to varying...

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