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Must-see places when visiting Kiev

Must-see places when visiting Kiev

Kiev or Kyiv according to Ukrainian spelling is the largest city in Ukraine. It lies on both banks of Dnirpo (Russian spelling Dnieper) River and has plenty of interesting places for sightseeing. Below we have collected must-see Kiev attractions that one should not miss if he wants to feel the spirit of this old city.   […]

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January 22 in our history – Day of Unification of Ukraine

January 22 in our history – Day of Unification of Ukraine

Today Ukraine celebrates the Day of Unification. 97 years ago the declaration of Unification of two Ukrainian People’s Republics was announced in Kiev. This day officially became a holiday in 1999. In 2011 the former president Victor Yanukovich canceled Day of Unification and in late 2014 Petro Poroshenko made this day a state holiday again. […]

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The best of LifeinUA in 2015

The best of LifeinUA in 2015

2015 is almost gone and this is the right moment to revise it in pause between making salads and wrapping up presents for family members in friends. This year has been a hard one for Ukraine and its people. We’ve lost many heroes, we were disappointed and discouraged with our politicians, we didn’t make our […]

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Unrest near Verkhovna Rada on August 31 – reasons and opinions

On August 31 Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted amendments to the Constitution which are supposed to guarantee decentralization of power in the country. This decision caused unrest inside as well as outside the Verkhovna Rada. Several parties which have greatly lost their value in coalition blocked the tribune meanwhile outside people gathered for meeting which […]

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11 fantastic facts about Ukraine. Areas where Ukraine is first in the world

11 fantastic facts about Ukraine. Areas where Ukraine is first in the world

  Ukraine got its independence only 24 years ago. Many Ukrainians have accustomed themselves to the thought that such a young state couldn’t have achieved many things. However, history of our people starts many ages ago and we have things to be proud of. There are many areas where Ukraine is first in the world, […]

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The March of Independence in Kyiv

The event to celebrate the 24th anniversary of Independence of Ukraine began with raising the national flag on the Independence Square and was accompanied by volleys of salute cannons. Here is photo reportage of the event issued by Unian. The even was held on Khreshchatyk Street in the center of Kyiv. The March was attended […]

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Photo exhibition to anniversary of Ilovaisk tragedy opened in Kyiv

Photo exhibition to anniversary of Ilovaisk tragedy

On Tuesday, August 11 in Kyiv there opened photo exhibition dedicated to Ilovaisk tragedy. Hromadske TV reports that the exhibition has been opened in museum of T.G. Shevchenko. Photographers Oleksander Glyadelov, Maksym Dondiuk, Maksym Levin and Markiyan Luseiko dedicated their works to those who perished in Ilovaisk encirclement and to those who survived. The photos that […]

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Portrait of a Soldier – embodiment of social and psychological problems faced by ATO soldiers

‘Mine exploded in my hand. I could not drop it, there were many people on the right, on the lef – too. And ahead was a back of my friend. I’ve never wanted to fight, I am a very peaceful person, but I am ready to defend people, my land where I was born and […]

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New Kyiv police hits 14.5 K subscribers in Instagram in several days

Instagram of new Kyiv police actively uses hash tags including most popular #kyivpolice. The newly created Kyiv police has already caused boom in social networks and even started its own Instagram account. Despite being a very new account, Kyiv police got 14.5 K subscribers. They post different photos, for example shots from oath or work […]

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Second International Congress of Cultural Activists on June 28-29

Second International Congress of Culture Activists on June 28-29

Congress of Cultural Activists 2015 is the main event of this summer in sphere of culture for initiators and managers of multidisciplinary projects which initiatives are aimed at changing the country, building a dialogue between business, community and state. More details about congress and contact data are available on official website. The congress creates conditions […]

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