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30 personalities and crafts from Ukraine that inspired the world

30 personalities and crafts from Ukraine that inspired the world

Ukraine is a land of unique crafts which cannot be found in any other part of the world. Ukrainians are talented and hardworking people. They conquered Hollywood and cosmos. They became great composers, dancers and artists. Their names are well known all over the world and their contribution to world culture and science cannot be […]

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Abandoned Shyrokine guarded by Azov regiment – photo reportage

Abandoned Shyrokine

Active hostilities continue in village of Shyrokine near Mariupol. According to latest data from OSCE, all locals have abandoned the settlement. More than 80% of buildings in Shyrokino have been destroyed. This village is on e of the hottest spots in the conflict zone, provocations from the side of terrorist fighters take place every day. […]

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War romantics – photo reportage

War romantics - photo reportage

These guys defend Ukraine. Members of ‘Azov’ regiment and their war romantics when the hostilities cease for a while.

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Just few more reasons to remember that wearing vyshyvanka is being awesome

vyshyvanka

Graduates in Ukrainian city of Ternopil in 2015. They are so great, aren’t they?  

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Ukraine 111 years ago in colored photos

Ukraine 111 years ago in colored photos

These images of typical Ukrainian villages were taken 111 years ago and they are absolunely amazing. Photographer Sergey Prokudin-Gorskiy was one of pioneers of colored photography in early XX century. His works had great advantage over black and white photography because they could display soul. Enjoy soul and calm beauty of typical Ukrainian village in […]

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Vyshyvanka was everyday clothes in second half of XX century

vyshyvanka in xx century Ukraine

Could you guess it? Some 40 years ago vyshyvanka was everyday clothes in Western Ukraine. These are photographs taken in village of Kryvoryvnya in Western Ukraine.   Young as well as elderly people used to wear embroidered clothes and not only for holidays. By the way, national day of Vyshyvanka is celebrated in Ukraine on […]

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Vyshyvanka Day in Ukraine

Day of Vyshyvanka in Ukraine

Day of Vyshyvanka is new Ukrainian nationwide celebration intended to preserve ancestral traditions of creating and wearing embroidered ethnic clothing. This holiday is celebrated on the third Thursday of May. Day of Vyshyvanka is original and self-sufficient, it doesn’t have any state or religious bases. One sparking idea gave start to national holiday in 2007. […]

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Let her father look at her from heaven and be proud

Dasha Lozheshnikova's drawings

Her father can be proud looking at her from heaven. In Cherkasy and Canada there has taken place exhibition of drawings of killed Ukrainian soldier Vladimir Lozheshnikov. Volodymyr Lozheshnikov was killed in war in eastern Ukraine. Exhibition of drawing of his daughter has taken place recently. Her name is Dasha. She is a fragile 13 […]

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Carpathians in spring

spring carpathians

    Mountains are beautiful at any time of the year. Every season has something enchanting in itself, especially when you find yourself gazing at mountains. Ukraine is lucky to have this too. Carpathian Mountains lie in the west of our country and for hundreds of year they ahve been cradle of true patriots of […]

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Today Ukraine honors memory of victims of deportation of Crimean Tatars

Today Ukraine honors memory of victims of deportation of Crimean Tatars

May 18 71st anniversary is Day of Remembrance of Deportation of Crimean Tatars. In Simferopil Crimean Tatars who have refused to participate in events organized by the occupation authorities to mark the deportation, honored memory of its victims by launching several dozens of fireballs. Tatar Community outside Ukraine also conducted memory gatherings in Germany, Poland, […]

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