Ukraine

Sophia of Kyiv Cathedral – An architectural monument of Kyivan Rusin in Kyiv

The cathedral is named after the Hagia Sophia cathedral in Constantinople, which was dedicated to the Holy Wisdom. According to one theory, Yaroslav the Wise sponsored the

Adziogol Lighthouse – The vertical lattice hyperboloid structure of steel bars in Rybal’che

The lighthouse was built in 1911 by Vladimir Shukhov. The one-story keeper’s house sits inside the base of the tower. At a height of 64 meters, it

Pysanka Museum – The collection of over 10,000 pysanky in Kolomyia

The museum was opened on September 2000, during the 10th International Hutsul festival. Director Yaroslava Tkachuk first came up with the idea of a museum in the

Sergey Bubka – The world indoor record in Donetsk

Pole Vault Stars is an annual indoor pole vaulting competition which is typically held in February at the Druzhba Palace of Sports in Donetsk. The meeting was

Swallow’s Nest – The small castle on the cliff in Gaspra

Anatoliy Solovianenko – The statue of the “Golden voice” in Donetsk

A Ukrainian operatic tenor, People’s Artist of the Ukraine and USSR, and State Taras Shevchenko prize-winner. He was born into a mining family in Donetsk and graduated

Kamianets-Podilskyi Castle – One of the Seven Wonders of Ukraine in Kamianets-Podilskyi

The castle was thought to have been founded during the second half of the 14th century, as the first accurate historical accounts of the castle date back

Yalta Conference – The “Big Three” Conference in Yalta

The World War II meeting of the heads of government of the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Soviet Union to discuss the postwar reorganization of

Chernobyl disaster – The criticality nuclear energy accident in Pripyat

A nuclear energy accident that occurred on Saturday 26 April 1986, at the No. 4 reactor in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. The accident started during a

Church of the Tithes – The first stone church of the city in Kyiv

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