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History

History of Ukraine. Ukraine history facts and articles about historical monuments in Ukraine.

  1. Institute for Noble Maidens in Kiev

    Institute for Noble Maidens in Kiev

    In 1838-1842 in Kiev the building of the Institute for Noble Maidens (or the Emperor’s upbringing community for noble maidens) was constructed by the project of Vincent Beretti. The project was developed by the architect under a strong

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  2. The Old Kiev Mountain

    The Old Kiev Mountain

    The Old Kiev Mountain is one of the oldest historical centre of Kiev and is otherwise known as the Upper Town. The historians consider this place to be the spot where the various princes of Kiev conducted their rule. Judging by the notes, this exact

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  3. The Kharkov University

    The Kharkov University

    Alexander I signed the order for the Kharkov Emperor lyceum to be opened on January 17, 1805. The biggest contribution for the lyceum to be opened was made by V. Karazin, who is otherwise known as the Ukrainian Lomonosov: the lyceum was opened only due

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  4. The cave city of Eski-Kermen

    The cave city of Eski-Kermen

    Eski-Kermen is one of the most unique sights in Crimea and the biggest cave city out there. The name is translated as the “Old fortress”. The mountain that Eski-Kermen lies on is not too tall, being 300 meters above the sea level, but it

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    Tags:  History  Crimea  Sightseeing 
  5. Cossack Wars

    Cossack Wars

    The clear blue sky, the rustle of the grass and the singing of the birds are the most valuable phenomena of nature. The feeling of uniting with the nature cannot be compared to anything else. Of course, these feelings can be achieved only during the

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    Tags:  Traditions  History 
  6. The Crimean War of 1853-1855 and its significance for the history

    The Crimean War of 1853-1855 and its significance for the history

    We often hear that our lives should be our biggest value and that keeping the world in peace, calm state and make sure people understand each other well should be the primary objective for every citizen of our planet. Unfortunately, the history shows

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  7. Political System of Cossack Sich

    Political System of Cossack Sich

    Freedom Throughout the centuries it was glorified by so many people. So many great men have laid on the battle fields fighting for the freedom. Some historians suppose that Russian people left Rus and moved to the Ukrainian steppes in search of freedom,

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  8. Babyn Yar in Kiev

    Babyn Yar in Kiev

    Babyn Yar is located on the north-west of Kiev, between Lukianivka and Syrets districts. The history of the place goes back to 1402 when the landlord sold a land to the Dominican monastery. In 1869, near the Babyn Yar Syrets military camp was founded.

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    Tags:  Monuments  History 
  9. Fortress of St. Elizabeth in Kirovograd

    Fortress of St. Elizabeth in Kirovograd

    In 1754, the Empress Elizabeth gave her consent on the construction of the fortification on the banks of the river Ingul (on the territory of modern Kirovograd) along the southern boundary of the military settlements that were built for defense of

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  10. Market Square in Zhovkva

    Market Square in Zhovkva

    The historic-architectural ensemble Market Square in Zhovkva (Lviv region) is one of the most beautiful squares in Europe. The history of the city starts from the Old Russian village Vinniki, which was mentioned in the Galicia-Volyn chronicle. In 1560,

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