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31 October, 2013Navigator
The walls of the True Cross Monastery in Pidkamin are like an open history book bearing traces of the Batu Khan invasion, two world wars and Soviet occupation
20 October, 2013Navigator
Once a major turbulent waterway of Lviv, the Poltva is now locked in a subterranean concrete tunnel. In addition to being the main channel, the underground labyrinth hides numerous Soviet military objects, bomb shelters and passageways to the basements of old buildings and churches
6 October, 2013Navigator
Remote villages in Polissia are home to the descendants of old noble families
20 September, 2013Navigator
Slender Gothic towers, lavish Baroque iconostases, and solid timber domes that trace back to pre-Christian times – The Ukrainian Week takes you on a tour of the unique wooden churches scattered along the Polish-Ukrainian border
6 September, 2013Navigator
The Ukrainian Week visits places where tourists have yet to set foot
6 September, 2013Navigator
Post-Soviet millionaires are keeping Italian resorts afloat during the financial crisis. They are also changing the traditional atmosphere beyond recognition as skyrocketing prices encourage the locals to sell their property and leave
21 August, 2013Navigator
The submerged village of Bakota in the Podil Tovtry National Park hides historic secrets underwater
6 August, 2013Navigator
The Ukrainian Week travels to Sumy Oblast in search of knights, nymphs and the inspiration for Tchaikovsky’s The Storm
4 August, 2013Navigator
The Ukrainian Week offers a selection of events not to miss in Ukraine in August
5 July, 2013Navigator
Electronic music in Poland, hard rock in Ukraine, music and theatre laboratories at the Hungarian Sziget, and history, from the Paleolithic Age to Post-Modernism, in art
1 July, 2013News
14 June, 2013Navigator
A town of two names and two worlds
15 May, 2013Navigator
A walk through the symbols, dreams and melancholy of Sokyryntsi-Trostianets
12 April, 2013Navigator
Home to abundant vegetation and ghosts in military uniforms, the half-ruined walls of now little-known and neglected forts - unique pieces of defence architecture - once withstood the attacks of Cossacks and Tatars
31 March, 2013Navigator
The Ukrainian Week dives into the watery wonders of the Ukrainian mountains
15 March, 2013Navigator
The Ukrainian Week peacefully “invades” the town of Zbarazh
22 February, 2013Navigator
The gorges dividing the largest highland pastures of the Ukrainian Carpathians hide untold secrets
21 February, 2013Navigator
The village of Kolochava is trying to fight chronic labour migration through tourism
8 February, 2013Navigator
Impact events have greatly changed our planet, including the territory of contemporary Ukraine
8 February, 2013Navigator
Tourist attractions in Kharkiv Oblast worth seeing, regardless of the season or the weather
21 January, 2013Navigator
Heavenly forces don’t take the easy way. In order to roll a rock from the sea up to the top of a mountain, they can first level the mountain, chisel its fragments with the tide, dry the sea and raise a new mountain range from the depths of the sea.
14 December, 2012Navigator
The world love for all things ethnic has reached Ukraine. As a result, the number of open air folk museums – skansens - is growing along with the interest in them
24 November, 2012Navigator
The Ukrainian Week takes a drive to explore places where significant military campaigns had taken place
1 November, 2012Navigator
Thrill seekers head to Zhytomyr and Rivne forests – a terra incognita for most Ukrainians
22 October, 2012Navigator
Just hearing the name of the Ukrainian city Sumy makes one want to go travelling. "Sumka" means suitcase, so let's visit Sumy, a place packed with places of interest sure to delight tourists.
22 October, 2012Culture
Must-sees for every Ukrainian tourist who visits the French capital include the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, the Luxembourg Gardens, the Musée d'Orsay, the Musée de Cluny, and so on. But Paris also has many places linked to Ukraine…
4 October, 2012Society
Lack of money, stereotypes and simple laziness deprive Ukrainians of even local travel
26 September, 2012Navigator
Extreme city tours reveal a different Kyiv
14 September, 2012Navigator
This wondrous place has become a magnet for talented people
30 August, 2012Navigator
Mykolayiv Oblast’s attraction is the energy of the turbulent Southern Buh and the virginity of its granite prairies
3 August, 2012Navigator
For two thousand years Tepe Kermen, the lost city in mountainous Crimea, has been attracting people willing to live there.
26 July, 2012Navigator
Every year, dozens of Donetsk Oblast families flee to deserted villages to start new lives closer to nature.
26 July, 2012Navigator
The Ukrainian Week travels to Ozerna Cave in Ternopil Oblast.
4 July, 2012Navigator
The Ukrainian Week invites you to a virtual journey to Rivne
18 June, 2012Navigator
Mangup Kale has become a home for ancient peoples and some of our contemporaries
23 May, 2012Navigator
Exotic and vibrant, Uzhhorod is a striking mix of the multiethnic past and present
3 May, 2012Navigator
The Ukrainian Week lists the country’s most unparalleled places, including five spots that set European records and one that sets a world record.
20 April, 2012Navigator
Ed Stafford, author of the bestselling Walking the Amazon, speaks about his unprecedented 9,600-kilometre-long journey
18 April, 2012Culture
The Ukrainian Week looks into ways to improve the organization of Ukrainian festivals
17 April, 2012Navigator
Historical reenactment fills gap in preserving Ukraine’s historical heritage
30 March, 2012Navigator
Chocoland is a new republic in the heart of Lviv.
30 March, 2012
30 March, 2012Navigator
Buchach is slowly shaking off its soviet dust and becoming infused with colour
26 March, 2012
14 March, 2012Navigator
The national reserve for history and the arts has undergone some major changes over the past six years
24 February, 2012
24 February, 2012Navigator
Ukraine is home to many places steeped in myth and legend. Some are ancient, others new. The Ukrainian Week highlights 10 mystical spots on the map of Ukraine
2 February, 2012Navigator
Chernihiv Oblast abounds in historical, architectural, ritual and art sites
12 January, 2012Navigator
This provincial center is replete with curious fables above and a mysterious labyrinth below
23 December, 2011Society
Ukrainians “prepay” coffee and “liberate” books
23 December, 2011Society
Culture and creativeness are the key factors in city development
22 December, 2011Society
Shaped by its diverse history, urban Ukraine resembles an impressionistic painting - blurry at a close look, yet unique and vibrant from a more distant perspective
29 November, 2011Navigator
The leader of folk rock band Haydamaky tours Ukraine mapping breweries that produce unpasteurized “live beer”*
28 November, 2011Culture
Wrocław Vice President Jaroslaw Obremski: “Citizens’ creativity is a value to the city”
23 November, 2011Navigator
Tucked away from the large industrial districts of Berlin with its suburbs, the cities of Thuringia have a unique identity
27 October, 2011Navigator
The reincarnation of the hetman city
11 October, 2011Navigator
To set up the Yavoriv military training ground, 128 villages and hamlets were removed, but one indigenous craft has survived
7 October, 2011Navigator
The Shypit waterfall and surrounding villages lure thousands of tourists from Europe and Asia
15 September, 2011Navigator
Steeped in history, this Kyiv satellite city is an emerging business center
25 August, 2011Navigator
A report with directions: climbing Ukraine’s highest mountain
18 August, 2011Navigator
Crowds of tourists do not take away from the beauty of the landscapes in ancient Panticapaeum — now know as Kerch. The city treats guests — no matter where they come from — without excessive Crimean arrogance
1 August, 2011Navigator
National wounds are healing in this battlefield
30 June, 2011Navigator
Ternopil is a city of contrasts: a Stepan Bandera monument and the Soviet-looking bedroom district called BAM, seedy cafés and European-style fountains
14 June, 2011Navigator
6 June, 2011Navigator
Chyhyryn and Subotiv aspire to use Bohdan Khmelnytsky’s heritage and become major tourist attractions
31 May, 2011Economics
The French journalist Camille Magnard speaks about why the ex-CEO of Kryvorizhstal failed to stand the test of Ukrainian reality Camille Magnard’s report about Kryvorizhstal entitled “Arcelor Mittal tested by Ukrainian steel” and broadcast by Radio France Internationale on 2 March 2010, won the Louise Weiss Prize, an annual award from the Francophone section of the Association of European Journalists
20 May, 2011Navigator
The city of Chortkiv balances its spooky name with a host of churches and a peaceful atmosphere
18 May, 2011Investigation
Mark Spörrle, an editor with Die Zeit and author of several bestsellers, is taking down notes that can demolish European prejudices about various countries. In Kyiv, he got rid of some, but not all, stereotypical notions about Ukraine
11 May, 2011Navigator
Demonstrating their naïve, yet distinctly European mindset, the locals in Kolomiya call their town a small Lviv just like somebody calls Lviv little Vienna or little Paris. Ukrainian Week travelled to visit them in what is one of the brightest towns in Prykarpattia.
19 April, 2011Navigator
Giant metallurgical plants, shanty towns and the "metrotram" — meet Kryvyi Rih
17 March, 2011Society
The Ukrainian Week went on a myth-busting trip to Donetsk. We debunked seven common myths, but found another three were true
17 March, 2011Navigator
In this Western Ukrainian city, visitors can enjoy beautiful medieval and Art Nouveau architecture without the crowds and clamor
20 January, 2011Navigator
One third of the hundred castles preserved in Ukraine can be found in Ternopil
14 January, 2011World
Archeologists from Uzhhorod refute a myth about the Hungarian state-building enterprise
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The culture of 'Muscovite Rus' came to form from two heterogeneous sources. The seed of the religious and artistic culture reached Muscovy from southeastern Europe (Byzantium, the Balkans) through Kyiv. On the other hand, the foundation of the political and legal culture came to Muscovy from 'Ulus Jöchi', better known as the Golden Horde. As a result, the Russian "spiritual culture" took the shape of a familiar European facade, behind which a non-European state infrastructure hid.
7 April, ,
German chancellor Olaf Scholz says Putin’s comments on US biological weapons seemed like an ‘implicit threat’
23 March, ,
It is us, Ukrainians, and all the citizens of this country, who must keep studying our own history. To defend our land and our country, we must know it better.
20 March, ,
86.6% of Russians tolerate and support the potential assault on the territory of the European Union, including: Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and others as evidenced by the results of the sociological survey conducted by “Active Group”
18 March, ,
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