Your Cheat Sheet to the Industries of Ukraine

As part of the Soviet Union, Ukraine was second only to Russia in production of goods. More than a quarter of the food eaten in FSU countries came from Ukraine’s fertile soils. They also provided materials from rich mineral mines and created materials used in construction.


Ukraine has an export economy, largely as a result of […]

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Chernobyl’s 25 Year Anniversary

Today marks the 25th year since the disaster at the Atomic power station in Chernobyl, Ukraine. The President of Russia, Dmitry Medvedev and Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych are both expected to attend a ceremony there.


The tragedy that occurred on April 26th, 1986 caused around 30 deaths (with many more by related circumstances recognized later) and tens […]

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Mozart Hotel: Luxury and Ideal Location

The Mozart Hotel is located in the historical center of Odessa. The building was constructed at the start of the 19th century and housed the first aristocratic club and hotel of the city. Now it has been fully restored with remarkable Empire architecture and luxurious furnishings to resemble the original sophistication and style.


40 rooms are available, […]

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Must See Mound in Melitopol: Kamyana Mohyla

The mystery behind the true origin of Kamyana Mohyla is one reason why so many travel to this popular attraction just outside of Melitopol each year. Some believe the large grouping of over 3,000 rocks and boulders are the remnants of an underwater city, since the Sarmatian Sea covered much of southern Ukraine millions of […]

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Enjoy a Traditional Ukrainian Meal at Tsarske Selo

Visitors to Kiev who wish to enjoy a delicious Ukrainian meal in a traditional setting should definitely check out Tsarske Selo restaurant.

Located in the heart of Kiev next to the Pecherska Lavra, or Monastery of the Caves, Tsarske Selo opened its doors in 1998 and has been wowing patrons with its perfectly prepared, authentic Ukrainian […]

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Top 3 Tourist Attractions in Dnipropetrovsk

Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine is a city full of museums, theaters, parks, beaches, and of course beautiful Ukrainian women. The major streets were renamed in honor of Marxist heroes during the Soviet era and the downtown thoroughfare that provides access to some of the most popular tourist destinations is called Prospekt Karla Marksa, or Karl Marx Ave. […]

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Fun Attraction in Berdyansk: Cape of Good Hope

The beautiful city of Berdyansk is called the pearl of the Northern Trans-Azov region of Ukraine and has become one of the most popular sea resorts.


Over 200,000 people visit the area each summer for the beaches, the health and recreation centers, as well as the largest water park in Ukraine.


The Cape of Good Hope, or […]

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Most Romantic Places in Kiev: Lover’s Bridge

Nestled on the banks of the Dnieper River is a city full of history and life. Kiev has been called the jewel of the Ukraine for its striking architecture, art, culture, splendor, wonderful parks and of course beautiful women. It’s no wonder that in this setting, men and women throughout the ages have been easy […]

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Where Should I Stay in Ukraine?

Tourism in Ukraine is a fairly new thing. Before 1991, foreign tourists were only allowed to visit officially designated “open” cities. Today, the tourism industry is one of the fastest growing branches of Ukraine’s economy.


Ukraine is a popular tourist destination for many reasons, including its vast history and culture. There are over 500 cities in […]

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Must See Place in Kiev: Bessarabka Market

Bessarabka Market in Kiev is an indoor market with a wide range of goods at reasonable prices. The sights, smells, and sounds make this a must see place in Ukraine.


There are 109 markets in Kiev and most of them were built over 100 years ago. Bessarabsky Rynok, which is the Bessarabka Market, offers all kinds of […]

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