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Panoramas of the Dnipro River in Kiev

Pedestrian Bridge

Pedestrian Bridge

The Dnipro River is Europe’s second longest river that flows through the heartland of Russia, Belarus, and Ukraine. Continue reading

The Southern Buh River

Southern Buh River

Southern Buh River

The Southern Buh River is entirely located in Ukraine. The Buh is one of the longest rivers in Ukraine. It rises in the west, in the Khmelnytsky region, about 145 km from the Polish border, and flows into the Black Sea through the southern steppe. It is 806 km long and drains 63,700 km?. The Southern Buh flows through an area which was the bottom of the sea about 60 million years ago. The major cities on the Bug banks are Khmelnytskyi,Vinnytsia, Pervomaisk, Mykolaiv. Continue reading

Khortytsia Island in Zaporizhia

Cossacs' fortress Zaporizka Sich

Cossacs' fortress Zaporizka Sich

Khortytsia Island is a large island on the Dnieper river, extending from northwest to southeast for more than twelve kilometers, has an average width of 2,500 meters. The Khortytsia Island faces modern Zaporizhia across the Dnieper River, was one of the historic locations for the Zaporizhian Sich (main fortress capital of the Cossack state). Nowadays, Khortysia is designated a national museum. Continue reading

Sviatohirsk Cave Monastery in Donetsk region

Sviatohirsk Cave Monastery

Sviatohirsk Cave Monastery

Sviatohirsk is located within 30 km from the town of Sloviansk, on the picturesque banks of the Seversky Donets River. Today Sviatohirsk is a spiritual centre, the Holy Assumption Sviatohirsk lavra, Holy Mountains National Park, historical and architectural reserve, as well as a resort of national importance. Continue reading

Hills on the Dnieper river

Mountains on the Dnieper river

Hills of the Dnieper river

View on the Dnipro river from a hill in Kaniv, where a founder of the Ukrainian literature Taras Shevchenko is buried.

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The Dnipro river

The passage bridge in Kiev

The passage bridge in Kiev

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Panorama of the Dnipro river in Kiev

River port

River port

The Dnieper river is the fourth river by length in Europe.

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The Sula river


From Sanskrit s?r? "spiritous liquor"

From Sanskrit s?r? "spiritous liquor"

The Sula River  is a left tributary of the Dnieper River with a total length of 365 km and a drainage basin of 19,600 km?.

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Natural wonder – Granite-steppe lands of Buh

Southern Buh

Granite-steppe lands of Buh is a regional landscape park in the north-west of Mykolaiv Oblast in Ukraine.

The park includes the river valley of Southern Buh and the ravine-like vallies of its tributaries: Big Korabelna, Bashkala, and Mertvovod.

The park stretches on 70 km from the southern part of Pervomaisk to the village of Oleksandrivka in Voznesenskyi Raion.

It was established in 1994 by the decision of the Mykolaiv Oblast council and is located on the territory of Pervomayskyi, Arbuzynskyi, Domanevskyi, and Voznesenskyi Raions.

The area of the park is 6267 ha.

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