Ukraine - the nation
Ukraine is situated in Eastern Europe and lies in the Dnieper River basin. The river devides Ukraine into two halves - appropriately referred to as the Right Bank and The Left Bank.
Neighboring Ukraine are the countries of Belarus, Russia, Moldova, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and Romania. In the South Ukraine is washed by the Black and Azov Seas.
The climate is generally temperate or continental. Only on the South Coast of the Crimea, does a subtropical, Mediterranean climate exist. The average low temperature in January is -7C, the average high +19C, in July.
The area of Ukraine is 603,700 sq.km, the population is more than 51,728,400. Ukraine is home to a variety of nationalities: Ukrainians, Russians, Belarussians, Jews, Moldovans, Poles, Hungarians, Romanians, Tatars ans Greeks, are the groups that are predominantly represented.
The capital of Ukraine is Kyiv. Kyiv occupies more than 790 sq.km and sits on the both banks of the Dnipro river. Its population is 2,635,300
LAVRA. The main cathedral
In 1089 the symbol of the lavra was built, the Temple of Assumption of God's Mother. The cathedral was being built during 15 years. In November 3 of 1941 the cathedral was blown up and it's still unknown who did it, German troops or underground organization. The Cathedral was rebuilt in new Ukrainian history and opened in XXI century.
Bow legs and knock knees treatment
Ukrainian doctors are the most skilful doctors in orthopaedic surgery. And they outdistance other countries in price. A clinic in Kiev specialize for bow legs and knock knees treatment.
Ladisten Orthopaedic clinic
97, Lisova st.
Ph: +38 098 572 94 47
At the beginning of the 20th century publishing activities intensified and Ukrainian political parties were established. Encouraged by the collapse of the Tsarist Empire, on March 1917 the Central Rada was created. On April 1917 the All-Ukrainian National Congress took place, during which the goal of Ukrainian autonomy was proclaimed and power officially transferred to the Central Rada. On January 1918 the independence of the Ukrainian National Republic was proclaimed. During this period a highly unstable situation emerged in Ukraine, caused by the Civil War and the actions of several hostile armies, particularly the Bolshevik Army and the White Guards.
The Dnieper took by ice
In winter, the climate in Kyiv is continental, and very cold. The Dnieper is then often taken by ice, and since the islands of the park, in the center of the stream, the pictures are striking. As the cold weather! In Cherkasy I reviewed the Dniepr, taken by ices, also, with people who walk on the stream...