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    Globe

    by OlenaKyiv Written Jun 15, 2003

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    Globe

    Favorite thing: The Globe which overhangs from ceiling of modern underground shopping center located on Independence square.

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    The Mother Homeland

    by Klod5 Written Apr 13, 2003

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    The Mother Homeland

    Favorite thing: Several monumental statuaries rise over to the of the city. Among these statuaries, the one of " The Mother Homeland " overhangs the Dniepr, on one hills afforested to the south of the city.

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    The monastery St -Catherin

    by Klod5 Written Apr 13, 2003

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    St.-catherin monastery - the tower

    Favorite thing: The monastery St -Catherin is exclusively a monastery of nones.
    Constructs in the old district of the Podol, it shelters the saint's relics.

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    Control of the Lithuanian state

    by Listig Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Fondest memory: In 1362 the city came under the control of the Lithuanian state. During the 14th-15th centuries Kyiv was rebuilt and in 1484 it adopted the Magdeburg law.

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    Moscow control

    by Listig Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Fondest memory: In 1654 Kyiv came under Moscow control. Ukraine gradually lost rights and privileges and the population was denationalized.

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    History

    by Listig Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Fondest memory: Kiev is situated on the banks of the Dnipro River, below the mouth of the Desna River.
    The oldest human traces on the territory of Kyiv date from the Stone Age.

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    Christianity

    by Listig Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Fondest memory: In the 9th century Kyiv became an important centre of Kyivan Rus'-Ukraine. In 988 Prince Volodymyr introduced Christianity as the official state religion.

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    Opera House in Kiev!One of...

    by olessair Written Sep 12, 2002

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    Favorite thing: Opera House in Kiev!
    One of the most beautiful I have ever visited.
    Their 'Swan Lake' had a very unusual staging!

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    Maidan nezalezhnosti -...

    by olessair Written Sep 12, 2002

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    Favorite thing: Maidan nezalezhnosti - Independence Square
    Should be visited at night, when all the lights are turned on!

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    This year Ukraine celebrates...

    by Tanechka Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Favorite thing: This year Ukraine celebrates 10th anniversary of the independence. We have a great war parade and colorful demonstration dedicated to this event.

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    House with chimeras - what a...

    by Tanechka Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Favorite thing: House with chimeras - what a nice creation! It is worth to be viewed! What a pity it is under a construction at the moment.( Bankovskaya Str.)Hope very soon it'll look like a new one.

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    Saint Andrew's church. This...

    by Juanmatias Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Favorite thing: Saint Andrew's church. This man (then saint) many, many years ago said: 'Here will be built a big town'. Many years are passed after his words and I can say that he was right.

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