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Where to see stars in Odesa

Education

Where to see stars in Odesa

Ukraine is among the leading countries in Europe in regards to the number of astronomical observatories. During the 19th and 20th centuries alone, seven large observatories were opened at scientific institutions, which still operate today. One of the oldest observatories...

Karaites of Ukraine. Who are they?

National Minorities

Karaites of Ukraine. Who are they?

Karaites are one of the indigenous peoples of Ukraine. They have lived on the Crimean Peninsula since the 13th century. The core of their community is their faith: they recognise the Torah but not religious organisations’ dogmatic interpretations of it...

Slovaks of Ukraine. Who are they?

National Minorities

Slovaks of Ukraine. Who are they?

Historically, Slovaks settled in Ukraine in two stages. At the end of the 18th century, the first of them – the Liptaks – came to Velykyi Bereznyi, a village that was then part of Austria-Hungary and now located in Zakarpattia....

Romanians of Ukraine. Who are they?

National Minorities

Romanians of Ukraine. Who are they?

Romanians have been living on Ukrainian land since the 14th century. Back then, Vlachs from Maramureș and Southern Transylvania, who are now considered the ancestors of modern Romanians and Moldovans, began to settle in the territories of modern Zakarpattia and...

Germans of Ukraine. Who are they?

National Minorities

Germans of Ukraine. Who are they?

Out of the 30,000 ethnic Germans who spread out in almost all regions of Ukraine between the 9th and 20th centuries, around 3,000 live in cities and villages of Zakarpattia. The German settlers in this region best preserved local German...

Little India in Uzhhorod

Communities

Little India in Uzhhorod

A lot of cities in Southeastern Asia have districts with areas of compact settlement for the Indians. No wonder these places are called “Little Indias.” There is Chinatown for Chinese people as well. European cities also have such areas, however,...

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