Maksym Sytnikov

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The secrets of the Bilsk hillfort

Tourist Attractions

The secrets of the Bilsk hillfort

For its scale, the Bilsk hillfort in the Poltava region is a paradoxically little-known historic monument. With an area of 5,000 hectares it is probably the largest settlement of the Early Iron Age in Eastern Europe. The historical reserve in...

An Egg as an Art Object

Art

An Egg as an Art Object

Anatolii Boiko decorates the eggshell in a way that surprises art connoisseurs and experienced scientists. An artist from Volodymyr-Volynskyi in Volyn invented a unique technique of decorating eggs — he “dresses” them in metal, decorates them with precious stones, and...

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...

Kremenets. The only wooden luge track

Sports

Kremenets. The only wooden luge track

When luge sports were just getting off the ground in Switzerland, Ukraine already had its own luge track in the city of Kremenets, Volyn. Nowadays, it is the only place in the country where lugers can train. Athletes fondly refer...

Goat Farms: A Success Story

Business Owners

Goat Farms: A Success Story

In Naddniprianshchyna, central Ukraine, dozens of farmers decided to revive goat breeding around the same time. The family farms ‘Zolota koza’ (‘Golden Goat’) ‘Babyni kozy’ (‘Grandma’s Goats’) ‘Lisova ferma’ (‘Forest Farm’), and ‘Pani Koza’ (‘Mrs Goat’) are all engaged in...

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