Oleksandr Khomenko

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Slavske: Experimental Green Building

Business Owners

Slavske: Experimental Green Building

The Carpathian village of Slavske, located in the valley of the Opir river and surrounded by mountains, has been a resort since the beginning of the 19th century, when it saw the construction of its first hotel and climatotherapy station....

Transcarpathian Communicator, aka “Caesar”

Museums

Transcarpathian Communicator, aka “Caesar”

Kalyny village in Tiachiv region could be easily considered a typical Trans-сarpathian settlement. People mostly do woodworking here and pick up blueberries for sale. But there is one place and one man in Kalyny that make this village unique and...

Mountain Narrow-Gauge Railway. Carpathian Tram

Railway

Mountain Narrow-Gauge Railway. Carpathian Tram

For over a century, a Carpathian village Vyhoda with the population of 3.5 thousand people, has been a starting point of one of still existent unique narrow-gauge railways. Initially designed to serve as a means of wood transportation, narrow-gauge railway...

Christophe Lacarin. Wine Against All Odds

Business Owners

Christophe Lacarin. Wine Against All Odds

Residents of Shabo village call him monsieur. Christophe Lacarin de Fabiani, an energetic 64-year-old Frenchman has been living and working in Ukraine for 16 years, celebrating every day of his life. The entrepreneur, the perfumer and the winemaker, he created...

Buddhists from Donbas

Communities

Buddhists from Donbas

One of the oldest Buddhist communities in Ukraine, originating from Donetsk, is located not far from the village of Kryvopillia in the Carpathians. They were compelled to leave their region and move to the Carpathians after the military conflict in...

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