The region in northern Ukraine, in the basin of the middle and lower Desna. There are many natural and historical monuments of ancient times, of the cossack and classical period. Hetman’s capital, the historical and cultural reserve, is open in Baturyn. From the architectural complexes of Sivershchyna, the estate in the village of Kachanivka and the Halahan Palace in Sokyryntsi have been preserved. Sandy quarries near the village of Oleshnia have been turned into a complex of lakes with clear water, Now, numerous ferries are still running through Desna, one of the cleanest large rivers in Europe.
A hundred years ago, these days, the Russian army was unfolding a massive advance on Ukraine. Ukrainian army was not prepared for that, a heavy battle took place near Kruty. Students and cadets stopped the Bolshevyk Army for a couple of days. A Monument to Defenders of Ukraine is located on the spot of the legendary battle. Let's look back at the history together.