Ukrainian Churches

Ukrainian Churches

Ukrainian churches, abbreviation for those that arose in Ukraine and v. a. Eastern Churches widespread there: Ukrainian Catholic Church, Uniate: Eastern Church connectedwith the Catholic Church (Uniate), includes the Catholics of the Byzantine-Ukrainian rite. Emerging from the Union of Brest-Litowsk of 1595/96 (Brest Union), the Ukrainian Catholic Churchonly continuedto existin the Polish partafter the partition […]

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Ukraine Foreign Policy

Ukraine Foreign Policy

Pro-European Governments In the presidential elections on May 25, 2014, entrepreneur P. Poroshenko was able to win the absolute majority of votes in the first ballot, far ahead of Tymoshenko . Poroshenko was introduced to the office of President on June 7, 2014. On October 26, 2014, early parliamentary elections were held after the ruling […]

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The Conflict in Ukraine

The Conflict in Ukraine

In February 2014, a popular uprising against the Ukrainian government led to an armed conflict that created the most dangerous political situation in Europe since World War II. When Russia tried to stop Ukraine’s rapprochement with Western Europe, a new “cold war” began to take shape after 25 years of relative tension between the West and […]

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Odessa, Ukraine

Odessa, Ukraine

Odessa, regional capital in southwest Ukraine, on the Black Sea, (2019) 1.01 million residents. Third important economic and cultural center of the country (next to Kiev and Kharkiv), Seat of a Ukrainian Orthodox bishop; several universities (including National University [founded 1865], Economic, Agricultural and Marine University, Polytechnic and Medical University), several academies, branch of the […]

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Dnipro, Ukraine

Dnipro, Ukraine

Dnipro, until 2016 Dnipropetrovsk, until 1926 Yekaterinoslav, Ekaterinoslav [jε-], regional capital in Ukraine, on both sides of the Dnieper, north of the Dnieper Narrow Valley, (2019) 998 100 residents. University (founded in 1918), four technical universities (including the National University of Mining, founded in 1899), branch of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, numerous research institutes […]

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Travel in Ukraine

Travel in Ukraine

Ukraine lies in Eastern Europe. It borders Belarus in the north, Russia in the north and east, Poland, the Slovak Republic and Hungary in the west and Romania and Modavia in the south-west. The north is very densely forested, in the other parts of the country steppe and forest steppe predominate. The main river Dnieper […]

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