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WELCOME TO UKRAINE MAGAZINE

NO. 1, 2013                                                                                       TABLE OF CONTENTS


WELCOME TO UKRAINE MAGAZINE
  National decorative towels from
  the collection of Ivan Honchar
            museum

 

  Page 14-19........Zlata Ognevich, a Ukrainian rising pop star, interviewed

  Page 22-29........ An Ode to Odesa - an impressionistic personal view of the Black city port

  Page 36-42........ Scythians - an ancient nomadic people of developed culture

  Page 48-53.,....... A walk along one of the central streets of Kyiv, Shevchenko Boulevard

  Page 58-63........ The story of the Ukrainian crew that circumnavigated the globe

  Page 68-74........ Ivano-Frankivsk, a city and "the gateway to the Carpathians"

  Page 76-80........ Carpathian spas offer various kinds of mineral water and gorgeous views

  Page 82-87........Oleksandr Kadnikov, an art photographer often described as "an ironic conceptualist'

  Page 88-92........ A monastery that was turned into a soviet farm and then back to monastery

  Page 94-99........ Vylkove - a village crisscrossed with canals where Old Beleivers live

  Page 100-101....... Enable Talk - an invention that transforms sign language into speech

  Page 102-105........ News and events worthy of note

  Page 106-111........ Mitus Design offers stylish jewelry

  Page 112-116........ Marko Vovchok, a nineteen century writer who was often referred

                                    as "femme fatale"

  Page 118-120....... The Spell, a story of mystery and suspence by Marko Vovchok

  Page 122-129........ Embroidery, a decorative art steeped in tradition and symbolism

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NO.1, 2012

                                                                                                       TABLE OF CONTENTS                                                                              

WELCOME TO UKRAINE MAGAZINE
   Monument to the legendary
         founders of Kyiv:
       Kyi, Shchek, Khoryv
      and their sister Lybid
 
  Page 16-20........ Interview with Markiyan Lubkivsky, UEFA Euro 2012 Tournament Director in Ukraine
  Page 22-26........ fred Finn, World's Most Traveled Person, interviewed
  Page 28-37........ Lviv, the city of diverse cultures, UNESCO World Heritage sites, and excellent coffee
  Page 38-40........ Helha Oliynyk, who lives in Britain, shares her love to Lviv with the readers
  Page 42-46........ Tourist destinations in the Land of Lvivshchyna
  Page 48-58........ Suggestions as to what you may want to seeon the way from Lviv to Kyiv
  Page 78-80........ Pyrohiv, the village that can transport you back in time to a golden age
  Page 82-83........ A trip to discover the southern part of the Land of Kyivshchyna
  Page 84-89........ Chernihiv, the former rival of Kyiv
  Page 90-97........ Donetsk, the city of roses, Tsar Cannons and up-to-date stadiums
  Page 98-101....... Trips to destinations in the vicinity of Donetsk
  Page 102-104...... Vasyl Yeroshenko, the blind Ukrainian globetrotter and teacher of Esperanto
  Page 106-110...... Some of the tourist lures in the Land of Poltavshchyna
  Page 112-119...... Kharkiv, the city of Constructivist architecture and academic excellence
  Page 120-127...... Mitus Design, the companyrun by a woman who designs exquisite jewelry
  Page 128-132...... Mamayeva Sloboda, the old Cossack enclave in the city of Kyiv
  Page 134-137...... Three Brothers, a Ukrainian fairy tale
 
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NO. 2, 2011                                                                                 TABLE OF CONTENTS

WELCOME TO UKRAINE MAGAZINE
    The Feast of Makoviy
       by Iryna Panteleymonova,
                oil on canvas,
            80 x 90cm, 2008
                              

  Page 16-19........ The olympiysky Stadium unveiled in preparation for UEFA EURO 2012

  Page 22-31........ The treasures of the Bohdan and Varvara Khanenko Museum of Arts

  Page 32-36........ Crimea in the autumnal glory

  Page 38-42........ Film director Mykhailo Illyenko talks about his new film and about his travels

  Page 44-45........ Ivan Datsenko - a WWII hero pilot or a Native American tribal chief?

  Page 46-49........ Kyiv from a double-decker tour bus

  Page 58-63........ Vivchary - shepherds of the Carpathians and their lifestyle experienced first hand

  Page 72-78........ The Radomyshl Castle - a cultural center raised from the ruins of a water mill

  Page 80-84........ Ukrainian pop singer Katya Buzhynska interviewed

  Page 86-89........ A pivotal battle that has dropped out of history books

  Page 90-95........ Mammoths of Ukraine - amazing discoveries

  Page 96-101....... Iryna Panteleymonova - a versatile artist who works in various genres and styles

  Page 102-105...... Some events worthy of note

  Page 108-109...... International Tourist Exhibition Ukraine 2011

  Page 110-112...... The Zhnyva festival of the harvesting season

  Page 114-118...... Romko Malko and his colorful and romantic wedding

  Page 120-127....... Windows of Ukraine - "the eyes of houses"

  Page 128-131...... Homage paid to ivan Mykolaichuk, the great Ukrainian actorand film director

  Page 132-135...... The Sofiyskiy fitness center's program

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NO. 1, 2011

                                                                                                         TABLE Of CONTENTS

WELCOME TO UKRAINE MAGAZINE
  Jamala, a Ukrainian pop singer


    Page 14-18........ Four octaves of Jamala

    Page 20-21........ Luxury and homey comfort of the Boutique Hotel Riviera

    Page 22-28........ Livadia - a palace with a difference

    Page 50-52........ Maksym Berezovsky, a great composer born to write heavenly music

    Page 58-61........ A park as time machine to travel to Kyiv Rus

    Page 62-69........ Joys of flying - paragliding

    Page 70-72........ Igor Zatravkin, a Ukrainian golf champion, interviewed

    Page 74-78........ Canoeing down the rivers in spring

    Page 80-81........ Exotic landmarks of Ukraine

    Page 82-84........ A Ukrainian princess of Thailand

    Page 86-91........ Holy Hills of Svyatohirsk

    Page 92-96........ A photographer in love with Kyiv

    Page 98-103....... Two trips to the radioactive zones of Chornobyl

    Page 104-108...... Cliff climbing and sightseeing in Bakhchysaray, Crimea

    Page 110-112...... Tetyana Savchenko's collection of "bird shoes"

    Page 114-118...... Fashion designer Julia Aysina's latest collection

    Page 120-121...... Bride of the Year Festival

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No. 2, 2010

WELCOME TO UKRAINE MAGAZINE
Cover: The Virgin Mary as
Oranta
, an 11th century
 mosaic in
St.Sophia
 Cathedral, Kyiv
                                   TABLE OF CONTENTS


  Page 16-20........ DakhaBrakha's "ethno-chaos"

  Page 22-31........ St. Sophia of Kyiv

  Page 48-55........ Jewelry with Ukrainian fork motifs

  Page 56-62........ The city of Chernivtsi and its aura

  Page 76-80........ Mykola Ivashchenko, an itenerant photographer

  Page 82-84........ Lyudmyla Bezpalko, Director General of the Borshchahivsky Chemical and

                              Pharmaceutics Plant, interviewed

  Page 86-87........ Ukraine 2010 International Travel Market

  Page 88-92........ Vikentiy Khvoika - an amateur archeologist who made ground-breaking discoveries

  Page 94-98........ Valeriy Franchuk, a painter who seeks inspiration in memories

  Page 100-103...... A park of smiling beasts

  Page 104-105...... Zernyatko children Song and Dance Ensemble celebrates its 20th anniversary

  Page 108-111...... Recent events in politics, society, sport and education

  Page 112-117...... Elena Golets, a fashion designer, presents her new collection

  Page 118-119...... A collective portrait of the Woman of the Third Millennium

  Page 120-123...... GogolFest, a contemporary art annual festival

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NO.1, 2010                                                                                            TABLE OF CONTENTS                                                                                                                                                                                    

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 Golden Angel  by Maria Tomen
  pastel pencil, watercolor
  on paper, 74x105, 2008
  Page 14-19........ Khortytsya - Cossack capital reconstructed

   Page 20-23........ Sun and Spirit in Maria Tomen's art

   Page 26-31........ Tourism attractions in the Land of Kharkivshchyna

   Page 32-37........ Ancient wooden churches in the Hutsul Land

   Page 38-43........ Age-old trees of Kyiv

   Page 52-54........ "My first teacher" and her life

   Page 56-58........ Dentist Kostenko says: "My job is my hobby"

   Page 66-69........ Artemivsk - palace of sparkling wine and salt

   Page 76-79........ Cycling in the Carpathian mountains

   Page 80-83........ Old mills deserve to be preserved

   Page 84-87........ Kuzhbyi - a village that does not exist

   Page 88-89........ Exotic landmarks of Ukraine

   Page 90-92........ Cave monastery in the village of Rozhirche

   Page 94-96........ Wells as a feature of the Ukrainian traditions

   Page 98-101....... An interview with Alina Horobets - the best futsal woman player of 2009

   Page 102-105...... Sofiyskiy fitness center

   Page 108-117...... Fashion Giaterie

   Page 118-123...... Panteleymon Kulish's love and passion

   Page 124-126...... Orysia - a short story by Panteleymon Kulish

   Page 128-131...... Ivan, the Dragon Slayer - a Ukrainian fairytale

   Page 132-137...... Borshch and recipes for making it

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NO.3-4, 2009                                                                                  TABLE OF CONTENTS

WELCOME TO UKRAINE MAGAZINE
  No. 3-4, 2009
  Cover: Vitaliy Klychko,
  Ukrainian heavyweight

  boxing champion,
  politician and philanthropist

                                  
  Page 14-18........ Heavyweight champion and politician Vitaliy Klychko grants an interview
  Page 20-27........ A town of many tongues in Transcarpathian
  Page 28-33........ Ivan Kozlovsky - a great Ukrainian tenor and his beloved village
  Page 34-39........ Sculpture of today and from the depth of history
  Page 52-59........ Art Nouveau, Ukrainian style
  Page 76-80........ Momentous archeological discoveriesin a Crimean cave
  Page 82-86........ A walk along a trail in the scenic Crimean mountains
  Page 88-90........ VIATEL film studio and its documentaries
  Page 92-95........ Reenactment of the WWII Battle for Kyiv
  Page 96-99........ Willows and guelder rose in the Ukrainian mentality

Page 100-102..... President Yushchenko visits a mass grave of victims of Soviet atrocities
Page 108-110..... League of Industrialists and Enterpreneurs answers questions
Page 112-113..... Festival of Underwater Photography in Kyiv
Page 118-122..... Meet Serhiy Konyushok, a Ukrainian Adonis and Heracles rolled into one
Page 124-127..... Kaleidoscope of recent events in politics. society, science and sports
Page 128-129..... Ukrainian fund-raising ball in Monte-Carlo
Page 138-139..... Wedding Deluxe exhibition
Page 142-143..... My Grandmother and Her Embroidery, a short story by Yury Vinnychuk
Page 148-149..... Nalysnyky - recipes of Ukrainian traditional dish

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NO,2, 2009                                                                                      TABLE OF CONTENTS

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      Cover: Vase made by H. Poshyvailo 
and painted by an unknown artist, 1947
Museum of Folk Decorative Arts, Kyiv

 

    Page 12-16........Kobzar Taras Kompanichenko
    Page 18-23........ Kyiv's horse-chestnut trees - emblemetic and ubiquitous
    Page 24-27........ Premier Palace Hotel
    Page 28-33........ Traditions of pottery and clay masters
    Page 34-36........ Ivan Mazepa - a traitor- or a fighter for liberation?
    Page 38-41........ A visit to the field of the Battle of Poltava
    Page 42-48........ Podesinnya - scenic lands along the Desna River

    Page 62-66........ Ukrainian Switzerland
    Page 68-69........ Exotic landmarks of Ukraine
    Page 78-81........ Scholar Mykola Kostomarov and his 28-year old engagement 
    Page 82-87........ Garments of old made new
    Page 88-92........ Black Sea underwater archeology
    Page 94-98........ A nostalgic visit to a Carpathian village
    Page 102-104...... Lyudmyla Turkevych makes her confession in painting
    Page 108-110..... Morgan Williams:  Ukraine and the financial crises
    Page 118-121...... Ukrainian writer Pavlo Zahrebelny and his legacy
    Page 122-123...... Dancing at the Gibbet, a short story by Pavlo Zahrebelny
    Page 124-125...... UITT, the biggest travel market in Ukraine
    Page 126-129...... Wedding Deluxe exhibition 
    Page 138-139...... The feast of St. Peter and St. Paul celebrated in Ukraine
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WELCOME TO UKRAINE NO. 1, 2009                                          TABLE OF CONTENTS

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Cover: Okrayka, mid 18th century
   Chernihiv Historical museum
 

  Page 18-22........ Interview with Petro Honchar, an artist and Ukrainian culture enthusiast
  Page 24-32........ Magnificent Ukrainian embroidery of the 17-18 centuries 
  Page 34-38........ Kozelets, a small town with a rich history
  Page 44-48........ A story of almost miraculous survival 
  Page 62-67........ Symyrenky - the destiny of a Ukrainian family 
  Page 68-69........ Exotic landmarks of Ukraine
  Page 70-72........ A nostalgic visit to a southern town
  Page 74-78........ Sudak, a place of an ancient and turbulent history 
  Page 80-84........ Ukraine's subterranean wonders
  Page 86-87........ A day in the city: Chernivtsi
  Page 88-91........ Canoeing down a mountain river in spring
  Page 92-97........ Olesya Telizhenko, a young fashion designer
  Page 98-101....... Interview with Natalya Dobrynska, an Olympic champion in heptathlon 
  Page 102-104...... Promoting Ukraine in the United States
  Page 106-108...... Security service of Ukraine opens its archives
  Page 118-120...... Tabula Rasa, a screenplay by Ivan Mykolaychuk 
  Page 122-125...... Children's art inspired by Mariya Pryjmachenko 
  Page 126-131...... Kotyhoroshko, a Ukrainian fairytale

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NO. 3, 2008                                                                                   TABLE OF CONTENTS

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         NO. 3,2008
Cover: Ukrainian Folk Costumes from
the Lands of Khmelnychyna, Bukovyna,
Zakarpattya - a block of thematic stamps
 designed by Mykola Kochubey

 

   Page 8-15........ Ukraine and Europe: major events and dates
   Page 16-20....... A historical overview of Christianity in Ukraine
   Page 22-23....... Ukraine celebrates the 1020th anniversary of its baptism
   Page 26-30....... Interview of Vasyl Vovkun, Minister of Culture of Ukraine
   Page 32-37....... Ancient wooden churches in the Land of Lvivshchyna 
   Page 38-47....... Opera singer Mariya Stefyuk
   Page 44-48....... A collection of European jewellery from the Museum of Historical Treasures

                               of Ukraine
   Page 60-62....... Flying along the Milky Way
   Page 72-73....... Seven wonders of nature of Ukraine 
   Page 74-78....... The world of the Polysky Natural Reserve
   Page 80-83....... Chortkiv, a small town with a long history
   Page 84-86....... James Mace, a native American with Ukrainian blood 
   Page 88-90....... Legacy of famine: Ukraine as Postgenocidal Society by James Mace
   Page 92-95....... Physicist Oleksandr Smakula and his contributions to science
   Page 96-98....... Morgan Williams believes Ukraine's best friend is business
   Page 102-105.... Sisters Telnyuk: a duet with the difference 
   Page 108-111.... Vitaly Parastyuk's Odesa in his etchings
   Page 112-114.... Events - culture, politics and sports
   Page 118-119.... Book forum in Lviv
   Page 120-122.... WU My Ukraine  essay contest
   Page 124-129.... Ukraino Moya, Ukraino contest held by the Union of Artist-Photographers

                              of Ukraine   
 
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WELCOME TO UKRAINE NO. 4, 2008                                                 TABLE OF CONTENTS
                                                                         
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           NO. 4, 2008
 Cover: What has it done - It has
       swallowed the Sun!
       by Lesya Kara- Kotsya
 2004, acrylic on canvas, 70x60
    Page 4-11......... Ukraine and Europe: major events and dates
    Page 12-16........ Interview of Lidia Vovkun, a theatre actress
    Page 18-23........ Season greeting from Ukraine
    Page 24-28........ Fun in the Carpathians: winter sports and gourmet food
    Page 30-35........ Ancient wooden churches in the Land of Lvivshchyna
    Page 36-39........ 75th anniversary of Holodomor - Great Famine of 1932-1933
    Page 40-45...... A collection of artworks dedicated to Holodomor
    Page 46-47........ Revival of the religious spirit
    Page 48-54........ A journey to the former capital of Ukrainian hetmans 
    Page 56-60........ Oles Sanin - a film director, a biker, a traveller, and a follower of kobzar
                             traditions
    Page 62-68........ Vytynanka - an art of decorative paper cutting
    Page 70-75........ A wedding in an age-old traditional style
    Page 76-77........ Exotic landmarks of Ukraine 
    Page 78-81........ Interview with Kateryna Medvedeva, a speleologist and caver 
    Page 82-85........ St. Valentine in the town of Sambir
    Page 86-87........ A mysterious face of Kyiv 
    Page 88-91........ A journey from East to West
    Page 92-93........ Olympic ambitions of Bukovel ski resort
    Page 100-102..... Recent events in culture and sports
    Page 112........... "Nothing ventured - nothing gained"
    Page 118-124..... Great achievements of Ukrainian athletes at the Paralympics in Beijing 
    Page 128-131..... The Fir Tree, a short story by Mykhailo Kotsyubynsky
 
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WELCOME TO UKRAINE NO.2, 2008                                                             TABLE OF CONTENTS


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                NO. 2, 2008
 Cover: Ani Lorak, Ukrainian pop star

   

   Page 14-18........Interview with Viktor Yushchenko, President of Ukraine

   Page 20-25........ Kyiv - one of the best walking cities in the world
   Page 26-33........ Icons and icon painting in Ukraine
   Page 36-38........ Ani Lorak, a pop singer, interviewed
   Page 48-51......  Morgan Williams assesses Ukraine's Euro-Atlantic integration
   Page 52-55........ Life and death of Mykhailo Kravchuk, a brilliant mathematician
   Page 56-58........ Doctor and hosital that specialize in vascular deseases
   Page 60-62........ Leopold Yashchenko and his choir Homin keep the Ukrainian foldk song
                                tradition alive
   Page 68-71........ Bozhychi, a folk music group and their friends
   Page 72-79........ Art of photography in Ukraine
   Page 80-82........ A trip to see a palace in Korsun-Shevchenkivsky
   Page 84-89........ Ancient wooden churches in the land of Lvivshchyna
   Page 100-102..... Volodymyr Sholudko, a sculptor who creates monuments
   Page 108-111..... Ukrainian pret-a-porter fashion week
   Page 112-116..... Interview of Mykhailo Voronin, a fashion designer
   Page 118-120..... Illya Kvasha, a young diving champion
   Page 124-125..... UITT - 2008, an international tourist exhibition
   Page 128-129..... The Stones of What  Remains, a short story (from My Ukraine WU short
                               stories and essay contest)
   
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NO. 1, 2008                                                                                   TABLE OF CONTENTS

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       Cover: A Ukrainian Girl 
           by  V. Makovsky, 1879,
          oil on canvas, 40x31cm
      Collection of the Russian Art
                 museum, Kyiv
  

  Page 8-15........ Ukraine and Europe: major events and dates
  Page 18-25....... All-Saints Church in the Pechersk Lavra Monastery in Kyiv
  Page 28-30....... Views of Victor Pylypyshyn, head of the Shevchenkivsky Diistrict 
                         Administration, on the tourist potential of the District
  Page 32-41....... Russian Art Museum in Kyiv 
  Page 42-43...... Morgan Williams assesses the economic situation in Ukraine
  Page 48-53....... Travel of Paul from Haleba in Syria to Ukraine in the mid-seventeenth century
  Page 62-68....... Romantic palaces in a romantic city
  Page 74-78....... Tovtry and Medobory - curious places that used to be the bottom of the sea
  Page 80-85....... Sergey Paradjanov, film director, as an artist
  Page 86-89....... 21 wonders of Ukraine
  Page 98-101...... Australian ensemble performs Ukrainian dances
  Page 102-107..... "Love for the Native Land" - Roman and Danyila Loun, Ukrainian

                                culture enthusiasts
  Page 108-109..... Hutsul national dress
  Page 112-116..... Serhiy Yermakov, a talented fashion designer
  Page 118-122..... Interview of Iryna Merleni, the Olympic champion in wrestling
  Page 125........... Ukrainske Rizdvo - a festival which promotes Ukrainian traditions
  Page 126-131..... Games and toys Ukrainian children used to play
  Page 132-135..... The Pouch - a Ukrainian fairy tale
  Page 136-137..... Children festival World of Talents
  Page 138-139..... Hunting Season, a short humor story by Ostap Vyshnya
  Page 142-143..... Several recipes of traditional Ukrainian Easter dishes
 
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WELCOME TO UKRAINE NO.4, 2007                                               TABLE OF CONTENTS

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    Cover: Traditional Ukrainian Women
        Headdress - a sheet of thematic
   stamps designed by Vasyl Vasylenko
 

   Page 18-25........Wooden churches of Ukraine in the village of Pyrohiv
   Page 26-30........ Stella Zakharova, a former world and Olympic champion in gymnastics,

                                 finds her place in life
   Page 32-33........ Seven wonders of Kyiv
   Page 42-49........ Museum of Books and Book Printing of Ukraine and its treasures
   Page 58-60........ A hundred-year old hospital in Bukovyna
   Page 62-67........ Artist Halyna Sevruk and continuity of tradition
   Page 68-71........ Oleksandr Sparynsky, a composer, musician and promoter of Ukrainian 
                                 performing arts
   Page 72-77........ Straw used to create art
   Page 78............. Academician Mykola Yevdokymenko, 80-year-old "patriarch of hospitality 
                                  industry"
   Page 80-85........ Photographer Ihor Haiday and his new photographs with hundreds  of 
                                 people in each photograph                          
   Page 86-87........ Park of iron sculptures in the city of Donetsk
   Page 88-91........ Molodist  Film Festival
   Page 92-96........ Battles' reenactments staged in the ancient town of Kamianets-Podilsky
   Page 98-101....... Ukrainians in Antarctica
   Page 102........... Traveling in a bathtub
   Page 108-111..... The Crimea and the Carpathians in essays that take part in My Ukriane WU 
                                  contest
 
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WELCOME TO UKRAINE NO.3, 2007                                            TABLE OF CONTENTS

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    Traditional Ukrainian Wedding
   Headdress - a sheet of thematic
           stamps designed by
              Vasyl Vasylenk

 

  Page 8-15........ Ukraine and Europe: major events and dates
  Page 16-20....... President Yushchenko's speech on the Independence Day
  Page 22........... Pre-term parliamentary elections in Ukraine
  Page 24-26....... Ivan Dzyuba urges to honor those who perished in the Great Famine of 1933
  Page 28-35....... Pereyaslav Khmelnytsky - a town of museums 
  Page 38-44....... Sandra, the wife of the President of Georgia 
  Page 46-48....... Lviv celebrates its anniversary
  Page 52-59....... Oleksiy Voskobiynyk - the destiny of a Ukrainian 
  Page 68-69....... The oldest man in the world 
  Page 78-79....... Exotic landmarks of Ukraine 
  Page 80-85....... Ivan Borkovsky, a Czech archeologist and Ukrainian nationalist 
  Page 86-87....... Kolochava, a village-museum 
  Page 88-93....... Roman Shukhevych - the death of a hero 
  Page 94-98....... In the Land of Poltavshchyna
  Page 110-112.... My Ukraine Contest and essays that have been sent to participate in the 
                          contest
  Page 120-122.... Ukrainian Vasyl Vyrastyuk once again proves to be the strongest man on earth
  Page 124-125.... Zharaaa, Hot Weather fashion shows 
  Page 126-128.... Gymnast Bessonova wins the gold medal 
  Page 132-133.... Yury Kostyak, an instructor at the Yalynka tourist complex in the Carpathians
  Page 138-141.... A Lame Duck, Ukrainian folk fairy tale
  Page 142-143.... Pokrova and other Virgin Mary feasts
  Page 148-149.... Ukrainian folk humour

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NO.2, 2007                                                                                           TABLE OF CONTENTS


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            No.2, 2007

 Cover: Ukrainian V.Polulyakh

  was among the top five finalists

    of the Mrs. Globe contest

     Page 16-19........Taras Shevchenko, the great poet, was also an excellent artist

     Page 20-21........ Interview of Zeljko Kirincic, the Ambassador of Croatia to Ukraine
     Page 22-27........ The Trapezna Church in the Lavra Pechersk Monastery in Kyiv - an 
                               architectural landmark of the late 19th century
     Page 28-32........ Vitaliy Kozlovsky - young, handsome and popular pop star
     Page 38-41........ Resurrected Church of the Birth of Christ in Kyiv
     Page 42-43........ Rudolf Schuster, former President of Slovakia, tells about his hobby and his 
                               attitude to Ukraine
     Page 52............ Borys Bolotov - a jack-of-all-trades
     Page 58............ Luxury yachts in Ukraine
     Page 72-77........ Petrykivka style of painting and its prominent exponent Tetyana Pata
     Page 78-81........ Art of postage stamps in Ukraine
     Page 82-83........ Exotic landmarks of Ukraine
     Page 84-87........ Askaniya-Nova National Reserve and its wonders
     Page 88-92........ Viktoriya Polulyakh from Odesa was among top five finalists at Mrs. Globe 
                              contest

     Page 108-113..... Les Kurbas, a theatre genius and a formidable and tragic figure in  
                                Ukrainian culture
     Page 120........... Talents' World Children's Festival
     Page 132-133...... Feast of Ivan Kupala: Pagan and Christian

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WELCOME to UKRAINE No.1, 2007                                                 TABLE OF CONTENTS

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    Cover: Ukrayinska Orlytsya
       by Fedir Pryjmachenko
        1993, oil on cardboar

 

  Page 16-20........ US astronaut of Ukrainian descent goes to space and then comes to Ukraine
  Page 22-27........ Folk painters of the Pryjmachenko family pass their talents and art from 
                         generation to generation

  Page 28-31........ Central Botanical Gardens in Kyiv is a mecca for admirers of lilacs and other     
                         natural wonders in bloom
  Page 32-34........ Interview with Dmytro Grydzhuk, Chairman of the Board of Khreshchatyk bank
  Page 36-39........ Viktor Melnyk, a young talent who has an ambition to become a great opera singer
  Page 48-59........ St.Varvara - history and tradition
  Page 52-56........ A Ukrainian enthusiast who founded several museums
  Page 58-60........ Medieval culture festival in Tustan
  Page 62-68........ Scenic places in the Crimean Mountains
  Page 76-78........ Khortytsya, an island of Cossack history and martial glory
  Page 80-85........ Viktor Korol, a historian, reveals the truth about Ukraine in WWII
  Page 86-89........ Trypillya Culture - an ancient civilization?
  Page 90-92........ Trypillya Culture enthusiast who restores and reconstracts Trypillya artifacts
  Page 102-103..... Ukrainian woman who enjoys the sport of ballooning
  Page 108........... Oleksa Hirnyk burned himself in protest against Russification of Ukraine
  Page 118-119..... Several biographies of remarkable Ukrainian embroiderers
  Page 120-123..... Season of Fashion pret-a porter shows
  Page 124-127..... Crystal Silhouette one-dress fashion show and contest
  Page 129........... Ayna Gase shows a buccaneer-style collection
 
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