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Eighty-four years after his death, 91 since The Russian Revolution and 17 since the collapse of The Soviet Union and the declaration of Ukrainian...
After 11 years of construction, Kyiv’s first metro line opened in 1960. In typical Soviet fashion, the metro was designed to be a showcase of...
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Building
Mykhailivs’ka pl. 1
Next to St. Michael’s Golden-Domed Cathedral (destroyed by Soviet authorities in the mid-1930s and rebuilt in 2000) stands an example of grandiose...
Ivana Mazepy 44
An enormous stainless steel statue of a fierce female warrior (68 m high, standing on a 40 m pedestal and holding a 12-ton sword in her right hand...
The Friendship of Nations Arch
This steel rainbow was erected in 1983 to commemorate the unification of Ukraine and Russia in 1653. The monument is supposed to symbolize friendship...
Ukrainian House (former Museum of Lenin)
In April 1982 the imposing building on European Square was completed. It was designed specifically to house a museum dedicated to Lenin. In 1992 the...
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