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1. Babi Yar monument

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Babi Yar or Babyn Yar is a ravine in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv and a site of massacres carried out by Nazi Germany's forces during its campaign against the Soviet Union in World War II. The first and best documented of the massacres took place on 29–30 September 1941, killing some 33,771 Jews. The decision to murder all the Jews in Kyiv was made by the military governor Generalmajor Kurt Eberhard, the Police Commander for Army Group South, SS-Obergruppenführer Friedrich Jeckeln, and the Einsatzgruppe C Commander Otto Rasch. Sonderkommando 4a as the sub-unit of Einsatzgruppe C, along with the aid of the SD and Order Police battalions with the Ukrainian Auxiliary Police backed by the Wehrmacht, carried out the orders. Sonderkommando 4a and the 45th Battalion of the German Order Police conducted the shootings. Servicemen of the 303rd Battalion of the German Order Police at this time guarded the outer perimeter of the execution site.

Wikipedia: Babi Yar (EN)

2. Б-4

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203 mm howitzer b-4 sample 1931 8-inch heavy howitzer design f. A flander. It is the most difficult Soviet field gun during World War II and the core of large and special armor-piercing gun. One of the few cannons on the chassis of a crawler tractor. Designed to break through fortified fronts, destroy especially solid concrete, reinforced concrete and armored structures, strike heavy or hidden solid structures of enemy artillery fire, and suppress long-range targets. By 1941, six different variants of 203 mm howitzer samples had been produced in 1931. All modifications use tractor crawler chassis, but the towing mode is slightly different. After the German-Soviet War, b-4 guns were fired from Searle's weapons. Later, however, in 1956, she was taken back into the weapon, and the crawler chassis was replaced by wheels. In this way, the specimen howitzers from 1931 remained on the weapons of the Soviet army until the mid-1970s.

Wikipedia: Б-4 (гаубиця) (UK)

3. Малий автомобіль водоплавний (МАВ) Газ-46

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The GAZ-46, army designation MAV, is a Soviet-made light four-wheel drive amphibious military vehicle that entered service in the 1950s and has been used by many Eastern Bloc allied forces since. During the Second World War Canada, Britain and the US forwarded large quantities of military materials to Russia. Among those were jeeps, trucks, and amphibious vehicles like the 6×6 DUKW and the 4×4 Ford GPA. The latter were used to help men and equipment get across the many rivers of Eastern Europe and combat the Germans. Seeing merits of such vehicles, after the war, Russia decided to develop two similar vehicles, using domestic automotive parts, the BAV, an equivalent of the DUKW, and the MAV, an equivalent of the Ford GPA.

Wikipedia: GAZ-46 (EN)

4. Mosque, Islamic Cultural Center

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Mosque, Islamic Cultural Center Nureddin Grishko / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Islamic Cultural Center is a mosque and cultural organization of Kyiv. The Islamic Cultural Center of Kyiv is one of the nine cultural centers located in the largest cities of Ukraine. In the building of the Kyiv ICP there is an office of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Ukraine "Ummah", the Sharia Committee of Fatvs, the Ukrainian Center for Islamic Studies, the human rights organization "Together with the Law", the Center for Research and Certification of Halal "Alraid", the gymnasium "Our Future", public organizations "Maryam" and "An-Nur", as well as the head office of the All-Ukrainian Association of Public Organizations VAGO "Alraid".

Wikipedia: Ісламський культурний центр - мечеть (Київ) (UK), Website

5. Замок Річарда — Левине серце

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The "Castle Cowherd and Lion Heart" on a long line at the St Andrew's Monument at the beginning of xx is a managed number 15 architectural name, built in English Gothic style. A Kenyan named after the lionheart of the English banshee king, "Avingo" by Walter Scott, the protagonist of the novel. The house, in the form of an ancient castle, stands on the complex terrain of the former Ligula Mountains beneath St Andrew's Church. The monumental facade is decorated with architectural elements of the fortress-castle structure, various types of towers, spires, zigzag walls, etc. To the left of the house is a towering tower with fortress characteristics.

Wikipedia: Замок Річарда (UK)

6. МіГ-23БН

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The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23 is a variable-geometry fighter aircraft, designed by the Mikoyan-Gurevich design bureau in the Soviet Union. It is a third-generation jet fighter, alongside similar Soviet aircraft such as the Su-17 "Fitter". It was the first Soviet fighter to field a look-down/shoot-down radar, the RP-23 Sapfir, and one of the first to be armed with beyond-visual-range missiles. Production started in 1969 and reached large numbers with over 5,000 aircraft built, making it the most produced variable-sweep wing aircraft in history. Today the MiG-23 remains in limited service with some export customers.

Wikipedia: Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23 (EN)

7. Особняк І.М.Терещенка

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The Ivan Mykolayovych Tereshchenko Mansion is an architectural monument in the Shevchenkivskyi district of Kyiv, located on Taras Shevchenko Boulevard, 34/11, at the intersection with Mykhailo Kotsiubynsky Street. The building is mostly two-storey, only a corner tower with one room is elevated to three floors. The corner is accentuated by a rectangular bay window on the second floor. The main entrance of the house is located on the side of Taras Shevchenko Boulevard, and the main façade of the mansion is oriented to the boulevard, and the side façade is oriented to Mykhailo Kotsyubynsky Street.

Wikipedia: Особняк Івана Миколайовича Терещенка (UK)

8. МЛ-20

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The 152 mm howitzer-gun M1937 (ML-20), is a Soviet heavy gun-howitzer. The gun was developed by the design bureau of the plant no 172, headed by F. F. Petrov, as a deep upgrade of the 152-mm gun M1910/34, in turn based on the 152-mm siege gun M1910, a pre-World War I design by Schneider. It was in production from 1937 to 1946. The ML-20 saw action in World War II, mainly as a corps / army level artillery piece of the Soviet Army. Captured guns were employed by Wehrmacht and the Finnish Army. Post World War II, the ML-20 saw combat in numerous conflicts during the mid to late twentieth century.

Wikipedia: 152 mm howitzer-gun M1937 (ML-20) (EN)

9. М-30

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The 122 mm howitzer M1938 (M-30) was a Soviet 121.92 mm (4.8 inch) howitzer. The weapon was developed by the design bureau of Motovilikha Plants, headed by F. F. Petrov, in the late 1930s, and was in production from 1939 to 1955. The M-30 saw action in World War II, mainly as a divisional artillery piece of the Red Army (RKKA). Captured guns were also employed later in the conflict by the German Wehrmacht and the Finnish Army. Post World War II the M-30 saw combat in numerous conflicts of the mid- to late twentieth century in service of other countries' armies, notably in the Middle East.

Wikipedia: 122 mm howitzer M1938 (M-30) (EN)

10. Ivan Franko National Academic Drama Theater

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The Ivan Franko National Academic Drama Theater in Kyiv was founded in 1920. It rightfully plays an important role in the history of Ukrainian culture. Real masters worked here and continue to delight their fans: actors, directors, composers, set designers. The repertoire is based on national and World Classics. You can watch performances both on the main stage and in the chamber. Each performance is a separate world, a variety of ways of artistic solution, and unusual Productions. Bohdan Benyuk, Anatoly Khostikoev, Ostap Stupka, Natalia Sumskaya work on the stage of this theater.

Wikipedia: Ivan Franko National Academic Drama Theater (EN), Website

11. Покровська церква

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The Church of the Intercession of the Most Holy Theotokos is the church of Hippolyte Nikolaev's work in Kyiv, on Solomianka. It was built by order of the city community of Kyiv during 1895-1897. in memory of Metropolitan Plato of Kiev and Galicia (Gorodetsky). It is located at the corner of Patriarch Mstislav Skrypnyk and Stadionnaya streets. In the years 1905-1919. the rector of the church was the creator and first metropolitan of UAOC Vasyl Lypkivsky. Until 2018, the church belonged to the UOC-KP. As of May 2022, it is under the jurisdiction of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine.

Wikipedia: Покровська церква (Солом'янка) (UK)

12. Valeriy Lobanovskyi

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Valeriy Vasylyovych Lobanovskyi was а Ukrainian football player and manager. He was Master of Sports of the USSR, Distinguished Coach of the USSR, and a laureate of the UEFA Order of Merit in Ruby (2002) and FIFA Order of Merit, the highest honour awarded by FIFA. In 2002 he was awarded the Hero of Ukraine award (posthumously), his nation's highest honour, for his contribution to Ukrainian football. In 2008, Lobanovskyi was ranked 6th in Inter's list of the 100 Greatest Ukrainians following a nationwide poll that saw around 2.5 million people casting their votes.

Wikipedia: Valeriy Lobanovskyi (EN)

13. Water Museum

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The Kyiv Water Museum is an educational centre that occupies one of the buildings from the early centralised water-supply system in the city which was built at the middle of the 19th century. It is located in Khreshchatyi Park. The Water-Information Centre gives information about water resources and their rational consumption. The exhibition demonstrates the history of Kyiv's water supply system, water treatment and waste water treatment in contemporary Kyiv while also showing water's role in people's activities using interesting and interactive examples.

Wikipedia: Kyiv Water Museum (EN)

14. 52-К

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52-К Музей отечественной военной истории / CC BY-SA 4.0

The 85 mm air defense gun M1939 (52-K) was an 85 mm (3.3 in) Soviet anti-aircraft gun, developed under guidance of leading Soviet designers M. N. Loginov and G. D. Dorokhin. This gun was successfully used throughout the German-Soviet War against level bombers and other high- and medium-altitude targets. In emergencies they were utilized as powerful anti-tank weapons. The barrel of the 52-K was the basis for the family of 85-mm Soviet tank guns. After the war some 52-Ks were refitted for peaceful purposes as anti-avalanche guns in mountainous terrain.

Wikipedia: 85 mm air defense gun M1939 (52-K) (EN)

15. Полковушка

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Полковушка No machine-readable author provided. Saiga20K assumed (based on copyright claims). / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The 76 mm regimental gun M1927 was a Soviet infantry support gun. The gun was developed in 1927 by the design bureau of Orudiyno-Arsenalny Trest (OAT) and entered production in 1928. A total of 18,116 pieces were built. On June 22, 1941, the Red Army had 4,708 of these guns. In 1943 the gun was replaced in production by the 76 mm regimental gun M1943, but remained in service until the end of the war. The Germans placed captured guns into service as the 7.62 cm Infanteriekanonehaubitze 290(r), while in the Finnish army they were known as 76 RK/27.

Wikipedia: 76 mm regimental gun M1927 (EN)

16. Vladimir's Hill

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Volodymyrska Hill or Saint Volodymyr Hill is a large 10.6 hectares (0.106 km2) park located on the steep right-bank of the Dnipro River in central Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine. Its most famous and prominent landmark is the Monument to Prince Volodymyr. The monument, with its prominent location and overlooking the scenic panorama of the left-bank of Kyiv, has since become one of the symbols of Kyiv, often depicted in paintings and photographic works of the city. The Hill provides an excellent panorama of the Dinpro River, the Left Bank, and Podil.

Wikipedia: Saint Volodymyr Hill (EN)

17. ІСУ-152

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The ISU-152 is a Soviet self-propelled gun developed and used during World War II. It was unofficially nicknamed zveroboy in response to several large German tanks and guns coming into service, including Tigers and Panthers. Since the ISU-152's gun was mounted in a casemate, aiming it was awkward, and had to be done by repositioning the entire vehicle using the tracks. Therefore, it was used as mobile artillery to support more mobile infantry and armor attacks. It continued service into the 1970s and was used in several campaigns and countries.

Wikipedia: ISU-152 (EN)

18. Т-80

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Т-80 Андрей Лузик (Andrey Luzik) / CC BY 4.0

The T-80 is a main battle tank (MBT) that was designed and manufactured in the former Soviet Union and manufactured in Russia. The T-80 is based on the T-64, while incorporating features from the later T-72. The chief designer of the T-80 was Soviet engineer Nikolay Popov. When it entered service in 1976, it was the second MBT in the world to be equipped with a gas turbine engine, after the Swedish Stridsvagn 103, and the first to use it as a main propulsion engine. The T-80U was last produced in 2001 in a factory in Omsk, Russia.

Wikipedia: T-80 (EN)

19. БМ-21 «Град»

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The BM-21 "Grad" is a self-propelled 122 mm multiple rocket launcher designed in the Soviet Union. The system and the M-21OF rocket were first developed in the early 1960s, and saw their first combat use in March 1969 during the Sino-Soviet border conflict. BM stands for boyevaya mashina, and the nickname grad means "hail". The complete system with the BM-21 launch vehicle and the M-21OF rocket is designated as the M-21 field-rocket system. The complete system is more commonly known as a Grad multiple rocket launcher system.

Wikipedia: BM-21 Grad (EN)

20. ІС-3

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The IS-3 is a Soviet heavy tank developed in late 1944. Its semi-hemispherical cast turret, became the hallmark of post-war Soviet tanks. Its pike nose design would also be mirrored by other tanks of the IS tank family such as the IS-7 and T-10. Too late to see combat in World War II, the IS-3 participated in the Berlin Victory Parade of 1945, the Korean War, in the border conflict during the Sino-Soviet split, the Soviet invasion of Hungary, the Prague Spring, the Russo-Ukraine War, and on both sides during the Six-Day War.

Wikipedia: IS-3 (EN)

21. Monument to the Magdeburg Rights

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Monument to the Magdeburg Rights IgorT / Attribution

The Monument to the Magdeburg Rights is a monument commemorating the return to Kyiv of its Magdeburg rights, which granted its right to self government. It is located in Podil Raion, Kyiv, at the foothills of the former Mykhailo Hill, next to the Shore Highway. It is considered to be the city's oldest monument. It is also called the Column of the Magdeburg Rights, the Baptizing of Ruthenia Monument, and the Lower Monument of the Saint Volodymyr. It is a scenic spot overlooking the Dnipro river, popular for local baptisms.

Wikipedia: Monument to Magdeburg Rights (Kyiv) (EN)

22. Golden Gate

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The Golden Gate of Kyiv was the main gate in the 11th century fortifications of Kiev, the capital of Kievan Rus'. It was named in imitation of the Golden Gate of Constantinople. The structure was dismantled in the Middle Ages, leaving few vestiges of its existence. It was rebuilt completely by the Soviet authorities in 1982, though no images of the original gates have survived. The decision has been immensely controversial because there were many competing reconstructions of what the original gate might have looked like.

Wikipedia: Golden Gate, Kyiv (EN)

23. House with Chimeras

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House with Chimaeras or Horodecki House is an Art Nouveau building located in the historic Lypky neighborhood of Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine. Situated across the street from the President of Ukraine's office at No. 10, Bankova Street, the building has been used as a presidential residence for official and diplomatic ceremonies since 2005. The street in front of the building is closed off to all automobile traffic, and is now a patrolled pedestrian zone due to its proximity to the Presidential Administration building.

Wikipedia: House with Chimaeras (EN)

24. Д-1

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Д-1 Chobitok Vasiliy / Чобиток Василий. / CC BY-SA 2.5

The D-1 howitzer M1943 is a Soviet World War II-era 152.4 mm howitzer. The gun was developed by the design bureau headed by F. F. Petrov in 1942 and 1943, based on the carriage of the 122 mm howitzer M1938 (M-30) and using the barrel of the 152 mm howitzer M1938 (M-10). The powerful and mobile D-1, with its wide range of ammunition, significantly increased the firepower and breakthrough abilities of Red Army tank and motor rifle formations. Several hundred D-1s were manufactured before the end of World War II.

Wikipedia: 152 mm howitzer M1943 (D-1) (EN)

25. National Museum of History of Ukraine

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The National Museum of the History of Ukraine illustrates Ukraine's history from ancient times till nowadays. It is one of the leading museums in Ukraine. It holds about 800 000 items in its collection, approximately 22 000 exhibits on permanent display. The museum holds world-famous archaeological, numismatic, ethnographic and weapons collections, pieces of decorative and applied arts, manuscripts, prints, paintings and graphics, relics of the Ukrainian national liberation movement of the 20th century.

Wikipedia: National Museum of the History of Ukraine (EN), Website

26. Національний музей Голодомору-геноциду

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The National Museum of the Holodomor-Genocide, formerly known as the Memorial in Commemoration of the Holodomor-Genocide in Ukraine, is Ukraine's national museum and a world-class centre devoted to the victims of the Holodomor of 1932–1933. The museum was opened on the day of the 75th anniversary of the Holodomor in 2008. It gained the status of a national museum in 2010. The museum is located on the Pechersk Hills on the right bank of the Dnieper river in Kyiv, adjacent to the Kyiv Pechersk Lavra.

Wikipedia: National Museum of the Holodomor-Genocide (EN)

27. БТР-50

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БТР-50 No machine-readable author provided. Bukvoed assumed (based on copyright claims). / CC BY 2.5

The BTR-50 is a Soviet amphibious armored personnel carrier (APC) based on the PT-76 light tank. The BTR-50 is tracked, unlike most in the BTR series, which are wheeled. The BTR-50 shares many similarities with two other APCs, the OT-62 TOPAS and the Type 77. While the OT-62 is an improved copy of the BTR-50 developed jointly by Czechoslovakia and Poland, the Type 77, based on the Type 63 amphibious light tank developed by the People's Republic of China (PRC), is not a copy of the BTR-50.

Wikipedia: BTR-50 (EN)

28. Храм Успіння Пресвятої Богородиці

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The Pyrohoshcha Dormition of the Mother of God Church or simply Pyrohoshcha Church is an Orthodox church in Kyiv in the historical neighbourhood Podil. The original church was built in 1130s by the Mstyslav I the Great of Kyiv. It was the main church of Podil, and was a temporary cathedral of Kyiv Metropolitanate in the early 17 century. In 1613 the church was reconstructured in Renaissance style, and then in 18th-19th centuries was rebuilt in Ukrainian Baroque and Neoclassicism styles.

Wikipedia: Pyrohoshcha Church (EN), Website

29. Т-55

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The T-54 and T-55 tanks are a series of Soviet main battle tanks introduced in the years following the Second World War. The first T-54 prototype was completed at Nizhny Tagil by the end of 1945. From the late 1950s, the T-54 eventually became the main tank for armoured units of the Soviet Army, armies of the Warsaw Pact countries, and many others. T-54s and T-55s have been involved in many of the world's armed conflicts since their introduction in the second half of the 20th century.

Wikipedia: T-54/T-55 (EN)

30. БМД-1

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The BMD-1 is a Soviet airborne amphibious tracked infantry fighting vehicle, which was introduced in 1969 and first seen by the West in 1970. BMD stands for Boyevaya Mashina Desanta. It can be dropped by parachute and although it resembles the BMP-1 it is in fact much smaller. The BMD-1 was used as an IFV by the Soviet Army's airborne divisions. An improved variant of the BMD-1 was developed, the BMD-2. The BMD-1 also provided a basis for the BTR-D airborne multi-purpose tracked APC.

Wikipedia: BMD-1 (EN)

31. Ukrainian National Museum Chornobyl

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The Ukrainian National Chernobyl Museum is a history museum in Kyiv, Ukraine, dedicated to the 1986 Chernobyl disaster and its consequences. It houses an extensive collection of visual media, artifacts, scale models, and other representational items designed to educate the public about many aspects of the disaster. Several exhibits depict the technical progression of the accident, and there are also many areas dedicated to the loss of life and cultural ramifications of the disaster.

Wikipedia: Ukrainian National Chernobyl Museum (EN), Website

32. А-19

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122 mm corps gun M1931/37 (A-19) was a Soviet field gun developed in late 1930s by combining the barrel of the 122 mm gun M1931 (A-19) and the carriage of the 152 mm howitzer-gun M1937 (ML-20). The gun was in production from 1939 until 1946. It saw action in World War II and remained in service for a long time after the end of the war. Vehicle-mounted variants of the gun were fitted to the IS-2 and IS-3 tanks of the Iosif Stalin series of tanks and the ISU-122 self-propelled gun.

Wikipedia: 122 mm gun M1931/37 (A-19) (EN)

33. Музей історії туалету

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The Toilet History Museum is a private museum in Kyiv, Ukraine, that contains the largest collection of toilet-related souvenirs and items in the world, including historic chamber pots, squatting pans, and urinals. The museum was founded in 2006 by a Ukrainian couple who worked in the plumbing business and is currently housed in a building within the Kyiv Fortress. In 2016, the Guinness World Records recognized it as "the largest collection of souvenir toilet bowls in the world".

Wikipedia: Toilet History Museum (EN)

34. Kyiv fortress

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The Kyiv Fortress or Kiev Fortress is a historical and architectural monument complex of Russian fortifications in Kyiv, Ukraine built from the 17th through 19th centuries. Construction began after the 1654 Council in Pereiaslav, on the site of the already existing fortified monastery of Kyiv Pechersk Lavra. Located on the hills of the high right bank of the Dnieper, bounded on the north by the Klovsky ravine, on the south and west - by the slopes of the Lybid River valley.

Wikipedia: Kyiv Fortress (EN)

35. Хрестовоздвиженська церква

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The church rebuilds the cross of the honest hostess; The church rebuilds the honest hostess's cross "on the shell" of the existing church in Kyiv; In overcoming; A monument to the architecture of the xx century. Named after one of the most distinguished Christian celebrations: the ascension of the cross of an honest and energetic hostess. Relating to the church is the name of the Unity Street, which begins near it and ends at the intersection with Andrew's long line.

Wikipedia: Хрестовоздвиженська церква (Поділ) (UK)

36. Монумент бойової слави

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The monument to teachers and students of the Polytechnic Institute is a monument in honor of teachers, staff and students of the Kiev Polytechnic Institute who died during the Soviet-German war. It was opened on November 3, 1967 in the north-eastern part of the KPI park, at the entrance from the side of Peremohy Avenue, on a platform paved with concrete slabs. The authors are sculptors G. N. Morozova, O. G. Surovtsev, architect E. P. Veresov.

Wikipedia: Пам'ятник викладачам і студентам Політехнічного інституту (UK), Website

37. Кам'яниця київського війта

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The Kyiv Viyta Townhouse is an architectural monument of the XVII-XVIII centuries in Kyiv, located on Podil at ul. Konstantinovskaya 6/8. The oldest surviving residential buildings in Kiev, has an original volumetric-spatial composition with features of a defensive structure. Today it operates as part of the Kyiv Scientific and Methodological Center for the Protection, Restoration and Use of Monuments of History, Culture and Protected Areas.

Wikipedia: Будинок Петра I (Київ) (UK)

38. Menorah

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The Menora Monument is a monument to the killing of innocent Jewish citizens in Babial during the Second World War. It was founded on September 29, 1991, the 50th anniversary of the first mass execution of Jews. From the former office of the Jewish cemetery to the monument, a "sad road" paved with ceramic tiles was laid. Inscription on Stone-Hebrew on the left and Ukrainian on the right: "The sound of your brother's blood is behind me."

Wikipedia: Памятник «Менора» (RU)

39. БРДМ-2

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The BRDM-2 is an amphibious armoured scout car used by states that were part of the Soviet Union and its allies. It was also known under the designations BTR-40PB, BTR-40P-2 and GAZ 41-08. This vehicle, like many other Soviet designs, has been exported extensively and is in use in at least 38 countries. It was intended to replace the older BRDM-1, and has improved amphibious capabilities and better armament compared to its predecessor.

Wikipedia: BRDM-2 (EN)

40. All Saints Church

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All Saints Church above the Economic Gate is a temple as part of the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra in Kiev, an architectural monument of the XVII century. Built at the expense of Hetman Ivan Mazepa in 1696-1698 in the style of Ukrainian Baroque, interior paintings were made in the early XX century. under the direction of Ukrainian artist Ivan Yizhakevych. It is dedicated to the holiday, which is celebrated on the first Sunday after the Trinity.

Wikipedia: Церква Всіх Святих (Києво-Печерська лавра) (UK)

41. Особняк Закса

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The castle-style landmark mansion in the cave district of Kiev is located across the 7th and 4th streets. In 1873, it was written by architects. Nicholas in the New Renaissance. In 1896, architect A. -f. Klaus did one thing on the superstructure mansion. Home is the characteristic sample of kapok forgetting in the early xx century and the late xx century, and it is also the main composition focus of this quarter.

Wikipedia: Особняк Закса (UK)

42. МіГ-29

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МіГ-29 Artem Katranzhi from Bakashikha, Russia / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Mikoyan MiG-29 is a twin-engine fighter aircraft designed in the Soviet Union. Developed by the Mikoyan design bureau as an air superiority fighter during the 1970s, the MiG-29, along with the larger Sukhoi Su-27, was developed to counter new U. S. fighters such as the McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle and the General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon. The MiG-29 entered service with the Soviet Air Forces in 1983.

Wikipedia: Mikoyan MiG-29 (EN)

43. Anne of Kiev

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The monument to Anna Yaroslavna, the Kyiv princess-future Queen of France in Kyiv, is a sculpture of the Ukrainian princess, daughter of Yaroslav the Wise, the future Queen of France Anna of Kiev in the form of a child; is located in the city center on Lvivska Square. The princess's childhood years were spent in Kiev, and at the age of about 18 she became the wife of Henry I and moved to France.

Wikipedia: Пам'ятник Анні Ярославні (Київ) (UK)

44. Музей Іграшок

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The State Toy Museum of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine is a museum institution with a unique collection of toys from the 30s of the last century to the present. The museum presents the history of industrial toys, Ukrainian folk toys, author's works. Located in Kyiv. He started working on January 1, 2005. The museum's collection includes more than 15 thousand exhibits.

Wikipedia: Державний музей іграшок (UK)

45. БМП-1

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БМП-1 Łukasz Golowanow, Konflikty.pl / Attribution

The BMP-1 is a Soviet amphibious tracked infantry fighting vehicle, in service 1966–present. BMP stands for Boyevaya Mashina Pyekhoty 1, meaning "infantry fighting vehicle, 1st serial model". The BMP-1 was the first mass-produced infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) of the Soviet Union. It was called the M-1967, BMP and BMP-76PB by NATO before its correct designation was known.

Wikipedia: BMP-1 (EN)

46. St. Michael Golden-Domed Cathedral

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St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery is a monastery in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, dedicated to Michael the Archangel. The monastery is located on the edge of the bank of the Dnieper River, northeast of the Saint Sophia Cathedral. The site is located in the historic administrative Uppertown and overlooks the city's historical commercial and merchant quarter, the Podil.

Wikipedia: St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery (EN)

47. City Garden

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City Park is a park in Kyiv located between Khreshchatyi Park and Mariinskyi Park. Along with Volodymyr Hill, Khreshchatyi Park, Mariinskyi Park, Askold's Grave, and Park of the Eternal Glory, it creates one big elongated park zone along the right bank of Dnieper. The park has an area of 11.7 ha. The main feature of the park is a sports venue, Lobanovsky Dynamo Stadium.

Wikipedia: City Park (Kyiv) (EN)

48. The National Folk Decorative Art Museum

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The National Museum of Ukrainian Folk Decorative Art is one of the largest art museums in Ukraine. It is located on the territory of the National Kyiv-Pechersk Historical and Cultural Reserve in the premises of the former chambers of the Metropolitan and the adjacent house of the Annunciation Church, which are architectural monuments of the XVIII — early XX centuries.

Wikipedia: Музей українського народного декоративного мистецтва (UK)

49. Mariinsky Park

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Mariinsky Park is a park in Kyiv, located opposite the Verkhovna Rada building and the Mariinsky Palace between Mykhailo Hrushevskyi Street and the slope to the Park Road; park-monument of landscape art of general state importance, announced by the Resolution of the Council of Ministers of Ukraine dated 20.01.1960. № 105. The total area of the park is 14.57 hectares.

Wikipedia: Маріїнський парк (Київ) (UK)

50. Спасо-Преображенська церква

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A dining room in the monastery of the monastery where construction began in xviiiii. It is elongated on the floor plan of the building, and there is a small spam front church at the eastern end of the building. Standing next to George Cathedral, built at the same time as him. The snack bar has completely retained its original appearance, neither over-built nor rebuilt.

Wikipedia: Спаська трапезна (Видубицький монастир) (UK)

51. Monument of Eternal Glory at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is a war memorial located in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv, dedicated to the soldiers of the Red Army killed in the Second World War. It is situated at the Memorial of Eternal Glory inside the Park of Eternal Glory. The memorial is a 27 meters high obelisk, with an eternal flame burning at the tomb. The Alley of Heroes leads to the tomb.

Wikipedia: Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (Kyiv) (EN)

52. The St. Cyril's Church Museum

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St. Cyril's Monastery is a medieval monastery in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine. The monastery contains the famous St. Cyril's Church, an important specimen of Kyivan Rus architecture of the 12th century, and combining elements of the 17th and 19th centuries. However, being largely Ukrainian Baroque on the outside, the church retains its original Kyivan Rus interior.

Wikipedia: St. Cyril's Church (EN), Website

53. Іллінська церква

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St. Elijah's Church is one of the most interesting in historical terms of the temple buildings of Podil, in which the service of God has been held for 1000 years, is located at the corner of Naberezhno-Khreshchatytska and Pochaynynska streets and is an important architectural accent in the building of Podil and the compositional dominant of the Dnieper embankment.

Wikipedia: Іллінська церква (Київ) (UK)

54. Церква Миколи Чудотворця Набережного

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Mykola Tserkva Chudvotvorets Naberezhnyi or Naberezhno-Mykylska Tserkva is an Orthodox church in Kyiv, Podil, an architectural monument of Ukrainian Baroque. It is located at the corner of Grigory Skovoroda and Pochayninskaya streets. It was built according to the project of Ivan Hryhorovych-Barsky in 1772-1775, it has been well preserved to this day.

Wikipedia: Церква Миколи Набережного (UK)

55. М-43

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The Soviet 160 mm Mortar M1943 is a smoothbore breech loading heavy mortar which fired a 160 mm bomb. The M1943 was one of the heaviest mortar used by Soviet troops in World War II. Around 535 of these weapons were fielded with Soviet forces during the war. It was replaced in Soviet service after World War II by the M-160 mortar of the same caliber.

Wikipedia: 160mm Mortar M1943 (EN)

56. Lavra

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Kyiv City Art Gallery "Lavra" is the main municipal gallery of Kyiv at the address: ul. Lavrskaya, 1, in the historic building of the provisions store of the Kiev fortress. It was opened in 1996. Since 2013, the Kyiv City Art Gallery "Lavra" has been headed by director Tatyana Mironova, art critic, laureate of the Platon Biletsky CONSU Prize in 2021.

Wikipedia: Лавра (галерея) (UK)

57. Mariyinsky Palace

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The Mariinsky Palace in Kyiv is the official ceremonial residence of the President of Ukraine. It was built in 1750-1755 on the model of the palace designed by Bartholomew Rastrelli for Alexei Razumovsky, the favorite and actual husband of Empress Elizabeth Petrovna. During a visit to Kiev in 1744, Elizabeth herself chose a place for him.

Wikipedia: Маріїнський палац (UK)

58. National Philharmonic of Ukraine

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National Philharmonic of Ukraine Michael Lazarev (Asmadeus) / CC BY-SA 2.5

The National Philharmonic of Ukraine, often referred to as Kyiv Philharmonic and National Philharmonic, is a complex of two adjacent concert halls in the Khrestchaty Park in Kyiv, Ukraine. Formerly the Merchant's House, the building's use for musical performances is associated with the Philharmonic Society, established by Mykola Lysenko.

Wikipedia: National Philharmonic of Ukraine (EN), Website

59. БТР-152

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The BTR-152 is a six-wheeled Soviet armored personnel carrier, built on the chassis and drive train of a ZIS-151 utility truck. It entered service with a number of Warsaw Pact member states beginning in 1950, and formed the mainstay of Soviet motor rifle battalions until the advent of the amphibious BTR-60 series during the 1960s.

Wikipedia: BTR-152 (EN)

60. The Gate Church of the Trinity

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The Gate Church of the Trinity is a historic church of the ancient cave monastery of Kyiv Pechersk Lavra in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine. Originally being built as a Kievan Rus' style church, the Gate Church of the Trinity is now decorated in the Ukrainian Baroque style, having been reconstructed many times through its history.

Wikipedia: Gate Church of the Trinity (Pechersk Lavra) (EN)

61. Д-48

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The 85-mm antitank gun D-48 was a Soviet 85-mm calibre anti-tank gun used after World War II. It was designed as the replacement for the 100 mm field gun M1944 (BS-3). Distinguishing features of the D-48 include a very long barrel and a pepper-pot muzzle brake. The D-48 was itself replaced in the 1960s by the T-12 antitank gun.

Wikipedia: 85 mm anti-tank gun D-48 (EN)

62. БТР-70

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БТР-70 This picture has been taken by Andrew Butko. Contact e-mail: abutko@gmail.com. Do not copy this image illegally by ignoring the terms of the СС-BY-SA or GNU FDL licenses, as it is not in the public domain. Other photos see here. / CC BY-SA 3.0

The BTR-70 is an eight-wheeled armored personnel carrier originally developed by the Soviet Union during the late 1960s under the manufacturing code GAZ-4905. On August 21, 1972, it was accepted into Soviet service and would later be widely exported. Large quantities were also produced under license in Romania as the TAB-77.

Wikipedia: BTR-70 (EN)

63. Будинок Сироткіна

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The Sirotkin House is a former apartment building, a monument of architecture, history and monumental art, one of the most beautiful buildings in the historical center of Kyiv, at the time of construction it is the tallest residential building in Kyiv. It is located at the corner of Vladimirskaya and Prorizna streets.

Wikipedia: Будинок Сироткіна (UK)

64. Museum of Historical Treasures of Ukraine

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Museum of Historical Treasures of Ukraine Ростислав Маленков / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Treasure of the National Museum of History of Ukraine is a branch of the National Museum of History of Ukraine. The theme of the exhibition is historical and artistic monuments made of precious metals and precious stones. It is located on the territory of the National Kyiv-Pechersk Historical and Cultural Reserve.

Wikipedia: Музей історичних коштовностей України (UK), Website

65. Георгіївський собор

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St. George's Cathedral is the central building in the architectural ensemble of the Vydubych monastery in Kiev. One of the best masterpieces of Ukrainian Baroque, an architectural monument. The church was built in honor of St. George the Victorious at the expense of Colonel Mikhail Miklashevsky during 1696-1701.

Wikipedia: Георгіївський собор (Видубицький монастир) (UK)

66. БТР-40

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The BTR-40 is a Soviet non-amphibious, wheeled armoured personnel carrier and reconnaissance vehicle. It is often referred to as the Sorokovka in Soviet service. It is also the first mass-produced Soviet APC. It was eventually replaced in the APC role by the BTR-152 and in the scout car role by the BRDM-1.

Wikipedia: BTR-40 (EN)

67. Д-30

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The 122-mm howitzer D-30 is a Soviet howitzer that first entered service in 1960. It is a robust piece that focuses on the essential features of a towed field gun suitable for all conditions. The D-30 has a maximum range of 15.4 kilometers, or over 21 km using rocket-assisted projectile ammunition.

Wikipedia: 122 mm howitzer 2A18 (D-30) (EN)

68. БРДМ-1

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БРДМ-1 Музей отечественной военной истории / CC BY-SA 4.0

The BRDM-1 is a Soviet amphibious armored scout car. It was the first purpose-built Soviet reconnaissance vehicle to enter service since the BA-64 and was built on the chassis and drive train of the BTR-40 armored personnel carrier. It is the world's first mass-produced combat vehicle of its class.

Wikipedia: BRDM-1 (EN)

69. Київський літературно-меморіальний музей-квартира М. Бажана

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The Kyiv Literary-Memorial Museum-Apartment of Mykola Bazhan was opened on October 26, 2004 in an apartment where the famous Ukrainian poet, translator, public figure Mykola Bazhan lived for about forty years. According to the will of his wife N. V. Bazhan-Lauer, a museum was created in this room.

Wikipedia: Київський літературно-меморіальний музей-квартира Миколи Бажана (UK)

70. Парк ім. Зерова

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Парк ім. Зерова IgorTurzh / Attribution

Mykola Zerov Park is a city park located in the Solomianskyi district of Kyiv, along Povitroflotsky Avenue between Solomianska and Preobrazhenska streets. The area is 4.11 hectares. The park is dominated by deciduous trees — maples, lindens, poplars. The number of bushes is relatively small.

Wikipedia: Парк імені Миколи Зерова (Київ) (UK)

71. Архангело-Михайлівський Звіринецький монастир

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An Arhangel-Mikhaille Orc Monastery Dormitory Abbey upz (mp) in Kyiv, in the Beast. In 2009, the Reset Raptor Cave was established according to the Reset. Includes the underground cavern complex and ground buildings located in the former private estate along 20 and 22 Miamurin Street.

Wikipedia: Архангело-Михайлівський Звіринецький монастир (UK)

72. National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War

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The National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War is a memorial complex commemorating the German-Soviet War located in the southern outskirts of the Pechersk district of Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, on the picturesque hills on the right-bank of the Dnipro River.

Wikipedia: National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War (EN), Website

73. Покровська церква

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The Church of the Intercession of the Most Holy Theotokos is a functioning stone church in Kiev on Podil, an architectural monument of the XVIII century. The parish of the Intercession of the Most Holy Theotokos of Kyiv belongs to the Kiev diocese of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine.

Wikipedia: Свято-Покровська Подільська церква (UK)

74. Поштова станція

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Поштова станція Sergiy Klymenko / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Post House is a one-story house in the style of classicism in Kyiv on Poshtova Square, a monument of history and architecture. It was erected in 1853-1865 as the main building of the Podolsk post station complex; the only building of the complex that has survived to our time.

Wikipedia: Поштовий будинок (UK)

75. Church of the Saviour at Berestove

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The Church of the Saviour at Berestovo is a church located immediately north of the Monastery of the Caves in an area known as Berestove. Although it is situated outside the Lavra fortifications, the Saviour Church is part of the Lavra complex and the related World Heritage Site.

Wikipedia: Church of the Saviour at Berestove (EN)

76. Мі-24Д

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The Mil Mi-24 is a large helicopter gunship, attack helicopter and low-capacity troop transport with room for eight passengers. It is produced by Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant and has been operated since 1972 by the Soviet Air Force and its successors, along with 48 other nations.

Wikipedia: Mil Mi-24 (EN)

77. October Palace

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The memorial building of the International Cultural and Art Center of the Ukrainian Federation of Trade Unions was simplified and built by the famous architect Visentia Beretti in 1842. One of the largest is in the Whale Theater Hall: it accommodates more than 2,000 spectators.

Wikipedia: Жовтневий палац (UK), Website

78. Planetarium

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Kyiv Planetarium in Kyiv, Ukraine is one of the largest planetaria in former Soviet states. Opened on January 1, 1952 by the initiative of the scientist-astronomer Serhiy Vsekhsviatskiy (1905–1984), the planetarium has a dome of 23.5 meters in diameter, and seats 320 people.

Wikipedia: Kyiv Planetarium (EN), Website

79. Li-2

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The Lisunov Li-2, originally designated PS-84, was a license-built Soviet-version of the Douglas DC-3. It was produced by Factory #84 in Moscow-Khimki and, after evacuation in 1941, at TAPO in Tashkent. The project was directed by aeronautical engineer Boris Pavlovich Lisunov.

Wikipedia: Lisunov Li-2 (EN)

80. House of the Metropolitan

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The Metropolitan's House is a monument of palace architecture of the XVIII century, the former residence of Kyiv metropolitans. Now it is a museum institution within the National Conservation Area "St. Sophia of Kyiv". Located at the address: Kyiv, st. Vladimirskaya, 24.

Wikipedia: Будинок митрополита (UK), Website

81. Війсково-історичний музей України

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The National Military History Museum of Ukraine is a military history museum of Kyiv. The museum is the only one in Ukraine that covers the history of the creation and development of military affairs on the territory of Ukraine from the Bronze Age to the present day.

Wikipedia: Національний військово-історичний музей України (UK), Website, Website

82. Church of the Conception of St. Anne

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Annozachatievskaya Church or Church of St. Anne Conception is an architectural monument of the XVII century. It was built in 1679 in the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra above the entrance to the Far Caves. A staircase leads from the church building to an underground labyrinth.

Wikipedia: Аннозачатіївська церква (UK)

83. Bohdan Khmelnytsky

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The Bohdan Khmelnytsky Monument is a monument in Kyiv dedicated to Bohdan Khmelnytsky, the first Hetman of Zaporizhian Host. It was built in 1888 - it is one of the oldest sculptural monuments, a dominating feature of Sophia Square and one of the city's symbols.

Wikipedia: Bohdan Khmelnytsky Monument, Kyiv (EN)

84. Museum of Kyiv life of the first half of the XIX century

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The Museum of Life of Kyiv of the first half of the NINETEENth century is a museum in Kyiv that tells about the life of the Russian writer Alexander Pushkin, exhibits original manuscript works and introduces them to the contemporary political and cultural life.

Wikipedia: Музей побуту Києва першої половини ХІХ століття (UK)

85. Navodnitsky Park

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Navodnytsky Park is a park in the Pechersk District of Kyiv. It is owned by a communal enterprise for the maintenance of green spaces of the Pechersk district. The park is declared a monument of landscape art and a complex natural monument of local importance.

Wikipedia: Наводницький парк (UK)

86. БТР-60

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The BTR-60 is the first vehicle in a series of Soviet eight-wheeled armoured personnel carriers (APCs). It was developed in the late 1950s as a replacement for the BTR-152 and was seen in public for the first time in 1961. BTR stands for Bronetransporter.

Wikipedia: BTR-60 (EN)

87. ZiS-3

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The 76-mm divisional gun M1942 (ZiS-3) was a Soviet 76.2 mm divisional field gun used during World War II. ZiS was a factory designation and stood for Zavod imeni Stalina, the honorific title of Artillery Factory No. 92, which first constructed this gun.

Wikipedia: 76 mm divisional gun M1942 (ZiS-3) (EN)

88. БТР-80

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The BTR-80 is an 8×8 wheeled amphibious armoured personnel carrier (APC) designed in the USSR. It was adopted in 1985 and replaced the previous vehicles, the BTR-60 and BTR-70, in the Soviet Army. It was first deployed during the Soviet–Afghan War.

Wikipedia: BTR-80 (EN)

89. Кирилівський гай

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Kirilovsky Hai is a park in the Podolsky district of Kyiv located between Kyrylivska Mountain, ul. Herzen, Vrubelovsky descent, dam. The total area of the park area is 11.65 hectares. Park-monument of landscape art of local importance since 1972.

Wikipedia: Кирилівський лісопарк (UK)

90. Пам'ятник Олені Телізі

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The monument to Olena Teliza and her associates is a sculptural composition that perpetuates the memory of Olena Teliga and her associates. It was installed on the territory of the National Historical and Memorial Reserve "Babyn Yar" in Kyiv.

Wikipedia: Пам'ятник Олені Телізі (Бабин Яр) (UK)

91. St. Volodymyr's Cathedral

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St Volodymyr's Cathedral is a cathedral in the centre of Kyiv. It is one of the city's major landmarks and the mother cathedral of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kyiv Patriarchate, one of the churches of Orthodox tradition in Ukraine.

Wikipedia: St Volodymyr's Cathedral (EN), Website

92. Дитина

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Дитина Дописувачі OpenStreetMap / CC BY-SA 2.0

Ditinka is a mountain in Kiev, which is a wedge-shaped spur of Starokyivska Mountain from the side of Podil. On the north side, the Baby borders on the ancient tract Kozhumyaki, on the south — with the Potters, thus delimiting them.

Wikipedia: Дитинка (UK)

93. Старий дубовий гай

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"Old Oak Forest" is a plant monument in Solomensky District of Kiev City Council, Ukraine. Built on December 2, 1999, covering an area of 0.3 hectares. Land users are public green space maintenance enterprises in Solomensky District.

Wikipedia: Старая дубовая роща (RU)

94. The church of the Transfiguration of Jesus

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The church of the Transfiguration of Jesus Олекса-Київ / Суспільне надбання

The Transfiguration Church is a functioning church of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate in the Solomensky district of Kyiv, on the territory of the Mykola Zerov Park at the address: Povitroflotsky Avenue, 29.

Wikipedia: Спасо-Преображенська церква (Солом'янка) (UK)

95. Kyiv Zoo

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The Kyiv Zoo is one of the largest zoos in the former Soviet Union and the only large zoo in Kyiv, Ukraine. Situated on about 40 hectares, the zoo is cared for by 378 staff members and receives about 280,000 visitors annually.

Wikipedia: Kyiv Zoo (EN)

96. Маєток барона Рудольфа Штейнгейля

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Baron Castle is made up of Rohan Steingel of Mansion, Flirtatier and Baron Park, the father of the Secretary General of Trade and Industry of the Central Council and Chairman Steingel, the Ukrainian State Ambassador to Berlin.

Wikipedia: Замок барона Штейнгеля (UK)

97. ІС-2

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The IS-2 is a Soviet heavy tank, the first of the IS tank series named after the Soviet leader Joseph Stalin. It was developed and saw combat during World War II, and saw service in other Soviet allied countries after the war.

Wikipedia: IS-2 (EN)

98. Church of the Elevation of the Cross

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Church of the Elevation of the Cross Ростислав Маленков / CC BY 3.0

The Cross Church or reverberating vague Cross Monument xviiiii building, the most significant ground complex is above the cave in the Kyevas Mountains at close range. There are three entrances from the church to the cave.

Wikipedia: Хрестовоздвиженська церква (Києво-Печерська лавра) (UK)

99. Pinchuk Art Centre

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PinchukArtCentre is a private contemporary art centre, located in Kyiv with a collection of works by Ukrainian and international artists. The museum was opened on 16 September 2006 by the steel billionaire Victor Pinchuk.

Wikipedia: PinchukArtCentre (EN), Website

100. Вертоліт Мі-2

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The Mil Mi-2 is a small, three rotor blade Soviet-designed multi-purpose helicopter developed by the Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant designed in the early 1960s, and produced exclusively by WSK "PZL-Świdnik" in Poland.

Wikipedia: Mil Mi-2 (EN)

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