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  Kiev - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The city is adjoined by the mouth of the Desna River and the Kiev Reservoir in the north, and the Kaniv Reservoir in the south.
Kiev is one of the most ancient and important cities of the region, the center of the Rus' civilization, survivor of numerous wars, purges, and genocides.
As of the All-Ukrainian Census conducted in 2001, the population of Kiev is 2,611,000.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kiev   (4497 words)

 Kiev culture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is contemporaneous to (and located mostly just to the north of) the Chernyakhov culture, which corresponds to the multi-ethnic Gothic kingdom, Oium, that was established in south-western Ukraine in the second century and ended by the invasion of the Huns in late fourth century.
There is very little evidence of the division of labor, although in one case a village belonging to the Kiev culture was preparing thin strips of antlers to be further reworked into the well-known Gothic antler combs, in a nearby Chernyakhov culture village.
The Kiev culture ends its existence with the invasion of the Huns, and after a turbulent period in European history, its descendants—the Slavic Prague-Korchak, Penkovo and Kolochino cultures—are re-established in the sixth century in Eastern Europe.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kiev_culture   (297 words)

 Information on Kiev, Ukraine.
It stands pre-eminent as the administrative, economic, research, cultural and educational centre of a new independent state of Ukraine which is one of the largest European countries, with the area of 603, 700 sq.
The population in Kiev was 2, 626, 500 in 2000.
Kiev is one of the largest in Eastern Europe mechanized river ports supplied with modern loaders portal cranes and other machinery.
www.airport-borispol.kiev.ua /about-kiev.html   (897 words)

 History of Ukraine - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
In the 9th century, Kiev was conquered from the Khazars by the Varangian (Swedish Viking) Oleg.
Kiev was sacked by Vladimir principality (1169), Polovtzians and Mongol raiders in the 12th and 13th centuries.
Mass arrests of the hierarchy and clergy of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church culminated in the liquidation of the church in 1930.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/History_of_Ukraine   (4175 words)

 Kiev Information Guide. About Kiev, the capital of Ukraine
Kiev is the capital of Ukraine with population of about 3 million citizens.
Kiev is the largest cultural, scientific and industrial center of Ukraine, the place of religious pilgrimage and a very attractive tourist destination.
The golden age of Kiev falls on the 11th-12th centuries, when Kiev Rus was a powerful state, the center of trading routes between the Baltic and the Mediterranean.
www.kiev.info /about/index.htm   (338 words)

 Kiev, Ukraine, The
Historically, Kiev is one of the most ancient and important cities of the region, the center of Rus' civilization, survivor of numerous wars, purges and genocides.
Kiev's noteworthy architecture includes government buildings such as the Mariyinsky Palace (designed and constructed from 1745–1752, then reconstructed in 1870) and the sweeping Ministry of Foreign Affairs building; several Orthodox churches and church complexes such as the Pecherska Lavra, St. Sophia's, St. Andrew's, St. Vladimir's, and others such as a 19th-century Lutheran church.
Kiev is home to several institutions of higher learning, including the Taras Shevchenko State University of Kiev, the Polytechnic Institute, the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, the Agricultural University, and numerous scientific and technical institutes.
www.creekin.net /c7148-n191-kiev-ukraine-the.html   (3129 words)

 Judaic Studies, Drexel University, Note This!
Thus, although the elaboration of a modern Yiddish culture took place on Slavic territory, the activities of this culture, both old and new, were laid to rest by the descendants of those German speakers present at the birth of the language.
Kiev, on the other hand, demonstrated a relatively continuous effort, starting in 1926, at the philological section of the Jewish cultural branch of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences (until 1939).
The focus of this intellectual and cultural movement was to reform Jewish education and expose Jews to science, nature, and the major languages and cultures of the west.
www.drexel.edu /judaicstudies/jstpeltz1.html   (8429 words)

 kiev information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Kiev, officially Kyiv (Київ in Ukrainian, Киев in Russian) is the capital and largest city of Ukraine, and has officially around 2.6 million inhabitants, although the large number of unregistered domesticimmigrants would probably raise this figure to about 4 million.
Kiev was probably founded in the 5th century and functioned as a tradingpost between Constantinople and Scandinavia.
The church of Saint Sophia in Kiev, begun in 1037, was designed toemulate the splendor of Byzantine churches, reflecting the reception of Christianity from the Byzantine Empire.
www.vsearchmedia.com /kiev.html   (1819 words)

 Kiev Information Guide. Culture and Arts
Nowadays the cultural life of the Ukrainian capital is extremely rich and diverse and represents a wide range of experimental and traditional styles.
Kiev, this indisputable cultural center of Ukraine, boasts a plenty of museums and art galleries that are of an exceptional cultural and historical value.
Kiev boasts a number of parks and gardens that are perfect for rest with friends, family, or just alone.
www.kiev.info /culture/index.htm   (498 words)

 Kiev Ukraine Information :: Kiev Ukraine travel guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Kiev (also spelt Kyiv) is the capital of Ukraine and one of the biggest cities in Europe.
Kiev is truly on of the most beautiful capitals of the world.
Kiev is one of the most beautiful and old cities of the world.
www.kiev-ukraine-information.com   (563 words)

 Rasho Rashev - On the origin of the Proto-Bulgarians (1992)
A number of Middle Asian elements in the material culture of the First Bulgarian kingdom, such as the 12-year cyclic animal calendar, the cult of Tangra, etc., all with undeniable analogies in the culture of the Turkic khaganate, are also brought forward [3].
It is that the Turkic linguistic remains and elements of material culture represent exclusively the language and the culture of the Proto-Bulgarian military-administrative and clan leadership.
Kiev culture of the Middle Dnepr region [14].
www.kroraina.com /bulgar/rashev.html   (5042 words)

 Law Codes
In the next century, the princes of Kiev gradually came to dominate an area that reached from the Viking lands in the north down south to the edges of the Byzantine Empire, eastwards into the great steppes, and as far west as the Balkans.
After the initial period of expansion, which brought Kiev into contact with the Byzantines to their south, the state then consolidated its successes into a stable and prosperous union.
Upon Vladimir's death in 1015, a short civil war ensued as his sons jockeyed for power, but one son, Iaroslav, won the upper hand by 1019 and divided the kingdom between himself and his one remaining brother; upon his brother1s death in 1036, he ruled all of the Kievan state until his death in 1054.
members.tripod.com /nicolaa5/articles/Rus/laws.html   (1383 words)

 What's On Kiev   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
International jazz Festival was found in Kyiv (Kiev) on March 2002 by support of Kyiv (Kiev) Government and the Department of protection of Kyiv (Kiev) heritage.
His father is an outstanding personality and artist of broad inspirations represents a whole epoch of development of the Ukrainian modern art of the first half of XX century.
in the framework of Kyiv (Kiev) Fest "Molodist - 2005".
www.kreschatiksuites.kiev.ua /whats_on_kiev   (3775 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Institute of Physical Culture, Kiev, Ukraine, Institute of Biochemistry, Academy of Science of Ukraine.
Since the late 1960's, the Kiev Institute of Physical Culture, the Kiev Institute of Biochemistry, and the Kiev Research Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism had established new frontiers in exercise biochemistry in areas of hormonal and intracellular regulation of metabolism.
Kalinski's laboratory in Kiev it has been shown that changes in catecholamine concentration in cardiac and skeletal muscles are dependent on the intensity and duration of exercise; and are less responsive to exercise after training.
www.sportsci.org /encyc/drafts/Soviet_Union.doc   (2304 words)

 Kyivan Rus
Trypillian Culture is an archeological name for the Neolithic culture that existed on the territory of present-day Ukraine.
Trypillian culture derives its name from the village of Trypillia (south of Kiev) in Ukraine where artifacts of this ancient civilization were first discovered.
They worshipped various gods and held a strong belief in life after death.But then a period of decline began, the Trypillya culture with its developed tillage, art, poetic myths was superseded by the nomads and animal husbandry cultures.
www.personal.psu.edu /users/r/u/rua114/step1.htm   (615 words)

 gibes, european, hungary, geneva, kiev, costa cruises, stavanger, uppsala, enkor, iran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
On June 4, 1920 the Treaty of Trianon was signed, fixing Hungary's borders.Therefore, Hungarian politics and culture of the interwar period were saturated with irredentism (the restoration of historical " greater Hungary").
Bernstein crafted a delightful score that subtly ribbed the staid conventions of european opera, while hellman, whose tongue was never in her cheek, planned a dead serious attack upon the anti communist investigating committees which had victimized her and her literary circle.
Orchestras are fundamentally european institutions, and routinely considered only foreign trained immigrants as having the cultural qualifications to lead them.
europeanfood.info /gibe.html   (1541 words)

 Library of Congress Information Bulletin - February 20, 1995
The minstrels had their own brotherhoods or sects that controlled access to learning the music and the national symbols of Ukrainian culture (e.g., the history of Cossackdom through the heroic epics as well as a type of religious knowledge and interpretation through the psal'my).
Through this material it is possible to view the transformation of aspects of Ukrainian musical culture from a primarily village-based phenomenon in the 19th century to a village-urban association with national networks by the mid-20th century.
It is also possible to view the horrible costs in human life and local culture that this transformation produced and how it was possible for this to occur without the knowledge or interest of the rest of the world.
www.loc.gov /loc/lcib/9504/afc.html   (920 words)

 Kiev Ukraine information :: Chicken Kiev recipe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Chicken Kiev is a dish consisting of a boneless chicken breast wrapped around a piece of herbed/seasoned butter, breaded and deep fried.
Simple but elegant, this breast of chicken, stuffed with a flavorful compound butter and fried, makes its own sauce; when you slice into the chicken, the melted butter is released onto the plate.
Kiev Ukraine maps - collection of Kiev and Ukraine maps
www.kiev-ukraine-information.com /chicken-kiev.htm   (337 words)

KIEV, May 27 (RIA Novosti) - The famous American science fiction writer Robert Sheckley, who has spent a month in a private hospital in Kiev, will fly home today.
His doctors in Kiev said he had a serious respiratory disease and his current state was not satisfactory, but he can take the flight back home to the US.
Robert Sheckley, aged 76, came to Kiev in mid-April for a forum of science fiction writers.
en.rian.ru /culture/20050527/40428770.html   (279 words)

 EGO Magazine: Ukraine
I have no doubt that Europeans will in due course consider Kiev the thriving European metropolis it already is. My unofficial guide to the vibrant capital’s scene was Olga, a plucky 23-year old journalist representative of the cynical optimism which characterizes Ukrainians today, the majority of which are under twenty-five.
Khreschyatik is Kiev’s Champs Elysees, a contrast of pot-bellies and mini-skirts, tourist traps and underground dives.
The next morning I jogged up one of Kiev’s shaded inclines, passing dozens of Kievans practicing their favorite hobby of nurturing the cities vast greenery, towards Dynamo stadium, eponymous home to Ukraine’s pride and joy football club (many of whose members were executed by the Nazis during Kiev’s occupation for being too good).
www.egothemag.com /archives/2005/11/the_hitchhikera.htm   (2760 words)

 May Session
Experience Russian and Ukrainian life, culture, and traditions, past and present, in the beautiful and unique city of Kiev, founded in 500 AD and the historic center of Russian Orthodoxy.
Famous for its spectacular churches and cathedrals, theatres and museums, Kiev is a flourishing city of three million people and a fascinating mix of old and new, where one can visit opera houses, theatres, cinemas, ballets, museums, nightclubs, casinos, fashionable shops, stylish restaurants, and stately streets.
She is a graduate of Kiev State University of Theatre Arts, and of the Kiev Higher Banking School.
www.mrs.umn.edu /cerp/maysession/russ2301.htm   (354 words)

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The Kiev National Linguistic University was founded in 1948 and has gained high reputation in Ukraine and abroad.
YFU student will be assigned to a multinational group of 10-12 students from various countries who make up "an academic group" and attend classes together.The students have 3 classes (80 min each) 5 days a week.
Their willingness to occasionally take part in regular Practical Language Classes for the 1st and 2nd year Ukrainian students is expected and highly appreciated both by the University professors and students.The program fee covers access to the University facilities (library, computer lab, phonetic & audio lab, gym, students' clubs).
www.yfu.org /ua/Eng_3.htm   (428 words)

 Kiev Ukraine City Guide
Kiev (Kyiv) is the capital of Ukraine and one of the most beautiful cities in Europe.
This 1500-year old city, with a population of nearly 3 million people is distinguished for its rich architecture and cultural life.
For sure, your stay in Kiev will be one of your most memorable European experiences.
www.kievukraine.info   (335 words)

 Kiev Night Life, RMC
hello everybody how are you all, i am Daniel from holland and i love to meet a nice girl from kiev for long/ or marriage relationship, so if are inersted mail me back with your foto and we...
I been emailed from someone live in Kiev, and that one email was end with @hotmail....
Whether you are a manager, member, or visitor here, we hope you enjoy this MSN group.
groups.msn.com /KievNIghtLifeRMC   (124 words)

 Culture venues   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
It takes part in national and international artistic projects, presentations, creative reports, in artistic - cultural and public events at participation of leaders of the State and Government, in scientifically-practical conferences, exhibitions etc. For more information and for the schedule of concerts please visit their website.
The program changes twice a year, shows start at 19:00 on weekdays, at 13:00 and 17:00 on Saturdays.
Now in summer check out GO2KIEV correspondent about the beaches in Kiev or look at our sightseeing page for ideas on short trips around and outside the city.
www.go2kiev.com /culture.html   (175 words)

 GREAL Department
Advanced literature and culture course, "Modern Russian Women Writers"
Paper, "Gender Aspects of Russian Cultural Identity," Department of GREAL's International Forum, February 1997.
Paper, "Images of Russia in Poetic Discourse," American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS) Midwest Slavic Conference, Columbus, 16-18 April 1997.
www.bgsu.edu /departments/greal/Faculty/R_Irina.htm   (289 words)

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