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Monument to the founders WUPR (Western Ukrainian People's Republic)

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Bilder in der Nähe von Ukraine

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A:

von Роман Осташ, 10 Meter entfernt

B: Ivano-Franivsk. Garkushi and Franko streets

von Denny A. Ovchar, 160 Meter entfernt

Ivano-Franivsk. Garkushi and Franko streets

C: pozeznukiv

von Роман Осташ, 200 Meter entfernt

pozeznukiv

D: Franko Street, before - Lypova (Linden)

von Denny A. Ovchar, 260 Meter entfernt

Franko Street, before - Lypova (Linden)

E: Початок вулиці Богдана Лепкого

von Denny A. Ovchar, 300 Meter entfernt

Початок вулиці Богдана Лепкого

F: Ivano-Frankivs'k railway station

von Denny A. Ovchar, 300 Meter entfernt

Ivano-Frankivs'k railway station

G: 17 003

von Denny A. Ovchar, 310 Meter entfernt

17 003

H: Monument "Ascension" on Valova street

von Denny A. Ovchar, 320 Meter entfernt

Monument "Ascension" on Valova street

I: Entrance to Fraternal Cemetery

von Denny A. Ovchar, 340 Meter entfernt

Entrance to Fraternal Cemetery

J: 17 013

von Denny A. Ovchar, 340 Meter entfernt

17 013

Das Panorama wurde in Ukraine, Europe aufgenommen

Dies ist ein Überblick von Europe

Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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