Sichovyh striltsiv str, "Ole-tur" shop
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Sichovyh striltsiv str, "Ole-tur" shop

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Сувенірний магазин "Оле-тур" на вулиці Січових стрільців. Туристична мекка.

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Ukraine


A: Sichovyh striltsiv str, "Ole-tur" shop

di Denny A. Ovchar, meno di 10 metri di distanza

Sichovyh striltsiv str, "Ole-tur" shop

B: Night christmas decorations of "Ole Tour" gallery

di Denny A. Ovchar, 10 metri di distanza

Night christmas decorations of "Ole Tour" gallery

C: Night at Nezalezhnosti str. near "Aval"

di Denny A. Ovchar, 100 metri di distanza

Night at Nezalezhnosti str. near "Aval"

D: Winter "financial district" on Nezalezhnosti street

di Denny A. Ovchar, 120 metri di distanza

Winter "financial district" on Nezalezhnosti street

E: Sichovyh striltsiv crossroad

di Denny A. Ovchar, 140 metri di distanza

Sichovyh striltsiv crossroad

F: Grushevskogo str.

di Denny A. Ovchar, 160 metri di distanza

Grushevskogo str.

G: Evening at Vichevyj majdan

di Denny A. Ovchar, 170 metri di distanza

Evening at Vichevyj majdan

H: Mickevich square, cinema "Lumier"

di Denny A. Ovchar, 190 metri di distanza

Mickevich square, cinema "Lumier"

I: Mickevych square

di Denny A. Ovchar, 220 metri di distanza

Mickevych square

J: Under the central fountain at Vichevyj majdan

di Denny A. Ovchar, 230 metri di distanza

Under the central fountain at Vichevyj majdan

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Ukraine, Europe

Questa è una vista generale di 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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