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Kharkov Organ Hall

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Imagens próximas em Ukraine


A: Square autumn night

Por Maxa Fedyai, 30 metros de distância

Square autumn night

B: Sobornyj descent

Por Evgeny Barsky, 60 metros de distância

Sobornyj descent

C: fountain near Universytetska str.

Por Mihail Rodygin, 120 metros de distância

fountain near Universytetska str.

D: Uspensky Cathedral

Por Evgeny Barsky, 130 metros de distância

Uspensky Cathedral

E: Kupechesky bridge

Por Taras Kushnirenko, 240 metros de distância

Kupechesky bridge

F: Pier and bridge Lopansky

Por Taras Kushnirenko, 250 metros de distância

Pier and bridge Lopansky

G: Constitucii Sovetskaya Teveleva Nikolayevskaya square

Por Taras Kushnirenko, 280 metros de distância

Constitucii Sovetskaya Teveleva Nikolayevskaya square

H: Gostinnaya

Por Alex Hrebtov, 410 metros de distância


I: Blagoveshenskiy cathedral

Por Igor Ivchenko, 440 metros de distância

Blagoveshenskiy cathedral

J: Quay of the river Kharkiv

Por Taras Kushnirenko, 550 metros de distância

Quay of the river Kharkiv

Esta panorâmica foi tirada em Ukraine, Europe

Esta é uma visão geral de 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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