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Trees on Botanichna embankment have been half-trimmed (PHOTOS)

Trees on Botanichna embankment have been half-trimmed (PHOTOS)

17 August 2013 15:25  29543800 244522
Latetly, walking the "Radvanka" bridge one can notice some changes on Botanichna embankment: trees, that had grown along the Uzh river, have been trimmed by half.

Uzhgorod welcomed giant puppets from Donetsk (PHOTO)

Uzhgorod welcomed giant puppets from Donetsk (PHOTO)

17 August 2013 13:45  47943794 044518
August 16, in the Transcarpathian Regional Academic Puppet Theater "Bavka", they showed an interactive musical laser show of the Donetsk Academic Puppet Theater titled "The adventures of Masha and her new friends," where giant dolls were the actors.

Sweet fair: from honey kvass to honey soap (PHOTOS)

Sweet fair: from honey kvass to honey soap (PHOTOS)

17 August 2013 11:35  41843788 044514
Yesterday, the three-day festival "Honey Savior" was officially opened in the regional center, where in addition to honey, you can taste and buy mead, honey and cherry wine, honey kvass, grapes, Transcarpathian gingerbread...

At the crossing point "Solotvino", a jeep was trying to break through the border

At the crossing point "Solotvino", a jeep was trying to break through the border

17 August 2013 11:15  22943734 144457
Yesterday, border guards of the Mukachevo detachment prevented an attempt to cross the border outside the crossing point "Solotvino".

Ledyda's office estimated the Flag Day at 17,000 UAH

Ledyda's office estimated the Flag Day at 17,000 UAH

17 August 2013 11:09  15843730 044456
In Transcarpathia, preparations for the Day of the National Flag of Ukraine, celebrated every year on August 23, continue. By the order of the Governor, they allocated from the regional budget almost 17,000 UAH. 10,000 UAH are to be spent to make 40 billboards, 2,750 UAH will be spent to purchase 50 state flags (at 55 UAH per piece). Almost 4,000 UAH will be spent for purchasing gift flags (in total, 600 pieces).

The exhibition in the castle and a memorial plaque in memory of Oleksandr Hrabar (PHOTOS)

The exhibition in the castle and a memorial plaque in memory of Oleksandr Hrabar (PHOTOS)

17 August 2013 10:26  25943728 044416
In the halls of Uzhgorod Castle, the exhibition on the occasion of the 130th anniversary of the famous in Transcarpathia naturalist and ornithologist, and the first head of the Transcarpathian Regional Museum of Nature Oleksandr Hrabar opened.

On Monday they begin to neutralize homeless animals in Uzhgorod

On Monday they begin to neutralize homeless animals in Uzhgorod

17 August 2013 10:10  9843689 044415
From August 19th to September 6th, the international organization VIER PFOTEN International (NGO "Four Paws") will be neutraslizing stray animals and animals of needy citizens in Uzhgorod.

The next Uzhgorod open tour will be archaeological

The next Uzhgorod open tour will be archaeological

17 August 2013 09:58  7543688 044414
August 18 at 14:00, the next Uzhgorod open tour will start.This time, the organizers invited a real archaeologist. Igor Prohnenko (Associate Professor of Ancient and Medieval History of UzhNU) will introduce the audience with interesting facts of history, with new archaeological facts, explain the event of "Hungarian tribes finding homeland" in terms of modern archeology.

During the war, 40 km away from Uzhgorod, there was a Luftwaffe airfield (PHOTOS)

During the war, 40 km away from Uzhgorod, there was a Luftwaffe airfield (PHOTOS)

17 August 2013 09:39  43743687 244408
At the time of the Second World War, forty kilometers away from Uzhgorod, near the village of Winne, in what is now Zemplínska Šírava, there was a Luftwaffe airfield. Last year, historian Marcus Mossh accidentally found pictures of that airfield in German Duisburg, at the dump. They were most likely taken by a German soldier. The airfield served the German fighters and bombers. It was opened on the eighth of September, 1939. The airfield then was used for air attacks on Poland. Slovakia, as a military ally of Germany, also participated in this campaign.

Dangerous nails on Shvabska (PHOTOS)

Dangerous nails on Shvabska (PHOTOS)

17 August 2013 09:13  28443681 044398
"Safety" of the construction in Uzhgorod. Or how on one of the main streets of the city - Shvabska - they ensured "safety" of citizens with rusty nails protruding from boards and injuring passers, destroying their clothes.