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Lychakovskoe Cemetery, Lviv, Ukraine  
   

Lychakovskoe Cemetery, Lviv, Ukraine

Our Hopes and Fears

July 8th 2011
The main avenues of Lyachakovskoye Cemetry are lined with impressively ornate and expensive tombs - marble statues of the deceased playing harps, dancing with angels and the like. Colourful little candles have been left around their bases by Ukrainians who come here once a year on All Souls Day to honour the dead. Move away from those pristine, brick-tiled pathways and deeper into the huge, ove ... read more
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Ukrainian Flag Ukraine was the center of the first Slavic state, Kievan Rus, which during the 10th and 11th centuries was the largest and most powerful state in Europe. Weakened by internecine quarrels and Mongol invasions, Kievan Rus was incorporated into the Gran... ... read more
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