Kyiv and Chernobyl Tour 03/05/13 - 06/05/13 (Part 1) May 7th 2013 My knowledge of Kyiv
Before going to Kyiv and even Ukraine I had little knowledge of the area, similarly to Copenhagen which turned out to be quite the adventure. what limited insight I possessed could not have prepared me for the short stay we had in store.
So you can imagine my lack of knowledge I shall list what I <em style="font-size: 1.4rem;">thought I knew.
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Europe » Ukraine » Kyiv 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