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Kiev Live Cam, Ukraine – Maidan

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Independence Square – central square of Kiev. Located between Khreschatyk streets Boris Grinchenko, Sophia, Minor Zhitomir, St. Michael, Kost’ol’na Institutska, Architect Gorodetsky and Shevchenko lane.

Area as such was formed in the 1830s, when they were demolished remains of defensive walls. Then it was called Khreschatytska – from the name of the street, to which it is directly adjacent. In 1876, the City Duma building was built in the square, and it was called the Duma. In 1913, a monument to Stolypin was unveiled in front of the City Council.

In 1919, the area was renamed the Soviet, and in 1935 – in the area of ​​Kalinin. In 1941, the Duma building (after the revolution it housed regional committee of the Communist Party (Bolsheviks) of Ukraine) burned, and the territory of the area has increased dramatically due to the odd side of Downtown destroyed.

In 2001, it made a capital restructuring areas: a lot of new monuments, sculptures and fountains. In the center is set tall white column, which is crowned by the figure of a girl (Bereginja) Kalinovoe with branches in their hands, symbolizing the independence of Ukraine. At the site, discovered near the remains of the ancient Lyadsky gate, erected a monument in the form of the gate with the figure of the Archangel Michael at the top of the city’s patron. Under a large shopping center built area.

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Odessa Live Cam, Ukraine – Primorsky Boulevard, a monument to Duke

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Odessa – a city on the Black Sea coast of Ukraine, the administrative center of the Odessa area and the historical center of New Russia, Ukraine’s largest port city, a major industrial, cultural, scientific and resort center; knot of highways and railways. Hero City.

Monument to Duke de Richelieu (Armand Emmanuel du Plessis) was established in Odessa in 1828. The authors of the steel pedestal St. Petersburg architect Abraham Melnikov and Italian architect Francesco Boffo (one of the founders of the Potemkin Stairs), a sculptor – Martos (author of the monument to Minin and Pozharsky in Moscow).

The original appearance of the monument has made its corrections, and the Crimean War (1853-1856g.g.): A fragment of the core has been damaged pedestal. Monument miraculously survived, but the disadvantage was turned into a virtue: on the site of injury established stylized cannonball in the memory of those events.

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Odessa Live Cam, Ukraine – Novoselskogo Street

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Initially, this street was called Colonia top. It appeared in 1815. We know from history that the 200 families of German convoys, ie German street to the north and Crafts (now Osipova) south of the fortress. Later street called Upper German colony, then Kolonistskaya, only after that comes the German name of the street (1821)

In 1824 the street called the Yamskaya, and in 1847 the street – Lutheran.

In 1901 the street was renamed the street Novoselskogo. She was so named in honor of Nicholas Alexandrovich Novoselskogo, privy councilor, who was elected to the post of mayor of Odessa in 1867. In this position he remained until 1878 (elected for four terms). During the years of his tenure as mayor of Odessa it has been done.

Based Odessa commercial public school, deepened and cleaned the water area of ​​the port of Odessa, held a new branch of the aqueduct, based Society Kuyal’nitskogo-Hadzibeevsky salt pans and Odessa Credit Society.

Very much has been done for the improvement of the city, including the improvement of urban roadways. In gratitude for his fruitful activity, it was decided the street, which was called the Yamskaya, renamed the street Novoselskogo.

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