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Vinnitsa Live Cam, Ukraine – Independence Square

by on Sep.01, 2016, under Cams, Ukraine

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Vinnitsa – a city of regional importance, the administrative center of Vinnytsia region of Ukraine.

The city’s name comes from the Old Slavic word “vѣno” – a gift. There are several versions explaining the name of the city: “Vineyard” – distillery where wine brewed beer and Vinnichka – river. Populate these lands were still in the old days. The city discovered the Scythian settlements and ancient times.

The city is located on the shores of the Southern Bug. Through the city also runs a small river Tyazhilovka, Vinnichka and Cherry.

Vinnitsa is located about 199 kilometers (physically, on the highway – 258 km, in x / d – 221 km) south-west of Kiev.

Vinnitsa is known as a venue for a number of music festivals – “International Days of Jazz Music in Vinnytsia” (1995) Charity rokfest “MuzEntropiya” (from the mid 2000 -. X). A distinctive feature of fests in the city (mostly local or Ukrainian) is their musical direction, namely a wide range of styles and musical directions, and in particular the emphasis on not promoted pop music, and the “alternative” genres – jazz, rock, etc .

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Rivne Live Cam, Ukraine – View of the church Panteleymonovskaya

by on Sep.01, 2016, under Cams, Ukraine

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Rivne is a historic city in western Ukraine and the historical region of Volhynia. It is the administrative center of the Rivne Oblast (province), as well as the surrounding Rivne Raion (district) within the oblast. Before World War II the city was located in Poland and during the German occupation in 1941–44 the city was designated as a capital of the German Ukraine (Reichskommissariat Ukraine).

Rivne is an important transportation hub, with the international Rivne Airport, and rail links to Zdolbuniv, Sarny and Kovel, as well as highways linking it with Brest, Kiev and Lviv.

Rivne was first mentioned in 1283 as one of the inhabited places of Halych-Volhynia. From the second half of the 14th century it was under the Great Duchy of Lithuania and from 1569 in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. In 1492 the city was granted Magdeburg rights. Following the partition of Poland, in 1793 Rivne became a part of Russian Empire, and in 1797 it was declared as a regional town of the Volhynian Governorate.

During World War I and the period of chaos shortly after, it was briefly under German, Ukrainian, Bolshevik, and Polish forces. In April–May 1919 Rivne served as the temporary capital of Ukrainian People’s Republic. At the conclusion of the conflict, in accordance with the Riga Peace Treaty of 1921 it became a part of Polish Volhynian Voivodeship for the period between the two World Wars.

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Bukovel Live Cam, Ukraine – Ski resort

by on Aug.19, 2016, under Cams, Ukraine

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Bukovel Ski resort Live webcam
Ski resort live webcam in Bukovel, Ukraine.

Bukovel is a ski resort in the Ivano-Frankivsk region (110 km from the region center.). Located near the village of Polanica at an altitude 850-1372 meters above sea level.

The resort has 16 lifts functioning (Doppelmayr and LEITNER) and infrastructure (hotels, multi-storey car park, restaurant). On five mountains (Dovga, Bukovel, Bulchinoha, Babin Pohar, Black Kleva) is located in a total of about 60 km of slopes (blue, red and black), on all routes have snow cannons, several tracks are equipped with stationary lighting.

The resort was pioneered in 2000 by a joint venture of Scorzonera Ltd. and Horizont AL as an all-year-round tourist and recreational complex. The research for potential ski fields and cableways of the first stage was conducted in cooperation with Plan-Alp, Austria, and Ecosign, Canada, who also finalized the master plan for the resort. By late 2001, a first 691-meter ski lift was launched at the Northern slope of Mountain Bukovel along with the projected chairlift ropeway at the Bukovel’s north-western slope. The project was finished in Sept.-Oct. 2002 as a 1000-metre ropeway.

In 2003 a second slope, 2A ski run with a chairlift was introduced, and in 2004 a 7A ski run with a surface lift started its operation. With mere 48,000 visitors in 2003, Bukovel welcomed 206,000 tourists in 2005-2006, 400,000 in 2006-2007 and 850,000 visitors in 2008-2009. The 2010-2011 winter season recorded 1,200,000 day visits with foreigners amounting to 8-10% of all visitors. In 2012 the Bukovel was named the fastest-growing ski resort worldwide.

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