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State Department Warns Against Travel To Ukraine

AP | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is advising Americans to defer all non-essential travel to Ukraine because of continuing violence between pol...

PHOTOS: Exploring Ukraine's 'Little Paris'

AP | MARIA DANILOVA | Posted 11.20.2012 | Travel

CHERNIVTSI, Ukraine -- Onion-domed Orthodox churches. Solemn Catholic cathedrals. Cobblestone streets lined with mansions. A movie theater built on th...

PHOTOS: Touring Chernobyl And The Lost Town Of Pripyat

Posted 10.16.2012 | Travel

The Chernobyl Diaries, another entry in the canon of handheld horror, recently dramatized Pripyat, the town near the nuclear reactor abandoned after t...

Crimea, Ukraine’s Odd Beach Paradise

BBC Travel | Yuliya Popova | Posted 06.13.2012 | Travel

"Shrimp, sunflower seeds, baklava!" That odd beach vendor chant is the sound of summer in the Crimea, a small Ukrainian peninsula that juts into the B...

WATCH: Light Show Stuns Crowd In Ukraine

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 12.22.2011 | Arts

Fed up with the overindulgent holiday music, decor and ugly Christmas sweaters? Well, here's one Xmas-free bout of YouTube entertainment not to m...

Chernobyl: The Discord's in the Details

Patrick McGinnis | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
Patrick McGinnis

When Pripyat was abandoned, its citizens were given only a few hour's notice before they were compelled to leave. It has remained empty since that time and is now, in essence, a time capsule of Soviet life.

Destin-Nation Ukraine: A Former SSR on a Budget (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.19.2011 | Travel

Ukraine isn't the first destination to top everybody's list, but it should be. The former Soviet republic is a prime destination for history buffs, ou...

Now That It's Officially Open, Would You Visit Chernobyl?

Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel

When Chernobyl's reactor No. 4 exploded on April 26, 1986, huge amounts of radiation spread over northern Europe, forcing the evacuation of hundreds o...

Stunning Photos Of Chernobyl 25 Years Later

Posted 09.19.2011 | Green

From iLCP: This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. At 1:23am on April 26th, 1986, operators in the control room of...

Chernobyl To Open To Tourists In 2011

AP | By MARIA DANILOVA | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel

KIEV, Ukraine -- Want a better understanding of the world's worst nuclear disaster? Come tour the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Beginning next year, ...