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Hero Cities of the Great Patriotic War

Hero Cities of the Great Patriotic War

The title Hero City was given to 13 cities of the former Soviet Union. (To be precise, there are 12 Hero Cities and 1 Hero-Fortress). Each of the Hero Cities was honored for it’s great heroism, sacrifice and role in the eventual defeat of Fascist invaders during the Great Patriotic War. Of the 13 Hero Cities, 7 are in present day Russia, 4 lie within Ukraine,...

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Odessa, Ukraine

Odessa, Ukraine

Planning your travel itinerary to Odessa, Ukraine’s commercial and recreational port on the Black Sea? Below we’ve listed some of the top things to see and do – from the beaches and summer nightlife of Arcadia to the city center’s quaint cafes and historic 18th century architecture.

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