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Cossack cemetery of Usatovo village

Created: 14 May 2021  / Categories: Sights of the Odessa region

The Big Usatovskoye Cemetery is a historical necropolis located in the Usatovo village of the Belyaevsky district of the Odessa region. In the center of the cemetery there is a

Shevchenko Park and Khadzhibey fortress

Created: 29 Dec 2020  / Categories: Sights of Odessa

The name of the central park of culture and recreation of Odessa is not historical, it is associated with the policy of indigenousization, Shevchenko has never been in Odessa. The

The Cossack cemetery on Shkodovaya Gora

Created: 27 Dec 2020  / Categories: Sights of Odessa

The Cossack cemetery on Shkodovaya Gora was founded by the Cossacks of the Sotnikovskaya Sich back in the distant 18th century, several years before the founding of Odessa. In the

Catacombs of Odessa

Created: 27 Dec 2020  / Categories: Sights of Odessa

The history of Odessa does not at all begin with Novorossiya, Potemkin and Catherine the Great. In the Ottoman Empire, this is the city of Hajibey, about which even a

Berezan Island

Created: 26 Dec 2020  / Categories: Sights of the Odessa region

Berezan Island is a very controversial place among historians. For us it is the south, for the ancient Greeks and Romans it is north. Some argue that this is Herodotus’

Ackerman Fortress

Created: 17 Dec 2020  / Categories: Sights of the Odessa region

The name Ak-Kerman Turkish, in this case means the Southern fortress, because upstream of the Dniester in the Middle Ages was another fortress with the name Kara-Kerman, also built of

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