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Address of President of Ukraine to the Readers of Welcome to Ukraine Magazine  
Ukraine in Search of Her Own Identity
Mariyinsky: An Elegant Palace in a Charming Park
Victor Yushchenko: A Powerful Banking System as an Implementer of a Tough Monetary Policy
Prospect Investments: the Best Way to Work in Ukraine
Anatoly Kinakh: Ukraine is to be Developed by Ukrainians
Pectoral: Perfection Embodied in Gold
Lavra Monastery: A Bridge that Spans the Fearful Lapse of Human Time
Kyiv Shevchenko University: Continuity of Tradition
Kasimir Malevich: Fullest Expression of Pure Feeling
Ukraine’s Tourist Potential
Fancy Hotels to Go Up in Kyiv
Kachanivka: Eden on Earth
Ascania Nova Natural Preserve
The Bigger Yalta Is Expecting Big Investments
Karadag: A Marvel of a Preserve on the Crimean Southern Coast
Yevhen Leshchenko and His Art
Velykden’ is Ukrainian for Easter
Easter Eggs: Symbolic World of Pysanka
Ivan Mykolaychuk. Fire Horses.
Lviv: Old Traditions and Freedom Loving Spirit
Painters of Lviv
Dynamo Kyiv: Power in Movement  
A Good Laugh Equals a Good Meal
                                       
    Ancient Gold

A solid gold pectoral
is believed
to have once graced
the breast
of a Scythian king. This
outstanding work of art was created twenty five hundred years ago. Griffins, lions, boars, peaceful domestic
animals and human figures produce
a profound effect of living power.

        Spiritual Centre of Ukraine

The Kyiv- Pechersk Lavra is much more than just an ancient monastery. For many
centuries it was a truly spiritual
centre
of Ukraine. The churches and other buildings of the Monastery themselves, their
architecture, give the visitor a spiritual uplift.
        Talented Actor

Mykolaychuk was a man
of many
talents. He was a most remarkable movie actor, wrote
screenplays, excellent
fiction,
loved to sing Ukrainian songs. He was one of those few who are tormented
all their lives by the eternal questions
of the purpose of our being
in the Universe.
        Investments
are Welcome

V. Kuybida, Mayor of Lviv: There must
be something special in Lviv that attracts people,
probably its atmosphere
of old
traditions and
freedom-loving spirit. The city authorities encourage entrepreneurship and private
business
and create
opportunities for

investments.