The Wandering Scot

An occasional travel journal.
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Ukraine 2014

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  Kharkiv   Kiev   Chernobyl   Pervomaisk   Zhytomyr   Lviv

Kharkiv

Svobody Square, Kharkiv, Ukraine 2014
Svobody Square
Svobody Square, Kharkiv, Ukraine 2014
Svobody Square
Lenin in Kharkiv, Ukraine 2014
Lenin in Kharkiv
Outside the History Museum, Kharkiv, Ukraine 2014
Outside the History Museum
Outside the History Museum, Kharkiv, Ukraine 2014
Outside the History Museum
Taras Shevchenko, Ukrainian poet & nationalist., Kharkiv, Ukraine 2014
Taras Shevchenko, Ukrainian poet & nationalist.
Assumption Cathedral tower, Kharkiv, Ukraine 2014
Assumption Cathedral tower
Blahoveshchensky Cathedral, Kharkiv, Ukraine 2014
Blahoveshchensky Cathedral
Blahoveshchensky Cathedral, Kharkiv, Ukraine 2014
Blahoveshchensky Cathedral

Kiev

Friendship of Peoples Monument, Kiev, Ukraine 2014
Friendship of Peoples Monument
Friendship of Soviet Peoples, Kiev, Ukraine 2014
Friendship of Soviet Peoples
Russian-Ukrainian Friendship, Kiev, Ukraine 2014
Russian-Ukrainian Friendship
Lenin's Plinth, Kiev, Ukraine 2014
Lenin's Plinth
Chornobyl Museum painting, Kiev, Ukraine 2014
Chornobyl Museum painting
A branch of the Roshen Empire, Kiev, Ukraine 2014
A branch of the Roshen Empire
Soviet WWII Memorial, Kiev, Ukraine 2014
Soviet WWII Memorial
Soviet WWII Memorial, Kiev, Ukraine 2014
Soviet WWII Memorial
Holodomor (Ukrainian famine) Memorial, Kiev, Ukraine 2014
Holodomor (Ukrainian famine) Memorial
Pechersk Lavra Monastery, Kiev, Ukraine 2014
Pechersk Lavra Monastery
Pechersk Lavra Monastery, Kiev, Ukraine 2014
Pechersk Lavra Monastery
Pechersk Lavra Monastery, Kiev, Ukraine 2014
Pechersk Lavra Monastery
Bell Tower at St Sophia's Cathedral, Kiev, Ukraine 2014
Bell Tower at St Sophia's Cathedral
St Sophia from Bell Tower, Kiev, Ukraine 2014
St Sophia from Bell Tower
St Sophia's interior, Kiev, Ukraine 2014
St Sophia's interior
St Michael's Golden Domed Monastery (rebuilt) From St Sophia's, Kiev, Ukraine 2014
St Michael's Golden Domed Monastery (rebuilt)
From St Sophia's Bell Tower

WWII Museum

WWII Memorial-Museum, Kiev, Ukraine 2014
WWII Memorial-Museum
WWII Museum, Kiev, Ukraine 2014
WWII Museum
WWII Museum, Kiev, Ukraine 2014
WWII Museum
WWII Museum, Kiev, Ukraine 2014
WWII Museum
WWII Museum, Kiev, Ukraine 2014
WWII Museum
WWII Museum, Kiev, Ukraine 2014
WWII Museum

Maidan Area

Maidan area, Kiev, Ukraine 2014
Maidan area
Maidan area, Kiev, Ukraine 2014
Maidan area
Maidan area, Kiev, Ukraine 2014
Maidan area
Maidan area, Kiev, Ukraine 2014
Maidan area
Maidan area, Kiev, Ukraine 2014
Maidan area
Maidan area, Kiev, Ukraine 2014
Maidan area
Maidan area, Kiev, Ukraine 2014
Maidan area
Maidan area: Relaying paving stones, Kiev, Ukraine 2014
Maidan area: Relaying paving stones

Chernobyl

Lenin at Chernobyl, Ukraine 2014
Lenin at Chernobyl
Our guide, Chernobyl, Ukraine 2014
Our guide
Odd equipment memorial (?), Chernobyl, Ukraine 2014
Odd equipment memorial (?)
A small relic of the Soviet past, Chernobyl, Ukraine 2014
A small relic of the Soviet past
Derelict Kindergarten, Chernobyl, Ukraine 2014
Derelict Kindergarten
Derelict Kindergarten, Chernobyl, Ukraine 2014
Derelict Kindergarten
Derelict Kindergarten, Chernobyl, Ukraine 2014
Derelict Kindergarten
Reactor 4, Chernobyl, Ukraine 2014
Reactor 4
Reactor 4, Chernobyl, Ukraine 2014
Reactor 4
Chernobyl disaster memorial, Ukraine 2014
Chernobyl disaster memorial
The new sarcophagus To be rolled into place on completion, Chernobyl, Ukraine 2014
The new sarcophagus
To be rolled into place on completion
Welcome to Pripyat, Chernobyl, Ukraine 2014
Welcome to Pripyat
There use to be a wide road here The trees are all post-acciden, Chernobyl, Ukraine 2014
There use to be a wide road here
The trees are all post-accident
Derelict High School, Chernobyl, Ukraine 2014
Derelict High School
Derelict High School, Chernobyl, Ukraine 2014
Derelict High School
Derelict High School, Chernobyl, Ukraine 2014
Derelict High School
Derelict High School, Chernobyl, Ukraine 2014
Derelict High School
Remains of school library, Chernobyl, Ukraine 2014
Remains of school library
Social center: Swimming pool, Chernobyl, Ukraine 2014
Social center: Swimming pool
Abandoned central square, Chernobyl, Ukraine 2014
Abandoned central square
Abandoned, never opened Funfair, Chernobyl, Ukraine 2014
Abandoned, never opened Funfair
Abandoned Funfair, Chernobyl, Ukraine 2014
Abandoned Funfair
Abandoned dodgems, Chernobyl, Ukraine 2014
Abandoned dodgems
Radiation check On exiting the inner exclusion zone, Chernobyl, Ukraine 2014
Radiation check
On exiting the inner exclusion zone
"Cafe Tens" (?) Lunch in the outer exclusion area, Chernobyl, Ukraine 2014
"Cafe Tens" (?)
Lunch in the outer exclusion area

Pervomaisk

The Pervomaisk Missile Museum. A real Soviet-era ICBM base.
SS-24 Silo model and guide, Pervomaisk, Ukraine 2014
SS-24 Silo model and guide
Launch Control Center model Note suspension and buffering withi, Pervomaisk, Ukraine 2014
Launch Control Center model
Note suspension and buffering within silo shaft
Launch Control Center detail, Pervomaisk, Ukraine 2014
Launch Control Center detail
Silo Lid, Pervomaisk, Ukraine 2014
Silo Lid
Silo (disabled and mostly filled up), Pervomaisk, Ukraine 2014
Silo (disabled and mostly filled up)
Into the control silo..., Pervomaisk, Ukraine 2014
Into the control silo...
View down, of module suspended in silo, Pervomaisk, Ukraine 2014
View down, of module suspended in silo
Guide in control room, Pervomaisk, Ukraine 2014
Guide in control room
Control panels, Pervomaisk, Ukraine 2014
Control panels
Control panels, Pervomaisk, Ukraine 2014
Control panels
Launch control console (one of two), Pervomaisk, Ukraine 2014
Launch control console (one of two)
Scotsman at launch controls, Pervomaisk, Ukraine 2014
Scotsman at launch controls
Scotsman operates launch controls, Pervomaisk, Ukraine 2014
Scotsman operates launch controls
Crew room, Pervomaisk, Ukraine 2014
Crew room
Scotsman in the silo crew room, Pervomaisk, Ukraine 2014
Scotsman in the silo crew room
Exiting, Pervomaisk, Ukraine 2014
Exiting
SS-18 "Satan" ICBM Never actually deployed at Pervoma, Pervomaisk, Ukraine 2014
SS-18 "Satan" ICBM
Never actually deployed at Pervomaisk
SS-18 "Satan" ICBM, Pervomaisk, Ukraine 2014
SS-18 "Satan" ICBM

Zhytomyr

Outside the Korolov Cosmonaut Museum, Zhytomyr, Ukraine 2014
Outside the Korolov Cosmonaut Museum
Korolov Bust outside Cosmos Museum The Demi-God, The Chief Desi, Zhytomyr, Ukraine 2014
Korolov Bust outside Cosmos Museum
The Demi-God, The Chief Designer!
Apollo-Soyuz (Replica), Zhytomyr, Ukraine 2014
Apollo-Soyuz (Replica)
Soyuz 27 Re-entry Module (1978), Zhytomyr, Ukraine 2014
Soyuz 27 Re-entry Module (1978)
Soyuz 27 Re-entry Module (1978), Zhytomyr, Ukraine 2014
Soyuz 27 Re-entry Module (1978)
Soyuz 27 Re-entry Module (1978), Zhytomyr, Ukraine 2014
Soyuz 27 Re-entry Module (1978)
Soyuz 27 Re-entry Module (1978), Zhytomyr, Ukraine 2014
Soyuz 27 Re-entry Module (1978)
Soyuz 27 Re-entry Module (1978), Zhytomyr, Ukraine 2014
Soyuz 27 Re-entry Module (1978)
Komsomolskaya Pravda April 12th 1961, Zhytomyr, Ukraine 2014
Komsomolskaya Pravda April 12th 1961
Vosotok 1 (Replica), Zhytomyr, Ukraine 2014
Vosotok 1 (Replica)
Soviet space suit, Zhytomyr, Ukraine 2014
Soviet space suit
Korolov Birthplace Museum, Zhytomyr, Ukraine 2014
Korolov Birthplace Museum
5 year old Sergei, Zhytomyr, Ukraine 2014
5 year old Sergei
Korolov at 18, Zhytomyr, Ukraine 2014
Korolov at 18
Korolov at 21, Zhytomyr, Ukraine 2014
Korolov at 21
Korolov Bust on Korolov Square, Zhytomyr, Ukraine 2014
Korolov Bust on Korolov Square
Lenin Plinth. Now commemorating the dead of the Kiev Maidan, Zhytomyr, Ukraine 2014
Lenin Plinth.
Now commemorating the dead of the Kiev Maidan

Lviv

31 miles East of Lviv, Ukraine 2014
31 miles East of Lviv
Occupation Museum, Lviv, Ukraine 2014
Occupation Museum
Occupation Museum, Lviv, Ukraine 2014
Occupation Museum
Occupation Museum, Lviv, Ukraine 2014
Occupation Museum
Occupation Museum, Lviv, Ukraine 2014
Occupation Museum
Armenian Cathedral, Lviv, Ukraine 2014
Armenian Cathedral
Armenian Cathedral, Lviv, Ukraine 2014
Armenian Cathedral
Gunpowder Tower (16th c), Lviv, Ukraine 2014
Gunpowder Tower (16th c)
Old Walls (restored), Lviv, Ukraine 2014
Old Walls (restored)
Old Walls (restored), Lviv, Ukraine 2014
Old Walls (restored)
17th c Bernadine Church, Lviv, Ukraine 2014
17th c Bernadine Church
17th c Bernadine Church, Lviv, Ukraine 2014
17th c Bernadine Church
City Arsenal Museum, Lviv, Ukraine 2014
City Arsenal Museum
City Arsenal Museum, Lviv, Ukraine 2014
City Arsenal Museum
City Arsenal Museum, Lviv, Ukraine 2014
City Arsenal Museum
View from City Hall Tower, Lviv, Ukraine 2014
View from City Hall Tower
54 miles East of Chop, Lviv, Ukraine 2014
54 miles East of Chop
22 miles East of Chop, Lviv, Ukraine 2014
22 miles East of Chop
8 miles East of Chop, Lviv, Ukraine 2014
8 miles East of Chop

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