Friday, January 25, 2013

Photos from Kiev


Sunday, January 20, 2013

Ukrainian folk song in Reykjavík concert hall Harpa.


Harpa, Kaldalón - 17th of March at 17:00. (The concert is one hour long) 
After the concert you will have the opportunity to enjoy the taste of Ukrainian cuisine - borsh and pampushki ( meat soup and bread ).
The girl from Kiev - Folk songs from Ukraine.
Alexandra Chernyshova - opera singer,
Jonina Erna Arnardóttir - piano,
Guðrún Ásmundsdóttir - actress and storyteller.
In the programme are ukrainian folk songs, some of them from 16 century. These songs were usually sung acapella or with accomponiment by Kobza, ukrainian folk instrument. Alexandra will sing ukrainian folk songs in arrangement of famous ukrainian composers such as Lisenko, Ljatoshinskiy, Zaremba, Chisko, Verevki og Kaufmana.

Saturday, January 12, 2013

World Series Boxing: British Lionhearts defeated in Ukraine


The British Lionhearts suffered a 4-1 defeat against an experienced Ukraine team in their latest World Series of Boxing contest.
A young Lionhearts team were unable to match a Ukraine outfit featuring Olympic champions Oleksandr Usyk and Vasyl Lomachenko in Kiev.
Wales' Commonwealth Games gold medal-winning bantamweight Sean McGoldrick won the first bout of the evening.
But Sam Maxwell, Aston Brown, Babacar Kamara and Uaine Fa all lost.
However the Lionhearts remain ahead of Ukraine in Group B of the World Series of Boxing, following wins against USA Knockouts, Italia Thunder and the German Eagles.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Second Ukrainian Open BJJ Tournament took place in Kiev on December 22, 2012



2nd Ukrainian Open BJJ Tournament took place in Kiev on December 22, 2012 .
Organizer: Federation of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Ukraine
Competitions in a GI by rules IBJJF.
Chief Justice Championship - Max Carvalho ("Gracie Barra Hungary").

Friday, January 4, 2013

Kiev Guide


Telephone Information Services

Fire service (Service) .................................................... 101
Police ................................................. ....................... 102
Ambulance .................................................................. 103
Emergency service "Kyivgas" .......................................... 104 .... 265-04-40
Helpline ...................................................................... 221-08-08 
Accidents (certificate of patients) ................................... 1613
Emergency service plumbing and electrical networks .......... 1600
Duty Officer Chief Emergency Management .............. 128 ........ 430-50-10
Duty Officer Rescue "SOS" .............................................. 220-70-13
Rescue ..................................................... ............ 220-70-13 220-71-24 
Emergency unlocking ............................... ................ 573-03-03
Traffic Services ................................................ ........... 291-04-11
Service routes ................................................ ................. 552-21-17
"Kyivenergo" ............................................... .................. 224-20-87 552-72-37 ....
Vodokanal ................................................. .................... 290-15-92
Sewer service street networks ........................ 290-00-57 290-00-82 ....
Boilers and heating ................................................. 268-17-73
Heat Transmission Networks ........................................ 224-10-86
OTIS - repair of elevators (left bank) ................................ 517-39-81
OTIS - repair of elevators (right bank) .............................. 235-12-64
Phone repair service CTS N1 .................................... 1643
Phone repair service CTS N2 ................................... 1642
Repair service payphones ........................................... 1619
Transport damaged vehicles .................................... 558-06-63
Enquiry Service on telephone numbers TCU .................. 109
Background on the local services network ..................... 176
Reference Service Codes international communication ........... 179
Repair service payphones .......................................... 1619
Information service "Ukrtelecom" ................................. 170
Taking orders at tel. talk ("Ukrtelecom") ....................... 171
Supplemental service orders telephone calls .................. 172
Reception of telegrams ............................................... 1611
Repair Service radiotriotranslyatsionnoy network ................ 1635
Mail Delivery Agent ("Ukrposhta") ................................. 175
Inquiries about the availability and price of drugs ............... 461-35-43
Supplemental pharmacy services ........................ ............... 1632
Hydrometeorological (weather) ................................. 122
Office of Consumer Protection ................................... 417-23-09
Center for Independent Consumer Expertise .............. 220-04-17
The Environmental Control in Kiev ........................... 417-81-20
Eco-help service environment ............................... 228-31-01
Free Shipping medikamentov ................................ 455-54-87 456-78-44
Medical center "Dobrobut" ...................................... 451-50-60
"Boris" ............................................... .......................... 213-03-03
"Medic" (providing honey. Care) ..................... 1681 ........... 234-03-03
"Medea" ............................................... ......................... 268-60-00
Eye Microsurgery Center (adult) ........................ 408-29-88
Eye Microsurgery Center (Child Office) ........... 408-38-73
Pulmonology Center emergency ................................. 277-64-48 277-57-77 
Center for Maternal and Child (OKHMATDET) ......... 212-15-91 212-02-34 .....
Neurosurgical Children's Center ............................... 213-75-92, 211-77-28
Emergency drug treatment at home .................. 265-82-27
Drug treatment services trust "Sociotherapy" .......... 265-82-27
Crisis substance abuse department ......................... 417-33-22 ... 417-36-94
"Center for Mental Health" interregional department .......... 442-63-60
Emergency psychological assistance ................................. 294-93-00
Anonymous psychological counseling ............................. 264-40-55
Hotline "Line of Love" ........................................ 411-44-86
Mutual center for people living with HIV .................. 228-73-85
Kyiv City Sanitary and Epidemiological Station ......... 224-41-11
Ukrainian Center for Disease Control ............... 416-43-54
Inquiries about the accident (SAI Management GUMVD Kiev) ......... 228-45-22
Help on accidents .............................................. ....... 213-10-23
Abstract of drowning PLESO ............................ 517-64-11
Rescue diving service, Kiev region. ............................ 416-81-21
Veterinary hospital ............................................. 289-77-44 278-88-03 
Emergency veterinary care ................................... 272-01-23
Service Rabies Animal ....................................... 243-72-46
Lost and Found Research Affairs ................................. .. 229-78-44
Lost and found in the underground ................................... 226-38-09
Help the forgotten things in trams, trolley buses .. 291-04-06
KievAvtoTrans ................................................. .......... 263-42-50
Kiev subway control ............................ 228-90-21 227-07-19 ...
"KievElektroTrans" ............................................... .... 416-33-33
The central bus station ........................................... 525-57-74 527-99-86 
Bus station "Darnitsa" ............................................. 559-46-18
Bus "Datchnaya" .............................................. . 444-15-03
Bus "Podol" .............................................. .. 417-32-15
Bus "Polesie" ............................................. 430-35-54
Bus station "South" .............................................. . 263-40-04
"Autolux" ............................................... ................ 451-86-28 289-37-31 
"Sheriff Tour" ............................................. .................. 223-68-38
"Gunsel" ............................................... .................... 525-45-05
Supplemental schedule of planes and booking "cue-air" .... 1626
Buy tickets ......................................... 295-67-01
Tracing lost baggage ...................................... 296-74-98, 269-75-39 ....
Reference on international flights "Kyi Avia" .......... 225-32-17
Airport Kiev - Borispol ...................................... 490-47-77
Airport Kiev - Zhulhany .......................................... 242-23-08
"Aero Svit" ......................................... ................. 230-00-68 .537-56-00
Reference Station ................................................... 503-70-05
Booking and reservation of railway tickets ................... 503-60-50
River station ................................................ ........ 425-12-68
"KievGorSpravka" - urban background information ....... 1631
"Kievgorspravka" - information about products, services and prices ..... 1630
Gorspravka in foreign languages ​​("Kievgorspravka") ......... 1610
Help to sell vehicles Ltd ("CBT Fortune") ........ 1655
Personal services (firm "Svitanok") ..................................... 1660
Referral service real estate agency "Janus" ............ 1633
Information service of the Kiev city government ... 1651
Tax Administration ................................................ .... 127

Sword of Svyatoslav the Brave


Discovered last year in the river Dnipr medieval sword after restoration presented at the National Museum of History. Some historians believe it is sword of Svyatoslav the Brave - Father of Vladimir the Baptist (Vladimir the Great) - and offer to make a national shrine.
The sword from 22-meters depth fished ordinary fisherman in Zaporizhzhya.The Sword hilt inlaid with copper and silver.
There is a Latin inscription "Ulfberh"  on the sword - the workshop in the Upper Rhine.
The restorer says - this is not the first Norman sword found near Khortytsya. 80 years ago, by the construction DnieproGES   found five more. But they are much simpler.
Unique weapons coincidence place of occurrence of the approximate location of the place of death of Kiev prince Svyatoslav Igorovych and finding these swords inclines historians to believe that this sword is a witness and a direct participant in the latest clashes Kiev prince Svyatoslav  Igorovych against Pechenegs at 972.
Some scientist believe that the sword belonged to Prince Svyatoslav, nicknamed the Brave.
According to historical records, Svyatoslav was returning from the Greece, who conquered and took tribute not gold but weapons. Most valuable sword went to Prince. 
"We have to give it  the status of national sanctuary - said academician Andrei Avdeenko. - In Poland, on the sword-kladentsi, which is 350 years younger, take the oath. "
Historians emphasize - prince sword for 300 years older than the Russian relic  - Monomakh's cap. And they say symbolic that sword rose up from the river in independent Ukraine.  Svyatoslav used to consolidate all Ukrainian lands, who passed with a sword from the Caucasus to Bulgaria.
The sword is 94 inches long and about one kilogram of weight - weapons were found at the bottom of the Dniper near Khortytsya 7 November 2012.