in Dnipropetrovsk URL accessed on 20 March 2007 "However, the city is characterized with significant pollution of air with industrial emissions." The "severely polluted air and water" and allegedly "vast areas of decimated landscape" of Dnipropetrovsk and Donetsk
are considered by some to be an environmental crisis. www.mongabay.com Russia – Geography states: "Since 1990 Russian experts have added to the list the following less spectacular but equally threatening environmental crises: the Dnepropetrovsk-Donets and Kuznets coal-mining and metallurgical centres, which have severely polluted air and water and vast areas of decimated landscape;..." ref
of Independent States by Eric A. Miller , Ashgate Publishing, ISBN 978-0-7546-4334-0 (page 129) Ukraine:Challenges of the Continuing Transition, National Intelligence Council (Conference Report August 1999) Professor Paul D'Anieri has argued (in 2006) that Ukrainian parties are "elite-based rather than mass-based".
sizes spread throughout the country. The largest stations are Nyzhnodniprovsk-Vuzol (in the city of Dnipropetrovsk) and Darnytsia (Darnytsia Railway Station) (in the capital Kiev) - both freight. Recent developments In November 2010, UZ agreed to buy 10 high-speed interurban trainsets from Hyundai Rotem, with the prospect of a much larger order or joint venture for local production.
; since independence they have gone on to win the Ukrainian Championship once and the Ukrainian League Cup three times. Despite Dnipro's dominance, a number of other teams also call Dnipropetrovsk their home, these include, amongst others, FC Lokomotyv Dnipropetrovsk and FC Spartak Dnipropetrovsk, both of which have large fan bases in the city. On a national international stage however, no team from the city has met with the same level of success experienced by FC Dnipro. Recently the city built a new soccer stadium; the Dnipro-Arena has a capacity of 31,003 people and was built as a replacement for Dnipro's old stadium, Stadium Meteor. The Dnipro-Arena hosted the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification game between Ukraine (Ukraine national football team) and England (England national football team) on 10 October 2009. The Dnipro Arena was initially chosen as one of the Ukrainian venues for their joint Euro 2012 bid with Poland. However it was dropped from the list in May 2009 as the capacity fell short of the minimum 33,000 seats required by UEFA. Commons:Category:Dnipropetrovsk
is part of the Dnieper Upland, while the left bank is part of the Dnieper Lowland. The old town is situated atop a hill that is formed as a result of the river's change of course to the south. The change of river's direction is caused by its proximity to the Azov Upland located southeast of the city. Commons:Category:Dnipropetrovsk
hours price content On the spot where now stands The temple ensemble, in the old days was an ancient settlement - Settlement Old Smara, which was built near the fort Novobogoroditskaya. Temple - a beautiful building - red brick, with marble altar and a white marble throne. To create an iconostasis used earlier does not apply to Orthodox culture pink onyx gemstone, which was brought from Iran. In the decoration of the temple there is no brightness, pathos and luxury, just a quiet dignity. Rector of the church - Father Nicholas, a man is truly amazing! * Commons:Category:Dnipropetrovsk
as well as a technical school, a business school and branches in Odessa and Lviv, 450 professors and 39 separate fields of study related to Railway transport. The Wehrmacht introduced reforms in Ukraine allowing limited religious liberty. In January 1942, Bishop Polikarp Sikorsky of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church became the temporary administrator of church lands in the German-occupied Ukraine and he was granted the title of Archbishop of Lutsk and Kovel
not, demolished completely and replaced with new structures. This is one of the main reasons why much of Dnipropetrovsk's central avenue, Karla Marksa Prospekt, is designed in the style of Stalinist Social Realism. Центральный проспект почти полностью
baroque of the pre-war era. Other badly damaged buildings were, more often than not, demolished completely and replaced with new structures. This is one of the main reasons why much of Dnipropetrovsk's central avenue, Karla Marksa Prospekt, is designed in the style of Stalinist Social Realism. Many pre-revolution buildings were also reconstructed to suit new purposes. For example, the '''Emperor Nicholas II Commercial Institute''' in Dnipropetrovsk was reconstructed to serve
of the city's metro line has seen renewed construction efforts and the metro has been transferred to municipal ownership in the hope that this will help it secure a loan from the European Bank for Development and Reconstruction. Commons:Category:Dnipropetrovsk
'''Dnipropetrovsk''' ( .
Within the Dnipropetrovsk Metropolitan area the population is about 1,004,000 United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, World Urbanization Prospects (2009 revision), (United Nations, 2010), Table A.12. Data for 2007. to 1,360,000 Thomas Brinkoff, Principal Agglomerations of the World, accessed on 12 March 2009. Data for 2011-04-01. people.
A vital industrial centre of Ukraine, Dnipropetrovsk was one of the key centres of the nuclear (Nuclear power), arms (Arms industry), and space (Soviet space program) industries of the Soviet Union. In particular, it is home to the Yuzhmash, a major space and ballistic missile design bureau and manufacturer. Because of its military industry, Dnipropetrovsk was a closed city A closed city does not allow foreigners inside without official permission. until the 1990s.
Dnipropetrovsk is a powerhouse of Ukraine's business and politics as the native city for many of the country's most important figures. Ukraine's politics is still defined by the legacy of Leonid Kuchma, Pavlo Lazarenko and Yuliya Tymoshenko whose intermingled careers started in Dnipropetrovsk.