Ivano-Frankivsk

Founded city in the area between two Bystrytsya in 1662 Polish magnate Andrew Potocki and named Stanislavov after his son. May 7 of that year Stanislaviv granted city status with the Magdeburg law. This date is considered the birthday of…

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Manyavsky skit

Manyavsky monastery founded in 1608 pupils Athos monastery Ivan Vyshensky and Job Knyahynytskym, who became its first abbot.Skeet was a powerful stronghold of Orthodoxy in the Western Ukraine, who ruled the 556 monasteries, and the skit was independent of the…

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