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UNESCO supports the inclusion of Odessa in the World Heritage List

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) supported Ukraine’s proposal to add the city of Odessa to the .....

In August 1968, exactly 54 years ago, Soviet tanks terrorized Prague

By Alexander Sokolovsky These are pictures made by the Czech photographer Josef Koudelka. He walked and filmed Prague’s streets until .....

“Closed eyes”. The martyrologist of the victims of the Russian-Ukrainian war launched “Babyn Yar” in 2014

The Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center launched a martyrology of the victims of the Russian-Ukrainian war in 2014 under the .....

Avant-Garde Story of Ukraine as a breathtaking journey through the thousand-year development of Ukrainian statehood

To celebrate Ukrainian Statehood Day, the Ministry of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine joined forces with the State Agency .....

Joint Statement of the Foreign Ministers of the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Poland and Ukraine on the second anniversary of the Lublin Triangle

On the occasion of the second anniversary of the Lublin Triangle – a trilateral platform for political, economic and social .....

July 28 – Day of Ukrainian Statehood

Today Ukraine celebrate the Day of Ukrainian Statehood. For the first time. Also it’s a Day of the Baptism of .....

How To Be Brave Like Ukraine: An interactive course

An interactive course from experts in history, culture, theology, business, and politics Today nobody doubts that Ukraine is not the .....

How much do you know about the Crimean Tatars?

An online course on the past and present of Crimea and Crimean Tatars— indigenous people of Ukraine This is the .....

The history of Odessa, since its foundation and during its first century of growth, shows how rich was the contribution of many foreign communities, like: Italians, French, Greeks, Jewish, German, British, Polish and Turkish. Odessa has a cosmopolitan DNA, which is not only tradition but also energy for its development. This memory of the past makes Odessa a more opened place to foreigners than other cities.

TOJ tells international readers the historical events happened in Odessa, which shows a city familiar to cultural innovation and business creation. It was the most modern and liberal city of Russian Empire. TOJ publishes historical amenities, which paint Odessa as an intriguing city to be visited.