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Chernihiv

(chĭrnyē`hĭf), Rus. Chernigov (chĭrnyē`gəf), city (1990 est. pop. 296,000), capital of Chernihiv region, in N Ukraine, on the Desna River. It is a rail junction, a river port, and an air and highway transport hub. Industries include tire-making, woodworking, food and wool processing, and the manufacture of metal goods and machinery. First mentioned in 907, Chernihiv is one of the oldest cities of Kievan RusKievan Rus
, medieval state of the Eastern Slavs. It was the earliest predecessor of modern Ukraine and Russia. Flourishing from the 10th to the 13th cent., it included nearly all of present-day Ukraine and Belarus and part of NW European Russia, extending as far N as Novgorod
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. From the 11th to 13th cent., Chernihiv was the capital of a principality of the same name, but the city declined after the Mongol invasion of 1239. It passed to Lithuania in the 14th cent. and to Russia in the 16th cent. It was under Polish control during part of the 17th cent. Chernihiv's architectural monuments include the 11th-century Spaskyy Cathedral, the Church of the Assumption in the Yelets Monastery (11th cent.), and Ivan Mazeppa's baroque army building (17th–18th cent.).
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Affiliation and functions: Senior Lecturer at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Chernigiv State Technological University since 2013.
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Partnership : Anysivka village Council, Private farm "Naporivske", State Ecological Academy of undergraduate education and management, Chernigiv region Agricultural Advisory Service
The funding will allow completion of the rehabilitation of road approaches to the Ukrainian capital, including sections of roads between Kiev and Odessa and from Kiev to Chernigiv, which form part of the key Pan European Corridor IX.
Project Description: The project is aimed to prevent land degradation, combat climate change and reduce GHG emissions by introducing and promoting an organic agriculture among local communities in Chernigiv region.
Project Description: The project is aimed to increase environmental education and ecological awareness on climate change issues among schoolchildren and to develop youth ecological network and partnerships among educational institutions of Rivne, Zhytomyr, Lugansk and Chernigiv regions.
Location : Kyiv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ternopil, Glukhiv, Mickolayiv, Chernigiv, Zhitomyr, Khmelnitsky, and Cherkasy, Simferopol , Yalta, Belogorsk, Krasnogvardeiskoi, and Novokrimka, Kondratiyevo, Azovskoye, Krimka, Yarkoye, Lobanovo, Svetloe, Mazanka, Trudovoye, Donskoye, Klionovka, Kotelnikove, Poltavka and Molodezhnoye.