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Pre-revolutionary Kiev

Киев Дореволюционный

In the photo you can see how Kiev looked and what it lived over a hundred years ago. A paved road, empty squares, horse-drawn carts mixed with trams and unfinished facades of buildings on the site of the people now known to the people of Kiev are Podil and Khreschatyk. In the images you can see the buildings that have survived to this day.

The network published a photo of pre-revolutionary Kiev. Photos are considered rare among those preserved.

Kiev (other Russian. Kiev, Russian, dore. Kiev, Ukrainian [рkɪjiu̯] pronunciation (inf.)) Is the capital and largest city of Ukraine. Located on the Dnieper River, the center of the Kiev metropolitan area. Separate administrative-territorial unit of Ukraine; cultural, political, socio-economic, transport, scientific and religious center of the country. Kiev is the administrative center of the Kiev region and the Kiev-Svyatoshinsky district of the Kiev region, although it is not part of them, having a special legal status. Located in the north of central Ukraine. Kiev is the seventh most populated city in Europe after Istanbul, Moscow, London, St. Petersburg, Berlin and Madrid.

In its history, Kiev has been the capital of the glades, Kievan Rus, the Principality of Kiev, the Ukrainian People’s Republic, the Ukrainian People’s Republic of Soviets, the Ukrainian State, the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, and since 1991 - independent Ukraine. The leading structures of GUAM and STCU are located in it. Due to its significance as the historical center of Russia, the city is called the “mother of Russian cities”; by virtue of the merits of the period of World War II - the Hero City is of the highest degree of distinction.

The history of the administrative-territorial division of Kiev

Pre-revolutionary Kiev

In 1902, Kiev had 8 police stations: Boulevard, Palace, Lybedsky, Lukyanovsky, Pechersky, Flat, Podolsky, Starokievsky.

City Councils in 1917

As of October 1917, there were 8 district councils in Kiev: Lybedskaya, Lukyanovskaya, Pecherskaya, Podolskaya (with the Ploskoe and Trukhanovy areas), Priorsko-Kurenevskaya (including Pushcha-Voditsa), Solomenskaya, Starokievskaya, Shulyavsko-Bulvarnaya.

Party-territorial regions of the Bolsheviks

In March 1921, in Kiev, the Bolsheviks created 6 party-territorial regions: Demievsky, Gorodsky, Pechersky, Podolsky, Solomensky, Shuliavsky.

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