Catherine II made a trip to New Russia in 1787. Grigory Potemkin set up mobile villages on the banks of the Dnieper River. When Catherine arrived, Potemkin's men would populate the village. Once the barge left, the village was disassembled, then rebuilt downstream overnight.
In Photos: Orthodox Christians Kyiv braved frigid temperatures for an icy dip in the Dnieper River to mark Epiphany. The January 19 event symbolizes the baptism of Christ and the cleansing of the soul.
⚔ The Dnieper-Carpathian operation ranks among the largest Soviet operations during the Great Patriotic War. Soviet forces expelled the enemy from all Ukrainian regions on the western (right) bank of the Dnieper River. ? #WWII #GreatPatrioticWar #Ukraine
#Russia continues building up its military forces against #Ukraine & has the capability to go on the offensive imminently. Read new Warning Update: w/ preparations for attack from Crimean Peninsula toward Dnieper River. |EMPR #NovaKakhovka
Here's a look at the majestic beauty of snow, as seen from space. ❄️In this view, frozen wild snow drifts are magnified by the curling terrain around the 1,400 mile Dnieper River, flowing from Russia to the Black Sea. Immerse yourself: