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Rivne Timelapse 4K (2015)
Rivne Timelapse 4K (2015)
Published: 2016/04/10
Channel: Микола Мосійчук
DRAG RACING | RIVNE
DRAG RACING | RIVNE
Published: 2017/09/12
Channel: vladpetrukprod.
RIVNE TROLLEYBUS - das letzte 9Tr-Paradies (2016)
RIVNE TROLLEYBUS - das letzte 9Tr-Paradies (2016)
Published: 2016/09/04
Channel: KT4Dani
Laguna night club Rivne. You welcome.
Laguna night club Rivne. You welcome.
Published: 2017/05/22
Channel: Дмитрий Максимчук
RIVNE NIGHT TIME LAPSE 4K
RIVNE NIGHT TIME LAPSE 4K
Published: 2014/10/24
Channel: Дмитрий Максимчук
INVEST IN RIVNE REGION | INVEST UKRAINE (RIVNE)
INVEST IN RIVNE REGION | INVEST UKRAINE (RIVNE)
Published: 2017/03/15
Channel: InvestInRivne Agency
Рівне - Центр | Center of Rivne
Рівне - Центр | Center of Rivne
Published: 2008/05/26
Channel: NextKiev
Місто рівне - прогулянка - street walk ukraine rivne - Фільм Подорож Містом Рівне частина 1
Місто рівне - прогулянка - street walk ukraine rivne - Фільм Подорож Містом Рівне частина 1
Published: 2016/08/11
Channel: Victor Eighthwonder
Ivan Dorn in Laguna, Rivne.
Ivan Dorn in Laguna, Rivne.
Published: 2012/03/31
Channel: Haze
RIVNE in TIMELAPSE (2017)
RIVNE in TIMELAPSE (2017)
Published: 2017/07/30
Channel: SLIKE prod.
Рівне Rivne Кругле Kruhle Україна Ukraine 13.10.2014
Рівне Rivne Кругле Kruhle Україна Ukraine 13.10.2014
Published: 2014/11/09
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Rivne Night Run 2016 (Рівне, 16.07.2016)
Rivne Night Run 2016 (Рівне, 16.07.2016)
Published: 2016/07/19
Channel: Rivne Running Club
Рівне: День Незалежності - Street walk Ukraine - Rivne: Independence Day
Рівне: День Незалежності - Street walk Ukraine - Rivne: Independence Day
Published: 2016/08/25
Channel: Victor Eighthwonder
BMW Club Rivne | 2016 SLOW MOTION
BMW Club Rivne | 2016 SLOW MOTION
Published: 2016/04/26
Channel: Vp Films
Walking around Rivne ahead of the match against Volyn (5/03/2017)
Walking around Rivne ahead of the match against Volyn (5/03/2017)
Published: 2017/03/05
Channel: FC Shakhtar Donetsk
DVSC - NK Veres Rivne
DVSC - NK Veres Rivne
Published: 2017/09/02
Channel: Sportstream Livestream
zumba® rivne peace day
zumba® rivne peace day
Published: 2015/09/29
Channel: лиана крутякова
ІНВЕСТУЙТЕ В РІВНЕНСЬКУ ОБЛАСТЬ | INVEST IN RIVNE
ІНВЕСТУЙТЕ В РІВНЕНСЬКУ ОБЛАСТЬ | INVEST IN RIVNE
Published: 2017/03/16
Channel: InvestInRivne Agency
Ukraine Tour 2016 - Rivne
Ukraine Tour 2016 - Rivne
Published: 2016/01/12
Channel: IMPRINT BAND
Ukraine: Military ex in Rivne Oblast
Ukraine: Military ex in Rivne Oblast
Published: 2014/03/13
Channel: Військові новини Західної України
Kavabanga&Depo&Kolibri - Rivne, Ukraine, Nigth Club Laguna (25.09.16)
Kavabanga&Depo&Kolibri - Rivne, Ukraine, Nigth Club Laguna (25.09.16)
Published: 2016/09/26
Channel: Иван Чибизов
rivne bmx
rivne bmx
Published: 2012/03/11
Channel: MVIDEOGROUP
Rivne  "Dirt Battle II"    2016
Rivne "Dirt Battle II" 2016
Published: 2016/08/25
Channel: Mishanya Ogorodnik
Ukraine-Rivne-Tunnel of love / Україна-Рівне-Тунель кохання
Ukraine-Rivne-Tunnel of love / Україна-Рівне-Тунель кохання
Published: 2015/03/18
Channel: Breaking News
Travel time! - Rivne
Travel time! - Rivne
Published: 2016/07/22
Channel: Natali Waters
RIVNE ULTRA | 02.04.2017
RIVNE ULTRA | 02.04.2017
Published: 2017/04/04
Channel: Rivne Ultras
Rivne   misto spletin youtube
Rivne misto spletin youtube
Published: 2015/11/30
Channel: RTBcanal
RIVNE ULTRA | 02.04.2017
RIVNE ULTRA | 02.04.2017
Published: 2017/04/04
Channel: Rivne Ultras
Brutto - Rivne, Ukraine, Night Club Laguna, Ukrainian Tour (10.02.15) Shortened
Brutto - Rivne, Ukraine, Night Club Laguna, Ukrainian Tour (10.02.15) Shortened
Published: 2015/02/11
Channel: Иван Чибизов
Draconian - Heaven Laid In Tears (live in Rivne, Ukraine)
Draconian - Heaven Laid In Tears (live in Rivne, Ukraine)
Published: 2009/07/10
Channel: Max Ralyanov
Ляпис-98 - Rivne, Ukraine, Night Club Laguna (14.11.16)
Ляпис-98 - Rivne, Ukraine, Night Club Laguna (14.11.16)
Published: 2016/11/15
Channel: Иван Чибизов
Vlog: Bmx day | Rivne
Vlog: Bmx day | Rivne
Published: 2016/10/09
Channel: Step Danilov
22.05.2016 Rivne dji phantom4
22.05.2016 Rivne dji phantom4
Published: 2016/05/23
Channel: Andrey Pereskokov
Barber Shop #1 Rivne
Barber Shop #1 Rivne
Published: 2017/06/04
Channel: GOYmedia
Rivne -  Kiev
Rivne - Kiev
Published: 2007/01/06
Channel: robex1
PRND final jam | Rivne 2014
PRND final jam | Rivne 2014
Published: 2014/10/15
Channel: Vp Films
2013 Season. Ukraine, Rivne
2013 Season. Ukraine, Rivne
Published: 2013/08/23
Channel: Майк Кучма
SoftServe Company Day 2016 Rivne
SoftServe Company Day 2016 Rivne
Published: 2016/08/05
Channel: SoftServeCareer
Рівне - Україна | Rivne - Ukrajina
Рівне - Україна | Rivne - Ukrajina
Published: 2016/07/21
Channel: jarmart
Rivne Sky Sports
Rivne Sky Sports
Published: 2015/09/01
Channel: Rivne Sky Sports (gliding & skydiving)
motokross Rivne
motokross Rivne
Published: 2013/02/20
Channel: Иван Петров
SPOT EDIFICIO RIVNE, PERSEVERANCIA, PABELLON DIC 2016
SPOT EDIFICIO RIVNE, PERSEVERANCIA, PABELLON DIC 2016
Published: 2016/12/28
Channel: Pabellón De la Construcción
FCA StreetBall League Rivne 2017 (promo)
FCA StreetBall League Rivne 2017 (promo)
Published: 2017/06/29
Channel: FCA Ukraine
RAVEN BMX CONTEST | RIVNE 2016
RAVEN BMX CONTEST | RIVNE 2016
Published: 2016/06/29
Channel: vladpetrukprod.
Відкриття Новорічної Ялинки у Рівному\Street walk Ukraine\christmas tree in Rivne
Відкриття Новорічної Ялинки у Рівному\Street walk Ukraine\christmas tree in Rivne
Published: 2016/12/03
Channel: Victor Eighthwonder
Old Jewish cemetery in Rivne / Єврейське кладовище в Рівному (пагорб Єврейка)/
Old Jewish cemetery in Rivne / Єврейське кладовище в Рівному (пагорб Єврейка)/
Published: 2014/04/10
Channel: Taras Grytsiuk
Backstage Butterfly Wedding studio. Rivne 2016.
Backstage Butterfly Wedding studio. Rivne 2016.
Published: 2016/06/06
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Часть 5. Город Ровно. Part 5. City Rivne
Часть 5. Город Ровно. Part 5. City Rivne
Published: 2017/03/27
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Butterfly wedding. Rivne, Ukraine. Backstage 2016.
Butterfly wedding. Rivne, Ukraine. Backstage 2016.
Published: 2016/10/09
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Rivne
Рівне
City of regional significance
Rivne theatre
Rivne theatre
Flag of RivneРівне
Flag
Coat of arms of RivneРівне
Coat of arms
Rivne is located in Rivne Oblast
Rivne
Rivne
Rivne is located in Ukraine
Rivne
Rivne
Coordinates: 50°37′N 26°15′E / 50.617°N 26.250°E / 50.617; 26.250Coordinates: 50°37′N 26°15′E / 50.617°N 26.250°E / 50.617; 26.250
Country  Ukraine
Oblast Rivne Oblast
Raion Rivne Raion
Government
 • Mayor Volodymyr Khomko
Area
 • Total 63.00 km2 (24.32 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 256,774
 • Density 4,274/km2 (11,070/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+3)
Website city-adm.rv.ua

Rivne (Ukrainian: Рівне, Ukrainian pronunciation: [ˈriu̯nɛ]; Russian: Ровно, Rovno; Polish: Równe) is a historic city in western Ukraine and the historical region of Volhynia. It is the administrative center of the Rivne Oblast (province), as well as the surrounding Rivne Raion (district) within the oblast. Before World War II the city was located in Poland and during the German occupation in 1941–44 the city was designated as a capital of the German Ukraine (Reichskommissariat Ukraine).

Rivne is an important transportation hub, with the international Rivne Airport, and rail links to Zdolbuniv, Sarny and Kovel, as well as highways linking it with Brest, Kiev and Lviv.

The estimated population was around 250,242 as of 2013.

History[edit]

Rivne was first mentioned in 1283 as one of the inhabited places of Halych-Volhynia. From the second half of the 14th century it was under the rule of Great Duchy of Lithuania and from 1569 in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. In 1492 the city was granted Magdeburg rights. Following the Second Partition of Poland in 1793 Rivne became a part of Russian Empire, and in 1797 it was declared to be a regional town of the Volhynian Governorate.

During World War I and the period of chaos shortly after, it was briefly under German, Ukrainian, Bolshevik, and Polish rule. In April–May 1919 Rivne served as the temporary capital of Ukrainian People's Republic. At the conclusion of the conflict, in accordance with the Riga Peace Treaty of 1921 it became a part of Polish Volhynian Voivodeship, which would last until the Second World War.

In 1939, as a result of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact and the partition of Poland, Rivne was occupied by the Soviet Union. From December of the same year Rivne became the centre of the newly established Rivne Oblast, within the Ukrainian SSR.

On June 28, 1941 Rivne was captured by Nazi Germany, which later established the city as the administrative centre of Reichskommissariat Ukraine. At the time, roughly half of Rivne's inhabitants were Jewish; of these, about 23,000 were taken to a pine grove in Sosenki and killed between November 6 and 8. At the same period well known German actor Olaf Bach was flown over to the city to perform for the German forces, for morale and supporting the troops. He remained in Rivne from November 8 to the 13th. A ghetto was established for the remaining 5,000 Jews. In July 1942, its population was sent somewhat further 70 km (43 mi) north to Kostopil where they were killed; the ghetto was subsequently liquidated. Later on, a memorial complex of 20 thousand square meters was established, commemorating the killing of 17,500 Jews during the Holocaust. On June 6, 2012, the World War II Jewish burial site was vandalized, allegedly as part of an anti-Semitic act.[1]

On February 2, 1944, the city was liberated by the Red Army in the Battle of Rovno, and remained part of Soviet Ukraine until the break-up of the Soviet Union in 1991.

In 1958, TV tower began broadcasting in the city; in 1969, the first trolley ran through the city; in 1969, Rivne airport was opened. In 1983, the city celebrated its 700th anniversary.

On 11 June 1991, the Ukrainian parliament officially adopted the name of Rivne for the city which was known as Rovno.[2]

Climate[edit]

Rivne has a moderate continental climate with cold, snowy winters and warm summers. Snow cover usually lasts from November until March.[3] The average annual precipitation is 598 mm (24 in) June and July being the wettest months and January and February the driest.

Climate data for Rivne, Ukraine (1959-2011)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 11.2
(52.2)
16.7
(62.1)
23.0
(73.4)
26.2
(79.2)
33.0
(91.4)
32.6
(90.7)
34.4
(93.9)
35.2
(95.4)
33.1
(91.6)
25.8
(78.4)
21.0
(69.8)
14.3
(57.7)
35.2
(95.4)
Average high °C (°F) −1.3
(29.7)
−0.2
(31.6)
5.3
(41.5)
13.2
(55.8)
19.5
(67.1)
22.1
(71.8)
23.9
(75)
23.5
(74.3)
18.2
(64.8)
12.0
(53.6)
4.9
(40.8)
0.1
(32.2)
11.8
(53.2)
Daily mean °C (°F) −3.7
(25.3)
−3.1
(26.4)
1.3
(34.3)
8.2
(46.8)
14.2
(57.6)
17.0
(62.6)
18.6
(65.5)
17.9
(64.2)
13.2
(55.8)
7.8
(46)
2.1
(35.8)
−2.0
(28.4)
7.7
(45.9)
Average low °C (°F) −6.5
(20.3)
−6.2
(20.8)
−2.4
(27.7)
3.2
(37.8)
8.4
(47.1)
11.5
(52.7)
13.2
(55.8)
12.3
(54.1)
8.3
(46.9)
3.7
(38.7)
−0.6
(30.9)
−4.6
(23.7)
3.4
(38.1)
Record low °C (°F) −34.5
(−30.1)
−27.0
(−16.6)
−25.5
(−13.9)
−11.5
(11.3)
−3.3
(26.1)
1.0
(33.8)
5.7
(42.3)
0.1
(32.2)
−3.5
(25.7)
−10.0
(14)
−19.0
(−2.2)
−24.8
(−12.6)
−34.5
(−30.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 22.4
(0.882)
30.5
(1.201)
24.3
(0.957)
39.0
(1.535)
68.4
(2.693)
98.3
(3.87)
96.1
(3.783)
52.3
(2.059)
56.5
(2.224)
40.9
(1.61)
33.4
(1.315)
36.2
(1.425)
598.3
(23.555)
Average precipitation days 21.2 19.5 16.9 12.5 10.1 11.2 10.4 8.2 10.4 12.1 14.6 21.2 168.3
Average relative humidity (%) 87.4 85.3 79.0 66.7 67.1 72.0 74.5 73.2 77.1 81.2 87.6 89.0 78.3
Source: Climatebase.ru[3]

Industry[edit]

During Soviet times the provincial town was transformed into an industrial center of the republic. There were two significant factories built. The first a machine building and metal processing factory capable of producing high-voltage apparatus, tractor spare parts and others. The other a chemical factory and synthetic materials fabrication plant. Light industry, including a linen plant and a textile mill, as well as food industries, including milk and meat processing plants and a vegetable preservation plant have also been built. In addition the city became a production center for furniture and other building materials.

Attractions[edit]

Cathedral of the Intercession

As an important cultural centre, Rivne hosts a humanities and a hydro-engineering university, as well as a faculty of the Kiev State Institute of Culture, and medical and musical as well as automobile-construction, commercial, textile, agricultural and cooperative polytechnic colleges. The city has a historical museum.

Following the fall of the Soviet Union, the monument for the Soviet hero D.N.Medvedev was removed, and the N.I.Kuznetsov monument was moved to another location within the city. Instead, in order to reflect the controversial history of the region the monuments for "People who died in the honour of Ukraine", and "Soldiers who died in local military battles" were installed.

Buildings[edit]

  • Church of the Assumption (1756)
  • Cathedral of the Intercession (2001)
  • Cathedral of the Ascension (1890)
  • A classicism-style gymnasium building (1839)
  • During Soviet times the centre of the city from Lenin street to Peace Avenue (1963 architects R.D. Vais and O.I. Filipchuk) was completely rebuilt with Administrative and Public buildings in neo-classical, Stalinist style.

Memorials[4][edit]

Monument to the Victims of Fascism
  • Monument to the 25th Anniversary of the Liberation of Rivne from the Fascists, Mlynivs'ke Highway
  • Monument to the Victims of Fascism, Bila Street Square (1968, by A.I. Pirozhenko and B.V. Rychkov, architect-V.M.Gerasimenko)
  • Monument to the 30th Anniversary of the Liberation of Ukraine from German Fascist Occupation, Soborna Street
  • Hero of the Civil War—M.M. Bohomolov, Pershoho Travnja Street Square
  • Bust on the Tomb of Partisan M. Strutyns'ka and Relief on the Tomb of Citizens S. Yelentsia and S. Kotiyevs'koho, Kniazia Volodymyra Street, Hrabnyk Cemetery
  • Monument to the Perished of Ukraine, Magdeburz'koho Prava Plaza
  • Communal Grave of Warriors, Soborna Street
    Memorial to Warriors' Glory, Dubens'ka Street, Rivne Military Cemetery
  • Monument of Eternal Glory, Kyivs'ka Street
  • Bust of Olenko Dundych, T.H. Shevchenko Park
  • Monument to Taras Shevchenko, T.G. Shevchenko Park; Statue on Nezalezhnosti Plaza
  • Memorial to Warriors' Glory, Dubens'ka Street, Rivne Military Cemetery (1975, by M.L. Farina, architect-N.A. Dolgansky)
  • Monument to the Warrior and the Partisan, Peremohy Plaza (1948 by I.Ya. Matveenko)
  • Monument to Colonel Klym Savura, Commander of the Ukrainian People's Army, Soborna Street
  • Monument to Symon Petliura, Symon Petliura Street
  • Monument to N.I. Kuznetsov (bronze and granite, 1961 by V.P Vinaikin)
  • Monument to the Jewish Victims of the Holocaust - mass grave site (ca. 1991)[5]
  • Monument to the victims of the Chernobyl disaster, Simon Petliura Street
  • Statue and Plaza dedicated to Maria Rivnens'ka, Soborna Street

Famous people from Rivne[edit]

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Rivne is twinned with:

Images[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "В Ривне вандалы осквернили место массового расстрела евреев.". MIG news.com.ua. 7 June 2012. Retrieved 27 July 2012. 
  2. ^ On bringing the name of Rovno city and Rovno Oblast in accordance to rules of Ukrainian spelling. Ukrainian parliament. 11 June 1991
  3. ^ a b "Rivne, Ukraine Climate Data". Climatebase. Retrieved January 21, 2013. 
  4. ^ (in Ukrainian) Рівне, план міста, 1:12000. Міста України. Картографія.
  5. ^ The memorial was desecrated on June 8th 2012 by breaking parts of it and spraying swastikas. The teenagers in charge of the antisemitic action were caught and trialed. see http://antisemitism.org.il/article/72708/ukraine-police-nab-3-teens-suspected-desecrating-jewish-mass-grave and http://mignews.com.ua/skandaly/v_ukraine/829325.html
  6. ^ Артист Ярослав Евдокимов рассказал «ОГ» о своих корнях Областная газета, 12 ноября 2013

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