It's at the heart of a geographical and historical region with a name that almost sounds whimsical: Bukovina. Fiercely proud Bukovina, whose name means beechwood in Romanian, spans Romania and Ukraine and straddles the Carpathian Mountains. Bukovina has witnessed a long succession of rulers and influences, including Huns, Ottomans sultans and Austro-Hungarian emperors. A flourishing Jewish population in Bukovina was uprooted and largely exterminated during World War II, but there are traces of it if you look. Early this summer, joined by my daughter, I spent 10 days in Chernivtsi.
Ukraine's hospitals under strain, even with few virus cases
Chernivtsi Raion, Chernivtsi Oblast - Wikipedia
Khmelnytskyi is located in the historic region of Podolia on the banks of the Buh River. The city received its current local government designation in The city foundation date is uncertain. The territory, where Khmelnytskyi is situated, has been inhabited for a very long time. Many archaeological discoveries have been discovered in the city suburbs. It was a royal city. Polish rule was briefly interrupted by Ottoman one between and
A hospital intended for coronavirus patients now holding A lack of filtration systems that forces autopsies to be done outside, under the trees, instead of in the hospital morgue. Nowhere is the problem more evident than in western city of Chernivtsi, with 2, confirmed infections in the city and the surrounding region. It is considered a hot spot of contagion, along with another western city, Ivano-Frankivsk, kilometers 60 miles away, and the capital, Kyiv. Thousands of Ukrainians who had temporary jobs in Europe have returned home amid the pandemic and some brought the virus back with them.
A hospital intended for coronavirus patients now holding A lack of filtration systems that forces autopsies to be done outside, under the trees, instead of in the hospital morgue. Ukraine's troubled health care system has been overwhelmed by COVID, even though it has reported a relatively low number of cases — 15, infections and deaths as of Monday.