Ukraine has had a tumultuous history. Once part of the Soviet Union, it was led by the Bolsheviks and born out of the October Revolution of Russia. You probably know it for Chernobyl or the war with Russia, but Ukraine is so much more! Today, Ukraine is an independent state, modernised and thriving. A wide expansive land of mountains, bustling cities, and quiet rural towns. As the largest country in Europe, Ukraine has a lot to explore and discover!