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Author Topic: Russia & Ukraine Master Thread  (Read 27956 times)

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Re: Russia & Ukraine Master Thread
« Reply #90 on: December 29, 2012, 03:13:50 PM »
Remember this is only for onward travel, if you're going back to where you came from in 24 hours they won't let you in.

I hear the Chinese immigration have become very strict lately.

Thanks for the post.

I will be travelling to lithuania soon and accroding to the link I need:

-Visitors are required to hold proof of sufficient funds to
  cover their stay and documents required for their next
  destination.

- Vistors are required to hold health and travel insurance to
  cover for any medical expenses.

Is this enforced? how do I prove the above?
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Re: Russia & Ukraine Master Thread
« Reply #91 on: December 29, 2012, 03:17:57 PM »
There is a group going there for chof daled teves on tuesday. http://collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=23132&hl=groner. Any tips on drivers/taxis to go to nezhin, haditch, barditchev and medzibush, if i have a few days in kiev? Looking for something very affordable. Thanks.


Had I know about this group arriving on tuesday, I would have made it a point to be in the ukraine earlier.

A taxi to Haditch from kiev supposedley costs $150,
When will you be in kiev, because there will be a group bus ging to haditch thursday.
Would you know how much it should cost for a place to sleep in haditch?
Would you know how far any of the above mentioned places or lubavitch and liozna are from haditch?
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Re: Russia & Ukraine Master Thread
« Reply #92 on: December 29, 2012, 03:25:25 PM »
Is there anything to do/see in kiev for about 7hrs?
Is it safe for jewish looking people?
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Re: Russia & Ukraine Master Thread
« Reply #93 on: December 29, 2012, 04:18:52 PM »
Is there anything to do/see in kiev for about 7hrs?
Is it safe for jewish looking people?

you can pay respects at babi yar

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Re: Russia & Ukraine Master Thread
« Reply #94 on: December 29, 2012, 04:31:36 PM »
you can pay respects at babi yar

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There is also a Jewish cemetery there, though it escapes my mind at this exact instant who is buried there. I'll have to dredge up my pics from almost 5 years ago...

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Re: Russia & Ukraine Master Thread
« Reply #95 on: December 29, 2012, 04:38:26 PM »
thats news to me

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Re: Russia & Ukraine Master Thread
« Reply #96 on: December 29, 2012, 06:34:42 PM »

Had I know about this group arriving on tuesday, I would have made it a point to be in the ukraine earlier.

A taxi to Haditch from kiev supposedley costs $150,
When will you be in kiev, because there will be a group bus ging to haditch thursday.
Would you know how much it should cost for a place to sleep in haditch?
Would you know how far any of the above mentioned places or lubavitch and liozna are from haditch?


Might be going to Kiev in a few months, not this weekend. For sleeping there is a new guest-house at the burial site of the Alter Rebbe, but dunno how many people will be there this weekend. Lubavitch and Liozna are both about 10 hour drive away, but are not in Ukraine. So if u are a US citizen u will need to pay for a visa to go there.

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Re: Russia & Ukraine Master Thread
« Reply #97 on: January 02, 2013, 03:44:35 PM »
Niezhin (mittler rebbe) 2 hrs from Kiev
Haditch (alter rebbe) 3.5 hrs ....
Fastiv (Malach) 1.2 hrs... opposit direction of previous kevorim
Uman 3 hrs from....
Berditchev 3.5 from.....
Vilednk 4.1 hrs from....
More later.
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Re: Russia & Ukraine Master Thread
« Reply #98 on: January 02, 2013, 04:31:23 PM »
theres a book on ukraine that might help you, put out by ohalei tzaddikim

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Re: Russia & Ukraine Master Thread
« Reply #99 on: January 02, 2013, 07:23:27 PM »
theres a book on ukraine that might help you, put out by ohalei tzaddikim

Thanks, very informative site.

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Re: Russia & Ukraine Master Thread
« Reply #100 on: January 02, 2013, 09:20:57 PM »
Thanks for the post.

I will be travelling to lithuania soon and accroding to the link I need:

-Visitors are required to hold proof of sufficient funds to
  cover their stay and documents required for their next
  destination.

- Vistors are required to hold health and travel insurance to
  cover for any medical expenses.

Is this enforced? how do I prove the above?
I've never seen it enforced, but I've heard about it.

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Re: Russia & Ukraine Master Thread
« Reply #101 on: January 08, 2013, 07:14:00 PM »
Shame I just noticed the recent action in this thread... If there is anyone still looking for info about Ukraine feel free to PM me. (I live here)
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Re: Russia & Ukraine Master Thread
« Reply #102 on: January 09, 2013, 02:48:20 AM »
(I live here)
sorry to hear that...  :)

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Re: Russia & Ukraine Master Thread
« Reply #103 on: January 09, 2013, 10:46:47 AM »
Is there anything to do/see in kiev for about 7hrs?
Is it safe for jewish looking people?


Great restaurant King David behind the brodsky synagogue!! Actually ate there twice in the past month and was superb! highly recommended! (they had some great desserts, great lambchops, some great half-raw tuna dish...)

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Re: Russia & Ukraine Master Thread
« Reply #104 on: January 09, 2013, 03:41:12 PM »
Great restaurant King David behind the brodsky synagogue!! Actually ate there twice in the past month and was superb! highly recommended! (they had some great desserts, great lambchops, some great half-raw tuna dish...)

I ate there a few days ago and was very un-impressed. Besides for the sky high price and miniscule amount of food they gave, the food itself was, well....not so great.
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