Ukraine is the largest country in Europe. Evolving rapidly, the country offers visitors an unrivalled combination of old and new. Updated throughout, this edition of the guide highlights towns and villages well off the beaten track, and goes into greater depth than its competitors, with more detail on the history, culture and sights, and more opinionated and entertaining reviews of hotels and restaurants. The practical information highlights how to get there by bus, rail and boat. The culture section features some of the new writers of independent Ukraine; the history section has been updated to cover all the events that followed Yanukovych's election in 2010.