Ivano-Frankivsk Region

Ivano-Frankivsk Region

The Ivano-Frankivsk Region (known as Stanislav Oblast in 1939—62), a province in Western Ukraine, was established in 1939 when as a result of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact the province was attached by the Soviet Union to the Ukrainian SSR. The Gorgony and Chornohora ranges of the Ukrainian Carpathians (Mt Hoverla — 2061 m) cover the western […]