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'I know what it is like. I tell them: Please don't give up'
UNHCR has more than 11,500 staff. Meet Oleksandra Lytvynenko, who uses her own experience of displacement to help those uprooted by conflict in Ukraine.

Thu, 8 Nov 2018 00:00:01 GMT


New hope for pensioners struggling to survive in Ukraine
Landmark court ruling is expected to help restore state retirement benefits to elderly people caught up in Eastern Ukraine conflict.

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 00:00:01 GMT


UNHCR notes Ukraine Supreme Court ruling on pension rights for internally displaced
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency takes note of the decision of 4 September by the Supreme Court of Ukraine, ensuring hundreds of thousands of elderly, internally displaced people and residents of the non-government...

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 00:00:01 GMT


Ukrainian worker pedals out of war zone
Vasily Zubko wanted desperately to stay in his beloved steppe country, but when conflict reached his doorstep he set off on his bike.

Wed, 6 Jun 2018 00:00:01 GMT


Shelling forces Ukrainian family to move from house to house
Mother of three Marina Baban has been bombed out twice as conflict rages in the disputed Donetsk region.

Sun, 29 Apr 2018 00:00:01 GMT
Location of  Ukraine  (green)in Europe  (dark grey)  –  [Legend]
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Ukraine is the largest country inside Europe. It includes Crimea, which is a peninsula that was illegally annexed by Russia in 2014.

Ukraine borders Russia, Belarus, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Moldova, the Black Sea and the Sea of Azoy.
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Trump Administration 2020 Budget Request Calls For Closure Of Three RFE/RL Language Services
The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has submitted a 2020 budget request that proposes to cut spending on international broadcasting by 22 percent and envisions the elimination of three RFE/RL language services.

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 21:04:56 +0000


Belgrade Bedfellows: Divergent Aims, Styles Laid Bare As Serbia's Anti-Vucic Protests Intensify 
Politicians have moved from the background to the forefront in an escalation of protests against the Serbian president.

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 20:03:41 +0000


Ukraine Reports 11 Measles Fatalities, More Than 30,000 New Infections This Year
Health officials in Kyiv have said that 30,794 cases of measles have been reported in Ukraine since the beginning of the year.

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 18:54:31 +0000


Kyrgyz-Tajik Negotiators Reach Agreement, Reopen Border Crossing After Deadly Clashes
A disputed section of the border between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan reopened on March 18 following the successful conclusion of four days of bilateral talks.

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 18:35:51 +0000


Leading Ukraine Candidate Fights 'Fakes With Fakes' As Facebook Tests New Political Ad Rules
Beginning today, Facebook advertisers in Ukraine need the social network's authorization to reach users -- and ads from annexed Crimea and separatist-held areas are banned outright. But 13 days before an election, is it too little, too late?

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 18:11:37 +0000
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Ukrainian Crafts: Petrykivka Painting
Originating in the village of Petrykivka in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, the Petrykivka style of painting is one of Ukraine's unique and treasured forms of ornamental folk art which is still practiced around the country today. Characterized by the colorful flowers and lush foliage found in the area, Petrykivka is used to decorate a wide variety of items, both practical and decorative. The founding of the village of Petrykivka dates back to the late-18th century and people living there decorated the exterior and interior of their homes, as well as the items in them, extensively with the form of painting that came to be known as Petrykivka or Petrikov. Walls, stoves, furniture, plates, kitchen utensils, musical instruments and other items would become skillfully crafted works of art.

Wed, 03 Dec 2014 02:24:55 +0000


Ukrainian Rock Band Okean Elzy
Formed in the city of Lviv in 1994, the band Okean Elzy has gathered a following of fans throughout Ukraine and beyond its borders with music and lyrics that resonate with the band's audience. The five members of Okean Elzy are Slava Vakarchuk (vocals, songwriter), Denis Glinin (drums), Denis Dudko (bass guitar), Milos Jelic (keyboards, arrangements) and Vladimir Opsenica (guitar) and their studio albums include Tamde nas nema (1998), Yan a nebi buv (2000), Model (2001), Supersymetriya (2003), Gloria (2005), Mira (2007), Dolce Vita (2010), and Zemlya (2013).

Mon, 03 Nov 2014 09:06:40 +0000


Historical Reminders of the Scythians in Ukraine
Thousands of burial mounds across the southern steppes of Ukraine remain as a reminder of the historical presence of the Scythians, a semi-nomadic equestrian tribe who occupied the area between the 7th century BC and the 4th century AD. Scholars are of the opinion that the Scythians, who were of Iranian descent and spoke an Iranian dialect, started moving into the region in the late 8th century BC after being ousted from Central Asia. The Scythians drove off the Cimmerians who had been occupying the steppes, some of whom settled on the Black Sea coastline, with others waging a successful campaign to occupy Sardis in Lydia, part of the territory then known as Asia Minor.

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 01:04:08 +0000


Visiting Villages in the Heart of Ukraine
On the road between Kiev and Poltava, through an area affectionately referred to as the 'Heart of Ukraine', travelers will come across a number of villages overflowing with history and culture. Located alongside the Sula River near Lubny, the Ukrainian Baroque-style Mharsky Monastery is an interesting attraction dating back to 1619 in the village of Mhar. The monastery features five domes - one central larger dome surrounded by four smaller domes - as well as a free-standing neoclassical bell tower that was built more than a hundred years after the original building was completed. The monastery suffered some damage in the early to mid-1900s and was used for non-religious purposes for a time, but was restored to the monks at the end of the 20th century.

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 01:46:30 +0000


Important Bird Areas of Ukraine
Working in partnership with Birdlife International, the Ukrainian Society for the Protection of Birds (USPB) has its headquarters in Kiev, with local branches throughout Ukraine supported by thousands of birdwatchers and ornithologists. The primary aim of the USPB is the preservation of birds and their habitats, thereby conserving the biodiversity of Ukraine. The non-governmental non-profit organization undertakes a number of key activities to achieve their goals, one of which is to identify and monitor Important Bird Areas (IBA) through a network of caretakers and coordinators.

Thu, 04 Sep 2014 01:57:09 +0000
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Theresa May Is Warned She Cannot Hold a Third Vote on Her Brexit Plan
John Bercow, the speaker of the House of Commons, has ruled that the plan cannot be brought before Parliament unless it undergoes “substantial” alterations.

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 22:18:14 GMT


France Announces New Security Measures After Surge in Yellow Vest Protest Violence
The government will remove the Paris police chief and ban violent protests in key areas like the Champs-Élysées.

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 21:14:59 GMT


Utrecht Mayor on Tram Shooting
Jan van Zanen, the mayor of the city in the Netherlands where three people were killed Monday, said the authorities think just one gunman was involved and suspect a “terrorist motive” but are still investigating.

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 18:53:09 GMT


Live Briefing: Utrecht Shooting Updates: Gunman Kills 3 on Tram, Suspect Arrested
Dutch authorities were looking into multiple possible motives for the shooting, which wounded five people, including terrorism and a domestic dispute.

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 18:00:24 GMT


A Forgotten Italian Port Could Become a Chinese Gateway to Europe
Despite American objections, Italy is set to become the first Group of 7 nation to participate in Beijing’s vast One Belt, One Road infrastructure project.

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 17:57:07 GMT