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Activist champions rights of people with disabilities in Ukraine
Tetiana Barantsova named regional winner for Europe for the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award.

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 00:00:01 GMT


'With this law, I will finally get a sense of how it is to exist'
A new statelessness determination procedure in Ukraine gives people without identity documents the right to work, study and access health care.

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 00:00:01 GMT


UNHCR welcomes new Ukrainian statelessness law set to end legal limbo for thousands
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomes a new statelessness law in Ukraine which came into effect this week. The law will give thousands of people who lack a nationality a chance to work legally, study...

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 00:00:01 GMT


Millions in eastern Ukraine endure invisible wounds of war
After five years of conflict, aid agencies are striving to meet the mental health needs of those affected.

Fri, 4 Oct 2019 00:00:01 GMT


Legacy of 19th century Empress of Austria extends to today's refugees
Refugees in Ukraine will benefit from the will of Empress Elisabeth. The famous Austrian, nicknamed Sisi, left part of her fortune to good causes when she was assassinated in 1898.

Fri, 27 Sep 2019 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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'We're Losing Our History': In Siberia, A Battle To Save One City's Famed Wooden Homes
The streets of Tomsk are filled with wooden houses dating back over a century. But a protracted standoff over plans to protect them from destruction is pitting conservationists against city officials even as more and more of the houses are razed.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 13:45:31 +0000


Uzbekistan Signs Deal With Maltese Firm To Grow Medical Cannabis
Uzbekistan has signed a deal with a Maltese company, Melabis, to grow and produce medical cannabis in the Central Asian country. 

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 12:57:34 +0000


Russia's 'Rona Rage': St. Petersburg Killing Highlights Rising Pandemic Tensions
A 53-year-old man was stabbed to death in St. Petersburg after asking a couple on a bus to wear masks to hinder the spread of the coronavirus. The case was just the most dramatic example of rising public rage in Russia.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:20:40 +0000


Top U.S. Envoy Says New Sanctions Against Iran Coming 'Until The End' Of Trump Administration
As U.S. President Donald Trump's time in office comes to a close, his outgoing administration intends to put further pressure on Iran by introducing new punitive sanctions against the U.S. adversary.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 20:45:20 +0000


Envoy Hails Bosnia's Election Results, Agrees New Constitution Needed
Valentin Inzko, the high representative for Bosnia-Herzegovina, has hailed the results of the local elections that saw the opposition win the Balkan country's two major cities earlier this month, dealing a blow to long-ruling nationalists.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 17:06:53 +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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Thu, 04 Sep 2014 01:57:09 +0000
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En plein confinement, un rescapé de l’Holocauste réconforte ses voisins
Simon Gronowski a échappé enfant aux nazis. En avril dernier, il soutenait le moral à l’entour en jouant du jazz à sa fenêtre.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 14:28:50 +0000


Turkey Jails Hundreds for Life Over 2016 Coup Attempt
Those accused of being ringleaders were among the many sentenced in one of the most important mass trials relating to the plot.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 13:35:23 +0000


‘The Crown’ Stokes an Uproar Over Fact vs. Entertainment
Dramatic liberties in the latest season of the Netflix series, covering the turbulent 1980s, are annoying Britons who wrote of that period, even among those who disparage the royals.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:12:55 +0000


Maradona, Covid-19, Macron: Your Thursday Briefing
Here’s what you need to know.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 06:13:21 +0000


Covid Combat Fatigue: Doctors and Nurses Are Running on Empty
Doctors and nurses on the front lines are running on empty, under increasing duress as the pandemic surges and hospitals are overrun with patients.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 01:57:25 +0000