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Ukraine’s Booming Poultry Industry

Ukraine’s Booming Poultry Industry

Ukraine is generally in the news for political and military reasons, not its economy. However, these factors are of course intertwined. Until about 2013, this country's most important trading partner was Russia. These days, things have changed. Political events caused...

Transportation Options In Ukraine

Transportation Options In Ukraine

There are many options available for travelers to get around in the Eastern European country of Ukraine. Travelers can opt to use public transportation such as buses, trams, and metros in the big cities. Taxis are available in some areas, and there is also the option...

Overview of the Largest Cities in Ukraine

Overview of the Largest Cities in Ukraine

Kyiv As of 2019, the total population of Ukraine is 42,101,650 people, representing 0.55% of the global population and making Ukraine #33 overall for largest population. Kyiv (also spelled Kiev), Ukraine's capital, is unsurprisingly the nation's most populous...

The Most Popular Sports in Ukraine

The Most Popular Sports in Ukraine

Sports are an important part of the Ukraine culture, with many citizens participating in the sports or at least watching them regularly. While many of the popular sports in Ukraine extend back to the times of the Soviet Union, some are newer to the country.  ...

History of the Pechersk Lavra Monastery Complex in Kiev

History of the Pechersk Lavra Monastery Complex in Kiev

There are countless sites of historical and cultural relevance scattered across the world, with several in the Eastern European nation of Ukraine. One of the most noteworthy is the Pechersk Lavra monastery complex in the capital of Kiev. This site, which has a...

The Architecture of Ukraine

The Architecture of Ukraine

When it comes to Ukraine, the architecture is something of a remarkable marvel. Evolving in such a diverse and unique fashion over centuries, there are numerous architectural styles on offer all over the country. Over 30, to be precise, which are all more than adept...

The Past and Present of the Ukrainian Language

The Past and Present of the Ukrainian Language

Ukraine has been using the Ukrainian and Russian languages as the two most commonly spoken languages for a long time now. Officially speaking, however, Ukrainian is the language of the state, so as you can probably imagine the situation is somewhat complex. To get a...

How Christmas is Celebrated in Ukraine

How Christmas is Celebrated in Ukraine

A Ukrainian Christmas is a special event beginning with a delicious Christmas Eve Supper (Sviata Vecheria). The festive meal, also called Holy Supper, focuses on preparing traditional recipes and celebrating ancient Ukrainian customs. On Christmas Eve, Ukrainians...

Famous Literature of Ukraine

Famous Literature of Ukraine

Ukraine is home to a vibrant culture that has shaped the world in many unique ways. Known mainly for its Orthodox churches, Ukraine is nestled between Russia, Belarus, Poland, Moldova, and Romania. Kiev is the capital of Ukraine and it is home to some of the best...

The History of Ukraine’s Flag

The History of Ukraine’s Flag

The history surrounding the flag of Ukraine is a rich and interesting interesting one, going way back through the centuries. It reflects the entire history of the Ukrainian nation, with the yellow and blue colors of the flag going all the way back to the Great...