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Covid-19 in Ukraine: Easter at Home

On Wednesday, March 25, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky announced the launch of the state project “Easter at Home”. According to him, at the moment the project is only being prepared. Zelensky says, he has talked with the heads of the churches and enlisted their support. “Easter usually gathers a lot of people in the […]

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Safety Measures and Precautions for Generators

There is no doubt that generators have positively impacted the industrial and residential societies, leading to an increase in both productivity and quality of life. Amidst today’s turmoil, power outages are becoming something that people have to sadly accept as a part of their life. Generators offer the opportunity for businesses and homes to never […]

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5 Rock Songs Based on Shevchenko’s Poems

While coronavirus is raging in the streets, many of us are staying home working remotely, spending time with our families and waiting for the pandemic storm to pass. It is high time to listen to some good music and to fill ourselves up with the life energy that is radiated by the works of our […]

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What it Takes to be a Music Icon

Wondering how you can become a music icon? If you are passionate about music, then you should take into account certain factors that can help develop your career. Like any other career, music requires commitment for you to become a superstar.  As such, this guide will give you some tips that can help you realize […]

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7 Pitfalls of Getting Tech Education at Ukrainian Governmental Universities

Together with India, Ukraine is at the forefront worldwide when it comes to highly qualified IT professionals. Ukrainians now constitute a large share of the workforce in many tech companies, regardless of size. This may be sending the message that Ukrainian universities prepare top-notch specialists. And their expertise reaches far beyond IT professionals graduating in […]

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When Life Imitates Art

By Arlene J. Schar and Dr. David Leffler The movie Wag the Dog was released a generation ago, one month before a presidential scandal which invited comparisons between that film and the reality of that time. Now, 23 years later, we find ourselves in the midst of yet another presidential scandal; one which has made this movie […]

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Cruising for Change: North Korea

By Teresa Studzinski, Arlene J. Schar, and Dr. David Leffler “May you live in ‘interesting’ times” is an oft-quoted expression to connote living in times of danger and uncertainty, and surely the citizens of Asia are living in such unprecedented times. For 4th time in less than two weeks, North Korea has test-fired two more […]

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5 Things to Do in Kyiv, Ukraine

Kyiv

Overview Europe has some of the finest holiday destinations in the world. Every summer especially, millions of tourists travel to various parts of Europe to explore a new culture, try out new foods, taste locally-made wines, seek adventures, and connect with new people. In Eastern Europe, Kyiv is one of the most visited cities. It […]

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Alpinist Santas Visit Children’s Hospital in Nikolaev

Most amazing things can happen at Christmas. Volunteers dressed as Santas climbed the walls of a Children’s hospital in Mykolaiv to make the kids believe in miracles again. An unusual New Year greeting came as a big surprise for the patients of the regional children’s hospital in Mykolaiv. The children received gifts from Santa Clauses, […]

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Works of Art You Can Eat from Dinara Kasko

2 in 1: a cake and architecture, a hobby and professionalism, a mom and a world-famous pastry chef. We think this is very cool! Kharkiv confectioner Dinara Kasko is well-known all over the world. She has combined her architect’s precision, an artist’s imagination and advanced 3D modelling skills in her own unique recipe for success. […]

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