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GlobalShevchenko: Wherever you are, join in!

  To celebrate the birthday of Taras Shevchenko two Ukrainian NGOs “Motherland young” (“Україні молода”) and “Ukrainians” (“Українці”) are organizing an international flashmob «Global Shevchenko». The purpose of the flashmob is to commemorate the life and works of the great poet, showing monuments installed both worldwide and in Ukraine, that testify to the universal recognition […]

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Ukrainian Art Community Helps Families of ATO Military

  The founders of Serhiy Zhadan’s charity believe that “those who have suffered as a result of the war in Ukraine should feel that they’re not alone and that they will always be an essential part of our society”.   The recently established charitable fund of Serhiy Zhadan has collected the first 100 thousand hryvnias. […]

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Curious facts about Ukrainian vyshyvanka

Curious facts about Ukrainian vyshyvanka

Vyshyvanka – traditional embroidered clothes – has always been national symbol, pride and authentic feature of Ukraine. Today even Hollywood stars can feel themselves part of Ukraine by wearing vyshyvanka.   Authors and musicians appear in the streets wearing embroidered shirts, designers use Ukrainian ornaments in their fashion collections. Here are some curious facts you […]

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Ukraine conflict through the lens of documentary photographer Noah Brooks

Can war become an inspiration? How can something that cruel, chaotic and bloody trigger imagination and be turned into a work of art, a fleeting moment melted into a lasting shape of a photograph? Noah Brooks has been looking for an answer in the trenches of Shyrokyne, Ukraine. Noah had been following news about the […]

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The best of LifeinUA in 2015

The best of LifeinUA in 2015

2015 is almost gone and this is the right moment to revise it in pause between making salads and wrapping up presents for family members in friends. This year has been a hard one for Ukraine and its people. We’ve lost many heroes, we were disappointed and discouraged with our politicians, we didn’t make our […]

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Interesting facts about Lviv – 14 achievements made there

Interesting facts about Lviv

Throughout its long-lasting history Lviv has acquired and proved its title of the most “European” city of Ukraine. In some things it was even ahead of Europe and, perhaps, the world. Lviv has always been a great place for creative minds. So, there is no surprise that everything the first or the best could be […]

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Chechen Punisher Arseniy Yatseniuk – social networks boomed in response to another Russian fake

Chechen Punisher Arseiy Yatseniuk – social networks boomed in response to another Russian fake

Internet users actively publish cartoons about prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatseniuk as fighters in Chechen war. This boom is the response to claim of head of Investigation Committee of Russian Federation Alexander Bystrykin that Yatsenkiuk participated in Chechen war and fought against Russian forces. Take a look at some vivid examples of Ukrainian and […]

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Take a look into the eyes of the war via ‘Letters to the front’

Take a look into the eyes of the war via 'Letters to the front'

Wives, mothers and sisters of ATO servicemen participated in photosession for them. Director Ivan Kravchyshyn designed the idea of ‘Letters to the front’ project after he had visited hot spots of the front. ‘Ukrainska Pravda’ reports this with reference to the director. Ivan Kravchyshyn initially wanted to film material for a documentary about hostilities. But when […]

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11 fantastic facts about Ukraine. Areas where Ukraine is first in the world

11 fantastic facts about Ukraine. Areas where Ukraine is first in the world

  Ukraine got its independence only 24 years ago. Many Ukrainians have accustomed themselves to the thought that such a young state couldn’t have achieved many things. However, history of our people starts many ages ago and we have things to be proud of. There are many areas where Ukraine is first in the world, […]

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Crimea is ‘saved’

  Студенческий парк Сумской Банковской академии,таким он был в июле 2013 года,сейчас покажу во что он превратился…. pic.twitter.com/bmfhQ04E98 — Хуёвый Севастополь (@fuckysebastopol) July 20, 2015 Twitter user published comparison of park is Sevastopol before and after Russian annexion. Student park of Sumy Bank Academy was a great place to have a walk in 2013.   […]

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