Expatriates – Carving a New Existance in Ukraine
Though Ukraine is primarily an Orthodox country, it would seem that many expatriates now living in Ukraine initially moved to the country with the idea of preaching the gospel to the people of the land. While some have stuck to this mission, others have recognised that the country is one of beauty and the people have a strong cultural heritage which is very enjoyable to learn about. This has helped to developed in them a love for the land and its people and has encouraged them to settle down and make Ukraine their home. There is a fair amount of expatriates now living in Ukraine and their presences is generally well accepted by Ukrainians. Some expatriates have even chosen to marry and start families in this interesting European country.
While job opportunities may be somewhat limited for foreigners, there are a number of jobs available in the Ukraine. This number is continually growing due to the favourable economic climate that the country enjoys. However, if you feel that you simply cannot settle down to a mediocre job with average pay, you may find it would suit you better to attempt to start your own business. People in Ukraine are loyal and you will need to ensure that your service is above average and very much in need to make sure that your business is successful. Most foreigners face a lot of challenges initially, but those who have chosen to become expatriates in the country have found that these challenges merely become a part of living in Ukraine.
Most Ukraine expatriates have found that life in the big cities is most enjoyable. Besides great sight-seeing opportunities, the cities offer good transport, education, entertainment and business prospects. If you are considering becoming and expatriate in Ukraine, it would be best to look into what facilities are available to you before making the move.