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  • Spoken Languages

    Status Of Ukrainian Language

    According to the conclusions of many linguists, the Ukrainian language appeared much earlier than the official science believes. According to these researchers, the Ukrainian language is the oldest living Slavic language, and the Russian language is derived from the Ukrainian church language (Church Slavonic).

  • Spoken Languages

    Interesting Facts

    Ukrainian is a rich and extremely interesting language.  Below, we have collected interesting facts about the Ukrainian language that may surprise you.

  • Train Stations

    Lviv Rail Terminal

    The Lviv Rail Terminal is where you can make use of the trains that travel across borders to destinations including Poland, Hungary, Romania, Moldova, Byelorussia and Slovenia. Lviv used to be known as Lemberg and it was during this time that the need for a larger and more modern railway station became clear. The old railway station that had been used was constructed between the years 1861 ...

  • Spoken Languages

    Translations

    Ukraine's official language is Ukrainian. The language makes use of the Cyrillic alphabet. Ukrainian has an impressive history originating from the ancient Old East Slavic language. Imperial Russia banned the use of Ukrainian twice, yet it survived as an integral part of the culture of Ukraine's people. Only recently has Ukrainian begun to grow again being spoken mainly in western Ukraine ...

  • Culture

    Literature

    As with most European countries, Ukraine has a well established literary community. In the past many stories where likely passed on by word of mouth until they were eventually committed to written form. As a result, many old Ukrainian fables and stories abound in printed Ukrainian literature today. Besides this, the 20th century has seen the emergence of several well-liked writers and poets ...

  • Spoken Languages

    Proverbs

    A proverb is a brief saying commonly used by people and generally expresses a simple truth or practical principle. As with many cultures, Ukrainian proverbs frequently reflect the perceptions, lifestyle, customs, beliefs and inner workings of the community. Certain proverbs from Ukraine can be attributed to a particular individual whilst the majority of sources are unknown. By examining a ...

  • Travel

    Tour operators

    There are many great tour operators in Ukraine who will be able to offer you the best service in a great country. Tour operators will make travel arrangements on your behalf and book you into a variety of great guided tours so that you can make the most out of your holiday. Ukraine tour operators are friendly and helpful and will also usually be willing to provide you with any additional ...

  • Religious Sites

    St. Sophia’s Cathedral

    St. Sophia’s Cathedral is not only the oldest cathedral in Kiev, but by far the most spectacular. It is visited by hundreds of tourists each year and is known as one of the popular attractions in Kiev. Admission to the Cathedral of St. Sophia must be paid for at the entrance, but your ticket opens up an experience that is not limited to the cathedral. Inside the gates waits a breathtaking ...

  • Places of Interest

    Arkadia

    Visitors to Odessa flock to the beach-side suburb of Arkadia, where the days are filled with excitement and fun, and the nights never end. It is located approximately fifteen minutes from Odessa’s city center and is known to be the boulevard for parties, festivities and nightclubs in Arkadia. For the young and spirited who come to Odessa, Arkadia is a part of Odessa that few want to miss out ...

  • Theatres

    Plastic Drama Theater

    The Plastic Drama Theatre on Pecherske has the unique distinction of being the only professional theatre of this particular genre in Ukraine. The theatre was created on 30 December 1988 by the director, producer and artistic leader Mikhaylovn ‘Faith’ Mishneva. The creative idea behind the drama is that of using a nonverbal means of communicating the emotional and spiritual life of man. Thus, ...