As one of the largest crossroads in Europe, Ukraine has a diverse array of spoken languages. More precisely, Ukrainian people speak mostly Russian and Ukrainian languages and about dialects including about the same number of subdialects.
- Spoken Languages
As one of the largest crossroads in Europe, Ukraine has a diverse array of spoken languages. Of course, Ukraine’s official language is Ukrainian, which is spoken by roughly 67 percent of the population. Ukrainian is a Slavic language and it uses a Cyrillic alphabet when committed to written form. Foreigners may find the language incredibly difficult to understand or learn, but for those of ...
In the great city of Lviv, in the Lviv-Oblast of Ukraine, there is a long history full of talented composers, writers, political idealists, philosophers, musicians and singers. One such gifted singer was Solomiya Krushelnytska, who was born in 1873.
Ivan Franko, born in 1856, became what could be regarded as the first Ukrainian journalist of his time. It was his steadfast beliefs and determination that won him much respect from both locals as well as people from abroad during and after his passing on the 28th of May 1916.