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  • Culture

    Folk culture

    Since Ukraine is geographically located between Europe and Asia, much of its culture exhibits both Eastern and Western influences. Over the years it has been invariably influenced by movements such as those brought about during the Byzantine Empire and the Renaissance. Today, the country is somewhat culturally divided with the western regions bearing a stronger European influence and the ...

  • 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 ...

  • Culture

    Famous People

    There are many famous people in Ukraine who have a large following, not only in their own country, but also in other parts of the world. Their achievements may encompass a variety of fields but they are loved and celebrated by their people and fans across educational and cultural divides. Many famous people from Ukraine have worked really hard to reach their various accomplishments and some ...

  • Places of Interest

    Odessa Privoz Market

    Whether you enjoy shopping or not, a trip to the Odessa Privoz Market is a must. This massive ‘farmer’s’ market is one of the biggest markets in the world. It is filled with both new and old items – cheap bargains and extravagant luxuries. Even if you do not want to spend much money shopping, a visit to the Privoz Market is recommended since it is an excellent way to experience the local culture.

  • Volyn Oblast

    Shatsk

    Shatsk is a small town in the Volyn oblast of Ukraine that travelers may want to consider visiting. The town only has about 6 000 people living in it, but it is warm and inviting. Situated north-west of the slightly bigger city of Kovel, Shatsk a great place to stop for a light lunch if you are traveling towards the city. It is also not a bad place to stop if you are making your way to the ...