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  • January 29, 2019

    “The Dark Side”: activists release Pandora’s box of hacked Russian documents

    “We don’t expect it [the leaked information] to cause any immediate revolution anywhere or big political upheaval, rather, we expect it to provide specific details about how different groups operate and organize themselves, specifically their influence operations, bother overt and covert,”

  • Business

    Currency

    Whenever you travel to other countries, whether for business or for pleasure, you will inevitably need to find out what sort of currency is being used in that country. Not only will you need to determine where the various exchange points are and what sort of travel currency – such as travelers checks and credit cards – are available, but you will also need to get an idea of how ...

  • Business

    Ukraine has a wealthy supply of agricultural products and oil that boosts the economy of the country. The main agricultural products produced by Ukraine are grain, sugar beets, sunflower seeds, vegetables, beef and milk. The main industries are coal, electric power, ferrous and non ferrous metals, machinery and transport equipment, chemicals, and food processing, especially sugar.

  • Culture

    Geography

    The fascinating country of Ukraine is located in Eastern Europe and is bordered by the Black Sea, Poland, Russia, Belarus, Hungary, Moldova, Romania and Slovakia. If you had to look on a map, you would find Ukraine at 49 00 N, 32 00 E. Ukraine is a geographically interesting country with many variations of climate and terrain taking place in an area which is only slightly smaller than the US ...

  • Spoken Languages

    Language History

    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 ...

  • Poltava Oblast

    Poltava

    Situated in central Ukraine on the Vorskla River, Poltava is a city in Poltava Oblast. It is easily accessible by road from the Kiev-Kharkiv highway as well as by train. The city is of a reasonable size and owes most of its industry to the rich black earth which characterizes the region. It is also involved in a number of other industries and exports a variety of goods.

  • Rivne Oblast

    Rivne

    Rivne, also called Rovno, has a population of over 250,000 people, it is a provincial city and is also the capital of the Rivne Region of Ukraine. The city was founded in 1283 and was known as a town of the "Halytsia-Volyn" Principality. The town was named this because of its position on the plane surface. It became a Polish town, after the Liublin Union of 1569. It was united with ...

  • Music

    Local Music

    Traditional Ukrainian music is easily recognized by its somewhat melancholy tone. It first became known outside of Ukraine during the 18th century as musicians from Ukraine would perform before the royal courts in Russia and Poland. Ukraine's music history spans back many years and remains popular today.