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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).

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    Interesting Facts

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

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    Spoken Languages

    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.

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    Culture

    The fundamental basis for the whole Ukrainian culture is folk culture and, on its ground, professional art, literature and science was gradually developed. The true creators and carriers of culture were the large layers of society - peasants, Cossacks, artisans. A great place was occupied by folklore, folk traditions, which added to Ukrainian culture a special charm and coloring.

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    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 ...

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    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 ...

  • Newspaper

    Worldwide, newspapers are an important form of mass media. Newspapers in Ukraine are a vital method of transmitting up-to-date information and news to the entire populace. From Russian to English newspapers in Ukraine, there are over 2,500 to choose from, as well as more than 1,000 magazines. The Ukrainian press has experienced great reforms since independence and today freedom of press is ...

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    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 ...

  • Crimea Region

    Sevastopol

    The beautiful city of Sevastopol is located on the Crimean Peninsula and is made up of four districts, namely Nakhimiovsky, Balaklavsky, Leninsky and Gagarinsky. Sevastopol has a population of about 400 thousand people who come from as many as twenty-six different nationalities. The local population here speaks mainly Ukrainian or Russian and a large majority attends the Eastern Orthodox ...