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2013-11-25 12:24:05

KYIV, Ukraine, November 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, Ukraine marked the 80th anniversary of the manmade famine - Holodomor. At this time more than three quarters of a century ago millions of Ukrainian people died of hunger. The commemoration day, which took place this weekend, included numerous events: open lectures, exhibitions, official ceremonies and theatrical performances dedicated to the event. On Saturday, November 23, thousands of people gathered in their...

2013-11-18 12:27:17

KYIV, Ukraine, November 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of Ukrainians in favor of their country joining the EU has increased by six percent, informs Deutsche Welle. The poll, conducted by the DW-Trend, shows that 58 percent of the polled Ukrainians support eventual membership of their country in the EU. Approximately 31 percent of Ukrainians does not support the EU membership, while 37 percent of the polled citizens approve of the EU membership within the next five years....

2013-07-19 12:23:33

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the US-Ukraine Observer: At the invitation of The Kiev Times and the American Spiritual Diplomacy Foundation, a small delegation of Native Americans from the Sioux Nation, more specifically the Lakota people, and Native Americans living in Hawaii, recently arrived in Kiev. The Sioux Nation was represented by their chief, Joseph Brings Plenty; his son Cole Brings Plenty; and Evelyne Serais, a...

2013-05-31 23:15:14

Since the European Football Championship in 2012, Ukrainians have been steadily trying to integrate the English language into their daily lives. In a recent statement from software company, eReflect, the developers of Ultimate Vocabulary congratulated the Ukrainian people for their honest and valuable efforts to do so. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 01, 2013 Ultimate Vocabulary cheered on Ukrainians in a recent statement put out by parent company eReflect for their efforts to learn and use...

2012-04-09 06:22:22

KYIV, Ukraine, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American digital sports media network Bleacher Report ranked the Ukrainian EURO 2012 facility - National Sports Complex Olimpiyskyi in Kyiv - the best stadium of the eight hosting the event. The National Stadium in Warsaw took the second spot, while the Donbass Arena in eastern Ukrainian Donetsk was rated third best. Besides EURO 2012 final on July 1, 2012, Olimpiyskyi will host three matches of the Swedish team - with England,...

2008-06-07 03:00:05

By Kukharenko, Svitlana ABSTRACT: Magical efficacy has been important in Ukrainian wedding ritual. The korovai, rushnyk, omens, gifts, the showering of the couple, and other "sacred" objects and acts of the Ukrainian folk wedding are believed to be imbued with prophetic qualities. Uprooted folklore tradition, however, faces inevitable transformations, and Ukrainian immigrants in Canada tend to know and believe in magical objects and actions significantly less. The examination of magical...

2005-12-23 12:49:16

By Andras Gergely VELKE SLEMENCE, Slovakia (Reuters) - Anna Pasztor cried as she embraced a cousin who lives only a few hundred metres down the street, but whom she had not met for over 20 years because of the fortified border wall dividing the village. The ethnic Hungarian village, now split between Ukraine and Slovakia, had been divided since 1945 when a wall marking the new Soviet-Czechoslovak border sliced through its main street, breaking families apart and cutting off the...