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kiss asks: How much is been paid to an international student when he finds a cleaner job or any related job per hour in dollars in Ukraine?
Expert's answer:
In 2015, the average salary in Ukraine was about 200 USD per month for a full-time job, so it won't be an easy task to earn more being a student.
Simon asks: When are school holidays in Ukraine in 2016?
Expert's answer:
In the 2015-2016 school year, summer school holidays will begin on May 27 and will last until September 1.
lou asks: Is this area (Kramatorsk) under control of the Kiev government or the "rebels", i.e. is it safe to travel to it from Odessa.
Expert's answer:
Kramatorsk is under control of Ukrainian officials, but it is located relatively close to the conflict zone, so there are certain risks.
John asks: What is the distance from Kharkov to the Russian border?
Expert's answer:
The distance from Kharkov to the Russian border is about 40 km.
Sergio asks: What events in Ivano-Frankvisk do you recommend me to visit on April 8 to 17, 2016?
Expert's answer:
I have found the following list of cultural events taking place in Ivano-Frankivsk (day by day). Closer to the time of your trip, go to this page and you'll find a lot of information on upcoming events. You can use this service to translate the site from Ukrainian.
Erick asks: Is it safe to travel to Nikopol? And what is the best route from Amsterdam?
Expert's answer:
Today, it is safe to travel to Nikopol. Not a lot of options are available. The best way is to fly to Boryspil international airport located near Kyiv. There is a direct train running from Kyiv to Nikopol. You can use this service to translate site from Ukrainian/Russian.
jam asks: I didn't include my postal code to the address but I indicated the city. Also I didn't include my flat number. Will I encounter problems in receiving my parcel.
Expert's answer:
The postal code is not mandatory, it is used for faster mail delivery. As for the apartment number, its absence is much more critical, because employees of the local post office will not be able to send you a notice that they have received the parcel. Thus, you will have to go to the local post office to find out whether the parcel has arrived or not.
Julia asks: My daughter's passport has run out. I need to get a new one. I changed her name to my new married name, will this be a problem? We live in the UK.
Expert's answer:
You should get in contact with the embassy of Ukraine to the UK.
Kehinde asks: How do you greet people in Kherson, Ukraine? Do you have different greetings for morning, afternoon and evening?
Expert's answer:
There is a number of different greetings:
  • Good morning = Dobroye utro
  • Good afternoon = Dobryy den'
  • Good evening = Dobryy vecher
  • Hello, hi = Privet (less official) or Zdravstvuyte (more official), both for any time of the day
Kevin asks: Is it difficult to obtain a Marriage Visa to bring my Fiance from Ukraine to the USA? Approximately how long is the process? And can I bring her here on a regular Visa to visit ans simultaneously obtain the marriage Visa while she is here, since it may take too long to Obtain and get Approval for a Marriage Visa?
Expert's answer:
You should check the site, contact the officials of the US embassy to Ukraine to get the latest info about obtaining visas.

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