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Brijesh asks: I would like to go to visit Melitopol. Can you please tell me how to reach there? Is there any domestic flight goes there? Which is the nearest international airport?
Expert's answer:
The closest large international airport is Donetsk international airport. There is a number of trains running from Donetsk to Melitopol.
Ivan asks: I want to get a Visa to enter in Ukraine, but there is neither embassy in Chile nor consulate in my city. Can I apply for a visa directly to some office in Ukraine?
Expert's answer:
You should check the site of the embassy of Ukraine to Argentina, they offer their services to Chile citizens too.
Greg Webb asks: How many miles is it from Donetsk Ukraine to the Russian border?
Expert's answer:
The distance between Donetsk and the Russian border is about 100 km (62 miles).
Bushra asks: What is the schedule for the train from Dnipropetrovsk and Simferopol?
Expert's answer:
I have found the following schedule of trains running from Dnipropetrovsk to Simferopol. You can use the following service to translate the site from Russian if necessary.
peter asks: I attempting to find the phone number and address for the restaurant called Mezonin
Expert's answer:
I have found contacts of cafe "Mezonin" in Energodar. Address: Voinov Internatsionalistov Street, 4. Phone: +38 050 577 26 92.
Larry asks: What is the distance from Russian border to Sumy, Ukraine
Expert's answer:
Distance from Sumy to Russian border is about 48 km.
Halya asks: I am a citizen of Ukraine. Can I apply for a visa to Canada in Israel?
Expert's answer:
You should contact the embassy of Canada to Israel.
Dana asks: News articles cite the Russian troops in Crimea are there to protect Russian citizens who live there. Is this a translation glitch? How many actual citizens of Russia live in Ukraine?
Expert's answer:
I haven't found exact figures about the number of Russian citizens on the territory of Ukraine or in Crimea but if we are speaking about Russians as an ethnic group, they make up about 17% of total population of Ukraine (more than 50% in Crimea and 70% in Sevastopol).
Jeff asks: Is the passport office in Poltava open at the moment because of all the conflict in Kiev?
Expert's answer:
I haven't found any news about Poltava passport office having difficulties, so it is working on normal schedule.
Fred asks:

I have a female friend in Kherson I have been writing to her for a long time. She told me that recently she got a job offer to work in Germany. I live in America, so I do not fully understand the concept of european union and non european union labor that well.

She told me that her female friend lives there in Germany already and has helped her to get a job, but she also told me that she is not sure where she will be living or working in Germany before she left to go.

My question is this: My friend cannot speak german, nor can she speak english. How is it possible for her to go and work in Germany? Does it sound honest? Seems a little off to me? She told me she would contact me once she is settled in, but has not done so yet? Curious? Thanks.

Expert's answer:

A lot of people from Ukraine, other countries of Eastern Europe prefer to go to Western Europe to get a job. Germany attracts a lot of these migrant workers. Usually people coming to work there have at least some knowledge of German or English and your situation is looking a bit suspicious.

But according to her story her friend helped her, so may be there is a company there with a lot of people speaking Russian/Ukrainian and they stay in a group and don't get in contact with locals. Anyway, it is a difficult task to find out if her story is true or fake.

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