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The war that began and is still ongoing in Ukraine has impacted the way of life for ordinary Ukrainian citizens, the way they live and work. For those living in Ukraine the upcoming winter New Year’s holidays are not likely to be celebrated in the same way as others are able to do around the world. Everyone is hoping for a miracle and a turn-around in the current situation so that people in Ukraine can return to a normal way of life.

This is the second year that Ukraine will be celebrating the New Year whilst at the same time being involved in a full-scale war. But it is still possible. It just needs more intricate and strategic planning. There are still places where families, including children, can celebrate the holiday together and we explore these below.

New Year decorations in Kyiv, Ukraine in 2020
Photo by Dmytro Pidhrushnyi on Unsplash.

celebrating the New Year in Ukraine

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The medieval fortress in Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi looks especially picturesque from a bird’s eye view, when you can see the entire complex.

The thickness of the walls varies from 1.5 to 5 meters, the height of the walls and towers – 5-15 meters. The basis of the fortress complex is the Citadel – the most fortified part of it. Akkerman Fortress on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Akkerman Fortress from above, Ukraine, photo 1

fly over the fortress

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Polonina is a treeless area of the upper belt of the Eastern Carpathians, which is used as pasture and for haymaking. The flora is similar to the flora of the lower tier of alpine meadows. The local population refers to the pasture above the upper edge of the forest as polonina, in contrast to pastures within the forest zone.

The following photos were taken on the pastures of Chortka and Stanimir located in the southwestern part of Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast in early October 2023. Photos by: Sergej Palko.

Early autumn in the pastures of the Ukrainian Carpathians, photo 1

beautiful autumn in the Carpathians


Ukraine has a rich and interesting history. Ukraine is a country of great traditions, and a burgeoning academic landscape. The scholarly scene is expanding. There are modern technologies, online resources, and interactive learning methods in Ukraine. The Ukrainian nation is trying to become a global leader. It is putting a lot of effort into building a research culture at universities.

Research Culture in Ukrainian Universities


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Maybe you won a jackpot playing with an Everygame Casino no deposit bonus or are looking to build new business relations in the recovering economy, there can be multiple reasons to travel to another country. Whether you’re traveling for pleasure or business heading to a new country always brings a mix of excitement, curiosity and a hint of nervousness.

While in the current situation Ukraine is not a very high place on most peoples lists the country has a lot to offer once they win the war, and things return to quiet. In this blog post we’ll provide you with ten tips to help make your visit to this country as smooth, as possible.

Kyiv, Ukraine


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The Greek Catholic Cathedral of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul, built in 1904-1909, is one of the architectural attractions of the small town of Sokal with a population of about 20 thousand people located about 85 km from Lviv, in the very north of Lviv Oblast in western Ukraine. Cathedral of Peter and Paul in Sokal on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Cathedral of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul in Sokal, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

beautiful stone church

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The Eastern European nation of Ukraine is a hidden gem that intrepid travelers should explore. With a rich history, diverse culture, and stunning natural landscapes, Ukraine offers a myriad of attractions that cater to every type of traveler.

Whether you’re a history buff, a nature enthusiast, or simply looking for an off-the-beaten-path adventure, Ukraine has something to offer. In this traveler’s guide, we’ll unveil some of the must-see attractions that will make your Ukrainian journey unforgettable. When you find yourself in Ukraine, whether you’re flying into the country or waiting for a taxi, you can even enjoy some entertainment and try your luck at the best real money online casinos NZ right from your smartphone or tablet. It’s a convenient way to add a bit of thrill to your travel downtime.

Kyiv, Ukraine


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The Ukrainian Language in a Changing World

Slightly over 28 million people worldwide speak Ukrainian, a language that holds a profound historical significance deeply intertwined with the identity and culture of Ukraine. In this article, we delve into the compelling journey of the Ukrainian language, exploring its rich history and examining its remarkable resilience in the face of numerous challenges.

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Beautiful Ukraine


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Berehove is a town with a population of about 23,300 people located in the south-west of Zakarpattia Oblast of Ukraine, about 69 km from Uzhhorod by road, near the border with Hungary.

This town is the main center of Hungarian culture in Ukraine, the Hungarians make up about half of the town’s population (48.1% in 2001). That’s why besides the Ukrainian, the Hungarian language is common here and has the official status of a regional language. Berehove on Google Maps. Photos by: neo7777vitaha.

Berehove - the center of Hungarian culture in the Zakarpattia region, Ukraine, photo 1

take a walk around Berehove

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