Ukraine - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
Reconsider travel to Ukraine due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution due to crime and civil unrest. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory.
Ukraine is the largest country on the continent, and was once know as the bread basket of Europe. The national drink is horilka, which translates to burning water, and the McDonalds in downtown Kiev is one of the busiest in the world. Ukrainians prefer their home referenced to as Ukraine, not The Ukraine, and this beautiful country also boast 7 Unesco world heritage sights to explore.
Ukraine is undergoing profound political and economic change as it moves from its Soviet past toward a market economy, multi-party democracy, and integration into Euro-Atlantic and other international institutions. In recent years, the amount and types of goods and services have increased, and facilities for travelers have improved. Nonetheless, the existence and quality of travel and tourist services remains uneven throughout the country, and it can still be difficult to find some of the goods and services commonly available in the United States.
BC High community rallying around senior soccer star Anatoliy Berezyuk, who is battling brain cancer
The 18-year-old from Quincy, who was born in Ukraine, is described as « a special member of the BC High family, » and a GoFundMe created by his friends already has raised nearly 90 percent of its $100 ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 25 Jan 2021 15:28:00 GMT
Rejecting the Russian Language is a Blow to Ukraine?s Future
Of course, teaching students in a ... In accordance with the new law, English will become the primary and required foreign language in schools. And the Russian language, which is native to millions of ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 28 Dec 2020 16:00:00 GMT
Supporting children along the line of contact in eastern Ukraine
More than six years of armed conflict in eastern Ukraine have had a profound impact ... In order to support the children and their teachers, PIN psychologists visit frontline locations, providing ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 07 Jan 2021 07:58:00 GMT
A BC High soccer star is fighting brain cancer. The community rallied ? with nearly $100,000 in donations in days
Quincy 18-year-old Anatoliy Berezyuk, who was born in Ukraine, is a "a special member of the BC High family." Classmates, teachers, and faculty have sent cards and video messages, hoping to keep ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 25 Jan 2021 16:12:00 GMT
Will Coup Plotter Victoria Nuland Pass Senate Scrutiny?
Victoria Nuland and the neocons, however, remain committed to an ever-more debilitating and dangerous Cold War with Russia and China ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 14 Jan 2021 18:10:00 GMT
10 movie favorites starring Pittsburgh
What makes Pittsburgh such an attractive movie location? Tax credits for film companies are just the beginning, says Dawn Keezer, director of the Pittsburgh Film Office. ?We have such a diversity of ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 22 Jan 2021 04:01:00 GMT
Exclusive: Lukashenko plotted murders in Germany
Lukashenko's intelligence service, the KGB, also targeted a Belarusian journalist, who was subsequently killed in Ukraine. The revelations come ... the conversation can also be read in Russian or in ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 03 Jan 2021 23:02:00 GMT
A recap of 2020 by Hussain Zaidi
One of these hit Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 ... Parasite was the first non-English film to win the coveted Best Picture award. This year?s Oscars were viewed by 23.64 million ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 01 Jan 2021 16:17:00 GMT
How loved ones are honouring the memory of those killed in Iran\'s Flight 752 air disaster
(Jadidi family) Among the 29 children on Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 was 8-year-old Elsa Jadidi. "When I heard the yelling and screaming from the ... into English as Two Rising ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 08 Jan 2021 03:12:00 GMT
Calgary teen killed in Iran plane crash remembered with memorial scholarship
Arshia Arbabbahrami was a passenger on Ukrainian International ... excellent, the teachers all really enjoyed him. He was dedicated to working hard and he developed his English language skills ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 08 Jan 2021 17:40:00 GMT
Iran plane crash, one year later: 13 victims with ties to Edmonton remembered as brilliant, loving
When Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 ... He also went out of his way to help immigrants feel more comfortable by teaching English to other Iranians new to Canada.
Publ.Date : Wed, 06 Jan 2021 08:15:00 GMT