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#KyivNotKiev

Now Barcelona–El Prat Airport switched to Ukrainian-style spelling. Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry has launched a social media campaign CorrectUA to try to persuade foreign media and international companies to write “Kyiv” for the name of Ukraine’s capital name instead of the traditional English spelling of “Kiev”. The online campaign was launched in October together with the […]

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Annual Magnolia Bloom started in Kyiv

Unian: In the Kiev Botanical Garden of A. Fomin various magnolia types bloom at the beginning of April. The sweet scent and showy blossoms of magnolias are among the early signs of spring at Kyiv Botanic Garden.They are considered to be the classics among the magnolias. Magnolia trees, are a dramatic flowering tree. Most have […]

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Merkel greets Poroshenko on reaching the second round of presidential election

Presidential Administration: President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a phone conversation with Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel. Angela Merkel congratulated Petro Poroshenko on reaching the second round of the presidential campaign. The fairness and competitiveness of the electoral process in Ukraine were noted. The parties exchanged views on the further steps, in particular in the […]

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7 Tourist attractions in Ukraine to enjoy spring’s lovely blooms.

LifeStyle 24 suggests  7 tourist routes, which everybody needs to visit. Krokus (Saffron Hayfelya)- the first place where they bloom in Ukraine is the Carpathian Mountains. The majority of these flowers are located in the village Kolochavi Mizhgirye District of Transcarpathian region, near the lake Sinevir. These flowers are protected by Ukrainian red book so […]

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Declaration by the High Representative Federica Mogherini on behalf of the EU on the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol

Five years on from the illegal annexation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol by the Russian Federation, the European Union remains steadfast in its commitment to Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. The European Union reiterates that it does not recognise and continues to condemn this violation of international law. It […]

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Ukraine before the presidential elections

CVK: During presidential elections, about 2,000 official foreign observers are expected from 17 countries, reports the Central Election Commission of Ukraine. The CDU/CSU member of the Bundestag, Matern von Marschall, will also visit Ukraine as an international observer. Last year, Mr. von Marschall visited Kiev, Lviv and Odessa together with the delegation from Germany and […]

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Commemorative Coins In Honour Of Granting Ukraine Tomos Roll Into Circulation

NBU: The National Bank of Ukraine issued commemorative coins dedicated to granting to Ukraine the Tomos of independence for the Orthodox Church of Ukraine. In January Patriarch Bartholomew I. signed the “Tomos” in Istanbul, formalizing the Ukrainian church’s independence from the Russian Orthodox Church to which it has been tied to since 1686. Ukrainian Orthodox […]

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Google Ukraine and the Ministry of culture presented a new project “The authentic Ukraine”

Government portal: Google Ukraine in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture launched a new project „Authentic Ukraine“. The project presents the Ukrainian intangible cultural heritage: customs, celebrations, traditional crafts, knowledge, and practices related to nature. “The authentic Ukraine” explains and gives a brief description of intangible cultural heritage and items that are included in the […]

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Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air announces further expansion in Ukraine

Ukrinform: Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air announces further expansion in Ukraine and added four new flights in particular, from Kyiv to Bremen (Germany), Billund (Denmark) and Riga (Latvia), and from Lviv to Copenhagen (Denmark). After launching new flights, Wizz Air has connected Kyiv with 25 European destinations, and Lviv with 10. Currently, the airline offers […]

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Ukrainian book “This is how I see” won a bronze medal

Foundation „Buchkunst” : The book “This how I See” designed by a creative studio “Agrafka” won the bronze medal in the competition and exhibition »Best Book Design from all over the World« in Leipzig. In 2019, again, an independent, international jury convened in Leipzig with the task of selecting fourteen outstandingly designed books. The highest […]