My name is Natalia, but you can call me Natasha or Nataly, whatever makes you happy! The matter is, back home it’s the same. Natalia is more official, though parents and friends prefer calling me Natasha.
I’m from Ukraine. And, what is more important, I’m from Crimea, which happens to be the best peninsula ever found! [...]
Olena O Grebennikova
Hi, it▓s time to write something for World News. A lot has happened in Ukraine since I left it. But indeed, noting unusual or special has happened. Ukraine keeps defending its reputation as an independent and mature state. In order to do so, it is working towards membership in NATO and trying to [...]
My name is Lena. I▓m an exchange student from Ukraine. I live in the most picturesque and beautiful part of Ukraine, Crimea, which is situated in the south of the country. Crimea is a peninsula on the Black Sea. People have lived there since ancient times, even when they had to live in caves. Because [...]
Do Russian people ever smile? This question might be asked a lot. Definitely, Russians know how to smile, however, it is not done on the regular basis. It is unusual to encounter Russians smiling to a stranger. They just don’t do it, for whatever reasons they have. If they don’t know you, they will [...]
Famous Boxer Klitschko Retires From Ring
Ukrainian sport is proud of few people: boxing brothers Klitchko, Olympic swimmer Yana Klotchkova and world-record holding pole vaulting guy Serhij Bubka. Well, now one of the boxing brothers is leaving the sport, which is sad.
Ukraine to withdraw majority of troops from Iraq
Withdrawal of Ukrainian troops from Iraq was one [...]
Ukrainian press and free speech
Freedom of speech is base of democracy. But not every country is born with this notion like America. Right now Ukraine challenges the concepts of democracy by establishing the norms of free speech.
Belarus cracks down on opposition
Even people who know about Orange Revolution in Ukraine sometimes do not realize that it [...]