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27 04, 2019

Old Kyiv

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Reading Comprehension For the students of grades 6 - 7. Read and speak about old Kyiv. Our capital is a very old town. Many foreign writers wrote about it many years ago. An Armenian writer did it in the 7th century; Arab writers did it in the 9th and 10th centuries. In the 11th century

26 04, 2019

Ancient Kyiv

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What do you know about ancient Kyiv? Read the text Long, long ago in the territory of our country there lived different Slavic tribes. They were peaceful and hardworking people. The Slavs lived by families in the villages and worked on land. In the 9th century the first big state of the Eastern Slavs appeared.

8 03, 2019

Princess Olha of Kyiv

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Princess Olha Princess Olha of Kyiv was the only woman among rulers of Kyivan Rus. Her life made one on the brightest pages of our history. She was a beautiful woman, a loving wife, a caring mother and an outstanding ruler. After the death of her husband, Prince Ihor, she ruled the country very successfully

5 03, 2019

Kyiv, One of the Most Beautiful Cities in the World

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Kyiv Read the text about Kyiv, one of the most beautiful cities in the world and find out: the date of Kyiv foundation the names of the founders three events that influenced the life of Kyiv’s inhabitants the name of the main street and its length the names of historical monuments and museums mentioned in

21 02, 2019

Interesting Facts About Ukrainian Language

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Ukrainian Language 21st February was declared to be the International Mother Language Day by UNESCO in 1999. Here are some interesting facts about Ukrainian language. Ukrainian is officially the second most melodic language after Italian. The Ukrainian language was officially recognised as the second most melodic language in the world after Italian and the third most

30 01, 2019

Elina Svitolina

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Speak about your favourite sportsman Elina Svitolina is a Ukrainian tennis player. She is number 1 tennis player in Ukraine and number 5 in the world. Elina Svitolina was born on the 12th of September, 1994 in Odessa to parents Mikhaylo Svitolin (a former wrestler) and Olena Svitolina (a former competitive rower). She has an

30 01, 2019

Education in Ukraine

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Speak about the system of education in Ukraine, will you? Present day independent Ukraine has a well-developed system of education which matches the standards of the developed countries. Pre-school education is not compulsory and is fee-paying. Most parents take their children to nursery schools or kindergartens at the age of three. Up to the age

22 01, 2019

Ukrainian Unity Day

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January 22 is Ukrainian Unity Day (Den' Sobornosti). Ukrainian Unity Day is an observance and not an official public holiday in Ukraine. Businesses have normal opening hours. Unity Day is a Ukrainian observance that commemorates the Treaty of Unity signed on January 22, 1919. On this day the Act of the reunification of the Ukrainian

13 01, 2019

Ukrainian Ecological Movement Zelenyi Svit (Green World )

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Zelenyi Svit The ecological movement Zelenyi Svit (Green World ) started in Ukraine in 1988, following the environmental  disaster caused by the Chornobyl nuclear reactor in 1986. Today, Zelenyi Svit campaings on wide variety of environmental issues and is part of the international network called Friends of the Earth – the largest group of non-governmental

18 12, 2018

St. Nicholas’ Day in Ukraine

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December 19, St. Nicholas' Day in Ukraine One of the most popular and beloved winter holidays in Ukraine is St. Nicholas' Day. The Ukrainian version of Santa Claus St. Nicholas brings something more than just presents for kids - the day marks the beginning of the winter holiday season in Ukraine. St. Nicholas' Day is