29 07, 2019

Lviv Beautiful Ukrainian City

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Lviv Read and speak about Lviv beautiful Ukrainian city Lviv is the political, economic, industrial and cultural center in the western part of Ukraine. It is very beautiful with its old buildings, monuments and streets. Lviv has a rich and interesting history. It was founded in the 12th century but people lived in this place

23 06, 2019

Ukrainian Constitution

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Learning Our Constitution Read the text to learn about Ukrainian Constitution Our Constitution was adopted on the 28th of June 1996 by the parliament called Verkhovna Rada. June 28th is a state holiday – the Day of the Constitution. The Constitution is the fundamental law because it explains how the state is organized and governed,

21 06, 2019

State Structure of Ukraine

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Learn about the state stucture of Ukraine Read the text. On the 21st of August 1991 Ukraine became independent. It started building the democratic state. Ukraine became a presidential parliamentary republic. Over a short period a new system of state structure was created. Acording to the Constitution of Ukraine the state power is divided into

22 05, 2019

How Kyiv Was Founded

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Let's Read a Legend about Kyiv The town was first raised on the high hill near the River Dnieper fifteen hundred years ago by the Polyane, and after a few centuries it grew into the grandiose capital of the Old Rus state. Read the legend to get to know how Kyiv was founded. Once there

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.

27 03, 2019

Political System of Ukraine

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Speak about the political system of Ukraine Ukraine is a sovereign state. Its independence was declared on August 24, 1991. Before that it was one of the 15 republics of the former Soviet Union. Political system of Ukraine is a democratic political system which means that its executive branch is headed by the President with

19 03, 2019

Ukraine Geograhical Position

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Speak About the Geographical Position of Ukraine Ukraine is a sovereign state in the south-eastern Europe. It proclaimed its independence on August 24th, 1991. It has its own territory, government, national emblem and anthem. The territory of Ukraine is 603.7 thousand square kilometers. Ukraine stretches for almost 900 kilometers from north to south, and for

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

7 03, 2019

Kyiv Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square)

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Maidan Nezalezhnosti, the Heart of Kyiv Among the squares of Kyiv Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square) stands out as the most attractive one. Any season of the year here you can meet people of different ages, races, nationalities from Ukraine and from other countries. Such a diversity proves the fact that the square possesses a special