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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.

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