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    Ukrainian language

    Ukraine is a country belonging to Europe, whose capital is Kiev. It is the 32nd most populous country in the world, with 42.4 million inhabitants, and the 45th largest (603,628 km 2). Its human development index is high (84th) and its official currency is the Ukrainian hryvnia. And what language is spoken in Ukraine? What language do they speak in Ukraine? Ukraine under its constitution has only one official language, Ukrainian, which is spoken by two-thirds of the population. Due to the legacy of the Soviet Union, most of these Ukrainian speakers speak Russian as a second language. 30% of…

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    History of Ukraine

    Brief history of Ukraine summarized A brief overview of the history of Ukraine. The early history of Ukraine In the 7th century BC a people called the Scythians lived in what is now the Ukraine. Later, the Greeks settled on the northern shore of the Black Sea and founded city-states there. The Slavs settled in Ukraine in the 5th and 6th centuries AD Then, in the 9th century, the Swedish Vikings sailed along the rivers into the heart of Eastern Europe. Some of them settled in Ukraine. In 882 a Viking named Oleg captured kyiv and made it the capital…

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  • Traditions and customs of Ukraine

    What traditions and customs are there in Ukraine? Ukraine, a former Soviet country, enjoys an extensive number of customs and traditions. Gastronomy Food in daily life Ukrainians prefer to eat at home, leaving restaurants for special occasions. Meal hours are from 7:00 to 10:00 AM for breakfast, 12:00 noon to 3:00 PM for dinner or lunch, and 5:00 to 8:00 PM for dinner. The main meal of the day is dinner, which includes soup and meat, poultry, or a fish dish with salad. Ukrainians generally avoid exotic meats and spices. A variety of soups – collectively called borshch – is…

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