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Syrians of Ukraine. Who are they?

National Minorities

Syrians of Ukraine. Who are they?

The Syrian community in Ukraine began forming during the Soviet times. At first, Syrian students came to study, giving preference mainly to the medical field. In times of Ukraine's independence, Syria and Ukraine have established active trade relations. Popular areas...

Koreans of Ukraine. Who are they?

National Minorities

Koreans of Ukraine. Who are they?

The Korean community in Ukraine began to burgeon at the beginning of the 20th century. Tens of thousands of ethnic Koreans endured many ordeals before finding a home in Ukraine. In the early 1900s they were first forcefully resettled to...

Greeks of Ukraine. Who are they?

National Minorities

Greeks of Ukraine. Who are they?

Greeks have lived on the territory of modern Ukraine since antiquity and consider themselves an autochthonous people. Countless remnants of ancient Greek civilization exist in Ukraine such as Olbia, Panticapaeum, and Tauric Chersonesus. Later historical Greek landmarks date from the...

Crimean Tatars. Who are they?

National Minorities

Crimean Tatars. Who are they?

Crimean Tatars (Crimean Tatar: qırımtatarlar) are indigenous people of Turkic origin formed on the Crimean Peninsula and in the steppe areas of Ukraine. They have survived three occupations. First in 1783 when the Crimean Khanate was annexed by the Russian Empire....

Kyiv as seen by Pavlo Zibrov

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Kyiv as seen by Pavlo Zibrov

In the third story of our series on famous Ukrainians and their hometowns, pop singer Pavlo Zibrov introduces Kyiv, the city that now feels like home to him. Despite its thousand-year history, Kyiv is not a hostage to established tradition:...

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