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Ukrainian invention measures food safety

Green Expedition

Ukrainian invention measures food safety

The Ukrainian company BIOsens developed a mobile analyser that quickly and precisely detects toxic compounds called mycotoxins in crops. This device prevents our favourite corn cookies from having carcinogenic compounds, allows farmers and traders to avoid additional expenses, and saves...

Cubans of Ukraine. Who are they?

National Minorities

Cubans of Ukraine. Who are they?

The Cuban community in Ukraine began to take shape in the 1960s, after the socialist system proclamation in the island nation. Diplomatic relations and student exchange programs between Cuba and the Soviet Union continued from then until Ukraine’s independence. Cubans...

Fighting for Donbas with Art

Art

Fighting for Donbas with Art

From the very beginning of the war in the east of Ukraine, artist Serhii Zakharov protested against the seizure of Donetsk by Russian militants. Because of his art installations, the artist was detained in a basement of the terrorists from...

Shaping clay and dreaming of Crimea

Crafts

Shaping clay and dreaming of Crimea

With the beginning of the Russian occupation of Crimea in 2014, Tetiana Bolharova left the peninsula for the mainland of Ukraine, where she mastered pottery. In Kherson, she opened a workshop, where she now conducts masterclasses, teaching others to make...

100 Photos of Ukraine — 2020

Photostory

100 Photos of Ukraine — 2020

2020 was a shock for the whole world. Every year we summarise our results, showing with 100 photos from the year how beautiful and little-known Ukraine is. This year, there will be new photos featured here as well. In 2020,...

Karaites of Ukraine. Who are they?

National Minorities

Karaites of Ukraine. Who are they?

Karaites are one of the indigenous peoples of Ukraine. They have lived on the Crimean Peninsula since the 13th century. The core of their community is their faith: they recognise the Torah but not religious organisations’ dogmatic interpretations of it...

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