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Ukrainian invention measures food safety

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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...

Nigerians of Ukraine. Who are they?

National Minorities

Nigerians of Ukraine. Who are they?

This year a music band TVORCHI, started by Ukrainian Andrii Hutsuliak and Nigerian Jeffrey Kenny, made it to the National Finals of the Eurovision Song Contest. A couple of years ago Jeffrey moved to Ukraine to become a doctor. And...

Vlachs of Ukraine. Who are they?

National Minorities

Vlachs of Ukraine. Who are they?

Vlachs have been living on the lands of today’s Zakarpattia since the 13th century. However, this unique etnic group is not at all bound by the past. Till now, one official version of their origins simply does not exist, and...

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...

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...

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