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Who are Boikos?

National Minorities

Who are Boikos?

Ukrainian ethnicity is comprised of a dozen ethnic groups, with their own language and lifestyle peculiarities. Their unique traditions have been shaping through centuries. However, as the cities and economy are developing, these traditions intertwine with each other and their...

Utkonosivka — Tomatoes Valley

Clusters

Utkonosivka — Tomatoes Valley

Is it possible for the local economy to work according to 2+2=5 principle? Utkonosivka is one of the villages to the south of Bessarabia which proves that it is. Conducive climate, fresh water in a close vicinity and mutual cooperation...

Shahany. Living at the world’s end

Shipping

Shahany. Living at the world’s end

In Bessarabia there are three villages with the same name of Prymorske, and all three of them are resorts. Prymorske (former Shahany) which we’ll talk about here is located in Tatarbunary district. The village was founded by Cossacks of Transdanub...

Potters Family that Changed Opishne

Crafts

Potters Family that Changed Opishne

There are about ten pottery centres in Ukraine. Opishne in the Poltava region is the largest among them. This is an old Cossack town (nowadays it has the status of the urban-type settlement – ed.), that is rich in the clay...

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