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What is Plast? London Branch

Ukrainians abroad

What is Plast? London Branch

In 2020, London celebrated the 15th anniversary of the Plast revival. Created in a similar way to scouting but with national features, for many people, this youth movement is an important place for growing up and education, shaping one’s identity,...

Ecoaction. In search of clean water

Nature Protection

Ecoaction. In search of clean water

More than 70% of the rural population of Ukraine consumes water from wells and boreholes, which often does not meet state standards. This water may contain substances that are dangerous to health and the environment, but it is not systematically...

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...

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...

From Luhansk to a village in Poltavshchyna

Business Owners

From Luhansk to a village in Poltavshchyna

Oleksandr and Maryna Blonski are from eastern Ukraine. At the beginning of the Russian-Ukrainian War, they left Luhansk and settled in the village of Vovnianka in Poltavshchyna, where they started their own business from scratch. They founded a goat farm...

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