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How to start exporting? Faina is a sensation in international exhibitions

In 2014, during the revolution of dignity, architect Viktoriia Yakusha felt the need to scale the Ukrainian cultural code globally, so she founded the Faina Live Design Brand. Since then, its furniture and other interior items have gained international recognition,...

Saving the Dnipro river from algal blooms

The construction of the Dnipro Hydroelectric Power Plant (HPP — tr.) resulted in 90% of the river being regulated by dams and reservoirs. Since then, the Dnipro has been blooming periodically with algae. A group of scientists from the Institute...

Going global. Ukrainian backpacks that conquered Kickstarter

A desire to create a high-quality and worldwide recognizable product pushed Oleh Vlasenko to found the Ukrainian backpack brand Huru in 2014. Their first backpack crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter had an overwhelming success: they raised three times more money...

What is Ukrainian literature?

In this text, we will find out how Ukrainian literature was formed independently and in the fight against numerous prohibitions, without which it cannot be imagined, and in general, whether the exact start date of modern Ukrainian literature is known....

Yachting in Ukraine

Yachting in Ukraine has long been not only a maritime thing. The Dnipro river is also a perfect place for the development of sailing and ecotourism. Today, on the Dnipro, there are numerous yacht clubs, sailing schools, and traditional annual...

The secrets of the Bilsk hillfort

For its scale, the Bilsk hillfort in the Poltava region is a paradoxically little-known historic monument. With an area of 5,000 hectares it is probably the largest settlement of the Early Iron Age in Eastern Europe. The historical reserve in...

Preserve memory of sunken villages

There are many villages and cities under Dnipro waters today. This is due to the construction of cascades of hydroelectric power plants (HPP) and reservoirs on the Dnipro river in the second half of the 20th century. Dozens of villages...

How to export? Kormotech feeds cats and dogs in dozens of countries

Kormotech is a Lviv family-owned company, one of the world’s top 70 best producers of dog and cat food. They export 20 per cent of production, producing pet food at two factories in Ukraine and one in Lithuania....

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