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Otrokiv. The revival of the Mynkovetska state

At the turn of the 18th and 19th centuries and the crossroads of the Russian and Austro-Hungarian empires, there existed a separate state on the territory of modern-day Podillya. The state had its own constitution and laws. Most...

Craft Laboratory and Something Interesting: In Search of Lviv glass

In 2011, in one of the central courtyards of Lviv, a boutique shop- opened to bring together all those interested in the arts and crafts, with a particular focus on glasswork. A group of friends and experimenters opened “Something Interesting”,...

Business of cousins. Creating travel coats.

Cousins Nataliia Aleksievych and Oksana Sventah worked for many years at a dressmaking and tailoring studio, where they made custom-tailored clothing. Demand for Ukrainian-made goods grew drastically after the Revolution of 2014, giving the craftswomen courage to make clothing under...

Building with hemp

When it comes to construction, we’re used to hearing words like concrete, cement, reinforcing steel, mineral wool, and polystyrene blocks. But hemp? Not so much. This is the story of a Ukrainian startup that produces building materials from industrial hemp...

SHELTER+. The new generation of Kryvyi Rih

Back in the early 2000s, in the industrial city of Kryvyi Rih there were no public spaces where people could grow in leadership skills and creativity. Brothers Roman and Julii Morozov felt it first-hand. At the time, they were students...

Diduly. Family of social projects

Natalia and Petro Diduly are parents of five children, participants in the Revolution on Granite, members of the Lion Society and of the Ukrainian Catholic University community. Two of their sons, Yurko and Pavlo, are the founders of the Building...

100 Photos of Ukraine – 2019

Every year, the Ukraїner expedition covers tens of thousands kilometres around Ukraine discovering the most fascinating locations and heroes from the east to the west and from the south to the north. In 2019, the team has travelled more than...

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