Ukraine Modern History

Ukraine is a country located in Eastern Europe. With the capital city of Kiev, Ukraine has a population of 43,733,773 based on a recent census from COUNTRYAAH. Just over 25 years after the independence of the Soviet Union, Ukraine seems to have a steadily looking west, with a distant hope of membership in both the EU and NATO. But the road to it has been paved with political and economic…

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Ukrainian Carpathians

Ukrainian Carpathians

The Ukrainian Carpathians are located on the territory of four regions of Ukraine: Lviv, Transcarpathian, Ivano-Frankivsk and Chernivtsi. The region is also conventionally divided into two parts – the Carpathians and Transcarpathians. The local mountain peaks are covered with snow for about 5 months of the year, and in almost every region of the Carpathians there are places for skiing. The largest ski resorts in Ukraine: Dragobrat, Slavske, Bukovel.┬áCheck clothesbliss…

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Chernivtsi, Ukraine

Chernivtsi, Ukraine

The city of Chernivtsi is located in the south-west of Ukraine, 40 km from the border with Romania, on the right bank of the Prut River. This is the administrative center of the Chernivtsi region and the historical center of Bukovina – it is considered the cultural center of Western Ukraine along with Lviv. Throughout its history, the city was part of different states: the Moldavian principality, the Ottoman Empire,…

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Ukraine Healthcare and Money

Ukraine Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required Eat Drink malaria no – Typhoid & Polio Yes – cholera 1 yellow fever no Overview Medical care does not meet Western European standards, so insurance with an air rescue company is recommended. For minor illnesses you should contact the hotel management. In the event of serious illness, it is advisable to leave the country. Anyone who is dependent on medication should stock…

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EU Neighborhood Policy Part II

EU Neighborhood Policy 2

6: Ukraine and Russia To date, the neighborhood policy has not contributed to peace and stability in the eastern neighborhood of the EU. In recent times, developments have been particularly negative in Ukraine. This is mainly due to an aggressive and reprehensible Russian policy towards the country. However, some believe that the EU is not entirely without responsibility. These will mean, among other things, that the EU has paid too…

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