Author's notes Oksana Bedratenko


Energy saving in an American way: how in the USA achieve energy efficiency

How to turn an ordinary room into an energy-efficient house? It seems that everyone in Ukraine is dealing with this issue with the approach of cold weather. The constant rise in the cost of utilities and the gas confrontation with Russia prompted ordinary Ukrainians to actively join the energy efficiency movement - both in offices and ...


From private to doctor of science - how the United States creates the best army in the world

Oksana Bedratenko, a journalist for the Ukrainian Voice of America Service, in her blog told why the United States is proud of its army. I remember twenty years ago, during my first visit to the States as an exchange student, I was amazed that Americans find the time and opportunity for ...


How does the elderly care system work in the USA?

My acquaintance with medicine in the United States began as a translator. It was this part-time job that I chose in the first months after moving to the States, translating to medical appointments, communicating with the medical staff and even in the operating rooms. The first thing that shocked me was ...

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