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Tatyana Vorozhko

Journalist of the Ukrainian Voice of America Service

Laptops, lunches and online lessons: how to organize home-based learning in the USA

On Thursday evening, we learned that our school was closing last Friday, March 13, and tentatively until April 10. According to the plan, it was supposed to close on Monday and only for one day - so that teachers could come and ...

Opinion: why the world hysteria about coronavirus is much more dangerous than the infection itself

In the early 50s of the twentieth century - in the years in which my early childhood fell, the village of Kudinovo near Moscow, where we lived, sometimes panicked. It became known for certain that the war with America was about to begin. And the old women lined up in long lines ...

How much money is needed for a month living in the USA: the experience of a Russian-speaking immigrant

Regardless of whether you are planning to move to the USA or are simply collecting information about America, a natural question arises: how much will I spend per month in the USA? I have collected the most relevant information - I will tell you what to save on and how much specifically ...

Tatyana Vorozhko

Journalist of the Ukrainian Voice of America Service

Will the American healthcare system withstand the test of coronavirus: 5 features of medicine in the US

The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic is also testing healthcare systems around the world. The peculiarities of the US medical system can both help combat the spread of the disease, and significantly complicate the containment of the virus and the treatment of patients. Ambulance travel is expensive April XNUMXst ...

Returned to Russia from the USA: what strikes our people in their homeland

My third day in Rostov after California. I run into the store in the evening. Card, as luck would have it, left at home. The amount of the purchase is 320 rubles ($ 4,2). I am holding out a 5th bill. A small cashier woman in a burgundy uniform looks intently at me, then at the bill, again at ...

Noisy Toilets, Ice Drinks, and Inverted Dates: 15 Unexpected Facts About the US and Americans

When you live in the USA, these things seem quite ordinary to you, but they literally shock foreigners. Why do Americans bend their fingers, why don't they pay taxes, why do they build such toilets and who actually invented fries? Today I…

He, she, they: how not to get into trouble with appeals to the USA

Living in the USA, the Voice of America journalist Oksana Bedratenko was faced with the fact that here the direct designation of the sex of an unfamiliar person can be perceived negatively. Among young people and trend-setters, it becomes bad form to assume what gender your interlocutor / interlocutor has before he / she is direct ...

How ours earn on compatriots-illegal immigrants in America

Announcement in the Russian-speaking group of California: “Nanny. From $ 2300 per month ”. It is on such conditions that the governess is often sought. What's the catch here? As a rule, such a vacancy is offered either by an agency or by a person who “sells” a nanny directly to the family for $ 5000-6000. Eventually,…

Ksenia Kirillova

journalist ForumDaily

Why do Americans arrange their funerals in life

The American tradition of celebrating important life events with a special scope and taste is known to us all from Hollywood films. Moreover, the wealthier the Americans, the more their personal family event turns into a public holiday. By marriage, for example, in the USA ...

How homeless people live in the USA: a difficult story of one man

A small coffee house, from whose windows the Pacific Ocean gleams in the rays of the awakening sun. Tom, a 55-year-old thin American, carefully attaches to his wife a piece of apple pie. Suddenly a bearded man comes in. Greasy blonde hair and ask for a haircut. A tattered windbreaker, pretty worn jeans ...

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