Kief in North Dakota: How the Settlement Founded by Ukrainians in the USA Over 100 Years Ago

The city of Kieff in North Dakota was founded by Ukrainian settlers over a century ago. These were Protestants, they came here at the end of the 19th century fleeing persecution in the Russian Empire, writes Voice of America. Half a century ago, the grandmother of Devine Henrikson lived here. The man recalls ...

'Singing my Moscow': 12-year-old American with a Russian soul talentedly read poems about the capital of Russia

On October 3, at the Zurab Tsereteli Art Gallery in Moscow, the winners of the nationwide campaign “Singing My Moscow” were awarded. For a month, the jury watched videos of hundreds of participants who confessed their love for the Russian capital in poetry, prose and songs. An unexpected and wonderful gift ...

'Students study my business model': how an immigrant from Russia created a successful farm in the USA

Oksana Bocharova is a professional agronomist and American farmer. In the USA, she realized her dream and began to produce organic products in the state of Maryland. Oksana plans to open a restaurant on her farm for outbound dinners. She told her story to the Voice of America. Our…

How a Ukrainian found a skeleton that for years had not haunted the Nazis and the Communists

For 90 years, archaeologists have been trying to establish whose skeleton was found in Prague Castle. These human remains dating back to the 10th century were discovered by the Ukrainian archaeologist Ivan Borkovsky in 1928. These remains did not give rest to both the Nazis and the Communists - and those ...

'Like a resort, but you have to work hard': an immigrant from Belarus spoke about working for Google

Google Cloud headquarters is called the “coolest of Google’s offices." There is an outdoor pool, a rooftop court, hammocks, a gazebo, an apiary, a vegetable garden, a restaurant, a secret bar and much more, which can only be envied. Moreover, employees use everything for free. Journalists 42.tut.by talked with one ...

Prison and deportation: Georgians paid dearly for fictitious marriage in the USA

Marilyn Godshall from Wilmington, North Carolina, pleaded guilty to immigration fraud, her daughter and a Georgian citizen were involved in the case. This is stated in a statement on the website of the US Citizenship and Immigration Services. The US Internal Security Service initiated an investigation into ...

'Everything turned out like a movie': Ukrainians in Silicon Valley created a startup for $ 500 million

Founded by Ukrainians in Silicon Valley, People.ai has been helping its customers grow their business and increase revenue for more than three years. The company is already valued at 500 million dollars. What is the secret of success the founders of the company told reporters of Voice of America. Developed by the company piece intelligence ...

Life after death: how a Russian-speaking immigrant found and lost a loved one in a foreign country

Anna Medvedeva, a teacher of Russian, met her love in the United States. She met the successful microbiologist Alexei. Six months later, they got married, and their son Daniel was born. Alexei developed vaccines against HIV and malaria, but he himself was powerless against an incurable disease. ...

How a Ukrainian family in Ohio feeds Americans homemade sausages

America is a country in which literally all the peoples of the world have found a place. Together with their culture and traditions, they brought here their own cuisine. Immigrants go for the taste of childhood to the shops of their compatriots. In Ohio, where the first Ukrainians settled yet ...

Multi-year scheme: Armenian pleads guilty to US visa fraud

An Armenian from Glendale (California) pleaded guilty to fraud with US visas for Armenian citizens in order to make a profit. This is stated in a statement on the website of the US Citizenship and Immigration Services. 32-year-old Hrachya Atoyan pleaded guilty before a US judge ...

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