How an immigrant from Russia became an expert of leading US think tanks without connections and specialized education: personal experience

In fact, Russian analysts and scientists work in the United States, although they are much less common here than, say, IT specialists from Russia. Most often, such people work in American universities, and much less often in think tanks, or so-called think ...

Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates: Tips for Success from Billionaires

What does it take to not only have millions of dollars in the bank, but also to arouse the admiration of the public? For a start - to master some unique traits and characteristics, for example, to master those that are characteristic of people who have already reached the top, writes CNBC. What some advise ...

'Started by washing floors': how a Ukrainian created a successful metal processing business in the USA

The working day of Vasily Stetsyuk, the owner of a machine shop in Phoenix, Arizona, begins with working with metal. He works at the machine, experiments with new equipment and develops three-dimensional models of parts, writes Voice of America. Vasily emigrated to the United States in 1990 ...

'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 United States, she made her dream come true and started producing organic food in Maryland. Oksana plans to open a restaurant on her farm for off-site dinners. She told her story to the Voice of America. Our…

“Everyone said that I won’t succeed”: how an immigrant from Belarus became a famous bodybuilder in the USA

Anton Antipov is a famous bodybuilder and fitness model, co-founder and co-owner of the Gee Gym fitness club in Miami. He came to the USA from Belarus as a teenager and soon received a contract to work in the modeling business. However, after many years of working as a model, Anton decided ...

'The most important thing is the goal': how an immigrant from Russia created a ballet academy in the USA

Vera Altunina is the founder and artistic director of the International Ballet Theater and the International Ballet Academy in Seattle, Washington. A graduate of the St. Petersburg Conservatory managed to gather one of the best ballet companies in the United States and educate promising dancers. “I think I'm alone ...

Wander Way: the success story of the first Ukrainian startup to receive a business Oscar

The Wander Way startup, created by Ukrainians Olga and Roman Vinogradnyy, won the International Business Awards bronze in the Startup of the Year category according to the Stevie Awards. The top American edition of the New York Post called this award "Oscar in the world of business." As in just a year, ...

'In the USA, this is a normal business': how a Ukrainian in California sells hemp products

Aleksey Slivkin from Kiev, whose status on Facebook has not changed for a long time Houston we have no problems, is developing an innovative business in California with partners. This is how a passable text about "enter IT" could begin, if not for the mission announced on ...

She fled to the US from the mafia and made a fortune on coaching: the history of Ukrainian Katherine Zenkina

As a child, Catherine Zenkina moved to the States with her parents. Life was difficult, but it changed after the seminar of the famous coach Tony Robbins. Zenkina told the American Forbes how she changed herself and her life. The editorial staff of MC Today together with the Translation Bureau "Profpereklad" offers a translation ...

'I Feel Ukrainian': The Story of New York Choreographer Alexei Ratmansky

He was born in Leningrad and studied at the Moscow Choreographic School. But Ratmansky was not taken to the Bolshoi Theater, and he worked in Kiev, where his relatives live. “Today I feel like a Ukrainian, but I feel good in New York,” says the choreographer who ...

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