By combining Soviet and American missile technologies, the Ukrainian became a competitor to Musk

Max Polyakov is a Ukrainian who works most of the time in Texas and Silicon Valley. This is the man who has invested $ 150 million of his own money in rocketry, more than anyone other than Elon Musk from SpaceX and Jeff Bezos from Blue Origin, writes Bloomberg. Company…

'It's awful': how residents escaped toxic air in wildfire California

San Francisco, Los Angeles, Portland. California and Oregon, two west coast states, recorded the worst air quality in the world this week. Thick fog, persistent smell of smoke and rain from ash: the sky in San Francisco and the surrounding area for a while ...

How much do IT specialists earn in California: immigrants talked about a career in the USA

Does it make sense for a tester to move to the USA and build a career there? Is there a demand for QA? Does anyone else need manual testers? What salary can you expect? DOU collected stories from three Ukrainian testers in the US to find answers. Natalia ...

Elections 2020: how Ukrainians in the USA support Trump and Biden

Like other Americans, immigrants from Ukraine to the United States differ in their political preferences. There are republicans among them, there are also democrats, writes “Voice of America”. Orest Deychakovsky is a former employee of the American Congress, today he is one of the leaders of the organization "Americans of Ukrainian ...

During the protests in Portland, a Ukrainian woman was arrested: who she is and what she is accused of

The Multnomah County District Attorney announced Wednesday, September 9, that 31-year-old Ukrainian Kristina Solodenko was accused of, among other things, rioting after allegedly throwing a shield at an officer during an illegal gathering outside the Hatfield Courthouse and County Justice Center ...

Left Google nowhere: how a Ukrainian woman created a successful startup and moved to the USA

Ukrainian woman Sofia Shvets worked at Google in Kiev and Dublin for three years, after which she quit her job and went nowhere. A few months later, she co-founded the Let's Enhance startup. In the first month after launch, it became Product of the Day at Product Hunt, ...

Soundtrack at the Grammy: how a Ukrainian from the USA created the music for Chernobyl

The requiem song "Eternal Memory" became the soul of the mega-popular series "Chernobyl". How a Ukrainian producer from Washington joined her recording and who performed the composition, says Voice of America. Ukrainian music school, traditions and performers are not inferior to Western ones, the hero of this story is convinced. What is missing,…

Ukrainians were selling fake cancer and hepatitis medicines in the US

Two Ukrainian citizens, 36-year-old Maksim Nenadov and 33-year-old Vladimir Nikolaenko, have pleaded guilty to conspiracy to smuggle and sell counterfeit cancer and hepatitis drugs in the United States. This was reported on the website of the US Immigration and Customs Service, writes ...

'We believe that people will return': how Ukrainians, who opened a beauty salon in the USA, save business during a pandemic

The Gbar beauty salon in Los Angeles was supposed to be the pride of two Kiev women. However, the pandemic has made its own adjustments. As soon as the salon opened its doors, it had to stop working due to quarantine, writes “Voice of America”. Opening a hairdresser-beauty salon in the prestigious Beverly Hills area looked like ...

A native of Ukraine and the main witness in the Trump case, left the US Army due to bullying

Coming from Ukraine, Lt. Col. Alexander Windman was one of the main witnesses at the hearing about the impeachment of US President Donald Trump last fall. Now he has quit the US military, the Air Force said. According to attorney David Pressman, Windman to such a step ...

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