Ukrainian doctor in New York got COVID-19, but continues to work and urges others not to panic

A Ukrainian doctor who contracted coronavirus from patients in New York spoke about his symptoms. He urged not to go to hospitals for those with minor symptoms and no lung problems. The Voice of America edition shares the details. Ukrainian Vitaliy Shama works as a physician in New York. ...

What is happening in New York: quarantine life in the city through the eyes of four Russian-speaking immigrants

Four Ukrainians living at the epicenter of the coronavirus infection epidemic told what was happening in New York today. About this writes the publication "New Time". Over the past week, the epicenter of the coronavirus epidemic has shifted from Spain and Italy to the business heart of America - New York. And for his own sake ...

How Ukrainian churches in the United States conduct holiday services in quarantine

The churches in the United States celebrate Palm Sunday in various ways during the pandemic. Most of them conduct services online, writes Voice of America. The Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in Washington, DC, which adheres to the Gregorian calendar, held services and consecration of branches on Palm Sunday on April 4 ...

'Our mentality helps to survive': how Ukrainians who are left without work in the USA cope

Ukrainians who have found themselves out of work in the United States due to the coronavirus told their stories to the Voice of America and shared how they survive in such conditions. Pavel Gavrilov works in a dental laboratory in Maryland. On March 30, he stopped going to work. Due to the pandemic ...

'Started with floor cleaning': 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 ...

Life in Impeachland: what it feels like to be a Ukrainian journalist in Washington

Ukrainian journalist Ostap Yarysh on his blog on the Voice of America website spoke about his work in Washington. The following is the text of the author. I moved to live and work in the United States in early April 2019. The day after moving to Ukraine ...

'USA is the best country in the world for the convenience of life': how an immigrant from Donetsk became an artist of Cirque du Soleil

I got into gymnastics at 5 years old. Why hit? Before 4 years old, I had already broken my arm twice and my parents realized that the boy was active and that this energy must be put somewhere. I was sent to the nearest sports school, it turned out to be a sports school ...

How a Ukrainian 20 worked as a house painter in the USA for years, bought a farm in Ecuador and now grows coffee

Igor Overtchenko left Ukraine two months before independence. In the USA, he founded his own business, and then left everything and moved to Ecuador to grow coffee. In an interview with MC Today, an 55-year-old Lviv citizen spoke about life in a Latin country, magic ...

The American proved in court that borscht is a Ukrainian dish: why did he need it

A New Yorker proved in court that borscht is a Ukrainian, not a Russian dish. The store owners were forced to remove false information from the window. 37-year-old Killian Dero Hoffman from New York saw in a supermarket in the United States, which was owned by a Russian, the inscription: “Borsch - ...

The Savitsky Cats: how Ukrainians conquered America show with trained cats

Circus cats raised by Ukrainian women Svetlana and Marina Savitsky conquered America - from the jury of America's Got Talent show to guests of the New York circus - with amazing performances. The animals perform challenging tricks and even jump through hoops thanks to training (and treats). Marina and Svetlana ...

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