'We need to make a little effort': how a teacher from Ukraine became a student at Yale

In the second half of 2019, the comfortable life of Alexander Komarov, assistant professor at the Yaroslav the Wise National Law Academy, changed dramatically. This is stated in the video “Voices of America”. In September 2019, instead of the rostrum of the teacher at the Kharkov Academy, he appeared on the bench of a student at Yale ...

Cossack menu and pineapple dumplings: what is served by the first Ukrainian restaurant in Philadelphia

Cabbage rolls, pancakes, jellied meat, lard - these are just a few dishes from the Cossack menu of the Ukrainian banquet hall and Philadelphia. For 3 years, Chef Taras Zhimelko has been feeding city residents with both traditional Ukrainian and original gourmet dishes with a Ukrainian flavor. This is stated ...

A fighter for equality and a descendant of the Kozaks: the story of the first Ukrainian political refugee in the United States

155 years ago, the first Ukrainian political refugee, human rights activist Agapiy Goncharenko arrived in the United States. This is stated in the video “Voices of America”. From his printing house in San Francisco, he sent literature forbidden there to the Russian Empire. It is believed that it was he ...

'Disneyland' on the roof: how an immigrant from Ukraine created a bright landmark in the USA

The original installation of Dmitry Shilyak on the roof of his garage is one of the most significant creations of folk art in Michigan. Shilyak died in 2015, but his Disneyland is still a must for tourists in Detroit. He writes about this ...

Personal experience: how, without leaving Ukraine, to build a successful business in the USA

A Ukrainian has built a successful business in the United States and still lives in his own country. In a personal blog for the Voice of America Ukrainian service, he told the story of his success and how he managed to overcome all difficulties. Further - from the first person. ...

Cancer patient Ukrainian in the United States collects money to return home

Activists of Razom for Ukraine, a Ukrainian volunteer organization in the United States, are calling for helping 31-year-old Ukrainians Alexander Gorbachev, who is struggling with lung cancer of the fourth degree, to collect $ 100 000 for a flight from New York to Kiev with a special medical plane. The announcement of this posted on the official ...

Ukrainians suspected of laundering $ 2,8 million stolen by hackers in the US

South Korea has issued a US citizen of Ukraine Alexander Musienko, who is accused of legalizing $ 2,8 million stolen by hackers from bank accounts of American individuals and companies, UAPOSTS.US reported, citing the prosecutor’s office of the Western District of North Carolina. "The South Korean authorities extradited to the United States ...

Love story: how an orphan from Ukraine found fate in the USA

34-year-old Transcarpathian Maxim Olag, who never knew his parents, has been living and working in the USA for more than 5 years: he has been promoting Ukrainian dances in America. The story of his emigration told the publication Tyachiv News. Maxim was born in 1981 in Mukachevo, mother ...

Ukrainian Mikhail Koroteev on how to conquer the US advertising market, working with Google and why Megan Fox and Andy MacDowell save forests

Having moved less than four years ago, creative director and director Mikhail Koroteev managed to work with world giants like Campbell's and Starbucks, Verizon and Mars, become a jury member of the international Webby competition and even get his own office in the prestigious Dumbo. In an interview ...

Ukrainian startup to create 3D-house received more than 8 000 orders in the US

Maxim Gerbut is the founder of PassivDom startup. His company is engaged in an unusual business - prints at home on a 3D printer. At the same time, they are almost completely autonomous and independent of external sources of heat, electricity and water. A native of Mariupol, Maxim Gerbut, most of the time now lives in the US, ...

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