City guide: Dnipropetrovsk

A native’s guide to Dnipropetrovsk By Yulia Pentko Introduction I would be happy to tell you more about my hometown Dnipropetrovsk. Although it has very long and difficult to pronounce name Dni-pro-pet-ro-vsk a long time ago it used to have a shorter one: Ekaterinoslav.  It was named and founded in honor of Ekaterina the Great…

Feeling like a Ukrainian

You know you’ve been in Ukraine too long when…

Have you been in Ukraine too long? Have you assimilated, forgotten your native personality and started to behave like a Ukrainian? Here’s a check-list to help you find out. You know you’ve been in Ukraine too long when… You put ukrop (dill) on everything. I mean EVERYTHING. Your not scared of the street dogs. You know how to…