Society

UKRAINIAN FOLK YARN DOLL TRAVELS THE WORLD APPEALING FOR PEACE IN UKRAINE
29/04/2014
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Russian citizen has initiated Yarn Doll Against War flash-mob. The flash-mob objective is to condemn Vladimir Putin's aggression towards Ukraine. During his travelling the Russian takes photos of the yarn doll against famous monuments explaining to the local mass media what is really going on in Ukraine
Lutsk activists flashmob to honor victims of the Chernobyl disaster
24/04/2014
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April 26, there is flashmob 'Living Gallery' in Lutsk organized by Iskra public initiative representatives to honor the victims of the Chernobyl disaster. During the action the activists and volunteers will hold in their hands disaster-featured pictures painted by famous local artists and talented young people. Then the participants will go to the memorial sign 'victims of the Chernobyl disaster' located in the memorial complex 'Eternal Glory' for the wreath-laying. Traditionally, at the end of April Ukraine and the world remember the
Lviv children are waiting for the family
18/04/2014
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Lviv presented 'I'm waiting for you...' web-site to help orphans and children deprived of parental care to find a family. The web-resource contains both general information and the data on children (girls and boys) who need a family. The youngest kid is a year and two months, the oldest child is 17 years. On the Department for Children of Lviv city council 57 children in Lviv still need family care
Bukovel resort uses bacteria-based cleaners
15/04/2014
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Bukovel tourist complex started using modern water cleaner facilities to purify water both of the resort and neighbouring village, Palianytsia. The device meets international standards and can process up to 4,000 cubic meters of water per day. The cost of construction, produced in Austria, is more than 52 million hryvnias. 'I can say that we use unique cleaners. Effluent level is twice higher than the similar process in the public utilities. Chemical cleaning requires various elements such as fluorine, for instance
RIVNE IS ADVANCING IN INCLUSION EDUCATION
13/04/2014
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Inclusion Resource Center has been opened in Rivne. The centre will operate under Rivne Center of Early Pedagogical Rehabilitation and Social Adaptation for Kids with Special Needs. The center is opened for parents, teachers, mentors, social organizations and others interested in inclusion education promotion. This center was created under the Inclusion Education: Step By Step project. The objective of the project is to improve educational resources for kids with special needs
Ukrainians are smoking less
08/04/2014
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According to the Institute of Strategic Studies of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine the number of smokers in Ukraine has decreased by 20% for the past 5 years. Experts explain such dynamics by tobacco excise taxes  increase, anti-smoking laws and decision to increase the number of non-smoking places. The stats also shows that the number of cardiovascular diseases has reduced by 12% (urban districts) and 3% (rural districts)