Society

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)
Donetsk city might get an original green object
08/04/2014
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In May 2014 Donetsk may get a unique green labyrinth made of Kohi grass. It is said that the object to be created in local Sheffield park. A Kohi grass object will be the first experience for local public utilities, thereforem they will closely watch the grass growing and care about it during the summer
ANOTHER UKRAINIAN EXPEDITION LEFT FOR EXPLORE ANTARCTIC
29/03/2014
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On March 27, 2014 Ukrainian expedition left for Academician Vernadskiy station located in Antarctic. This group will explore cold continent at least until March 2015. The group consists of 12 people, among them scientists, researchers, a cook and a doctor. The expedition is a part of the state special purpose technical program for Antarctic exploration in 2011-2020. The next group of researchers starts trainings this May
Ukraine is on the way to protect from antinational propaganda
22/03/2014
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March, 31 Ukraine plans to launch its own social network WEUA.info. The developers say that the future Internet community would look like famous Facebook network and function as a popular Russian social network, Vkontakte. 'In the middle of March we announced a nationwide boycott of Russian social network VKontakte and Odnoklassniki
INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SOLIDARITY MARCH TO BE HELD IN UKRAINE
06/03/2014
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Since March 30 until April 15 International Peace and Solidarity March to be held in 15 Ukrainian cities. It was initiated by Buddhist master Terasawa. The start of the March is scheduled for 12.00PM March 30, 2014 from Independence Square, Kyiv, Ukraine
8 березня на землю спустяться янголи миру
06/03/2014
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Українки з різних міст і держав вирішили підтримати Україну в найскладнішу для країни годину анти-воєнним флешмобом, який одночасно відбудеться у найбільших містах України, Європи та Америки. Відтепер цей день має стати днем, який об’єднає українських жінок у прагненні миру, любові та захисту кожної дитини на землі, й, тим самим, перестане бути пострадянським святом. - 8 березня 2014 року ми вийдемо на головну площу кожний у своєму місті о 12.00 за місцевим часом. З нами будуть фото наших неповнолітніх дітей