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  • Borshch
  • Holubtsi
  • Kotleta Po-Kyivsky
  • Kasha
  • Khleeb (Bread)



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Who's Who?

Andriy Shevchenko is a Ukrainian footballer who plays for the Ukraine national team as a striker. He is the third highest goal-scorer in Champions League history, behind Ruud, and Raul.

Vitali Klitschko is the current WBC world heavyweight champion (he also holds the distinction of being a three time world heavyweight champion). He has the highest knockout percentage (95%) of any heavyweight boxing champion in overall fights.

Shmuel Agnon is a world-famous eminent Israeli Hebrew writer, winner of the Nobel Prize (1966).

Rinat Akhmetov is Ukraine's richest man. He is a Ukrainian business man and oligarch.


Nestor Makhno  was a Ukrainian anarcho-communist revolutionary and the commander of an independent anarchist army in Ukraine during the Russian Civil War.

Victor Yanukovych has been the Ukrainian president since February 2010.

Yulia Tymoshenko is a Ukrainian politician. She was the Prime Minister of Ukraine for a period of 5 years. Before becoming Ukraine's first female Prime Minister in 2005, Tymoshenko co-led the Orange Revolution.

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