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Ukrainian Barbie | The Shocking Trend

The Ukrainian Barbie made a huge splash on the Internet when we first met her. A woman-turned-doll, Valeria Lukyanova rose to fame for her uncanny resemblance to the Mattel doll. But now we have a bunch of figurine-wannabes. Which brings the question: WTF is this Ukrainian Barbie thing?  Let’s discuss. Who Was The OG Barbie […]

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The Guide to Ukrainian Women Names

Do you know the meaning behind the beautiful Ukrainian women names? Read on to learn all about it! Names In Ukrainian Culture Some of the most popular Ukrainian women names include Anastasia, Maria, Natalia, Sofia, Yulia, Ulyana, Valentyna, Oleksandra, and Yana. Why these? What is the importance of a kid’s name in Ukrainian culture? Slavic […]

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10 Things to Do to Make It In Ukraine

Reader “Keith”, experienced vet of dating in foreign countries, recently chimed in with a solid “Top 10” list of things to do in Ukraine. My experiences here reflect the following: 1) Learn rudimentary Russian and / or Ukrainian. Most locals will be impressed and happy to get to know / help you as a result. […]

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