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Наживо. Аеропорт Бориспіль.

Переможці Чемпіонату світу з футболу, українська збірна U-20 – повернулися додому.

Нагадаємо, у складі національної збірної України з футболу U-20 зіграли троє спортсменів з Харківщини: нападник Денис Устименко, захисник Валерій Бондар та воротар Андрій Лунін. Останній отримав «Золоту рукавичку», як кращий голкіпер цьогорічного Чемпіонату світу.
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Sunday, June 16th, is a Holy Trinity Day - a very important religious holiday in Ukraine also known as Pyatydesyatnytsya, or Pentecost.
In Ukraine, on “Green Sunday,” or "Zeleni Svyata" some people decorate their homes with Calamus (type of herb) and green branches. There are many customs and traditions observed during Zeleni Svyata - most of them dating back to pre-Christian times. One of them was a tradition 'to bring around a poplar' (a sacred tree) - 'vodyty topolyu'. Usually a group of girls would choose one girl as a 'poplar'; they would adorn her with beads, ribbons and flowers, then take her around the village with greetings and songs. The villagers would meet the procession and receive good wishes of bountiful harvest, health, and prosperity from 'topolya.'
Світ навколо зеленіє,
І душа тому радіє,
Бо прийшли Зелені свята,
І в віночках вже дівчата,
Весело пісень співають,
На сопілках хлопці грають,
Від всієї України ,
З святами вітають!

Ростіть дітей на славу людям
І будьте щирі на добро
Вам все віддасться, все в вас буде
Кохання, спокій і тепло.
З Зеленими святами!

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U20 National Football Team Of Ukraine have done it! 🇺🇦🏆👏
CONGRATULATIONS to new U20 WORLD CUP CHAMPIONS! We are SO PROUD of you!💛💙
Ukraine are FIFA U-20 World Cup champions for the first time defeating Korea Republic 3-1 in the #Poland 2019 final. More info and video highlights here: www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/spirited-comeback-earns-ukraine-first-u-20-title?fbclid=IwAR1606V6h...
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#UkrainianCuisine
Buryachky or Tsvikli, beets - Ukrainians love them 🤩 and cook them in so many ways! 😊 This colorful, sweet root vegetable plays a central role in Ukrainian cuisine - the most famous dish with beets is #Ukrainian #borsch, of course! Drinks, condiments, soups, salads, main dishes and even deserts are made from buryachky. Boil them, bake them, fry, juice, broil, chop, pickle, shred, steam and blend to achieve a variety of textures and flavors!
Did you know that buryachky are super beneficial for health? Not only are they colorful and full of flavor, they are rich in antioxidants, folic acid, potassium, and fiber!
- Read about the history of the beets
➡️ www.justbeetit.com/history-of-the-beet
- Enjoy some recipes
➡️ globaltableadventure.com/recipe/recipe-ukrainian-beet-salad-salat-vinagret/
➡️ whatscookinginyourworld.blogspot.com/2012/03/day-185-ukraine-borsch-vegetarian-up.html
➡️ www.thespruceeats.com/ukrainian-beet-leaf-rolls-recipe-1137479
➡️ www.justbeetit.com/beet-blog-index/how-to-eat-beets
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2 days ago

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‪5 years ago Russian mercenaries shot down a Ukrainian Air Force transport aircraft - the #IL76. ‬The despicable act of terror took the lives of 49 Ukrainian servicemen.

Ukraine will never forget - 49 combat boot pairs in front of Kyiv’s St.Michaels commemorating this tragic loss.‬

‪ #StopRussianAggression‬‪5 years ago Russian mercenaries shot down a Ukrainian Air Force transport aircraft - the #IL76. ‬

‪The despicable act of terror took the lives of 49 Ukrainian servicemen.

Ukraine will never forget.

‪📷: 49 combat boot pairs in front of Kyiv’s St.Michaels commemorating this tragic loss.‬

‪ #StopRussianAggression‬
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"...The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), the legislative arm of the continent’s largest human rights organization, is steps away from lifting Russian sanctions, which were slapped on the Russian delegation after the country occupied Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula and stirred up a war in Donbas... (assembly.coe.int/nw/xml/News/News-View-en.asp?newsid=7257&lang=2)
#EuromaidanPress talked to Svetlana Gannushkina, a prominent Russian human rights defender and Board member at Memorial Human Rights Center, which among other activities, helps political prisoners in Russia, including the Ukrainian political prisoners of the Kremlin...
EP: What would you tell the #PACE Assembly Members who want to vote in favor of lifting sanctions against Russia because they’re worried about the fate of human rights in Russia?
G: I would say that you can’t do this. You cannot bow down to the offender. Our common task is not to lift the sanctions, but to stop the violations..."

Source: euromaidanpress.com/2019/06/13/you-cant-bow-down-to-the-offender-memorial-board-member-gannushkin...
Graphic: Hanna Naronina / Euromaidan Press.

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#KyivnotKiev
Great news! The United States Board on Geographic Names, or BGN, has changed its English spelling of Ukraine’s capital from Kiev to Kyiv, the Embassy of Ukraine in the USA / Посольство України в США announced in a statement on June 13. The U.S. BGN is a federal body under the U.S. Secretary of the Interior that is tasked with deciding on the uniform standard of place names to be used by the U.S. Federal Government and its agencies. [Note: The U.S. Department of State had already been spelling it "Kyiv"]. Via U.S.- Ukraine Foundation

Read more bunews.com.ua/society/item/us-switches-from-kiev-to-kyiv-as-ukrainian-spelling-gains-ground-inter...
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#UkrainianArt
Paintings on glass: wonderful whimsical works, full of color and creative energy, by mother and daughter - Eleonora Bilinska and Evpraksia Denutse from #Lviv, #Ukraine.
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#UkrainianCulture in the world
#Ukrainians (in Germany) have won the prize for the best costumes at the Carnival of Cultures in 2019 in Berlin.
This is the 2nd time Ukrainians participated in the Carnival. More than 50 representatives of the community including the Munich dance group, introduced the national costumes, dances and music to the Berliners and guests of the German capital.
Source in Ukrainian www.ukrinform.ua/rubric-diaspora/2718852-ukrainski-kostumi-viznali-najkrasimi-na-karnavali-kultur...
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🇺🇦 On June 11th, after winning the last game with Italy, Ukraine advances to FIFA U-20 World Cup ⚽️ #Ukrainian 🇺🇦 soccer team rocks! Three victories in a row in semi-finals! Bravo National Football Team Of Ukraine! 💙💛

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#UkrainianKanapky
They are so delicious…almost addictive… and you will not just have one…we assure you of that. They will become everyone’s favorite at your party!
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