About Ukraine

Sport in Ukraine has been worshiped since ancient times. At the times of Kyiv Rus the the world was covered with the fame of invincible warriors, who consider a duty to protect people and the fatherland. Centuries later, Cossacks – brave defenders of independent state – got the same glory.


Development of a banking system of Ukraine occurs smoothly, but surely already for many years. New banks open and assets of already existing ones extand replenishing with the foreign capital.


What is the saying? It is attempt of the person to describe the events in a laconic form. Besides the general vision by the person of reality, a saying display essence of culture of society, its life, preferences and beliefs.


Ukrainians – emotional and impressionable people. The soul of each citizen of the country is full of poetry and creativity.


Ukraine is the country of folklore and legends. The central place in the Ukrainian legends is occupied by a willow and a guelder-rose symbolizing power and poetry of the state, its national spirit and traditions.


The history of the Ukrainian medicine began in the XI century AD. Already then at monasteries, temples and church arrivals the shelters rendering all necessary help to those who needed it were created. Three eyelids later in Ukraine there were also first hospitals.


Monetary unit of Ukraine is the hryvnia. One hryvnia is an equivalent of hundred metal kopeks. Face values of the Ukrainian metallic currency: 1, 2, 5, 10, 25, 50 kopeks and 1 hryvnia. Paper hryvnias happen face value 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 hryvnias.


Like many other sports, hockey in Ukraine is developed on a high level. Maintaining its traditions since the Soviet Union times, whose teams were and are still considered among strongest ones in the world, Ukrainian hockey continues to develop and discover new talents.


Ukraine is a country which has given the world many prominent figures world who proved themselves in different branches of science and technology, culture and art. However, the thorny history Ukraine, i.e. its many years under the rule of other countries and empires, meant that their names were often suppressed or associated with other nations where they achieved glory.


Many Ukrainians have gained victories in various areas, including sports, culture, science and industry. European sports, such as football and wrestling, spread to Ukraine at the end of the 19-th century. All of Europe knew of Ivan Piddubny, the Ukrainian Greco-Roman wrestler. Ukrainian sportsmen won many victories serving on the national teams of the USSR in various sports competitions.