Introductions• Name - Profession/Student. Where?• A food you like. LIKE = enjoy, have a preference for, am partial to, find/take pleasure in, appreciate, love, adore, relish I adore carrots. - I love eggplant. - I enjoy eating cake.• A food you dislike. DISLIKE = find distasteful, have an aversion to, have no liking/taste for, hate, detest, loathe, abhor, despise, be unable to bear/stand, shrink from, shudder at, find repellent I shudder at the notion of eating ketchup. - I loathe mustard. I find mayonnaise repellent.• Predict the first snowfall in Kremenchuk. Guess what day will we have first snow this fall/winter.
Swastika• The swastika is an equilateral cross with its arms bent at right angles. – equilateral - having all its sides of the same length.• The swastika is still used in Indian Religions, specifically in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism, as a sacred symbol of good luck.• Swastikas have also been used in other ancient civilizations around the world.
Swastika• Earliest archaeological evidence of swastikas dates back to the Indus Valley Civilization in India. – Indus - river in southern Asia, about 1,800 miles (2,900 km) long, that flows from Tibet to the Arabian Sea. – The Indus Valley Civilization flourished from c. 2600 to 1760 bc.
Swastika• The swastika was used as a symbol of the Nazi Party of Germany in 1920.• During the 1930s, a swastika was incorporated into the Nazi party flag, which was made the State Flag of Germany.
Swastika• Now, the Swastika is associated with Nazism and White Supremacism since the 1930s in the western world and is now stigmatized. – Stigmatize - worthy of disgrace or great disapproval• It is outlawed in Germany if used as a symbol of Nazism.• Modern political extremists and Neo-Nazi groups use swastikas or similar symbols.
GeorgiaMotto: Dzala ertobashia - "Strength is in Unity”
Capital (and largest city)Tbilisi is thecapital andlargest city inGeorgia.Kiev is thecapital andlargest city inUkraine.PresidentialPalace
Georgian GovernmentUnitary semi-presidential republicunitary: country is governed as a single unitsemi-presidential: president and prime minister“share” powerrepublic: people retain power over the government -people elect representativesUkraine is a unitary semi-presidential republic.Most Eureopean governments are unitary semi-presidential republics.
Modern Statehood- Independence from Russian Empire - May 26, 1918- Independence from the Soviet Union Finalized - December 25, 1991
Area - 69,700 km2 (120th) - 26,911 sq mi• Ukraine is 46th largest country. (View of Tbilisi).
Population -~ 4,636,400 (121st).Ukraine has~ 45,706,126 and isthe 29th most populasnation.Tbilisi after dark.
An aside….Population• China (1st) - 1,339,724,852• India (2nd) - 1,210,193,422• USA (3rd) - 312,162,00• Ukraine (29th) - 45,706,126• Georgia (121th) - 4,636,400
Ethnic Groups83.8% Georgian,6.5% Azeri,5.7% Armenian,1.5% Russian,2.5% othersUkraine77.8% Ukrainian,17.3% Russian,4.9% Other