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Ukraine

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Part # 1: Cities and other places in Ukraine.
Part # 2: People who live in Ukraine.
Part # 3: Agriculture and food innovation in Ukraine.
Part # 4: IT innovation in Ukraine.
Part # 5: Transportation innovation in Ukraine.





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Ukraine

  1. 1. Ukraine
  2. 2. Part # 1 Cities and other places in Ukraine
  3. 3. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/up.html
  4. 4. http://www.geonames.org/UA/largest-cities-in-ukraine.html The 5 largest cities in Ukraine City People Kyiv 2.8 million people. Kharkiv 1.4 million people. Dnipropetrovs’k 1 million people. Donets’k 1 million people. Odesa 1 million people.
  5. 5. The area of Ukraine is over 600,000 km2 – well more than 10 times the size of, for example, Switzerland or Denmark. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/up.html
  6. 6. The ancient city of Tauric Chersonese and its Chora was founded by Dorian Greeks in the 5th century BC on the northern shores of the Black Sea. The plots supported vineyards whose production was exported by the city which thrived until the 15th century. http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1411
  7. 7. https://youtu.be/nniAWhPwW0Q Illichivsk, Odessa Oblast, Ukraine
  8. 8. Part # 2 People who live in Ukraine
  9. 9. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/up.html More than 44 million people live in Ukraine.
  10. 10. Until 2050, the number of deaths in Ukraine could be nearly twice the number of births. Accordingly, the population will decline, and the proportion of Ukraine's population aged 65 and over will rise to 22% in 2050, up from 15% in 2015. That jump will be greater if life expectancy increases. In 2012, life expectancy for men was 66 years and for women 76 years. http://www.prb.org/Publications/Articles/2014/ukraine-population.aspx
  11. 11. http://geert-hofstede.com/ukraine.html The culture of Ukraine
  12. 12. The power distance in Ukraine is large. There are strong inequalities among people in Ukraine, and power holders are very distant in society. Being the largest country entirely within Europe and being for almost a century part of the Soviet Union, Ukraine developed as a very centralized country. http://geert-hofstede.com/ukraine.html
  13. 13. The parliament of Ukraine has 450 members who serve 5 year terms. Half of the parliament members are directly elected in single-seat constituencies by simple majority vote. The other half are directly elected in a single nationwide constituency by proportional representation vote. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/up.html
  14. 14. http://reports.weforum.org/global-gender-gap-report-2014/economies/#economy=UKR To close the gender gap in Ukraine, more can be done
  15. 15. Sandanimation. ByKseniyaSimonova. https://youtu.be/518XP8prwZo
  16. 16. Part # 3 Agriculture and food innovation in Ukraine
  17. 17. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/up.html Ukraine has fertile soil – laying a good foundation for healthy agriculture.
  18. 18. In no other country in Europe is so much honey produced as in Ukraine. There are almost 3 million bee colonies in Ukraine. http://www.uapost.us/en/blog/fantastic-facts-about-ukraine-what-ukrainians-created-the-first-in-the-world-photo/
  19. 19. Modernmethodsare transformingUkraine’sagriculture http://media.swissre.com/documents/Ukranian_agricultural_Publication.pdf
  20. 20. https://www.vayable.com/experiences/3004-gastronomy-tour-in-odessa
  21. 21. Part # 4 IT innovation in Ukraine
  22. 22. Ukraine ranks 4th in the world in number of certified IT professionals after the U.S.A, India, and Russia. http://blogs.berkeley.edu/2014/06/03/economic-prospects-of-ukraine/
  23. 23. The 7 largest IT employers in Ukraine https://www.epam.com/ http://www.softserveinc.com/ http://www.luxoft.com/ukraine/ https://www.globallogic.com/locations/#ukraine http://www.ciklum.com/ http://www.nixsolutions.com/ http://www.infopulse.com/ https://www.epam.com/about/news-and-events/in-the-news/2015/top-25-it-companies-in-ukraine-july-2015
  24. 24. http://www.internetworldstats.com/europa2.htm#ua Less than 50% of the population in Ukraine use the Internet.
  25. 25. https://freedomhouse.org/report/freedom-net/2014/ukraine In Ukraine, there is a potential to increase freedom on the net.
  26. 26. Part # 5 Transportation innovation in Ukraine
  27. 27. Igor Sikorsky invented the helicopter. The pioneer was born in Kiev in 1889. When he was 12 years old, Sikorsky made a model of a helicopter, powered by rubber bands, that rose into the air. In 1919, Sikorsky emigrated to the USA where he formed The Sikorsky Manufacturing Corporation located in Long Island, New York. http://www.biography.com/people/igor-sikorsky-9483585 http://www.nationalaviation.org/sikorsky-igor/ http://russiapedia.rt.com/prominent-russians/science-and-technology/igor-sikorsky/
  28. 28. Transportation equipment in Ukraine has improvement potential http://www.elenastravelgram.com/2014/10/ukraine-interesting-facts.html http://www.elenastravelgram.com/2014/03/the-ultimate-guide-to-ridding-marshrutka.html
  29. 29. Tunnel of love. Klevan', Rivnens'ka oblast, Ukraine. http://www.elenastravelgram.com/2014/10/ukraine-interesting-facts.html

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