Elderly volunteers monitor authorities and sew underwear for soldiers

Ukraine has expanded its volunteer movement in recent years from focusing mainly on aid to vulnerable groups, to support to Internally-Displaced Persons (IDPs) and the Ukrainian army. Volunteers are usually active young people aspiring to create positive changes. This stereotype vanishes with a visit to one of the centres run by the Ukrainian charity organisation, “Turbota pro Litnih v Ukraini” (TLU, Care for Elderly in Ukraine). Its youngest volunteer just turned 60! Read more

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Europeans want to be sure of the safety of Ukrainian products

One of the most important topics in Ukraine today is the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area with the EU and the opportunities and challenges it presents for Ukrainian producers.  This issue has garnered much media attention recently, and seminars and training sessions have been devoted to ensuring Ukrainians are aware of the DCFTA’s implications. Read more