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Christmas and the church split in Ukraine [RUS]

This year will be a turning point for Ukrainian religious society. The country, where more than 70% of the population considers themselves religious (according to opinion polls), will celebrate Christmas alongside many Western Christian denominations for the first time - and at the same time, there is likely to be a major church split.

Current situation on the Ukrainian labour market [RUS]

The Russian invasion has virtually destroyed the Ukrainian labour market. According to official figures, almost 2.5 million people in Ukraine have lost their jobs over the past months.

5 scenarios how security experts think the war in Ukraine could turn out [CZ]

The ongoing armed conflict in Ukraine is likely not going according to Putin's plan. The Ukrainian army is supported by the West with weapons and humanitarian aid, and the troops are resisting much more than the Kremlin expected. According to experts, there are several scenarios in play for how the war could develop or end in the future.

Increasing inflation [RUS]

Inflation in Ukraine is accelerating, while the population is rapidly getting poorer. According to the Ukrainian State Statistics Service, inflation in this September has already risen to 24.6 % (in July it was 22.2%).

No oil, gas or gold. What sanctions has the world imposed on Russia? [CZ]

The ongoing Russian-Ukrainian war conflict is having a negative impact on the whole world. Many countries around the world have condemned Putin's actions and imposed various sanctions on the country. The biggest challenge, especially for Europe, will be to cut off its energy dependence on Russia.

Most people have left their homes since the Second World War. Ukraine has one of the highest numbers of refugees in the world [CZ]

Ukraine has become one of the countries with the highest number of refugees due to the ongoing Russian military invasion. Most of them went to Poland, but also to other European countries such as Germany, Slovakia, Italy and the Czech Republic. The European Union grants refugees a protection status, which allows them to live a little more freely in the countries that have accepted them.