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Internally displaced persons in Ukraine [RUS]

As of February 2023, there were 4.8 million internally displaced persons officially registered in Ukraine - that means, those Ukrainian citizens who were forced to leave their homes because of the war, but did not leave the country but moved to safer regions. Assistance to internally displaced persons is the largest of the social benefits planned in the state budget for 2023.

Film Review: Donbass [CZ]

The film Donbas, directed by Sergej Loznica, takes us into the (un)ordinary life of the self-proclaimed People's Republic, which in the film resembles a planet of crime. It opens the door to a world of raw absurdity, in which we easily confuse documentary reality with surrealism.

More than half of Ukrainians in the Czech Republic work in jobs that do not correspond to their qualifications [CZ]

A large proportion of Ukrainian refugees in the Czech Republic work in unskilled jobs that are also associated with low financial compensation. The biggest obstacles for them to obtain better jobs are the poor economic situation and the difficult nostrification exams required for recognition of their foreign university degrees.

Electronic prescriptions [RUS]

Ukraine is reforming its pharmaceutical market. Since 1 April, electronic prescriptions for most medicines have been introduced in Ukraine. This is a fairly common thing in Western countries, but it came as a surprise to Ukrainians and the new measures caused panic. The list of medicines that are now available only on prescription contains thousands of items.

Day of Ukraine 2023 - the second year of the festival of students of the Faculty of Arts of Charles University in Prague [CZ]

The second the Day of Ukraine in a row, organized mainly by students of the Faculty of Arts of Charles University in Prague, took place on Friday, April 21, at the Hybernská Campus. As last year, the programme consisted of interesting cultural, linguistic and artistic contributions. There were also Ukrainian borscht and traditional sweets.

Part III. of the cycle “Ukrainians and Folk Culture in Ukraine”: Chata, pysanky and vyshyvanka. Material aspects of folk culture [CZ]

The paper provides an insight into the material folk culture in Ukraine, specifically introducing folk architecture, clothing and some examples of folk art.