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Power Industry [RUS]

Ukraine is experiencing a challenging winter with constant power and heat cuts. Massive Russian bombing is primarily targeting critical infrastructure, including distribution points and thermal power plants. Coal supplies are dwindling rapidly, burning faster than they are replenished from imports and Ukrainian sources. More about the energy situation in Ukraine you can read in our article.

Setting the price cap on Russian oil is another step in the long-term strategy of Western countries [CZ]

Last December, the G7 group of the world's most developed countries agreed to cap the price of Russian oil. It set the price of a barrel at USD 60. The main aim of this price cap is to weaken Moscow's ability to finance the war in Ukraine. However, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has criticised the G7 decision and considers it insufficient.

Compensation for damaged and destroyed housing as a result of the Russian invasion [RUS]

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine is preparing for the second reading of the long-awaited Law No. 7198, which sets out the rules for the payment of compensation for housing damaged and destroyed as a result of the Russian invasion. The general principle set out in the document is that citizens must be compensated for both partially damaged and completely destroyed houses.

"Borshch runs through our veins." Ukrainians and Folk Culture in Ukraine, Part I. Concepts, contexts, ethnographic regions [CZ]

The article introduces the reader to the issue of folk culture as a phenomenon that develops primarily on a regional and local basis, characterizes Ukrainians and other inhabitants of Ukraine as a subject of study, defines and presents the ethnographic regionalization of the territory from a historical, geographical and dialectological point of view.

Unemployment benefit in Ukraine [RUS]

The maximum unemployment benefit is now equal to the official minimum wage in the country. The minimum unemployment benefit has been reduced. Neither the amount of the benefit nor the minimum wage will be revised during this year. You can find more about unemployment in Ukraine in our article.

Czechoslovaks in Ukraine and the Bolsheviks - Part 2. [CZ]

Czech compatriots were the second largest expatriate community in the Russian Empire before the outbreak of World War I. Read more about its functioning and organization in the early 20th century in our article.