The Ukrainians

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I am flying home

I am originally from Ukraine, but I moved to Berlin when I was a kid together with my parents…. they are Jewish, you see. People here often ask me whether i am nostalgic about Ukraine… perhaps I was only during my first two-three years in Germany, I remember we flew to Kiev...
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I really enjoy studying “free of charge”

Hello. My name is Iryna and I am from Ukraine, from Kiev to be exact. I have been living in Berlin since almost two years. I am an international student at the HU Berlin and I am majoring in computer sciences… hopefully in one year I’ll finish it. Why Germany? Actually, 5...
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Going Dutch

My name is Inna and I am a Ukrainian student in Düsseldorf since about a year. I actually came to Germany two years ago on an au-pair program and then decided to stay and was lucky enough to get accepted to a German University. It took me a while to get used...
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A lot depends on the sense of taste

My name is Anatolij Pickmann, I was born in Odessa, Ukraine, and currently live in Berlin. I am a professional freelance illustrator since 2009; usually do various illustrations and drawings for German and international PR companies. I came to Germany when I was 14 years, actually I did not have...
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What to do?

My name is Alexander and I am from Köln, but was born in Mykolaiv, Ukraine. I think referendum in Crimea is illegal and as a result this region will most likely become another “black hole” like Abkhazia or South Ossetia. It looks like Vladimir Putin wants a new USSR?! Russia...
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Gap in understanding

My name is Mariana and I am a student in Cologne. Originally I come from Lviv, Ukraine where the supporters of Bandera are! I’d like to say that Stepan Bandera was a fighter for the Ukrainian independence, our rights, traditions and the nation. There is a huge gap in understanding...
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A good starting point

My name is Yulia and I am from Zhitomir, Ukraine. I am currently studying in Germany. My mother tongue is Ukrainian, until the age of 14 I only spoke Ukrainian and the Russian language….. you just pick it up. What do you think about the current situation in Ukraine? I...
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We are for Europe

My name is Katia and I am from Zhitomir, Ukraine. My mother is actually from Belarus and my mother tongue is Russian. Last year in the beginning of November I personally visited Maidan in Kiev. There were mainly young people and students protesting against the former president Viktor Yanukovich and...
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It’s heaven

I like everything about Germany compared to Ukraine, absolutely everything! It’s like heaven for me.
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From Ukraine with Love

We were struggling for several months to get the visa and have one of the best Ukrainian chefs work at out restaurant Pan&Pani. Our Chef used to cook for Ukrainian celebrities and was an author of a popular culinary TV show.