Ukrainian juggler Viktor Kee advances to ‘America’s Got Talent’ finals

Viktor “Kee” Kiktev, a juggler from Pryluky (2 hours east of Kyiv) amazed crowds last night to advance to the finals of ‘America’s Got Talent’. A split decision amongst the judges, the audience chose Viktor over Rubik’s Cube wizard Steven Brundage in an instant vote during the live show. A former Cirque du Soleil member, […]

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Ukraine’s first Tweet

Ukraine’s first tweet from its official Twitter was made today: Thanks, @Canada and @Poland for being first nations to recognize our Independence in 1991! How about becoming our first followers in 2016? — Ukraine / Україна (@Ukraine) June 2, 2016 It got replies from both @Canada and @Poland: Welcome to Twitter, @Ukraine! We will follow! Have […]

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Verizon: ‘I’ll watch anything except this’ Ukrainian dancing

For American TV watchers, telecommunications giant Verizon’s latest campaign ‘Customize TV’ features Ukrainian culture in the not-so greatest light. Featuring Rashida Jones from the Office and Parks & Rec, she pleads to have the channel changed from airing Ukrainian dancers, uttering ‘I’ll watch anything except this’. See below: For those who want to express themselves, […]

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