Map of Ukraine and Quick FactsMore Maps

Ukraine Photo Album Ukraine Images

Ukrainian Music


Search Engine Colossus - Ukraine Links to primary Ukrainian language search engines and gateways.

REESWeb - Search Ukraine Do a "search keyword" for "Ukraine" in the University of Pittsburgh's Center for Russian and East European Studies website database. Strong in links throughout Eastern and Central Europe as well as with the NIS. 

Ukraine "Hypertext service [from McGill University] is an attempt to collect links to all existing in virtual reality places covering things Ukrainian." Search - Preset for Ukrainian The Google search engine has been preset for you to search the Internet using the Ukrainian language. Also ideal for target language lexical and contextual searches and other language-oriented uses. Requires Ukrainian fonts. (Also included in Language Materials links below.)

Language Materials

Ukrainian Writing System Basic introduction to Ukrainian alphabet with addition information and language related links.

BBC Languages across Europe - Ukrainian Description of language with list of basic phrases with audio.

Vesna A Ukrainian language site with links to grammar and other language sites.

Ukrainian Language Education Centre ULEC at the University of Alberta publishes a wide variety of Ukrainian language educational resource material for primary and secondary school teachers and students.

Ukrainian Language Resources Includes Ukrainian-English online wordlist, basic Ukrainian grammar and other Ukrainian online dictionaries. 

Collegiate Ukrainian Language Teaching and Material Development in the United States in the Late 1990s An academic review of available Ukrainian language materials. Search - Preset for Ukrainian The Google search engine has been preset for you to search the Internet using the Ukrainian language. Also ideal for target language lexical and contextual searches and other language-oriented uses. Requires Ukrainian fonts. 

Online Dictionaries - Ukrainian Although offerings for Ukrainian are scant, this site is always being updated with latest resources, so stay tuned.

Vesna - Belarusian, Ukrainian, Polish, Russian, English Dictionary This online dictionary can be used in any of the above languages and will translate between the same languages.

Online Media and News - Ukraine Good selection of online newspapers in Ukrainian and in English versions.

Ukrainian Media Links for news, press, audio news. Very extensive.

Voice of America - Ukrainian Go here for both audio and written reports on the latest, newsbreaking events. 

BBC Ukrainian Service BBC Ukrainian radio broadcasts as well as written reports.

Radio Canada - Ukrainian Service Radio Canada Ukrainian Service is intended not only for Ukraine but for the substantial Ukrainian popluation living in Canada.

Yahoo! News - Ukraine Latest news in English from a variety of news sources.

SCOLA - Global Foreign Language Portal SCOLA ia a leader in foreign language television news broadcasts. Schedule of broadcasts, insta-classes in some languages, and other useful information.

History and Culture

Ukrainian History: Chronological Table An excellent resource for students and teachers alike. With links to maps and other resources.

BRAMA - History of Ukraine Chronologically Synchronized Tables "These web pages are based on the scholarly work of Leonid Sonnevytsky - History of Ukraine - Chronologically Synchronized Tables. This work was published by the Shevchenko Scientific Society in 1960 in both Paris and New York."

Ukrainian History An online survey of Ukrainian history from its beginnings through the modern period.

Ukrainian Culture Links Collection of links to sites related to Ukraine and Ukrainian culture.

Ukrainian Culture and Geneology An extremely deep online resource with head topics ranging from Artwork, Ceramics, Dance and Ukrainian Egg designs to Genealogy, Literature, and Music.

Government and Politics

Political Resources on the Net - Ukraine Listings of political sites available on the Internet sorted by country, with links to Parties, Organizations, Governments, Media and more from all around the world.

Foreign and International Law - Ukraine From the Washburn University School of Law Library, links to country sites for Constitutional Law, Government and Politics, Law and Legislation, Legislative Bodies, etc.

Country Studies

Ukraine - Encyclopedia Entry From, an detailed overview article on country and culture with links to other WWW sites as well as related brower searches. Excellent starting point for studying country and culture.

CIA World Factbook - Ukraine Good resource site for information on Geography, People, Government, Economy, Communications, Transportation, Military, and Transnational Issues.

BBC News Country Profiles - Ukraine Full profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries; also biographic sketches of leaders, essay on media, and historic timelines. They also include audio and video clips from the BBC archives.

Country Analyses

U.S. Department of State Background Notes - Ukraine Background Notes are updated/revised as they are received from regional bureaus and are added to the database of the Department of State web site. Categories include: Geography, People, History, Government, Political Conditions, Economy, Defense, Foreign Relations, U.S. Relations, and Travel/Business.

International Monetary Fund - Ukraine Latest developments in Peace and Security, Economic Development, Humanitarian Aid/Refugees, Environment/Shelter, Human Rights, Women/Children/Population, Health/Poverty/Food Security, Culture/Education.

The World Bank Group - Ukraine The World Bank's mission in Ukraine is to promote job creation through private sector led growth, support the education and training of Macedonia's people, and protect the poorest and most vulnerable in society. 

The World Trade Organization "The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. At its heart are the WTO agreements, negotiated and signed by the bulk of the world’s trading nations and ratified in their parliaments. The goal is to help producers of goods and services, exporters, and importers conduct their business." Includes detailed information on 

Members and Observers - Ukraine (Observer)

Energy Information Administration Country Analysis Briefs - Ukraine "The Energy Information Administration (EIA), created by Congress in 1977, the a statistical agency of the U.S. Department of Energy. We provide policy-independent data, forecasts, and analysis to promote sound policy making efficient markets and public understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and environment."

USAID - Ukraine The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) "is an independent agency that provides economic, development and humanitarian assistance around the world in support of the foreign policy goals of the United States."

World Health Organization - Ukraine About WHO" "The World Health Organization, the United Nations specialized agency for health, was established on 7 April 1948. WHO's objective, as set out in its Constitution, is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. Health is defined in WHO's Constitution as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity."

International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies - Ukraine The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is the world's largest humanitarian organisation, with 178 member National Societies.

Amnesty International - Ukraine Amnesty International is a champion defender of human rights worldwide. Familiarity with a given country's human rights issues can provide a unique insight into many other aspects of its culture and politics.

Human Rights Watch - Ukraine Human Rights Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world. 

International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights The International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights is a self-governing group of non-governmental, not-for-profit organizations that act to protect human rights throughout Europe, North America, and the Central Asian republics formed from the territories of the former Soviet Union. A primary specific goal is to monitor compliance with the human rights provisions of the Helsinki Final Act and its Follow-up Documents.

NATO Online Library - Ukranian Language Module Includes NATO Handbook, translations of NATO fact sheets, NATO Review Magazine.

Travel Guides

Lonely Planet Destinations - Ukraine The people at the offbeat Lonely Planet website are not your typical travel guides -- they're very bright and know what they're talking about. Their goal is not to "sell the country" to travelers. Instead, they tell it how it is. Typical headings include: "Warnings" (in case travel is not recommended - the "why's"); Facts for the Traveler, When to Go, Events, Money and Costs, Attractions, Off the Beaten Track, Activities, History, Culture, Environment, Getting There and Away, Getting Around, and Further Reading and Related Weblinks.

Columbus Guides - Ukraine Just about everything you need to know: Survival Guide, Places to Go, Embassies and Visa, Lodging, Food, Money, etc.

Yahoo Travel Guide - Ukraine Includes links to history, basics, transportation, dining, shopping and climate.

Professional Organizations and Library Consortia

Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Our primary focus is on new and original scholarship and research in English on Ukrainian history, language, literature, contemporary Ukraine, and Ukrainians in Canada.

American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS) From About: "The American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS) is a nonprofit, nonpolitical, scholarly society which is the leading private organization dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about Russia, Central Eurasia, and Eastern and Central Europe."

Canadian Association of Slavists ~ Canadian Slavonic Papers "The Canadian Association of Slavists is an organization of teachers and scholars in the field of Slavic and related studies in Canada for the purpose of improving and advancing such studies."

British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies BASEES, according to its constitution, exists to "advance education for the public benefit in the United Kingdom in the humanities and the social sciences as they relate to the former Soviet Union and the countries of Eastern Europe".

Slavic and East European Folklore Association "SEEFA is a non-profit organization devoted to an exchange of knowledge among scholars interested in Slavic and East European folklore. It seeks to promote instruction, to organize panels at national and international conferences, to encourage the preparation of teaching materials and translations, and to foster exchanges, summer programs, and research in Slavic and East European Folklore and related fields such as anthropology, ethnic studies, history, literature, and musicology."

Association for Women in Slavic Studies "The Association of Women in Slavic Studies is a networking resource for people concerned with the problems, status, and achievements of women in the profession. It also attempts to cover research and teaching in women's studies and questions of gender and family life in Central/Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union."

Collaborative Collection Management Project for Russian and East European Studies "We offer: — For researchers in Russian and East European Studies, the only nationwide database on relevant library collections and journal holdings in the UK."

International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX) IREX is the premier US nonprofit organization specializing in higher education, independent media, Internet development, and civil society programs in the United States, Europe, Eurasia, the Near East, and Asia.

Universities and Centers of Study

Ukrainian Colleges and Universities Large list of links to major institutions of higher learning. - Ukraine Description of Ukraine education system, K-12 and universities.