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For the first time, the Greek traders started the season of sales with discounts reaching 50%. Higher taxes, reduced consumption and market decrease made the traders who have survived so far to start much bolder sales than in previous years. In the previous years the summer sales, which traditionally begin in the middle of July, started only just with discounts between 10% and 30% at best. Now, the windows of large and small shops are attracting the customers with "Everything at half price" or up to 60% sale and other similar baits. Wishing to make the ordinary customers with empty pockets to spend some money just in their shop, the merchants are writing all sorts of messages.
I\'ve been hiding a deep dark secret for years. You see, I have never, not even once, attempted to make perogies from scratch. I come from a long line of strong Ukrainian women who toiled for hours in the kitchen to feed their families. But for years I took the easy way out, relying on my Baba Shymkiw and my mother to make our family perogies.
A central office for media representatives that will be open in Kharkiv during the Euro 2012 European Football Championship will be constructed near the Metalist Stadium, with some Hr 2.4 million being allocated from the city budget for this. The project will be implemented with the partial participation of the city, reads a posting on the Web site of the Ukraine 2012 Information Center with reference to First Deputy Kharkiv Mayor Oleksandr Kryvtsov.
Evgeniy SKIBIN, pathfinder Specially for “Prime Excursion Bureau” April 28 is the World Day of Sister-cities. There exist two versions about the appearance of the phenomenon. The first one points out the initiative of veterans of the French Resistance in 1957 when in Paris the first international non-governmental organization – the World Federation of Sister-cities was established.
The Giffords Circus company of actors, learned geese, tumbling pigeons, hawks, clowns, musicians and runaways will roll out a new show in 2011. The show titled ‘War and Peace at the Circus’ is another opportunity for Giffords Circus to show off their brilliant theatricality and glamorous take on the traditional village green circus.
The city electric train, which is also called “above-ground metro”, will start running in September. There will be 12 stops on the line altogether: “Petrovka”, “Syrets”, “Rubezhovskaya”, “Borschagovka”, “Kiev Volynskiy”, “Kardachy”, “Vokzalnaya”, “Vydubichi”, “Left bank”, “Darnitsa”, “Levoberezhnaya”, “Troyeschina”. And seven more stations will be opened next year” – “Segodnya” informs.
Festival of champagne, where a new Guinness record is going to be set, will take place in Balaklava on September 6.
Date: July 15-17 Location: Donetsk Regional Universal Scientific Library named after Krupskaya (84, Artema street) The conference of science-fiction writers "Via Lactea" will be held in Donetsk on July 15-17 (Fantlab-2011)
Inessa BLYUM, journalist Specially for “Prime Excursion Bureau” Kiev has many symbols, starting from St. Sophia`s Cathedral and St. Andre`s Church to the bell tower of Kiev Pechersk Lavra and the Motherland Mother monument. “Ladya” — the monument to the founders of Kiev: brothers Kiy, Schek, Khoriv and their sister Lybid — has been on this list for three decades. This monuments doesn`t just embody the old legend. It holds its special place in the capital...
The Deputy Chairman of Kiev City State Administration Anatoliy Golubchenko said that Kiev was ready to provide football fans with accommodation.