If you are invited to somebody’s home
do not forget to take off your shoes. It’s needless to say that you must have matching socks without holes. Also make sure you bring a cake or a bottle of wine, coming over to someone’s home empty handed may not be accepted well.
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Kharkov is one of the biggest Ukrainian cities, it’s located in the Eastern part of Ukraine and is a home for roughly 2 million people. It’s a relatively young city, the historicans claim that the year of the foundation of the first fort which eventually grew into a town and then a city happened in 1654.
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The government of Nazi Germany announced the discovery of mass graves in the Katyn Forest in 1943. The revelation led to the end of diplomatic relations between Moscow and the London-based Polish government-in-exile. The Soviet Union continued to deny responsibility for the massacres until 1990, when it officially acknowledged and condemned the perpetration of the killings by the NKVD.