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Attention – Lesia Lishchuk – Cheater

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Dear Students,

the school is closed.

This message is to warn everyone who is affiliated with Lesia Lishchuk.

In October 2018 Lesia Lishshuk was fired as director of the language school. It was discovered that she was embezzling / stealing money from the company since it opened in 2016. A police report was created and she will be sued in court.

Lesia was supposed to help running the school according to Ukrainian law. The language school has a lot of students, but almost all payments that the school received from students were hidden by Lesia.

Nearly all the equipment she bought for the school, with company money or money invested by owner, she bought in her own name with delivery to school. The goal was obviously to steal as much equipment as possible if her scheme is discovered.

After Lesia was fired she convinced the landlord of the school office to change the rental contract in her name so that it is not possible to access the office anymore and the school had to pause operations.

The school might not be possible to be rescued but all legal options will be used to get her convicted for fraud and theft. If you are in business with her make sure you are not trusting her with money, get a receipt for all services and be always aware that you might be the next she is stealing from.

- The Owner -

Ukrainian language vs Russian language

Published on Tuesday, 24 October 2017 and posted in Russian - Beginner

dictionaries ukrainian vs russian

Ukrainian and Russian are Slavic languages and Indo-European language family comprises both of them.

If you are foreigner and going to visit Ukraine you will think about the language which better to learn in Kiev - Ukrainian vs Russian.

Some people think that Ukrainian and Russian languages are the same and it doesn't matter what language to learn. Other people think that Ukrainian and Russian languages have a lot of differences and better to learn one of them.

Let's investigate similarities and differences between Ukrainian and Russian together.

Similarities in lexical part of Ukrainian and Russian languages:

Question words

English Ukrainian Russian
What? Що? Что?
Where? Де? Где?
Where to? Куди? Куда?


English Ukrainian Russian
Day День День
Evening Вечір Вечер
Night Ніч Ночь


English Ukrainian Russian
to write писати писать
to read читати читать
to wake up вставати вставать


English Ukrainian Russian
black чорний чёрный
white білий белый
green зелений зелёный


English Ukrainian Russian
and і и
but (in contrast) а а
because тому що потому что


Differences in lexical part of Ukrainian and Russian languages:

Question words

English Ukrainian Russian
About who? Про кого? О ком?
When? Коли? Когда?
Where from? Звідки? Откуда?


English Ukrainian Russian
Bad ліжко кровать
Notebook зошит тетрадь
Pencil олівець карандаш


English Ukrainian Russian
to draw малювати рисовать
to communicate спілкуватися общаться
to learn вивчати изучать


English Ukrainian Russian
red червоний красный
beautiful гарний красивый
stupid дурний глупый


English Ukrainian Russian
thanks to завдяки благодаря
but але но
because of через из-за


As you see from the comparison of lexical parts of Ukrainian and Russian languages they have a lot of similarities and differences. It's up to your personal needs what language to learn. But if you think that if you know one of them and it's enough to understand both – you are mistaken. Anyway Ukrainian and Russian languages are very beautiful and you will have a great time during your studying.

We wish you a good luck!

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