Ukraine is a fantastic location and a great alternative to Russia when it comes to learning the Russian language. Firstly, if you are from the European Union, United States, Canada, Japan, South Korea or Switzerland, you do not require a visa for visits to Ukraine of up to 90 days. The capital, Kiev, where our Russian language school is located is also the third largest Russian-speaking city outside of Russia, and 85% of the city’s population use Russian as their first language. In addition, the cost of living is much lower in Kiev than in Moscow or St Petersburg, including food, drink, transport and accommodation.
The Ukrainian people are well known for their hospitality and friendliness, and are sure to make you feel at home in their capital, Kiev. Ukraine has a temperate, continental climate, and is a very beautiful country, thanks to both its natural landscape and the historic architecture of the cities. Famous for its golden domed churches and cathedrals, Kiev has many wonderful historic sites that really are worth visiting. Amongst the most popular include the St. Sophia Cathedral and the Golden Gate, which are both located very close to our Russian language school in Kiev!