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Kyiv Around ALMA School: Chicken Kyiv

About a 15 minute walk from ALMA School there is a restaurant named, after the famous Ukrainian dish, "Chicken Kyiv". The place is unique in that it combines the atmosphere of Soviet Ukraine in its interior with, though traditional based, modern and quite high-end cuisine. Chicken and…

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Kyiv Around ALMA School: The House of the Weeping Widow

The House of the Weeping Widow - if that name wasn't enough to intrigue you, here is some trivia. Like quite a few mansions around these streets, this one was built for a wealthy merchant (Sergei Arshavskyi) in the early XX century. At the time it was as modern as they came, with every…

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Kyiv Around ALMA School: "Ukraine" cinema

About a 20 minute walk from ALMA School, at the base of Horodetskoho descent, there is a majestic movie theater, patriotically named "Ukraine". More than a century ago the space was occupied by a circus. World War II left the building in ruin. In 1964, after the restoration, the cinema…

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Kyiv Around ALMA School: Arsenalna Metro Station

Did you know that the deepest metro station in the world is here in Kyiv? Did you know it is only a 15 minute walk from ALMA School? Arsenalna Station is about half a century old and indeed holds the world record in depth, going down 105.5 metres (346 ft). The station therefore sports 2 escalators…

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ALMA Cup for Milica

We proudly bestow this week's ALMA Cup upon Milica! She has already mastered quite a few languages and is now learning Russian with ALMA School. Milica makes fast progress, but that is no wonder considering she attends every class and always does her homework (aka the secret to success :)) Dear…

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