Questions tagged [ukraine]

A country in Eastern Europe, on the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov, bordered by Russia, Belarus, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Moldova.

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Does train 006K Ukrania from Kyiv to Moscow have a dining car?

I'm booked this evening on the train mentioned in the title. We were wondering whether there would be food or drinks available - I gather there would usually be tea from the attendant, but besides ...
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Transit visa for KBP Ukraine if I am travelling to London

Do I need transit visa for Ukraine, I am travelling from India to London via Kiev airport? I am an Indian passport holder.
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Is a visa needed for a Thai national to visit Ukraine?

I’m visiting Ukraine from England for around two weeks in October for a training course and a bit of sightseeing when I’m there. My Thai friend still living in Thailand would like to join me, can she ...
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Visiting Ukraine and Russia

If I visit Kiev in Ukraine am I allowed to visit Russia at a later date? I would be travelling with a uk passport.
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Waiting times at Ukrainian land borders

I am soon travelling to Ukraine by car and will be entering from Slovakia or Hungary. I have read many stories about the notoriously long waiting times at the Ukrainian land borders. Waiting times of ...
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Query regarding status Temporary Residence card holder of Georgia

I am a India Passport holder with Temporary Residence card hold of Georgia. So I would like to know if I want to visit Ukraine, Russia and Schengen countries then do I required VIsa for the entry into ...
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Ghana Passport renewal

I'm a Ghanaian student living in the Ukraine and my passport will expire in October this year, I will need to go to Russia and renew it since Ghana doesn't have embassy in Ukraine. Do I need a visa to ...
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Entering Ukraine as a Ukrainian born, naturalised British citizen

I left Ukraine when I was 8, moved to the UK in 2005. I was born in Ukraine but permanently reside in the UK, have British Citizenship and a British Passport. Will I have any problems with going ...
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Do I need a transit visa for Ukraine for a layover of 22 hours

I am an Indian passport holder travelling to Berlin(TXL) from New Delhi (DEL). I am going through Ukrainian International Airlines which is having a layover of 22 hours in Kiev. My question is, do ...
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Passing border in car not owned by me

I would like to cross Poland-Ukrainian border by car owned by my friend, but friend does not go with me. I travel from Poland to Ukraine and get back 10 days later. What kind of documents should I ...
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What do I need to have for 12 hours stopover with a small trip to Kiev city? [closed]

I'm planning to buy tickets with a 12-hour stop in Boryspil International Airport, Ukraine during which I want to visit Kiev. I have Russian foreigner passport and Finnish working permit. Do I need ...
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Do I need a Ukraine visa as a permanent USA resident?

I am a permanent resident of USA. I am planning to visit Ukraine for tourism and I will stay for 17 days. Do I need a visa since I am a lawful permanent resident of USA?
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Entering Ukraine with someone else's car

I am planning to travel to Ukraine for a couple of weeks this summer by car, but the car is not registered in my name. I know from experience that other countries often have special regulations for ...
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Deported from airport within 24 hours

I recently visited Ukraine having a tourism visa and with a tourism intention only, once arrived they refused my entry telling me that I don't have certain documents like local bus tickets, a tour ...
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Return travel from UK to non-EU country

I am a Ukrainian citizen, permanently living in the UK with indefinite leave to remain. The UK is my permanent place of residence and where I work. I have never owned an adult passport but wish to ...
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How soon can I travel back to Ukraine after the refusal on the basis of insufficient cash on me? [closed]

I have a student visa for Ukraine but was refused entry on the basis of I don't have enough physical cash on me to take care of myself and that I panicked at the end of my interview. The immigration ...
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Travelling outside the UK without a passport

I've read all of the relevant questions on here regarding travelling outside the UK without a passport. As I understand, I, as a British Citizen after naturalisation, can travel to and stay in any ...
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Prohibited Parcel Items from the UK to Ukraine [closed]

I'm putting together a parcel for someone I know in Ukraine and I'm concerned that the contents will will be destroyed by customs if I ship these items. I want to send: Chocolate Jelly Sweets Shower ...
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Am I need UK transit Visa? [duplicate]

I am Ukrainian citizenship, living and working in Poland. I have polish residence permit and Ukrainian biometric passport. I am on vacation. now in France. going to Ukraine and back with long stopover ...
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Ukraine bans entry for Russian men. Can I get the cost of my ticket refunded?

I hold Russian passport and was meant to travel to Ukraine for Christmas. However, their government banned all Russian men aged from 18 to 60 from entering the country. Am I eligible to get my tickets ...
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Does the Ukraine travel ban for Russian men apply to (non-Ukrainian) dual nationals?

I am considering going to Ukraine sometime in the future. I am a dual national, Russian and French; male, aged about 30. European Union citizens are currently allowed to enter Ukraine visa-free (for ...
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US citizens traveling between Ukraine and Russia

My brother and I, American citizens, are planning an Eastern Europe trip where we fly into Saint Petersburg, journey through western Russia and parts of Ukraine, and fly back to America from either ...
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Ukrainian passport renewal

I am looking for information on the renewal of an Ukrainian passport in Ukraine itself. Any information on the process, time taken, cost and especially the documents needed would be very helpful. I ...
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For a connecting flight in Kiev, do I need a transit visa? [duplicate]

I am an Indian national and traveling to Latvia via Kiev, Ukraine. I have a 5.5-hour layover. Do I need a transit visa there? I hold a Schengen visa.
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Overstayed in Ukraine

I overstayed during my last trip. I have a British passport and I should stay 90 days over 180 days. How shall I calculate my date of return?
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What can I (US citizen) do to help friend (Ukraine citizen) obtain a United States B-2 visitor visa?

On a recent trip to Ukraine, I met a friend who I would like to have come to the US for a visit. It is my understanding, however, that visas to visitors from Ukraine are often denied. This friend of ...
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I am going to Crimea from Russia. Will I be able to visit Ukraine later?

I am a citizen of Russia. I am planning to visit Crimea in summer 2018 to attend an educational camp. Apparently, I'm in the clear from the point of view of Russian authorities. I'm not sure if ...
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Is a 1-hour connection enough at Kyiv Boryspil with two separate tickets?

I'm looking into buying two separate tickets to fly from Vienna to Minsk, with a connection at Kyiv Boryspil airport. Ukrainian Airlines comes out best, but there would be only 1 hour between flights. ...
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Will Ukraine let me in if they see I've been in Russia first?

I am planning a trip through Russia so I have to get the visa in my own country (Australia). But then I plan to go to Ukraine and I can get a visa upon arrival (if under 15 days). Is there any risk ...
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Best way to get to city center from Kyiv Boryspil Airport (KBP)

What is the best way from Kyiv-Boryspil International Airport to the city center? Is there any public transport available?
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From Ukraine to Russia visa

I'm an Egyptian student and I'm travelling to the Ukraine next July. I wanted to ask if I can enter Russia with the same visa or it's not allowed? Also, I need to know the easiest transportation.
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Can I book a flight from India to Latvia passing through Ukraine? [closed]

Can I book a flight from India to Latvia passing through Ukraine? Do I need a visa in Ukraine?
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Can I travel to Ukraine or Russia without a visa as a Pakistani holder of a Schengen residency permit?

I am a Pakistani with an Italian residence permit. Can I travel to Ukraine or Russia without a visa?
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Proof of Health Insurance to enter Ukraine?

Is proof of Health Insurance checked on a 3-day visit? If so, would a Heath Insurance ID card be needed for this, or would the Travel Accident Insurance provided through some Visa cards be sufficient? ...
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Bio-metric passport

I would like to know if a country l visited frequently with my old UK bio-metric passport would have access to my past history on my new bio-metric passport.
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Using a new passport [closed]

OK you travel to say Ukraine on a bio-metric passport that will shortly expire and then you leave that country after 90 days maximum stay. You go home renew your bio-metric passport and return to ...
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How to learn the language for a stay in Ukraine? [duplicate]

I am considering to live in Kyiv for a couple of months. I visited the city last summer and it pleasantly surprised me. I would like to learn the local language to make my way around easier. Any ...
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Is there a Yelp equivalent in Ukraine?

I'm looking for a Yelp-like app in Ukraine (at least in Lviv and Kyiv). Since Yelp is not available in Ukraine, what do locals use to search for nearby restaurants and cafes? If it is possible, I ...
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Visitor requesting a cash advance to purchase airfare in-country. Legitimate or scam? [duplicate]

Woman planning to visit me from Ukraine to the US applied for a visa and such, claims to have paid for the visa but needs 500 dollars more for the airfare from Ukraine to the US. She says strict rules ...
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What should I do if I get caught by corrupt police in Ukraine but never want to pay?

I'm a bit fearful of corrupt police in Ukraine, and I already read one of the great answers regarding how to avoid getting harassed by corrupt police. However, the problem is that my SIM card in ...
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How can I wash my clothes in Lviv, Ukraine?

I was going to wash my clothes in the current AirBnB room, but found that the washing machine was broken. I will stay at this room for relatively long so I'm looking for a way to wash my clothes. If ...
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ID card, driving license and debit card stolen in Kiev. What is the worst that can happen? [closed]

My dad is an EU citizen. His ID card, driving license and debit card were stolen in Kiev metro. So far we called the bank and informed the local police, he has his passport so he is ok to fly. Is ...
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Is the use of “Kiev” (or other Russian-based spelling) considered offensive in Ukraine?

Someone edited my question, which originally used "Kiev" to mean the capital of Ukraine, but edited into "Kyiv". I just briefly googled it and found that "Kiev" is a Russian word while "Kyiv" is a ...
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Why do restaurants and cafes in Ukraine make a transaction on each food separately?

I'm now in Kiev and found that some restaurants and cafes make a transaction on each plate separately. For example, yesterday I ordered a slice of Napoleon cake and a cup of hot chocolate. When I ...
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Traveling from Kyiv(Ukraine) to Helsinki via Amsterdam with visa issued by The Netherlands

I have a visa issued by the Netherlands(multi, type C) and I would like to travel to Helsinki. I have never entered the Netherlands by the mentioned visa. There is a flight available through Amsterdam,...
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How do I change a receipt for a train ticket in Ukraine into the actual ticket?

I bought a train ticket from Chop to L'viv online. So I've printed out the receipt (БЛАНК ЗАМОВЛЕННЯ). It says on it, that I will need to swap it for the actual ticket at some pay desk (каса) on ...
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Why is there a special access to Maramureș on Ukrainian side

Next month, I'm having a trip to Ukraine and then to Romania through Marmaros masif. However while seeking info, I've also found on Czech General Consulate in Lviv sites, that I need a special ...
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Can I go to Poland from Ukraine with the Netherlands (schengen, Multi, type C) visa from Ukraine for the first time? [duplicate]

I have multivisa issued by the Netherlands, type C. I have never entered any country using this visa. I am Ukrainian and would like to travel from Ukraine to Poland, maybe visit some other countries. ...
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Is it dangerous to camp in western Ukraine?

I've just started camping and I was wondering if it's dangerous (dangerous wildlife/people) to camp in western Ukraine (near the Polish border) as I will be there for some days in August. I've been ...
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Concrete building in Kharkiv

I was walking yesterday and stumbled upon this windowless construction: As opposed to the view below, the side is now covered and has a huge sliding door on the second floor: Does anyone know what ...