Ukrainian nature of the feminine.
On the green slopes of the Dnieper is a girl competes only with golden domes of Kiev-Pechersk Lavra.
Ukrainian girl is ready to defend the city at any time. In one hand, it has – highly raised sword in the other – shield, determined face. This appears before arriving in Kiev a few pompous height of over 60 meters, steel figure Motherland.
The young generation of Ukrainians is the monument to the Soviet era with a touch of irony. For teenagers is more attraction. An elevator that runs inside of the monument, to the highest point and explore the city from a bird’s flight. In general, post-Soviet youth is not inclined to idealize the characters of the past. On the contrary, pragmatism, positive outlook, self-esteem and the ability to rely on their own strength – it features a new generation of Ukrainians. One of the symbols of the Soviet era, gone into oblivion, Motherland, simultaneously, more than anything else, reports Ukrainian society as a feature of the Soviet period, and for centuries before that. But perhaps the most modern displays its status. That Ukrainian girl portrayed warrior defender of the nation. But why not a man? The answer lies in the specificity of the family in Ukrainian. In this area, with few exceptions, the dominant female. Folklore – the best proof, “man – the head, and a Ukrainian woman – neck”, “my dad says, so is my mother’s in and out.” The same structure of relationships in Ukrainian family is displayed in many of the national literature. Ukrainian history knows many examples of successful self Ukrainian women. According to historical sources, the fair sex left a bright mark not only in the history of their country and other countries – Norway, France, Hungary and Turkey. Kievan Rus’ in the tenth century, it was during the reign of Princess Olga, has reached its peak. This medieval states were characterized by a high level of culture and morality. Prevalent at the time in Europe, the cult of force, Olga preferred wisdom in government, science, and cultural traditions. Successfully follow the example of Princess and modern Ukrainian women. They are not afraid to be independent, to make decisions. They are much better adapted to the new socio-economic conditions, which have developed in Ukraine after the collapse of the USSR. Many of them have their own business, or a good job. Competent and well trained, they are successfully competing with men in the labor market, develop new skills. Can make a brilliant career at the same time, are able to take care of the family. Can stand up for themselves, but not aggressive. And funny, hardworking and cheerful. So is Ukrainian character, which helps to build a new society.