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Ukrainian borscht included in UNESCO list of intangible cultural heritage.

by The Kyiv Independent news desk July 1, 2022 3:07 PM 1 min read
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Culture Minister Oleksandr Tkachenko welcomed the decision: “Victory in the war for borscht is ours.” Last year Ukrainian chef Yevhen Klopotenko tried to convince the authorities to put borscht, a traditional Ukrainian soup, forward for nomination but this caused controversy as in many places it is perceived as a Russian soup. “A lot of things have been taken away from Ukraine, but they will not take our borscht,” he said then.

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