HomeФильмы и анимацияRelated VideosMore From: Olga Reznikova

5 IMPOLITE and WEIRD things for Ukrainians

292 ratings | 3877 views
Subscribe to my channel - https://goo.gl/n16fiD My services - http://ukrainianspace.com/services/ The most popular video - https://goo.gl/RoKN72 PayPal - https://www.paypal.me/OlgaReznikova Contact me: Linked In - https://www.linkedin.com/in/olga-reznikova-442ba319/ Page of my blog in FB - https://www.facebook.com/ukrainianspace/ My personal FB page - https://www.facebook.com/olga.reznikova.129 Reznikova Assistance - https://www.facebook.com/reznikovaassistance/ Instagram - @olgareznikova Twitter - https://twitter.com/ukrainianspace For business correspondence - [email protected] 5 things Ukrainians are not used to do 1. Drink very cold water 2. Smile to people 3. Talk directly about some things 4. Laughing from fails and mistakes 5. Making a lot of friends #ukraine #traveltips #easterneurope
Html code for embedding videos on your blog
Text Comments (132)
numberxx7 (3 hours ago)
Oli, I hope this is your natural hair color, I think lighter tones suit your skin shade better.. Also, killer glasses/braces.. Just so cute!! XOX
Kitchen Spokane (13 hours ago)
You are so beautiful =). Thank you for all of the tips
Carol Cummings (22 hours ago)
I've lived in Ukraine for over two years and I've noticed the opposite. If I have pimples or bags under my eyes or even if my clothes are not perfect many people at my place of work (acquaintances not friends) will ask me if something is wrong with me. In America it is very rude to mention something wrong about someone's appearance to their face.
Baqsam (1 day ago)
Olga "Come to Ukraine" Reznikova
Brent Beatty (2 days ago)
May יהוה bless you
Amarender Katragadda (2 days ago)
I am Indian will you help me to find a wife please.
Eric Smith (2 days ago)
In America, if you see someone without a smile, you are probably in NY or maybe East LA.
rondav41 (2 days ago)
I have to ask for ice everytime, and i know not to go walk down the street smiling.
Usman Anjum (3 days ago)
Your information is so useful and reliable nice job done
Usman Anjum (3 days ago)
Send me your personal id i want to talk to you and face to face or any number of your cell phone or any massenger you're online
taoefick duatiga (4 days ago)
I hope i marry ukraine girl :)
Eva Carter (5 days ago)
Frank S (6 days ago)
Many Ukrainian women dating profiles say that their objective is to find a man who can make them laugh or who has a sense of humor. This is counter-intuitive to a culture that does not like smiling and/or laughing. While many of the photos that I see online are photos where the women are not smiling. What is to be taken by such a contradiction and how should it be approached? When uploading dating profile pictures of my own, should I be smiling or not? I tend to be more often straight face and serious like the women of Ukraine and smile only when the mood is right. Culturally speaking I think that in USA there are many fake people who smile or laugh for no apparent reason and do so as an ulterior motive to advance their own agenda. There are many American women with dating profile pictures that have a beautiful smile but on the inside are just ugly shallow people.
Gil (6 days ago)
I like eastern europe's seemingly emotionless interaction on the surface because I kinda get it. lol
KreacherFreak (6 days ago)
+Olgareznikova Olga, you look so beautiful, and I absolutely love your smile with braces! It's so lovely. Krasavica! Such a warm girl. Something about your personality makes you so much prettier than a typical girl.. You are a beautiful, warm, feminine Ukrainian girl. Pravda. Your personality adds to how pretty and warm you are.. I love all your posts! Спасибо!
Justin Parmar (6 days ago)
j p (6 days ago)
it's normal around the world to NOT laugh at people falling.....go spend a day in RUSSIA to see a culture that laughs at other people's pain. spent 4 years there; saw it happen several times as i helped an old man off the ground.
SAIF MD. (6 days ago)
Hi olga Is taras shevchenko national university of kyiv good for indians to study medicine???
Santosh Chaurasia (7 days ago)
You r really appreciate what you speak 😃 . I am single man from India Mumbai 🇮🇳🙏🌹 You r telling true, I trust in your comments. 😃☺️💙♥️But for communication you should now . English language or Hindi". **"Friend in need , the friend in deed"✝️🕉️👨‍👩‍👧‍👦
ramon perez (7 days ago)
Thank You!!! ☺😊😁 Notice me smile. We must respect our differences, but always remain true to ourselves.
i_notold (7 days ago)
Water, and any other beverage, shouldn't be ice cold because it's bad for your digestion. Sure, if you're hot it's nice to have something to help cool you down but otherwise drink at room temp. Your digestion system is meant to work ate body temp, when you drop that temp it becomes less efective. Also, your body will always fight to maintain it's temp, if it's doing that to much it draws down everything else, your energy, immune system....
Dog Face (7 days ago)
Great video. Thank you. All those "rules" seem sensible and natural to me except smiling. When I go to Kiev on Friday (first visit), I'm going to smile at people.😉 And you look better than ever.
Joseph Sungkawa (7 days ago)
You look different you have glasses and something about your teeth
B Meetze (7 days ago)
Your blouse is very beautiful! What brand is it? Дуже дякую!
Billy Fauna (7 days ago)
1. Yes we like cold drinks. It's a traditional thing now and if it's not cold it's bizarre for us. I went to China and they served hot beer. Omg olia this is very bad for us. I nearly spat it out !!😅 2. I'd people smile too much I ask what you want from me? Go away !! Okay maybe not it depends. 3. Oh Olia you have braces what's wrong with your teeth??? 😅😨😣 Please don't take offense I'm only joking with you. You know it's cultural thing. 😉 Oh Olia look over here people who have braces it is a sign of wealth because only wealthy can afford to have their teeth straightened. It's expensive to have our teeth straighten and dental work is very expensive. My ex gf her children's teeth cost 25,000 AUD. 4. Laughing at people who hurt themselves is stupid and immature. This is evil people in television industry trying to make people hate each other. It's cruel and it shows lack of empathy. 5. I like Ukrainian people they seem more sincere than insincere people. I think many people who make many friends maybe it's insincere friend ships. I like one or two real friends that stay friends all your life. Are they genuine freinds or just fake superficial friends? Okay, thank you Olia this is a good topic. 😊❤👍
Debatosh Ganguly (7 days ago)
Hi Olga it's fantastic episode. I'm from India and an occasional watcher of your videos. Generally I don't comment on ur videos. But I like it very much. Your way of expressions are very homely & very friendly which attract me most. God bless you.
ShahbaZ king (7 days ago)
I love Ukraine things😍
Vadim Anatolovych (8 days ago)
Going to Ukraine next Thursday
Richie Joe69 (8 days ago)
When are those braces coming off?? Just feel it's blocking your smile.
Dave Kessel (8 days ago)
Also no talk about bodily functions.
Manfred Bismark (8 days ago)
OLGA look like a TEACHER!
John doe (8 days ago)
Good video Olga ty. Seems like i want an friend from Ukraine Please make another video about Ukraine culture and how they are
Montgomery Denzer (8 days ago)
Montgomery Denzer (8 days ago)
ZaraPaz696 (8 days ago)
Olga we luv your videos and adored your beautiful style of dressing and looks, but these glasses look absolutely terrible, awful. This does not seem to be Olga anymore, it seems to be an Americanised slave robot. Don´t get me wrong, I would tell this anyone destroying the own style with this shitty looking "fashion". There is no point in letting you look like an idiot.
James Martin (8 days ago)
so true about the water, Ms.Olga - I once volunteered to hand out bottled water during a disaster relief effort & some of the people were asking for ice to go with it - thank goodness FEMA (US) delivers or makes it a point to include it in their logistics
Royal Emery (8 days ago)
This idea that in the U.S. we ALWAYS smile to each other is incorrect? Maybe some areas of the country and some percentage of the people but to say the everyone always smiles at everyone is inaccurate. In fact, I am NOT smiling at the moment. :[
Parth Soni (8 days ago)
You looks like beautiful School Girl
Mario Neal (8 days ago)
Hi. These are all true!!
What happen to your teath
Desmond Bagley (8 days ago)
.......that Mac Donald smile is a pain, especially when they flash Hollywood style perfect teeth,,, really they are showing off.. How does queueing operate in Ukraine? How about the courtesy on public transport, especially the getting on and off and people avoiding log jams of each other?
HoustonPublisher (8 days ago)
From the list of things you mentioned I somehow must be from the Ukraine, because it sounds exactly like me I'm not kidding. I don't drink ice in my drinks, don't have many friends, well, everything you said actually.
Welcome Muscat Oman Golf country Join me here if you want myself
jason4275 (8 days ago)
You wear braces, then take them off and then have new braces, is dental free or cheep there, how cheep are braces in Ukraine, because their not cheep in america.
Olga Reznikova (8 days ago)
jason4275 not cheap in ukraine as well
Alec Vetter (8 days ago)
Russians don't smile, they are never happy to see you. They are cold and they think smiling makes you look stupid! I'm not saying that about every single one of them but I'm saying it is not unusual at all for Russians to hate everyone.
Buda Bigbuda (8 days ago)
we drink water with ice in middle east because of the weather it’s so hot 🔥😅 42C now 🤦🏻‍♂️
joir2000 (8 days ago)
Verry interesting video, Olga. I am glad to hear you don't "fake-smile" to others. But I am currious about the room temperature water. Is that only for water? How about cola, beer, ice-tea,...?
Olga Reznikova (8 days ago)
joir2000 all drinks
pavlobro17 (8 days ago)
joir2000 water is lukewarm, cola is lukewarm, beer idk I don't drink but probably lukewarm. Tea is hot.
Lorenzo Miro (8 days ago)
Good as always Olga!
AristotleStagira (8 days ago)
People in NY don't smile.
Alec Vetter (7 days ago)
People in the U.S. military don't smile!
Belus Traveller (8 days ago)
Great points, It’s a challenge to make a girl smile and laugh there but I do well, 😂😂😂😂😂, I’m very happy with my Ukraine 🇺🇦 Friends. Be Safe,Peace Belus Traveller
Alex Merenkov (8 days ago)
Привіт Ольга. Very interesting differences. I didn't know it was so serious in Ukraine about friendship. I am a second gen Ukrainian American and partake in Ukrainian traditions here in America but I agree, people in the USA always are making new friends and they are not super serious commitments always. Ukraine seems to be more reserved culture than USA in some aspects. Also i think it's very funny about the water, drinking warm water is very disgusting to me as an American but we have excellent tap water here and i don't know about Ukraine but i hear some things about their water that it's not so good or clean. Smiling at others in USA is of course usually a fake practice because everyone is expected to keep up an image of politeness so they smile all the time and especially people who work in stores might smile but really hate the customers deeply.
Alex Merenkov (8 days ago)
Still probably safer than Flint Michigan. Here in San Francisco Bay, we have very high-quality water from snowmelt in the mountains but in drought not as good of quality. : )
Olga Reznikova (8 days ago)
Alex Merenkov every city has its own tap water, but better not to drink it without boiling, if you are not sure about quality;)
amar singh (8 days ago)
Hi dear im sending u message Please tell me I have ukraine invetation letter can i travel to ukraine and they give visa on arrival
Mia Hans (8 days ago)
And being in the military I noticed all over the world if you ask for help from family and friends they're going to be there for you nothing new here at the Ukraine accept beautiful women and beautiful country
Mia Hans (8 days ago)
In every way that you described the Ukraine is how California is with all the liberal the safe places and unnecessary respect where are you have to be careful at every moment of what you say or do even in your country can't we just be ourselves without any restrictions and being ashamed to say man you fell on your face, because for me racing motocross my whole life the best part was riding with friends and if one of my friends wiped out on their bikes we all would laugh at him we would point at him and laugh to the point where we were crying
Lydia Fife (8 days ago)
Hello Ольга All that was very interesting. Customs in North America vary greatly from place to place. In the country people tend to be more friendly and helpful and smile at and talk more to each other. In big cities people are less friendly and are more cautious. Smiling is a sign of politeness and is seen as a sign of friendliness. It's more natural to some people also. Yes. We smile a lot. Canadians are known for saying "I'm sorry" for everything and we joke about it. Smiling is good for the health by the way. Some people don't smile much and are very serious. People do help others here. Americans and Canadians are ready to help when people need it and maybe more than other people in the world when there are disasters etc even here. I think it's similar everywhere. For sure people smile more when they are happy. I know I do. For someone who says smiling is not natural or customary in Ukraine, you sure do smile a lot! Keep smiling. People who smile are more appealing to others. This means more attractive but not in a sexual sense - just in a person to person way. Also: a tip for your English - the verb is To fail. The noun is failure. Also one would say: as we are used to doing which is the same as saying we are in the habit of doing. This is because the infinite of the verb 'to do' is in the present tense and the form "doing" implies that the action is something that happens throughout time as it passes including the present. It's almost as if the verb has been made into a an active noun. English verbs are very complicated as to tense... again thanks for the information on customs of Ukraine! Дуже дякую!
Ralph Hunter (8 days ago)
thank you ,jackau ;') very helpful,thats a life saver,best teacher ever................. ;';).you are.
Maurício Vieira (8 days ago)
I don't know, I know when I went to Odessa I made a lot of friends. One week before my return to Brazil my girlfriend said- I can see , Friday : Bye Katia, wait I have to say bye to Natasha, to Irina, to people from coffee shop. You made friends with everyone in the city! hahahahahaha
I LOVE Belarus (8 days ago)
They not smile because they have bad teeth???? Mostly in ukraine they have very bad teeth as I remember
jurisprudens (8 days ago)
I don't think Ukrainians have on average worse teeth than Westerners. Actually, I think, they are better in this regard, because dentists are much cheaper in Ukraine. Nevertheless, smiling while showing teeth is considered stupid and ugly. It is called "horse smile".
Keith A. (8 days ago)
Olga my woman curses whenever she's really angry. You know, Russian words for "fuck" , "bitch" stuff like that. Is that a normal thing for Ukrainians too? She curses more than I do, when pissed off. So how do you explain this?
Chris Goshey (8 days ago)
Number 6: Don't look random people in the eye on the street as it implies you want something from them. The first time my wife and her father took me over to Kiev one of the big things they told me to do was look ahead and not at other people while walking down the street.
jurisprudens (8 days ago)
I think, that's was a little bit of an exaggeration. :) It is true, however, that passer-bys in large cities in Eastern Europe don't like an eye contact - they consider this a violation of privacy. Eastern European city dwellers value privacy very much.
Hi you are so quite baby
swimming fish (8 days ago)
Also, very cute style with hair and clothing. Lip colour is great match, mrs olga! Eva Cxoi
swimming fish (8 days ago)
Thank you for always having helpful topics.
Crusieth Maximuss (8 days ago)
True friendship is rare. No, not all Americans are alike. Each state is like a mini country. Culture changes slightly from the west to east coast, and from up north close to Canada, or south near Mexico.
James Utphall (8 days ago)
Yes I can understand this.... it was very similar in Slovenia
Al Demir (8 days ago)
being natural is the best, but I noticed you smile much more than standard Ukrainians. how come???.
Al Demir (8 days ago)
Olga Reznikova I understand and you know and what is being normal and the best way to be what you are. by the way you are very cheerful person. Cold water and ice was the most funny to me. we love cold drinks. and they even serve in hospitals as well.
Olga Reznikova (8 days ago)
Al Demir because I am always with foreigners;)
ПРИВЕТ YouTube (8 days ago)
I do not smile that much, I am not upset I just do not feel the need to.
Daniel Sturridge (8 days ago)
Are Ukrainians mixed with gypsies?
Denys Dovhopolyy (7 days ago)
Rarely. The only case that I know of - from the TV show. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gZnohngkrY8
THE PLAGUE DOCTOR (8 days ago)
pavlobro17 (8 days ago)
Alex Merenkov (8 days ago)
I heard they don't really like them and there have been murders.
jurisprudens (8 days ago)
Charles C (8 days ago)
What a different behaviors!. May not be that easy to get friends in Ukraine!
Lord Edward (8 days ago)
Where to start. In America, people do tend to smile at others but there isn't any "tradition" or "expectation" about it. Most people smile at other people because they are just pleasant people who wish strangers well. Laughing at other another person's misfortune is more complex. Yes, some people are malevolent and enjoy the suffering of others but on the other hand, often people laugh about it do diminish the effects of the mishap. People who can laugh at their own "fails" are revered more highly. You see, a minor fail can make everyone very uncomfortable. So effort is to make light of it to assist the person who failed to be able to laugh, too. Drinking room temperature anything is just gross. Most people have only one or two really close friends but we also have large networks of lesser friends, as well. We don't consider it as "burdening" someone when we tell of our troubles but more like "sharing" or "opening up". Some do it a lot, some almost never do it. IMO-Ukraine is still suffering from the influence of the old Soviet days. Back then, no one trusted anyone (thus one or two close friends), no one had anything to smile about. No one spoke about their troubles for fear of being reported as subversive. I strongly recommend that Ukrainian people adopt a more American style of social interaction. America: "When you see someone without a smile, give him one of yours!"
Lord Edward (6 days ago)
There are far more Americans that fit the same general description you used to describe yourself than not.
Bila Hora (6 days ago)
David Hume : As an American, I'd say that you have a really good understanding of the feeling of many Americans, about "friendship", as it is often quite superficial. I, myself, have few friends, but TRUE friends. I'm fourth-generation American, but of Slavic heritage. Maybe that has something to do with my attitude in this area.
Lord Edward (8 days ago)
Read Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's "Gulag Archipelago" or anything by Lech Walesa
jurisprudens (8 days ago)
Maybe, that was their perspective, which was exactly the reason why they defected. Please, also do not discount that many of them had to exaggerate some things, in order to get political asylum in the US. :)
Lord Edward (8 days ago)
I appreciate your criticism but I stand by my opinion. So you know, I am an old man. I remember the things reported by people who managed to defect or escape the Soviets back then.
Ron Zee (8 days ago)
i remember i was in a store in Kiev i didn't understand how to refill my phone and no one spoke English one guy figured out i needed help and helped my i joked with him and said i love you the whole store looked at me at laughed no im not gay not even close
Sergey Sedlovsky (8 days ago)
Ukrainians are all different, but points 2, 3 and 5 are probably true for all Ukrainians :D
Kate K (8 days ago)
This new look suites you.
Ken Alexander (8 days ago)
Maybe I'm Ukrainian.
Fatima Zayour (7 days ago)
Ken Alexander me 2😊
L. J. Bush (8 days ago)
Are your eyes getting weak or bad where you need glasses? You never have worn glasses on your other videos. I always help a person if I can even if I don't know them but not usually with money, I need my money for myself plus most everyone I ever helped with money never bothered to pay me back, and I don't loan anything else out either.
Mark Francis (8 days ago)
In hull England you never smile. You say 'alright mate' or 'ello luv'.
ПРИВЕТ YouTube (8 days ago)
Mark Francis I have been to London and they smile quite often but not like US people who will smile for no reason all the time.
Dean Rodriguez (8 days ago)
Hello, regarding the cold water - I asked for a glass of ice and just added my bottled water to the glass of ice - number two and three go together for me; I was told that I smile too much and talk to everyone. I told them Americans aren't well liked around the world and I wanted to be the exception - #5 - I have lived all over the US and different parts of the world; so regarding the number of actual friends for me is very, very small - but I do have a lot of acquaintances. Thanks for the video.
Dominika Domaczaja (8 days ago)
In Poland situation is similar. Slavic people mostly don't like to show their emotions.
numberxx7 (3 hours ago)
I was JUST going to say this...
Miroslav Antonín (8 days ago)
agree . .same stuff in czech republic ...
Poivre Blanc (8 days ago)
Many things are the same in Germany. I think many of those habits are European. Maybe we smile a bit more, but not as much as in the US. I also remember wondering about getting a drink with half of it being ice in the US, and that was in December in New York City.
Robby Sondak (8 days ago)
Gosh, you’re talkative :) Are you like that everyday? Anyway you look better with blond, imo. Great video!
Israell Queiróz (8 days ago)
I enjoy a Lot all your details and you are so wonderfull
rawstarmusic (8 days ago)
Talking to anyone, I do that. The woman at the buss stop We talk like we know each other. If you know or not know, people are the same. You know her in one second with instinct. You can't have your best friend in your back pocket all the time or else go like stoneface. Talk: the bus seems late, and bla bla bla. You wanna have a glass of wine? Sure why not my new friend. But in another country you be more careful, just ☺
indian love india (8 days ago)
nice for sharing Olga
S Terry (8 days ago)
The other day the temperatures rose to 42 (Celsius) here in Texas and it was almost 49 in Phoenix. We do get used to ice and air conditioning and then expect it always.
Jindřich Čapek (6 days ago)
It was just "school example" :-) But you see the point of using base-10: In your sentence above, you didn't do the math, because it is not so easy. In Base-10, the math much simpler. Do you know that physicists sometimes use even simpler method than Base-10? They sometimes use such units that speed of light (c) equals 1. using these special units, they can get rid of "c" in equations. So E=mc² looks like this: E=m (but only when using those special units).
Bila Hora (6 days ago)
Jindrich Capek : Well, if I remember correctly, there are 5,280 feet, in a mile. There are 12 inches, in a foot. So, 5,280 multiplied times 12. Then, that number, times itself. That would be a "square mile", though. Why would you need to know a "cubic mile"? Are you going to build an aquarium for human habitation, under the sea?
Jindřich Čapek (6 days ago)
Well, the biggest difference regarding base-10 is for units where you often compute square or cubic values or you multiply them by other units. I remember asking one American how many cubic inches is cubic mile, and it apparently wasn't an easy question ;-)
S Terry (6 days ago)
Jindřich Čapek Oh, it's not very much, actually. Except that freezing is at zero and boiling is at one hundred.
Jindřich Čapek (6 days ago)
Tell me, in what way is Celsius more base-10 system than Fahrenheit? ;-) And I know you use Fahrenheit, but you are the only one on the planet :-)
Cristaldo Donatello (8 days ago)
From what i understand Ukrainians are picky about friendship , not quantity but quality .
Kris Scammer Kantu (8 days ago)
Marco Verratti Swedish are like that too.
amaromem1 (8 days ago)
In my country having lots of friends is good, BUT for me is not good unless you have a real friendship. And I hope don't be impolite with rule number 3 but you look soooo good with those glasses 😎😍 Pd. I think for US people must be hard be polite in Ukraine with those rules.
Outhouse John (8 days ago)
In America TV programs people!
Chris White (8 days ago)
"No Smiles..?" 😢
pavlobro17 (8 days ago)
Miroslav Antonín haha in Ukraine we have a similar saying. "Those who smile without reason is a sign of an idiot"
Chris White (8 days ago)
Miroslav Antonín - I understand. Everybody everywhere in the world have their own ways. It's all good... No Worries..! 🤗
Miroslav Antonín (8 days ago)
yep .... its not "normal" for us (slavic peoples) .. in czech republic we say " who smileing without any reason is crazy .." but ofcourse we smileing on peoples whom we know longer time .. we just dont smile on foreign peoples ...we dont have a reason smile without reason .. .:D :D
Rahul Riz (8 days ago)
True. It's helpful.
Smart Man Smart Man (8 days ago)
We have just arrived today to the Emirates from Ukraine your country is very nice we wish you to visit our country Emirates
Retro Technology (8 days ago)
Blue Beam (8 days ago)

Would you like to comment?

Join YouTube for a free account, or sign in if you are already a member.