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Cross-Cultural Communication

Elevating Criticism in Ukraine

A service member discusses different methods of communicating between forces.

Discussing Mistakes and Feedback in Ukraine

A service member discusses feedback and handling mistakes in Ukraine.

Using Local Interpreters in Ukraine

A service member discusses challenges with sourcing local interpreters in Ukraine.

Interacting With Ukrainians

A retired military service member discusses cultural attitudes towards outsiders.

Conversation Topics in Ukraine

A military service member on best practices when conversing with Ukrainians.

Building Rapport in Ukraine

A service member discusses building rapport in Ukraine.

The Ukrainian Language

A retired military service member talks about the relationship between the Ukrainian and Russian languages.

Diversity Abroad

A Peace Corps member discusses dealing with unexpected attention while abroad.

Smiling in Russia

A Russian culture expert talks about some differences between how Russians and Americans interact with strangers.

Seriousness in Ukraine

A Ukrainian national discusses the likely source of “seriousness” in Ukraine.