U.S., Spain, Thailand, Poland, and Great Britain: lessons for Ukraine

Author : Taras Berezovets

Source : 112 Ukraine

Director of Fund of national strategies Taras Berezovets called five countries Ukraine should learn from
10:37, 18 May 2016

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Great Britain

Before Elizabeth I came to the throne, Britain was second-rate backward country in Europe. Especially at the background of France, Spain, and Austria. It had limited resource, but still the British nation was able to find the right niche, they built a huge commercial and military fleet. As a result, 335 million people are English native speakers, and more than 1 billion people speak English. And this is the most stable nation in the world that never retreats.


It is the only country in Southeast Asia that has never been a colony. Thais formed a unique formula of happiness, regardless of which level of the social ladder they fit, they almost always feel successful. And they really know how to make friends.


Poland is our closest mental cultural neighbor. Starting from similar positions Ukraine at the beginning of 1990, Poland today shows the growth and quality of life, which many will envy the old EU countries.

The U.S.

America has always been the first in everything. This is the secret of its success. Americans always want to win. The basis of the American dream is a personal motivation to be the best. And most importantly, that every American child is motivated by its family to achieve the American dream.


The most beautiful country giving a real feeling of life. Spaniards know how to get kicks not only from holidays, but from working as well. Enjoying life, every day being filled with wishes, rejoicing and pleasure.

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