27.07. The most popular specialty for which this year's entrants to Ukrainian universities apply is philology, according to the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine. 76,371 applications were submitted for bachelor's programs in this specialty. In second place - law (67,720 applications), and in third place - computer science (66,123).
27.07. At the end of July 2021, three quarters (75%) of those surveyed consider Ukraine to be the successor of Kievan Rus. Russia was named by 8% of respondents, and 9% do not consider either of the two countries to be a successor (data from a survey by the Sociological Group "Rating").
27.07. On July 27, the UOC-MP held a procession in Kyiv to mark the 1033rd anniversary of the baptism of Russia. Traffic in the capital was blocked, so there were huge traffic jams in the city.