The Unique Way Ukrainians Ask For and Give Favours

One bud’ laska at a time is our spell against the unkindness of the world

Anton Kutselyk
3 min readApr 15, 2024

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Drawing by Author

It’s 10 am – the peak morning hour for this particular coffee shop. The door opens and closes like a relentless fan. People come, order takeaway coffee and leave like busy morning people who can’t immobilise for a moment. Before they go, I hear dozens of…

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Anton Kutselyk

I live in Kyiv and write about everything I see around