Nicholas Chain Bridge in Kiev was the largest bridge in Europe

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The bridge was designed by Irish engineer Charles Blacker Vignoles. Construction started in 1848 and was completed in 1853. The...

Georgy Voronoi: founder of the geometric theory of numbers, creator of “Voronoi Diagram”

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Vorony, Heorhii b 28 April 1868 in Zhuravka, Pyriatyn county, Poltava gubernia, d 20 November 1908 in Warsaw. Mathematician; corresponding member of...

Ukraine, the homeland of Scythians [Video]

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1OVwuCdkK4

Ukrainian-American Sgt. Michael Strank was 1 of 6 Marines who raised flag on Mt....

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" Michael Strank (November 10, 1919 – March 1, 1945) was a United States Marine Corps sergeant who was killed...

The most verbose of all the Varangian stones – the Turinge Runestone in Sweden...

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" This is a runestone raised in the church of Turinge. It is in sandstone, in...

George Kistiakowsky: Ukrainian who made Manhatten Project work and first Atomic bomb explode

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" George Kistiakowsky (1900-1982) was a Ukrainian-American physical chemist.  He joined the Manhattan...

R-12 ballistic missiles deployed to Cuba during Cuban Crisis were manufactured in Ukraine

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" The R-12 was a theatre ballistic missile developed and deployed by the Soviet Union during the Cold War. Its GRAU designation was 8K63 (8K63U or 8K63У in Cyrillic for...

Ukrainian Sergei Korolev the day he was returned to Moscow prison after one year...

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The man who would open space to humankind, Sergei Pavlovich Korolev, was born on 12 January 1907 (30 Dec...

Ukraine-engineered most powerful ballistic missile SS-18 was used as Dnepr rocket to deliver satellites...

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"The Dnepr is based on the most powerful intercontinental ballistic missile in the world, RS-20, or SS-18 (Satan), having a...

‘The Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks to Sultan Mehmed IV’ by Ilya Repin

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The 2.03 m (6 foot 7 inch) by 3.58 m (11 foot 9 inch) canvas was started in 1880 and finished in 1891. Repin recorded the...

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