Camille Ewald, Mike Tyson’s Ukrainian adoptive mother

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Camille Ewald was born March 10, 1905, in Staromishchana, Ukraine, and was the daughter of the late Hnat and Anastasia Pershyn...

Sport Illustrated’s 2018 Boxing Trainer of the Year: ‘Papachenko’

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There’s one man who works with more fighters in the current wave of Eastern European boxing champions than any other....

Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s family original last name was Chaika (Seagull) and it was of a...

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PyoTchaikovsky wrote more than 30 compositions while in Ukraine, because - "I found a feeling of peace in my soul, which...

Wayne Gretsky & Other UKEs: Documentary on Ukrainians in NHL

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=85&v=JqX5HAzyMWE

The largest pre-WW1 plane – Sikorsky’s S-22 ‘Ilya Muromets’ – made its maiden flight...

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Igor Sikorsky flew "Ilya Muromets" plane personally from Petersburg to his native Kyiv setting several world records. As it turns out...

Ivan Kharchenko personally defused more than 1500 bombs weighing more than 500 kilograms each...

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A Soviet Army Military engineering Colonel and Hero of the Soviet Union, Kharchenko continued his military service until retirement...

Ukraine in Space

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Sergei Korolev -  the leading Soviet rocket engineer and spacecraft designer was born in Zhytomir, Ukraine. It is due to his genius,...

Zaporozhian Rapids were flooded by the Hydroelectric Station projected by the American engineers

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The DniproHES project used the experience gained from the construction of the Sir Adam Beck Hydroelectric Power Stations at Niagara Falls,...

Ukrainian sabre fencer Olga Kharlan becomes a new Barbie

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"In celebration of our 60th anniversary and International Women’s Day, we proudly honor #MoreRoleModels than ever from around the globe in...

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