“Mazeppa” by Louis Guisnet, 1874

Lord Byron’s one of the most famous poems devoted to Ukrainian Hetman Ivan Mazeppa

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Mazeppa is a narrative poem written by the English romantic poet Lord Byron in 1819. It is based on a popular legend about the early...

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 high payload...

Harold Hardrada while serving as the commander of the Byzantine Varangian Guard, sent his...

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" When he was fifteen years old, in 1030, Harald fought in the Battle of Stiklestad together with his half-brother Olaf Haraldsson (later Saint Olaf)....

DNA test shows that the Swedes came from Ukraine

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Google translation of the original text in Swedish: "When the host of the documentary series "The first Swedes tested its DNA, showed that...

The biggest tank battle of all time took place in Ukraine on June 23,...

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The largest tank battle of WW2 is largely unknown, but it took place in western Ukraine in the triangle between the...

Jack Palance, Oscar-winning Ukrainian cowboy

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Jack Palance born Volodymyr Palahniuk; February 18, 1919 – November 10, 2006) was an American actor of Ukrainian descent. He was nominated for three Academy...

Taiho, arguably the greatest Sumo wresler of all time, was of Ukrainian descent and...

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According to Wikipedia, Taihō Kōki - (Іва́н Бори́шко, Ivan Boryshko; May 29, 1940 – January 19, 2013) was a Japanese professional sumo wrestler....

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...

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 the Saint Petersburg Academy...

Outstanding Ukrainian Planes

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-  Antonov An-2 recently has been included in the Guiness Book of Records as the only plane that's been in production for 70 years!! Unfortunately, some...

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