“Mazeppa” by Louis Guisnet, 1874

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

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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)....

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...

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...

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...

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 1906 old...

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...

DNA test shows that the Swedes came from Ukraine

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

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