Cossack Mamai & Kobza-Bandura Music

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"The mythological figure of Cossack Mamai.. is a reflection of the most typical traits and mentality of the Ukrainian Cossack – a...

One world-famous painter portrayed two nations – Ukrainians above, Russians below

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The painter is Ukrainian (now officailly according to MetMuseum) Ilya Repin. The upper painting is the Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks...

Ukraine celebrates anniversary of Kyiv Rus Christianization

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New perspective on Volodymir's ancestry and why he chose to be baptized in one of the most dangerous places for him,...

Mykola Pymonenko whose works inspired Kazimir Malevich. His Hopak painting was bought by the...

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Mykola Pymonenko was a Ukrainian realist painter who lived and worked in Kyiv. Pymonenko is best known for his urban and rural...

The Telegraph: Jeff Koon accused of copying Ukrainian artist’s work

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https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/05/25/jeff-koons-accused-copying-ukrainian-artists-work/?WT.mc_id=tmg_share_fb

In 1710 the Ukrainian Cossacks drafted one of Europe’s first state constitutions, which had...

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constitution_of_Pylyp_Orlyk

This man coined the word “Genocide.” Here is Dr Lemkin’s speech on Holodomor

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Rafał Lemkin was a lawyer of Polish-Jewish descent who is best known for coining the word genocide in 1943 or 1944 from genos (Greek for family, tribe, or race) and -cide (Latin for killing)...

Kvitka ‘Kacey’ Cisyk, Ukrainian Flower. Her Best Ukrainian Song

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Per Wikipedia, Kvitka "Kacey" Cisyk (Ukrainian: Квітка Цісик; Квітослава-Орися Цісик, Kvitka Tsisyk; April 4, 1953 – March 29, 1998) was an American coloratura soprano of Ukrainian...

Ukrainian who created the best jet engines in the world: Arkhyp Lyulka

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In 1926, a young man from the Kyiv region entered Kyiv Polytechnic Institute. The man's first name was Arkhyp, and his...

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