Vasily Ignatenko, one of the Chernobyl firefighters to die in May, 1986

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Ignatenko was among the firefighters that got closest to the exposed reactor core as they attempted to extinguish fires...

Ukrainian Alexei Berest hoists Victory Banner over Reichstag on May 01, 1945

" On 30 April 1945, after long days of street combat in Berlin, the 150th Division attacked the Reichstag. On 1...

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...

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...

Valery Khodemchuk: the first victim of Chernobyl disaster and for whom Reactor #4 became...

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"On the night of 26 April 1986, Khodemchuk was in one of the main circulation pump engine rooms 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...

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...

‘Harbingers of the Resurrection’ by Nikolai Ge

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https://www.wikiart.org/en/nikolai-ge

‘Easter morning prayer” by M. Pimonenko

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https://www.wikiart.org/en/mykola-pymonenko

Ukrainian woman at work. As seen by John Steinbeck and Robert Capa in 1947

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"We went first to the fields where the women and the children were harvesting cucumbers. They were divided into...

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