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Ukraine – the Motherland of Commercial Beekeeping

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Spring is in the air. Bees are in the air too - in a month the beekepers will have...

Sergey Bubka’s pole vault outdoor best of 6.14m celebrates its 25th anniversary

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"Sergey Bubka’s world and European outdoor best of 6.14m is one of the most enduring marks in the record...

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...

Meeting at the Elbe: Lt. William Robertson (U.S. Army) and Lt. Alexander Silvashko (First...

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Silvashko went to the front in the Cherkassy Region of Ukraine, where he was born in the village of...

Chernobyl electrician Oleksander Lelechenko saved his younger colleagues from radiation exposure by walking through...

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обзор пользователя HydrolicKrane "Ordering younger workers to stand down, 47-year-old electrician Aleksandr Lelechenko repeatedly ventured into...

William Kurelek & his Ukrainian Maze

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Future "Christian mystic, bestselling author and illustrator", William Kurelek was the eldest of the seven children of Ukrainian emmigrant family in northern Alberta...

‘Mustang Wanted’, a world famous roofer

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Grisha "Mustang Wanted" is the roofer who climbs tall buildings in different countries without any support and is the one who painted a star on one...

Sergei Korolev, Ukrainian who opened Space to Humankind

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UKRAINE The man who would open space to humankind, Sergei Pavlovich Korolev, was born on 12...

Mila Jovovich was born in Kiev, Ukraine on Dec. 17, 1975

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Mila sings Ukrainian songs quite well if you did not know: youtube Mila's mother was...

Terry Sawchuck, the famous Hockey Hall of Fame goalie, was named ‘Ukey” because of...

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"Terrance Gordon Sawchuk (December 28, 1929 – May 31, 1970) was a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who played 21...

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