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In the 16th century a Ruthenian/Ukrainian woman was taken captive and brought to Istanbul...

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Wikipedia Very insightful Timeline documentary about her https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEDWaBmKpfY John Steinbeck while in Ukraine also noted the cheerful spirit of Ukrainian women.

Kids Diana Show: Pocket.watch Plans to Turn 6-Year-Old Ukrainian YouTuber Into Global Enterprise

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Diana, the bubbly and charismatic young star of YouTube’s Kids Diana Show, already has a massive following of 123 million subscribers across...

‘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 of the...

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

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A. Higginbotham in the 'Midnight in Chernobyl': "By 1:23 a.m., at his desk in the control room, Leonid Toptunov had successfully...
“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...

Young Boxer Usyk with His Coach and Vladimir Klitschko

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Do you recognize the future Super Heavyweight World Champ?

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....

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...

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