Chuck Palahniuk of Ukrainian descent

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chuck_Palahniuk

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 May, at...

Steve Wozniak visits Kyiv. Says one of his 4 life long dreams coming true

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"I always knew my last name was Ukrainian", - said the Apple co-founder on arriving to Ukraine's capital together with his...

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...

George Kistiakowsky: Ukrainian who made Manhatten Project work and first Atomic bomb explode

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The US Government called on Dr. Kistiakowsky to help solve the problem with the new weapon the physicists at Los Alamos...

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 books and...

Natalie Wood and Elizabeth Taylor, 1948

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Natalia Zakharenko is the real name of this Hollywood star actress (“West Side Story” film had 11 Academy Award nominations). Her grandparents...

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 seasons in...

Ukrainian who opened Space to Humankind: Sergei Korolev

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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...

Ukrainian Novikov, 24, World’s Strongest, Sets New World Record in Deadlift

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November 17, 2020 during the World's Strongest Man Finals, Oleksii Novikov set a New World Record - 537.5kg (1185lb) 18-Inch...

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