Oksana Baiul, the first Winter Olympic champion of independent Ukraine, 1994

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Known as the “Swan of Odessa,” Baiul was one of the most graceful and artistically accomplished skaters in the history...

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 in action...

R.I.P., NHL Hall-of-Famer Dale Hawerchuk

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The leading scorer in the first iteration of the Winnipeg Jets and a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame Dale...

Igor Sikorsky set a world speed record of 113 km/h on his plane in...

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In the autobiography "The Story of the Winged-S", Igor Sikorsky recalled: "For my future work, I had to use experimental data...

Lagertha could be a proper symbol of Kyiv Rus – Ukraine

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Katheryn Winnick - born in Etobicoke, Ontario, and is of Ukrainian descent. She spoke Ukrainian as her first language and did not begin speaking English until she was eight...

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

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April 25, 1945, the day American troops and the troops of the First Ukrainian Front met at the Elbe River, near...

Bees’ survival is crucial for humankind. This single invention started saving bees and made...

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"We all depend on the survival of bees,” – states the United Nations explaining the reason for designating May 20 as...

‘Harbingers of the Resurrection’ by Nikolai Ge

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

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

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Lelechenko is a beautiful Ukrainian last name because it derives from the Ukrainian word leleka which in English means stork. Unfortunately, many popular accounts...

Alex Trebek’s original family last name was Terebeychuk. It’s Ukrainian

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Alex Trebek was born in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, on July 22, 1940, the son of George Edward Trebek (né Terebeychuk), a chef who had emigrated...

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