Taiho, arguably the greatest Sumo wresler of all time, was of Ukrainian descent and...

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"He was born Ivan Boryshko on Karafuto, the Japanese half of the island now controlled by Russia and...
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Most titled football player of the former USSR returns as Dynamo Kyiv head coach

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"Mikhailichenko began his football career in the youth system of Dynamo Kyiv and made his debut in the Soviet...

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...

Natalie Wood in her Ukrainian national dress

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

Lagertha could be a proper symbol of Kiev 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...

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...

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...

Igor Sikorsky set a world speed record of 111 km per hour on his...

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Igor Sikorsky started construction of the first S-6 was in August 1911. The biplane was powered by...

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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