Nicholas Chain Bridge in Kyiv was the largest bridge in Europe

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The bridge was designed by Irish engineer Charles Blacker Vignoles. Construction started in 1848 and was completed in 1853. The 776-metre-long (2,546 ft)...

The most verbose of all the Varangian stones – the Turinge Runestone in Sweden...

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" This is a runestone raised in the church of Turinge. It is in sandstone, in the style Pr4 and it was made in...

Ukraine Vyshyvanka/ Embroidery Shirt Day

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In 2020, Google created a Doodle honoring the Ukrainian embroidered shirt in commemoration of International Vyshyvanka Day: "Held each year on the third Thursday...

Kyiv in Snow

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Learn of the new facts about Kyiv in Medieval history of Europe in the "Gardariki, Ukraine" e-book. For example, how did...

10th century Kyiv Easter Egg discovered in Sweden

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"Glazed ceramic Resurrection egg. The egg is made of glazed fired clay. It varies in colour from bright chocolate brown to...

Igor Sikorsky assembled his first helicopters while still a student in his native Kyiv

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In the autobiography "The Story of the Winged-S", Igor Sikorsky recalled: "I had several hobbies. For a time I was making...

John Steinbeck depicts Kyiv after WW2

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“War is no new thing to Kiev. Starting with the raids of the savages from Tartary, it has been a place of...

Ukraine, the homeland of Scythians [Video]

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1OVwuCdkK4 The "Royal Scythia, Greece, Kyiv Rus" book has very important additional information on the topic.

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