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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...

John Steinbeck depicts Ukrainians and their difference from Russians

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Different looks, heartiness “Everyone had told us it would be different once we got outside of Moscow, that the sternness and the...

Death Match with Nazis, Three Best Players of the World, Top-10 Coach Ever –...

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Dynamo Kiev is not just the best and most titled football team in the former Soviet Union or Eastern Europe - the British...

‘Between Hitler and Stalin: Ukraine in World War II’ documentary. Narrated by Oscar-winning Ukrainian-American...

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"The film "Between Hitler and Stalin" chronicles the struggle between the Nazi and Soviet regimes, from a Ukrainian perspective. The documentary...

Moscow myth about “great Kursk tank battle” exposed

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"The battle of Prokhorovka was steeped in Soviet legend (and myth) for many decades. This remained the case until post-Soviet era...

The biggest tank battle of all time took place in Ukraine on June 23,...

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The largest tank battle of WW2 is largely unknown, but it took place in western Ukraine in the triangle between the...

Ukrainian Alexei Berest hoists Victory Banner over Reichstag on May 01, 1945

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" On 30 April 1945, after long days of street combat in Berlin, the 150th Division attacked the Reichstag. On 1 May, at...

John Steinbeck describes post-WW2 Ukraine. (1946 Kyiv trip)

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Excerpts are from “A Russian Journal” written by John Steinbeck after his trip with a famous war photographer Robert Capa to...

Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra and central Kyiv were blown up by the Soviet sappers

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John Steinbeck was deceived – the fact is that Kiev was blown up by the Soviets on September 24-28, 1941, after...

Ivan Kozhedub, a Ukrainian, was the highest scoring Allied and Soviet fighter pilot of...

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Unfortunately, after World War II, he remained in the military and went on to command the 324th Fighter Aviation Division during...

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