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Ukrainians in NHL

Did you know that the greatest Wayne Gretzky is half-Ukrainian (on his father's side) and grew up in Ukrainian environment? His father Walter says that...

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

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...

Powerful speech in Canadian Parliament by “proud Ukrainian-Canadian” Minister of Foreign Affairs

Ms. Chrystia Freeland who called herself a proud Ukrainian-Canadian delivered a strong speech in Canadian Parliament yesterday. "The single most important pillar of this, which...

Katheryn ‘Lagertha’ Winnick in Kyiv, May 2023

The famous The Vikings series actress Katheryn Winnick visited Kyiv and took a picture with Ukrainian flag in front of St....

Chuck Palahniuk of Ukrainian descent


Canada celebrates Ukrainian Immigrants Day

In September of 1891, the first two Ukrainians were recorded as arriving in Canada. Today there are over 1.3 million people...

‘Flying Cossacks’ US Aviation Subdivision during the Vietnam War

"DALLAS — Twenty-five years after being formed in Texas, the Flying Cossacks of 1964-1965 held their first reunion. The surviving pilots...

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

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

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