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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...

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

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обзор пользователя HydrolicKrane "Ordering younger workers to stand down, 47-year-old electrician Aleksandr Lelechenko repeatedly ventured into...

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...

Valery Khodemchuk: the first victim of Chernobyl disaster and for whom Reactor #4 became...

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"On the night of 26 April 1986, Khodemchuk was in one of the main circulation pump engine rooms in...

In the 16th century a Ruthenian/Ukrainian woman was taken captive and brought to Istanbul...

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Wikipedia Very insightful Timeline documentary about her https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEDWaBmKpfY John...

Kids Diana Show: Pocket.watch Plans to Turn 6-Year-Old Ukrainian YouTuber Into Global Enterprise

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Diana, the bubbly and charismatic young star of YouTube’s Kids Diana Show, already has a massive following of 123 million...

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...

Ukraine – the Motherland of Commercial Beekeeping

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Spring is in the air. Bees are in the air too - in a month the beekepers will have...

Lord Byron’s one of the most famous poems devoted to a Ukrainian Hetman

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Mazeppa is a narrative poem written by the English romantic poet Lord Byron in 1819. It is based on a popular legend about...

Vasily Ignatenko, one of the Chernobyl firefighters to die in May, 1986

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Ignatenko was among the firefighters that got closest to the exposed reactor core as they attempted to extinguish fires...

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