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"Earth" by Alexander Dovzhenko
April 8, 1930 in Kharkov, the premiere of the picture of Alexander Dovzhenko "Earth". In 1958 at the World Exhibition in Brussels, she was included in the list of 12 best films of all time. The first real success of Dovzhenko-director was the tape...
8 april 2019, 15:24
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March articles by Bogdan Khmelnitsky
March articles by Bogdan Khmelnitsky
Over the years 1648 - 1654, the Hetmanate fought against the Commonwealth. She tried to protect Cossack freedoms and demanded equal conditions for the coexistence of the Ukrainian gentry and Cossacks within the Commonwealth. The holding of separate...
3 april 2019, 15:19
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Dmitry Dontsov - the main ideologist of Ukrainian integral nationalism
Dmitry Dontsov - the main ideologist of Ukrainian integral nationalism
From 1922 until the beginning of the Second World War, Dmitry Dontsov lived in Lviv, where, thanks to the support of the leader of the Ukrainian Military Organization (SVO) Yevhen Konovalets, he became the editor-in-chief of the restored “Literary and...
29 march 2019, 23:08
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Ivan Vyhovsky - Hetman of the Zaporozhian Troops
Ivan Vyhovsky - Hetman of the Zaporozhian Troops
Ivan Vyhovsky was elected hetman of the Zaporozhian Army at the Korsun Rada in 1657. He inherited a worsening of relations with Moscow and the strengthening of its interference in Ukrainian internal affairs. This prompted Vyhovsky to seek compromises...
27 march 2019, 20:36
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Ivan Samoilovich - Hetman
Ivan Samoilovich - Hetman "of both sides of the Dnieper"
Taking advantage of the civil strife in the Right-Bank region, in the spring of 1674, the army of Ivan Samoilovich with the support of the army of the Belgorod governor Grigory Romodanovsky began a campaign against Chigirin, which was taken in a long...
20 march 2019, 21:13
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A little about the personal life of the great Kobzar
A little about the personal life of the great Kobzar
“I want a girl to be a Ukrainian, simple, not a lordly kind, an orphan and a maid, to the ends of her hair,” writes the artist and poet Taras Shevchenko from St. Petersburg to her second cousin Bartholomew in Korsun of Cherkasy region on December 17...
9 march 2019, 11:13
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The last hetman of Ukraine was elected in absentia
The last hetman of Ukraine was elected in absentia
March 4, 1750 on the main square of Glukhov in the presence of Metropolitan of Kiev Timothy Shcherbatsky read the decree of Empress Elizabeth. After that, Ivan Gendrikov addressed the audience with a question about the desired candidacy of the hetman...
4 march 2019, 13:07
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A native of Kiev became the Prime Minister of Israel
A native of Kiev became the Prime Minister of Israel
In 1906, a native of Kiev, Golda Meir moved to the United States. There she met Israel’s First Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion and Israel’s Second President Yitzhak Ben-Zvi. In 1921, Meir moved to Palestine with her husband and sister, where she took an...
27 february 2019, 12:28
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Solomia Krushelnitskaya saved the opera Giacomo Puccini
Solomia Krushelnitskaya saved the opera Giacomo Puccini
At the Milan Theater La Scala on February 17, 1904, the premiere of Madame Butterfly's opera Giacomo Puccini ended with a complete failure. The whistle of the public accompanied the performance. Madame Butterfly - Giacomo Puccini's opera in two acts...
17 february 2019, 16:38
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Yuri Drohobych and his “Prognostic assessment of the current 1483 year”
Yuri Drohobych and his “Prognostic assessment of the current 1483 year”
On February 7, 1483, in the Roman printing house of Euharii Zilber, Yuri Drohobych published his first book, The Predictive Assessment of the Current 1483. This 19-page work was dedicated to Pope Sixtus IV. Based on the analysis of the relative position...
7 february 2019, 12:33
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