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Songs on the stairs: video from the festival “Chervona Ruta” 1991
Songs on the stairs: video from the festival “Chervona Ruta” 1991
This video was filmed in Zaporozhye in 1991. It depicts the Ternopil showman Igor Pelykh, who played the guitar during the festival “Chervona Ruta”. Sitting on the stairs, the guy performed rebel songs. For the first time the festival "Chervona Ruta"...
6 February 2019, 13:20
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The only participant in the battle of Kruty, who lived to Ukrainian independence
The only participant in the battle of Kruty, who lived to Ukrainian independence
The soldier of the UNR Army Matvey Danyluk is the only participant in the battle of Kruty, who survived until Ukraine gained independence in 1991. He died in 1994 at the age of 103 years. A fighter on shore in secret all his life is that in 1918 he is...
1 February 2019, 16:01
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Andriy Sheptytsky - Metropolitan of Galicia, Archbishop of Lviv, Bishop of Kamenets
Andriy Sheptytsky - Metropolitan of Galicia, Archbishop of Lviv, Bishop of Kamenets
After the death of Metropolitan Julian Sas-Kuilovsky, Andrei Sheptytsky became the Galician metropolitan. His enthronement took place on January 12, 1901 in the Cathedral of St. George in Lviv. Position demanded an active social activity: he was a...
30 January 2019, 11:19
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Sacher-Masoch perceived women as beings who should both love and hate
Sacher-Masoch perceived women as beings who should both love and hate
Already in childhood, in Leopold von Zaher-Masoch began to show inclinations, which then made him famous. He was attracted by situations of cruelty; he liked to look at the paintings of executions, and his favorite reading was the life of the...
28 January 2019, 22:50
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Peter Gulak-Artyomovsky: teacher, rector and writer
Peter Gulak-Artyomovsky: teacher, rector and writer
Many years of teaching work in the masterly estates of Right-Bank Ukraine gave Peter Gulak-Artyomovsky very much. First of all, he perfectly allowed him to learn Polish and French, learn good manners, get to know the "right" people. Among them are Count...
27 January 2019, 23:14
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The scientist who deciphered Maya writing
The scientist who deciphered Maya writing
Ukrainian historian from the city of Yuzhny in Kharkiv region Yuri Knorozov deciphered the Mayan script. Entered the history department of the Kharkov University. But he studied there for only 2 years. Further training was prevented by the start of the...
17 January 2019, 23:45
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Vasily Stus: the conclusion of the poet
Vasily Stus: the conclusion of the poet
On the night of January 13, 1972, stripping of conscious Ukrainians was carried out all over Ukraine. Among those arrested was the poet Vasily Stus. At Christmas, he went to Lviv. Together with friends went with a den. On the fateful night of January 12...
13 January 2019, 23:20
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Ukrainian pilot was faster than sound
Ukrainian pilot was faster than sound
32-year-old test pilot captain Oleg Sokolovsky December 26, 1948 for the first time in the USSR on an experimental jet fighter LA-176 reached the speed of sound. He was born in Kiev on December 25, 1916. He graduated from Kherson flying school. Then...
26 December 2018, 23:53
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How Kiev aircraft giant aircraft built
How Kiev aircraft giant aircraft built
On December 23, 1913, Igor Sikorsky rose to a height of more than 2000 meters on the outskirts of Kiev on a multi-engine Ilya Muromets aircraft. Subsequently, this aircraft will become the predecessor for passenger aircraft and bombers. In March 1912...
24 December 2018, 0:43
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“It’s not enough to love Ukraine to the depths of the soul, it’s necessary to love it to the depth of your pocket”
“It’s not enough to love Ukraine to the depths of the soul, it’s necessary to love it to the depth of your pocket”
A public figure, publisher, agronomist and patron of the arts Yevgeny Chykalenko was born in Pereshor of the Podolsk district in Odesa region. He was engaged in agriculture in the Odessa region. Thanks to experiments with agronomy, even in dry years...
22 December 2018, 23:40
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