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Grand Prix of Lviv in 1930
Grand Prix of Lviv in 1930
In 1930, Lviv hosted a car race on the highway, for which the city streets were prepared. The start of the Lviv Grand Prix was held on September 8. The route had some differences from similar tracks laid in other European cities, in particular, the...
29 February 2020, 17:52
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Ukrainians 300 years ago in the drawings of Johann Muntz
Ukrainians 300 years ago in the drawings of Johann Muntz
Artist Johann Heinrich Müntz in the 18th century visited Ukraine and made sketches of the lives of ordinary people. At the age of 22, the architect and portraitist went as a military engineer on a long journey. After leaving his native Alsace, Muntz...
26 September 2019, 21:47
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Towels: types and purpose
Towels: types and purpose
Ancient towels with certain patterns were an integral part of the rites. Embroidered pictures gave a special symbolic value. White towel associated with purity, goodness and protection from evil forces. As for the ornaments, each of them laid a special...
28 August 2019, 19:03
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How and when was the Battle Directorate of Ukrainian Sich Riflemen created?
How and when was the Battle Directorate of Ukrainian Sich Riflemen created?
On August 4, 1914, the Battle Directorate of Ukrainian Sich Riflemen was created - the organizational and coordination center of the Legion of Ukrainian Sich Riflemen. The center was created by representatives of the Main Ukrainian Council, the...
4 August 2019, 15:54
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Feodosia Art Gallery named after IK. Aivazovsky began with 49 paintings
Feodosia Art Gallery named after IK. Aivazovsky began with 49 paintings
The Feodosia National Art Gallery named after IK Aivazovsky, located in the city of Feodosia, was opened on July 29, 1880. The basis of the collection of the Feodosia Picture Gallery was 49 paintings, which the famous marine painter Ivan Aivazovsky...
29 July 2019, 13:52
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AN-124 Ruslan: Ukrainian aircraft and its records
AN-124 Ruslan: Ukrainian aircraft and its records
On July 26, 1985, the Ukrainian AN-124 Ruslan aircraft during one flight was able to set 21 world records. He lifted a cargo weighing 171 tons to a height of almost 11 kilometers. Thus, breaking the record set earlier by the American C-5A aircraft - 111...
26 July 2019, 11:17
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How was the monument to Bohdan Khmelnitsky built in Kiev?
How was the monument to Bohdan Khmelnitsky built in Kiev?
On July 23, 1888, a monument to Bogdan Khmelnitsky was solemnly opened on the Sofia Square in Kiev as part of the celebration of the 900th anniversary of the Baptism of Russia. The idea of ​​creating a monument arose among the public at the initiative...
23 July 2019, 14:21
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When and how was Kharkov proclaimed the capital of the Ukrainian SSR?
When and how was Kharkov proclaimed the capital of the Ukrainian SSR?
The question of Kharkov as a possible capital of Soviet Ukraine first appeared in the winter of 1919, when it was captured a month earlier than Kiev. It was in Kharkov that the government of Soviet Ukraine was housed in January 1919 after moving from...
21 July 2019, 17:11
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Bessarabka: how was one of the most famous markets in Kiev created?
Bessarabka: how was one of the most famous markets in Kiev created?
In Kiev, the top leadership of the city and the region on July 16, 1912, solemnly opened the Bessarabian covered market. It was built within two years - 1910-1912 for the money of sugar magnate Lazar Brodsky. Bessarabskaya Square was previously a...
16 July 2019, 22:02
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What ended the nuclear experiment near Kharkov in 1972?
What ended the nuclear experiment near Kharkov in 1972?
On July 9, 1972, the first industrial underground nuclear explosion was carried out on the territory of the Ukrainian SSR. It happened in the vicinity of the village Krestishche Kharkiv region in order to close the emergency gas emissions. The code name...
9 July 2019, 10:25
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