History of Kiev
The history of Kiev, the largest city and the capital of Ukraine, is documented as going back at least 1,400 years. According to legend, Kiev was founded by three brothers, Kyi, Shchek and Khoryv, and...
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Orange Revolution
The Orange Revolution (Ukrainian: Помаранчева революція, Pomarancheva revolyutsiya) was a series of protests and political events that took place in Ukraine from late November 2004 to January 2005...
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General Secretariat of Ukraine
The General Secretariat of Ukraine (Ukrainian: Генеральний секретаріат УЦР—УНР) was the autonomous Ukrainian executive government of the Russian Republic from June 28, 1917 to January 22, 1918. Fo...
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Kiev Pogrom (1905)
The Kiev pogrom of October 18-October 20 (October 31-November 2, 1905, N.S.) came as a result of the collapse of the city hall meeting of October 18, 1905 in Kiev in the Russian Empire. Consequently, ...
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Lypovets
Lypovets (Ukrainian: Липовець) is a town in Vinnytsia Oblast, Ukraine. It serves as the administrative center of Lypovets Raion, one of twenty-seven districts of the oblast. Population: 8,727̴...
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Skvyra
Skvyra (Ukrainian: Скви́ра; Yiddish: Skvere, סקווירא) is a town in the Kiev Oblast (province) of central Ukraine. It is the administrative centre of the Skvyra Raion (district), and is currently a...
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Lysa Hora (folklore)
Lysa Hora or Bald Mountain (Ukrainian: Лиса гора, Lysa hora, pl. Lysi hory; Russian: Лысая гора, Lysaya gora, Polish: Łysa Góra) is a concept of East Slavic, and particularly Ukrainian, folk mytho...
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Golden Gate, Kiev
30°30′48″E / 50.44889°N 30.51333°E / 50.44889; 30.51333The Golden Gates of Kiev (Ukrainian: Золоті ворота, Zoloti vorota, literally 'golden gates') is a major landmark of ...
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Orange Winter (film)
Orange Winter is a 2007 feature documentary by an independent Ukrainian-American filmmaker Andrei Zagdansky. The documentary deals with the fraudulent presidential election in Ukraine in November 200...
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Koliyivschyna
Koliyivshchyna 1768-1769 (Ukrainian: Коліївщина, from Ukr. "impaling") was a Ukrainian Cossack and peasant rebellion against Poland and retaliation of the Bar Confederation pogroms against Ukrain...
Antisemitism in Ukraine
It is estimated that one third of Europe's Jews lived in Ukraine, which from 1791 to 1917 partly belonged to the Pale of Settlement. The concentration of Jews in this region made them an easy target f...
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Kiev Governorate
Kiev Governorate was an administrative division of the Russian Empire in 1796 until the Soviet administrative reform of the 1920s.
The Kiev Governorate was re-established by Emperor Paul I's edict...
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History of the Olimpiysky National Sports Complex
The History of Olimpic National Sports Complex in Kiev, Ukraine stretches back at the start of the 20th century. Located at the foot of city's central Cherepanov Hill in Pechersk Raion it was built ri...
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Volodymyr Bahaziy
Volodymyr (Vladimir, Wladimir) Panteleimonovych Bahasiy (Bagaziy, Bagasij, Bahasij), Ukrainian: Вoлoдимир Пантелеймонович Багазiй (1902, Ryabovka village, Ukraine — 21 February 1942, Kiev, Babyn Y...
AutoMaidan
AutoMaidan (Ukrainian: Автомайдан) is an ongoing socio-political movement that began in Kiev within the Euromaidan. The initial goals of AutoMaidan included the resignation of the Ukrainian presid...
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Coat of arms of Kiev
The coat of arms of Kiev features the Archangel Michael, wielding a flaming sword and a shield on an azure field.
The coat of arms traces its history back to the medieval principality of Kievan Ru...
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Schwartzbard trial
The Schwartzbard trial was a sensational 1927 French murder trial that resulted in a mistrial of international proportions. At the trial Sholom Schwartzbard was accused of murdering the Ukrainian immi...
Lyudmila Pavlichenko
Liudmyla Mykhailivna Pavlychenko (Ukrainian: Людмила Михайлівна Павличенко; Russian: Людмила Михайловна Павличенко; Lyudmila Mikhailovna Pavlichenko; July 12, 1916 – October 10,...
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Brotherhood of Saints Cyril and Methodius
The Brotherhood of Saints Cyril and Methodius (Ukrainian: Кирило-Мефодіївське братство) was a short-lived secret political society that existed in Kiev, Ukraine, at the time a part of the Russian...
Chyhyryn
Chyhyryn (Ukrainian: Чигирин) or Chigirin (Russian: Чигири́н), Polish: Czehryń, is a city and important historic site located in the Cherkasy Oblast of central Ukraine. From 1648 to 1669 t...
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Trukhaniv Island
30°32′42″E / 50.46333°N 30.54500°E / 50.46333; 30.54500Trukhaniv Island (Ukrainian: Труханів острів, translit.: Trukhaniv ostriv) is an island located on the Dnieper River...
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Boleslaw I's intervention in the Kievan succession crisis, 1018
The intervention in the Kievan succession crisis of 1015–1019 by the Polish ruler Bolesław Chrobry was an episode in the struggle between Sviatopolk I Vladimirovich ("the Accursed") and his brother Ya...
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Sports Ground, Kiev
The Sports Ground (Ukrainian: Спортивне поле: Russian: Спортивное поле) in Kiev, Ukraine was the first permanent sports stadium in the Russian Empire. It was opened on 12 August 1912, and used...
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List of victims of the Babi Yar massacre
This is a list of victims of the Babi Yar massacre. During September 29—30, 1941, a special team of German SS aided by Ukrainian police killed 33,771 Jews. Subsequent massacres also included Ukraini...
Orange Revolution (film)
Orange Revolution is a 2007 feature-length documentary produced by York Zimmerman Inc. and directed by Steve York capturing the massive street protests that followed the rigged 2004 presidential elec...
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Polski Komitet Wykonawczy
Polish Executive Committee in Ruthenia (Polish: Polski Komitet Wykonawczy na Rusi, Ukrainian: Польський комітет виконавчий на Русі) was a Polish representative body in Ukraine created on March...
List of voivodes of Kiev
This the list of voivodes of Kiev. A Kiev voivode (Polish: wojewóda kijowski) was the major administrative position in Kiev Voivodship, in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania from 1471 until 1569 and in ...
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Babi Yar in poetry
Poems about Babi Yar memorialize a series of massacres committed by the Nazi Einsatzgruppe during World War II at Babi Yar, a ravine located within the present-day Ukrainian capital of Kiev. In just o...
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Great Podil fire
30°30′55″E / 50.469167°N 30.515278°E / 50.469167; 30.515278The 1811 Great fire of Podil (Ukrainian: Велика пожежа, Velyka pozhezha) occurred on the morning of July 9, 1811...
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Council of People's Ministers
The Council of People's Ministers of Ukraine (Ukrainian: Рада Народних Міністрів УНР) was the main executive institution of the Ukrainian People's Republic. Its duties and functions were outlined ...