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John Steinbeck describes the ruins of Kiev-Pechersk Lavra, St. Sophia and sarcophagus of Yaroslav...

"We went from this little plaster city, so new that it has not even been built yet, to the...

Ivan Kharchenko personally defused more than 1500 bombs weighing more than 500 kilograms each...

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A Soviet Army Military engineering Colonel and Hero of the Soviet Union, Kharchenko continued his military service...

During his speech at a dinner in Kiev in 1972, President Nixon named Kiev...

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As I think of a way to describe our feelings on this occasion, I noted that in history--and this...

The biggest tank battle of all time took place in Ukraine on June 23,...

"Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union on June 22, 1941. Beginning on June 23 between Dubno, Lutsk and Brody...

Meeting at the Elbe: Lt. William Robertson (U.S. Army) and Lt. Alexander Silvashko (First...

Silvashko went to the front in the Cherkassy Region of Ukraine, where he was born in the village of...

Kiev-Pechersk Lavra and central Kiev were blown up by the Soviet sappers

John Steinbeck was deceived – the fact is that Kiev was blown up by the Soviets on September 24-28,...

Kiev’s Independence Square (Maidan) as seen by John Steinbeck after WW2, 1947

“We tried to read a little of the plane, and promptly went to sleep. And when we were awakened,...

Trump and Johnson may attend WW2 ceremonies in Kyiv – The Guardian

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Another option is to balance attendance in Moscow with participation in rival ceremonies being held in Ukraine on the...

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