Kravchuk Leonid

Kravchuk Leonid Makarovich The first president of modern Ukraine after the USSR Kravchuk Leonid Makarovich Biography Leonid Makarovich Kravchuk was born in a peasant family on January 10, 1934 in the village of Veliky (Great) Zhitin until 1939 in the Volyn Voivodeship, Poland. Since 1939, the village of Veliky (Great) Zhitin – Rivne region of Ukraine. Father Makar Kravchuk in the 1930s served in the Polish cavalry, in 1944 during the Second World War he was killed at the front, buried in a mass grave in Belarus. Leonid was brought up by his mother and stepfather in his native village.

Vasyly Lomachenko biography of boxer world champion of the WBO featherweight title and second

Vasyly Lomachenko – Biography

Biography Vasyly Lomachenko boxer, world champion of the WBO featherweight title and second featherweight title. Place of birth, education. Born in Belgorod-Dniester, Odessa region  17.02.1988. He graduated from South Ukrainian Pedagogical University im.Ushinskogo. First coach – Anatoly Lomachenko, Joseph Katz. Regalia and achievements. Honored Master of Sports. World Cup 2006 for juniors – 1st place. 2007 World Cup – 2nd place. Champion of XXIX Olympic Games in Beijing 2008. In the semifinals, he defeated the Turkish boxer  Yakup Kilic with a score of 10: 1. In the final bout of the Ukrainian struck by knockout in the first round Hedafi

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Leonid Kuchma

Biography Leonid Kuchma – the ex-president of Ukraine, who was in power for 10 years, a spokesman for the country as a tripartite contact group “of the OSCE-Ukraine-Russia” to resolve the situation in the Donbass. He also held the following positions – the general director of Dnepropetrovsk enterprise famous for the production of strategic missiles “Pivdenmash”, deputy, head of the Ukrainian government. He was considered a true master of the game behind the scenes and subtle political intrigue. Following the tactics of multi-vector, he was able to skillfully maintain normal relations with all, to meet the interests and expectations of

Max Levchin

Max Levchin

Max Levchin – programmer, author of many start-ups, co-founder and chief engineer PayPal, vice president of development at Google. Maximilian Levchin was born in 1975 in Kiev. Father Rafael Levchin – known writer and poet, and mother Lily Zeltsman – physicist. In 1991 the family Levchin immigrated to the United States, where the family received political asylum and settled in Chicago, Illinois. After the Mather High School, Max joined the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 1997 he successfully graduated and moved to Silicon Valley, where he worked on his own projects. Of course, the first startups Max did not

Lesya Ukrainка Biography 1871—1915

Lesya Ukrainка

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Ani Lorak

Ani Lorak

Ani Lorak – Carolina Miroslavovna Kuek The famous Ukrainian singer  (real name – Carolina Quek) was born September 27, 1978 in the city of Kitsman, Chernivtsi region of Ukraine. The first step to fame was the young singer’s vocal competition “Pervotsvit” in 1992, where it occupies the first place. It was at this competition Carolina fourteen signed his first contract. She won the television contest “Morning Star” (1995), where the program’s host Yuri Nikolaev came up with Carolina stage name Ani Lorak – Carolina vice versa. Most popular A. Lorak brings obtaining the Grand Prix at the international competition in

Valery Lobanovsky

Valeriy Lobanovsky

An outstanding football player and head coach of Kiev “Dynamo”, teams of the USSR and Ukrainian football.Valeriy was born in Kiev, glorifying his hometown for the entire football world.His childhood had the difficult postwar period. When Kiev in 1943 was released from the German occupation, he was only four years. Strongly ruined city gradually revived, to heal the wounds of war and returning to normal life. Born and new generations grew up, before which opened all roads in life. It was necessary only diligence in study and perseverance in achieving this goal. It is these traits from childhood was characterized