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Taras Shevchenko's Family Tree

Portrait of Ivan Andriiovych, Taras Shevchenko's grandfather. 1843

Shevchenko's great-grandfather was Andrii Bezridnyi, who was a native of Cossack Nyz and for unknown reasons came to live in Kerelivka (other name - Kyrylivka, today - village Shevchenkove) from Zaporozhian Sich. He joined Yefrosyniia Ivanivna Shevchykha, whose father sewed boots. According to the custom of that time, he took his wife's surname.

Donbas National Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture

Donbas National Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture

Donbas National Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture (DonNACEA) is a state technical higher educational institution in the east of Ukraine. DonNACEA is the only university in Donetsk and Luhansk Regions which for over 60 years has been training students in the fields of Civil Engineering, Architecture, Urban Construction and Planning, City Economy, Mechanical Engineering, Road and Aerodrome Construction, Engineering Networks, Environmental Engineering, Economics and Management in Construction Industry.

Ukrainian State University of Railway Transport. Kharkiv

Ukrainian State University of Railway Transport. Kharkiv

UkrSURT was founded in September, 1930 on the base of the Kharkiv Institute of Engineers of Railway Transport. UkrSURT is modern educational establishment of IV- level of accreditation with high international reputation in industry the worlds and scientific researches. More than 10 thousand students study at the university, including foreign students, that get a baccalaureate, master's degree or candidate of sciences.

Ternopil Ivan Puluj National Technical University

Ternopil Ivan Puluj National Technical University

Ternopil Ivan Puluj National Technical University is a prominent educational, scientific, engineering and cultural center in Western Ukraine region. As of today in our region, this is the only comprehensive technical education institution that provides training of specialists of all educational qualification levels. This includes doctors, doctors of philosophy and candidates of sciences, and spans across area that not only includes Ternopil, but also Chernivtsi, Ivano-Frankivsk, Khmelnytsky and Rivne regions.

Oleksandr Dovzhenko Hlukhiv National Pedagogical University. Sumy region

Oleksandr Dovzhenko Hlukhiv National Pedagogical University. Sumy region

The University, founded in 1874, is the scientific, cultural and educational center of the north-eastern region of Ukraine. As an ancient establishment of pedagogical education, it can be proud of its graduates who have taken love to Ukraine, patriotism, honor and respect to the country, spirituality from their walls. During its history, the University has trained more than 25 thousand qualified teachers.

Ukraine brings a case against Russia in the Permanent Court of Arbitration under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea

Ukraine brings a case against Russia in the Permanent Court of Arbitration under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea

"Ukraine's interests should be adequately protected in the Permanent Court of Arbitration," the Head of State emphasized and signed the order on the representation of Ukraine in the legal proceedings in the Permanent Court of Arbitration regarding the violation of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. According to this document, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Olena Zerkal will defend the interests of our country.

Poltava V.G. Korolenko National Pedagogical University

Poltava V.G. Korolenko National Pedagogical University

Poltava V.G. Korolenko National Pedagogical University is one of the oldest pedagogical higher educational institutions in Ukraine. It was founded in 1914 as a teacher training institution, which prepared teachers of a wide professional background without division into major subjects. Over time, the institute has acquired the status of a national university through time changes and reorganizations and in general more than 50 thousand qualified educators of various specialties, scholars, writers, and artists were educated in here during more than a century of our history.

Ukrainian National Forestry University

Ukrainian National Forestry University

UNFU is the only Ukraine’s higher educational forestry-oriented institution which trains professionals in a wide range of specialties for forest sector as well as related fields of Ukraine’s economy. The University conducts fundamental and applied scientific research on topical sectoral and complex interdisciplinary problems of the social, ecological and economic development of Ukraine.

Dnipro State Agrarian and Economic University

Dnipro State Agrarian and Economic University

Dnipro State Agrarian and Economic University was among top-5 agricultural universities of Ukraine in 2017. About 8000 students study and 450 teachers work at the University. Foreign students can choose from 18 directions of eduction for Bachelor, Master and Ph.D. levels. There is preparatory language courses and service of "nostrification" for foreign students. More then 100 students from Asia, North Africa, Europe and North America have chosen the University for education.

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