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"Father" Makhno

MakhnoNestor Makhno became quite famous during his lifetime, and his popularity was determined by several factors. He led the peasant army being a peasant by birth. Makhno was a politician whose maximum program took into account the vital interests of the peasantry, therefore, most of people in Ukraine. He was a military leader who commanded not from behind his men, but went down to them in the trenches.

Vorontsovsky Palace

Vorontsovsky Palace. The front façadeVorontsovsky Palace is one of the most famous monuments of Crimea. It is famous all over the world. It is situated in a tourist town Alupka near the mountain Ay-Petri. Tourists come to Alupka to admire the architectural masterpiece of the XIX century. It was the summer residence of prince Mikhail Vorontsov.

The Biography оf Hetman Ivan Mazepa

HETMAN IVAN MAZEPA / uk.wikipedia.orgThe future hetman was born on March,20,1639 in Mazepyntsi village,which was situated in Kyiv Region.IvanMazepa had been studying in two educational universities: Kyievo-Mohylansky i and Jesuit collegiums.During his youth he was serving as an indoor nobleman to Polish King II  Kazymyr, who