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The mugshot of Sergei Korolev, Soviet Ukrainian rocket engineer, the man responsible for the first human spaceflight, soon after his arrest by Stalin's secret police in 1938. While in custody he was severely beaten by the NKVD henchmen. He remained incarcerated until 1944
Female soldier of the Albanian People's Army (Ushtria Popullore Shqiptare, UPSh) - the national army of the People's Socialist Republic of Albania from 1946 to 1990
A komsomol member guarding the warehouse with "seed and insurance stock". The seed was taken from Ukrainian peasants. Kharkiv oblast, 1932 - 1934
During the Vietnam Veterans Memorial dedication ceremonies in Washington, DC. November 1982. Photograph by Leif Skoogfors
A photo taken by Austrian chemical engineer Alexander Wienerberger during Holodomor (Famine genocide) in the city of Kharkiv, Ukraine, in the spring or summer of 1933. His handwritten caption on the picture states: "Mother with her starving children"
Hutsul newlyweds. Western Ukraine (then part of the Second Polish Republic). Picture taken between 1925 and 1939
Israelis rejoice, with relatives and strangers alike singing and dancing as they await the return of the Entebbe hostages at Ben-Gurion Airport. July 4, 1976
Father Jerzy Aleksander Popiełuszko (09/14/1947 - 10/19/1984) - chaplain of the opposition Solidarity trade union in communist Poland. Killed on this very day by three agents of Security Service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs
Freedom activist Levko Lukianenko speaks in support of Ukraine's independence at the Square of the October Revolution (present-day Independence Square) in Kyiv. The banner reads: "Down with the Fascist Union!" Kyiv, August 1991
On Tuesday, October 30, 1984, U.S. President Ronald Reagan signed the Proclamation 5273 (Commemoration of the Great Famine in the Ukraine), thus designating Sunday, November 4, 1984, as a Day of Commemoration of the Great Famine in the Ukraine in 1933
Youngsters from the Ukrainian village of Hrushivka (Грушівка), Cherkasy region, Central Ukraine. Between late 1950s and early 1970s. Pictured by local photographer Ivan Lytvyn (1924 - 1987)
Demonstration of Polish students, members of the National Radical Camp (Obóz Narodowo-Radykalny), demanding the forced segregation of Jewish students at Lviv (Lwów) Polytechnic. The banner reads: "A day without Jews" and "We demand an official ghetto". 1930s
Child with signs of starvation on the streets of Kharkiv, Ukraine, during Holodomor (Forced Famine) of 1932 - 1933. Photographed by Alexander Wienerberger, an Austrian chemical engineer who spent almost two decades working in the U.S.S.R. Diocesan Archive of Vienna
Ukrainian girls. Chernihiv Governorate (then part of Russian Empire), 1913 - 1915
Some Hutsul dude from the vil. of Zhabye (present-day Verkhovyna, Ukraine), 1930s
Old man from Kyiv region in Ukraine. Between 1870 and 1889. Pictured by Jean Xavier Raoult
Ridin' with Carter. Military Head of State of Nigeria Maj. General Olusegun Obasanjo gives US President Jimmy Carter a tour of a nation's capital, Lagos. April 2, 1978
Newlyweds from the Ukrainian village of Kosmach, 1952
Mountain shepherdess from Carpatho-Ukraine. Vil. of Luh, 1938. Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White
Traditional Ukrainian wedding in Toronto's St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church, June 1971. Photographer: Doug Griffin
U.S. Vice President George H. W. Bush plays horseshoes in the backyard of his home in Washington. June 14, 1988. Photo by Doug Mills
Mykola Lemyk (Микола Лемик, 1914 - 1941) - assassin of the secretary of Soviet consulate in Lviv Aleksei Maylov (10/21/1933), who did so in protest against Holodomor (Forced Famine) in Soviet Ukraine. Sentensed to life in prison, escaped after the start of WW2. Shot by Nazi gestapo
Kindergarten in the city of Radekhiv (then - Ternopil voivodeship in the Second Polish Republic). Western Ukraine, 1930s
A group of hippies. Lviv, Ukraine, 1988. The sign reads: "Communism is the youthfulness of the world"
Mass manifestation of Ukrainians honoring their countrymen who perished during Stalin's Forced Famine (Holodomor) of 1932 - 1933. Munich, West Germany, March 14, 1948
Vietnam Veterans Memorial dedication ceremony in Washington, D.C., November 13, 1982
Ukrainian kiddos from 'zakhoronka' (kindergarten) near Lviv, 1938
Ukrainian girl, 1963
A young Afghan woman shows her face in public at a food distribution center in central Kabul, November 14, 2001. Photo by Yannis Behrakis
A Croatian woman walks past a Serbian fighter as she leaves her destroyed city of Vukovar, November 1991. © Ron Haviv
Polish manifestation in Lviv (Lwów), then part of the Second Polish Republic, 1930s. The slogan reads: "We want overseas colonies for Poland"
A group of Ukrainian immigrants in Arapongas, Paraná, Brazil. 1940
A group of Ukrainian men riding on horseback through the town of Hrubeshiv (Hrubieszów), October 1940
Some school classes in the fresh air. Zdolbuniv (Zdołbunów), Volhynian Voivodeship (then - part of the Second Polish Republic), 1931
A group of Ukrainian peasants on their way to agricultural exhibition in the city of Lviv. July 1943
Ukrainians protesting against Polish atrocities in Eastern Galicia (Pacyfikacja Małopolski Wschodniej) in Philadelphia, Pa, U.S. December 1930
Scene inside St. Peter's Basilica in Rome during the Second Vatican Ecumenical Council, 1962. Photo by Hank Walker for Life Magazine
Ukrainian Hutsul bagpiper Kuzma Mykkhayliuk in traditional dress. Kosiv (?), Western Ukraine, 1933. Photo taken by Mykola Seńkowski
Elderly Tajik man holding picture of CPSU Secretary General Mikhail Gorbachev during mass demonstrations and riots in then-Soviet republic's capital, city of Dushanbe. February 15, 1990
Petro Hryhorenko (Петро Григорович Григоренко, 10/16/1907 - 02/21.1987) - Soviet Major General turned Ukrainian human rights activist, anti-Communist dissident and political prisoner. Exiled from the USSR in 1977. Died in New York City
Lviv, Podwale (present-day Pidvalna) street in 1937. Roman Catholic Dominican church and monastery to the right, Eastern (Ukrainian) Catholic Assumption church with Korniakt Tower to the left. Photographed by Marek Munz
Mykola Bokan stands at his son Konstantin's final resting place. The boy died from malnutrition, aged 22, during Holodomor, in the summer of 1933. A small handwritten note at the bottom of the photograph says "Kostia's grave." (Archive of the Security Service of Ukraine)
Blessed Emilian (Omelyan) Kovch (20 August 1884 - 25 March 1944), a Ukrainian Catholic priest who died in Majdanek concentration camp. Pictured here sitting and holding a baby boy
15 y. o. Richard Nixon holding his violin, ca 1927 - 1928
Chinese man. Qing dynasty, 1870 - 1880s. Pictured by Baron Raimund von Stillfried-Rathenitz
US President John F. Kennedy plays with son John, Jr. at the White House's West Wing Collonade. 03/28/1963. Photographer: Cecil W. Stoughton
Hutsuls (Ukrainian highlanders of Eastern Carpathian mountains) from Zhabye (present-day Verkhovyna, Ivano-Frankivsk oblast). Western Ukraine, 1930s
Les Kurbas (Лесь Курбас, 02/25/1887 - 11/03/1937) - a renowned Ukrainian stage director, playwright, actor, publicist, dramatic theorist and translator in the 1920 - 1930s. Accused of being a far-right militant by the Soviet NKVD, tortured and executed in Karelia. Rehabilitated in 1957
Spanish leader Generalissimo Francisco Franco Bahamonde together with his grandchildren and aides at the Azores, 1963. Photographer: Paco Marí
US President Gerald Ford on his 2nd official portrait. By David Hume Kennerly 02/25/1976
Ukrainian peasants having a lunch. Vil. of Hrushivka, Cherkasy region, Central Ukraine. Around late 1950s - early 1970s. Pictured by local photographer Ivan Lytvyn (1924 - 1987)
US President Ronald Reagan horseback riding at Rancho Del Cielo, California. 27.08.1981
Marshal Philippe Pétain, Chief of pro-Nazi "French State" during an official ceremony in Vichy, April 16, 1944
Ukrainian family from Volhynia posing for photo before departing for Paraguay, 1937
Josyp Terelya (Йосип Михайлович Тереля, 10/27/1943 - 03/16/2009) - Ukrainian dissident and political prisoner. Spent 23 y. behind bars for his political (anti-Communist) and religious (Catholic) beliefs. Expelled from the USSR in 1987, spent the remainder of his life in Canada
King Hussein of Jordan and his third wife, Queen Alia, after a state dinner with U.S. President Gerald Ford and the first lady Betty Ford. March 29, 1976. Photographer: Ricardo Thomas
Blessed Nicholas Charnetsky, CSsR, Ukrainian Catholic bishop and martyr, after returning from Soviet concentration camps where he suffered for ten years, 1956. Died in Lviv on April 2, 1959. Beatified by Pope John Paul II on June 27, 2001
Father Yaroslav Lesiv (Ярослав Васильович Лесів, 01/03/1943 - 10/09/1991) - Ukrainian poet, dissident, human rights activist and political prisoner. Arrested and imprisoned multiple times between 1967 and 1986. Became a priest of Ukrainian Catholic Church in 1988. Died in a road accident
Workers during workers' campaign in SR of Macedonia, fmr. Yugoslavia. 1960s
A memorial service of Ethiopian immigrants, in honor of their friends who died on their way to Israel, with the participation of PM Benjamin Netanyahu. May 25, 1998. Photographer: Amos Ben Gershom
A group of women standing on the bridge with the maternity hospital under construction at the background. Ternopil, Ukraine, spring of 1958
Oles Berdnyk (Олесь Павлович Бердник, 11/27/1926 - 03/18/2003) - Ukrainian science fiction writer, philosopher, dissident, political prisoner and human rights activist. Pictured with his son Radan in Kyiv, July 1991
Field Marshall John French, 1st Earl of Ypres, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, inspects the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC), May 1921
Vice Admiral Miklós Horthy de Nagybánya, Regent of Hungary, and his wife Magdolna Purgly, leave the Cathedral of St Elisabeth (Dóm svätej Alžbety) in Košice (Kassa, Kaschau), Hungary-occupied part of Slovakia, November 1938. Photographer: Ladislav Luppa
Hryhorii Veryovka (Григорій Гурійович Верьовка, 12/25/1895 - 10/20/1964) - renowned Ukrainian composer, choir director & teacher. Best known for founding the Veryovka Choir, and leading it for 20 years, gaining international recognition and winning multiple awards
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