Maksym Slavinsky (also as Slavynsky Ukrainian : Максим Антонович Славинський;12 August 1868 in Stavyshche, Kiev Governorate - 23 November 1945 in Kiev) was a Ukrainian journalist, political and public figure, diplomat and statesman. He was an editor of many newspapers of liberal and pro-Ukrainian disposition in the Russian Empire. In 1918 Slavinsky was appointed as Minister of Labor, serving in the position for less than a month.
Born in the Ukrainian town of Stavyshche of the Kiev Governorate, Slavinsky graduated from the Second Kiev Gymnasium. During his student years he was a member of the Kiev literary club "Pleyada" where along with Lesya Ukrainka he translated the poetry of Heinrich Heine ("Book of songs").
Maxim Sozontovich Berezovsky was a Russian Imperial composer, opera singer, bassist and violinist, who studied in Italy and worked in the St. Petersburg Court Chapel.
Southwestern Krai, also known as Kiev General Governorate or Kiev, Podolia, and Volhynia General Governorate was an administrative-territorial and political subdivision of the Russian Empire in 1832 – 1914. It has a special status established for the gradual political and economical integration and assimilation of non-Great Russian population of the right-bank Ukraine within the Russian Empire.
The Central Council of Ukraine was the All-Ukrainian council that united the political, public, cultural and professional organizations of the Ukrainian People's Republic. After the All-Ukrainian National Congress, the Council became the revolutionary parliament in the interbellum lasting until the Ukrainian-Soviet War.
The Cossack Hetmanate, officially known as the Zaporizhian Host was a Cossack state in the region of Central Ukraine between 1648 and 1764.
Levko "Lev" Mykolajovych Revutskyi was a Ukrainian composer, teacher, and activist. Amongst his students at the Lysenko Music Institute were the composers Arkady Filippenko and Valentin Silvestrov.
Bershad is a town in the Vinnytsia Oblast (province) of Ukraine, located in the historic region of Podolia. It is the administrative center of the predominantly-agricultural Bershad Raion (district). Population: 12,552 (2020 est.)
Stavyshche is an urban-type settlement in the Kyiv Oblast (province) in northern Ukraine, on the Hnylyi Tikych river. It is the administrative center of Stavyshche Raion. Population: 6,218 (2020 est.) . In 2001, population was 7,929.
The Little Russia Governorate or Government of Malorossiya was an administrative-territorial unit (guberniya) of the Russian Empire that encompassed most of the modern North Eastern Ukraine, and the adjacent regions in Russia.
The Poltava Governorate or Government of Poltava was a guberniya in the historical Left-bank Ukraine region of the Russian Empire. It was officially created in 1802 from the disbanded Malorossiya Governorate, which was split between the Chernigov Governorate and Poltava Governorate with an administrative center of Poltava.
Vasyl Hryhorovych Krychevsky was a Ukrainian painter, architect, art scholar, graphic artist, film art consultant, pedagogue and master of applied art and decorative art. He is the designer of the 1918 Ukrainian coat of arms, state seals, banknotes. He was the brother of Ukrainian painter Fedir Krychevsky.
Kiev Governorate was an administrative division of the Russian Empire from 1796 to 1919 and the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic from 1919 to 1925. It was formed as a governorate in the Right-bank Ukraine region following a division of the Kiev Viceroyalty into the Kiev and the Little Russia Governorates, with the administrative centre in Kiev. By the start of the 20th century it consisted of 12 uyezds, 12 cities, 111 miasteczkos and 7344 other settlements. After the October Revolution it became part of the administrative division of the Ukrainian SSR. In 1923 it was divided into several okrugs and on 6 June 1925 it was abolished by the Soviet administrative reforms.
Maksym Skorupsky was a Ukrainian military leader of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army.
Andriy Vasylyovych Ivanov was a Russian-Ukrainian, Communist Party activist and politician.
The Embassy of Ukraine in Prague is the diplomatic mission of Ukraine in Czech Republic.
Marko Kropyvnytskyi was a Ukrainian writer, dramaturge, composer, theatre actor and director. Over his career Kropyvnytskyi wrote 40 plays, played in over 500 roles of various repertoire, as well as wrote several songs.
The Battle of Stavishche, also called the Siege of Stawiszcze, took place between July 7 - October 7, 1664, during the Russo-Polish War (1654–67). Polish Crown forces under Stefan Czarniecki besieged the town of Stavyshche (Stawiszcze), which at that time belonged to Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth's Kiev Voivodeship. The residents of Stavyshche rebelled against Polish rule, and as a result, the town was destroyed in January 1665.
The Lyzohub Government was the first official government of Ukrainian State that was confirmed on 4 May 1918 after Pavlo Skoropadsky managed to oust the previous socialist government led by Vsevolod Holubovych and dissolve the Central Council of Ukraine. Most of its candidates were already pre-selected by Mykola Vasylenko who took the portfolio of Minister of National Education.
The Kiev pogrom of 1881 lasted for three days. It began on 26 April, 1881 the city of Kiev itself and spread to villages in the surrounding region. The sporadic violence continued until winter. The Kiev pogrom is considered the worst of the pogroms that swept through south-western Imperial Russia in 1881. Pogroms continued on through the summer, spreading across the territory of modern-day Ukraine including Podolie Governorate, Volyn Governorate, Chernigov Governorate, Yekaterinoslav Governorate, and others. Notably, the tsarist authorities made no attempt to stop it. However, in his detailed study Russians, Jews and the Pogroms of 1881-1882, John D. Klier, professor of modern Jewish History at University College, London who spent almost his entire academic life researching Jewish life in Russian controlled territory, came to the conclusion that, far from passively allowing the pogroms to take place, the Tsarist government actively and repeatedly issued orders to the police, and military to suppress them. They also published proclamations forbidding anti-Jewish riots.
The Congress of the Enslaved Peoples of Russia was a congress of representatives of different nationalities to discuss their political situation in the Russian Empire. It was held on 21–28 September [O.S. 8–15 September] 1917 in Kiev, Ukraine.
Alexander Yakovlevich Shumsky or Oleksandr Shumskyi was a Ukrainian-Soviet politician and activist of the 1920s. He was one of the leaders of National communism's movement. Shumskyi actively supported Ukrainization. He was one of the victims of the Soviet regime. He was followed, arrested and then killed by NKVD in 1946. A few years later in 1958 he was rehabilitated.