Today, Ukraine is among the leading countries in space, and its scientists are taking part in the most high-profile explorations.
The world’s first constitution was written by a Ukrainian scholar and political activist, Pylyp Orlyk, in 1710.
The largest solar power system is also in Ukraine; the solar park “Perovo” was completed in December 2011.
In 1950, the first computer on the European continent was assembled in Ukraine by Sergiy Lebedev.
The largest strategic transport aircrafts are designed in Ukraine.
The nation is known as the “Bread Basket of Europe” — a quarter of the world’s richest black soil is in Ukraine.
More than one million Ukrainian- Americans live in the U.S.
Ukraine is the largest country situated entirely (233,090 square miles) in Europe.