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Lesya Ukrainka

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Lesya Ukrainka (Леся Українка) (born Larysa Petrivna Kosach-Kvitka (Лариса Петрівна Косач-Квітка) (–) is one of Ukrainian literature's foremost writers, best known for her poems and plays. She also was an active political, civil, and feminist activist. Among her most well-known works are the collections of poems On the wings of songs (1893), Thoughts and Dreams (1899), Echos (1902), the epic poem Ancient fairy tale (1893), One word (1903), plays Princess (1913), Cassandra (1903—1907), In the Catacombs (1905), and Forest song (1911). [1]

81 relations: Activism, Austria, Austria-Hungary, Azerbaijan, Baikove Cemetery, Banknotes of the Ukrainian hryvnia, BBC News, Bulgaria, Bulgarian language, Caucasus, Chernihiv, Civil and political rights, Conciliation, Crimea, Dignity, Egypt, English language, Evenings on a Farm Near Dikanka, Feminism, Feminist movement, First language, Folk music, Folklore, French language, Galicia (Eastern Europe), Georgia (country), German language, Greek language, High Park, Italian language, Ivan Franko, Kiev, Klyment Kvitka, Kolodiazhne, Latin, Lesya Ukrainka National Academic Theater of Russian Drama, Literary criticism, Lutsk, Lviv, Mariinsky Park, Mariyinsky Palace, Marxism, Minsk, Mykhailo Drahomanov, Mykhailo Starytsky, Mykola Lysenko, National Bank of Ukraine, Nikolai Gogol, Novohrad-Volynskyi, Olena Pchilka, ..., Olha Kobylianska, Polish language, Political sociology, Polyglotism, Qaradağ raion, Republics of the Soviet Union, Russian Empire, Russian language, Saskatoon, Social isolation, Soyuzivka, Surami, Taras Shevchenko, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, The Communist Manifesto, Tiflis Governorate, Toronto, Translation, Tsarist autocracy, Tuberculosis, Ukraine, Ukrainian diaspora, Ukrainian hryvnia, Ukrainian karbovanets, Ukrainian language, Ukrainian literature, Ukrainians, University of Saskatchewan, Virlana Tkacz, Yalta, Yulia Tymoshenko. Expand index (31 more) »


Activism consists of efforts to promote, impede, or direct social, political, economic, or environmental reform or stasis with the desire to make improvements in society.

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Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.8 million people in Central Europe.

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Austria-Hungary, often referred to as the Austro-Hungarian Empire or the Dual Monarchy in English-language sources, was a constitutional union of the Austrian Empire (the Kingdoms and Lands Represented in the Imperial Council, or Cisleithania) and the Kingdom of Hungary (Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen or Transleithania) that existed from 1867 to 1918, when it collapsed as a result of defeat in World War I. The union was a result of the Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867 and came into existence on 30 March 1867.

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Baikove Cemetery

Baikove Cemetery (Байкове кладовище) is an historic cemetery memorial in Holosiiv Raion of Kiev, Ukraine.

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Banknotes of the Ukrainian hryvnia

Banknotes of Ukrainian hryvnia are the banknotes or bills (in common lexicon) of Ukraine, denominated in Ukrainian hryvnias (UAH, ₴).

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BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

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Bulgaria (България, tr.), officially the Republic of Bulgaria (Република България, tr.), is a country in southeastern Europe.

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Bulgarian language

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The Caucasus or Caucasia is a region located at the border of Europe and Asia, situated between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea and occupied by Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Armenia.

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Chernihiv (Чернігів) also known as Chernigov (p, Czernihów) is a historic city in northern Ukraine, which serves as the administrative center of the Chernihiv Oblast (province), as well as of the surrounding Chernihiv Raion (district) within the oblast.

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Civil and political rights

Civil and political rights are a class of rights that protect individuals' freedom from infringement by governments, social organizations, and private individuals.

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Conciliation is an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) process whereby the parties to a dispute use a conciliator, who meets with the parties both separately and together in an attempt to resolve their differences.

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Crimea (Крым, Крим, Krym; Krym; translit;; translit) is a peninsula on the northern coast of the Black Sea in Eastern Europe that is almost completely surrounded by both the Black Sea and the smaller Sea of Azov to the northeast.

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Dignity is the right of a person to be valued and respected for their own sake, and to be treated ethically.

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Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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Evenings on a Farm Near Dikanka

Evenings on a Farm Near Dikanka («Вечера на хуторе близ Диканьки») is a collection of short stories by Nikolai Gogol, written in 1829–32.

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Feminism is a range of political movements, ideologies, and social movements that share a common goal: to define, establish, and achieve political, economic, personal, and social equality of sexes.

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Feminist movement

The feminist movement (also known as the women's movement, or simply feminism) refers to a series of political campaigns for reforms on issues such as reproductive rights, domestic violence, maternity leave, equal pay, women's suffrage, sexual harassment, and sexual violence, all of which fall under the label of feminism and the feminist movement.

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First language

A first language, native language or mother/father/parent tongue (also known as arterial language or L1) is a language that a person has been exposed to from birth or within the critical period.

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Folk music

Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.

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Folklore is the expressive body of culture shared by a particular group of people; it encompasses the traditions common to that culture, subculture or group.

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French language

French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.

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Galicia (Eastern Europe)

Galicia (Ukrainian and Галичина, Halyčyna; Galicja; Czech and Halič; Galizien; Galícia/Kaliz/Gácsország/Halics; Galiția/Halici; Галиция, Galicija; גאַליציע Galitsiye) is a historical and geographic region in Central Europe once a small Kingdom of Galicia–Volhynia and later a crown land of Austria-Hungary, the Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria, that straddled the modern-day border between Poland and Ukraine.

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Georgia (country)

Georgia (tr) is a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia.

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German language

German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe.

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Greek language

Greek (Modern Greek: ελληνικά, elliniká, "Greek", ελληνική γλώσσα, ellinikí glóssa, "Greek language") is an independent branch of the Indo-European family of languages, native to Greece and other parts of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea.

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High Park

High Park is a municipal park in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Italian language

Italian (or lingua italiana) is a Romance language.

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Ivan Franko

Ivan Yakovych Franko (Іван Якович Франко) (&ndash) was a Ukrainian poet, writer, social and literary critic, journalist, interpreter, economist, political activist, doctor of philosophy, ethnographer, and the author of the first detective novels and modern poetry in the Ukrainian language.

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Kiev or Kyiv (Kyiv; Kiyev; Kyjev) is the capital and largest city of Ukraine, located in the north central part of the country on the Dnieper.

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Klyment Kvitka

Klyment Vasilyovich Kvitka (Климент Васильович Квітка) (1880-1953) was a Ukrainian musicologist and ethnographer, and the husband of poet Lesya Ukrainka.

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Kolodiazhne (Колодяжне) is a village in the Kovel Raion (district) in Volyn Oblast of northwestern Ukraine.

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Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

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Lesya Ukrainka National Academic Theater of Russian Drama

Lesya Ukrainka National Academic Theater of Russian Drama (also referred to as Lesya Ukrainka Theater) is a theater in Kiev, Ukraine.

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Literary criticism

Literary criticism (or literary studies) is the study, evaluation, and interpretation of literature.

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Lutsk (Luc'k,, Łuck, Luck) is a city on the Styr River in northwestern Ukraine.

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Lviv (Львів; Львов; Lwów; Lemberg; Leopolis; see also other names) is the largest city in western Ukraine and the seventh-largest city in the country overall, with a population of around 728,350 as of 2016.

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Mariinsky Park

Mariyinsky Park (Маріїнський парк, Mariyins'kyi park) is a park located in Pechersk neighborhood in front of the Supreme Council of Ukraine (Constitution Square), Hrushevsky Street, and Park Road.

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Mariyinsky Palace

Mariyinsky Palace (Маріїнський палац, Mariyins'kyi palats) is the official ceremonial residence of the President of Ukraine in Kiev and adjoins the neo-classical building of the Verkhovna Rada (parliament) of Ukraine.

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Marxism is a method of socioeconomic analysis that views class relations and social conflict using a materialist interpretation of historical development and takes a dialectical view of social transformation.

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Minsk (Мінск,; Минск) is the capital and largest city of Belarus, situated on the Svislach and the Nyamiha Rivers.

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Mykhailo Drahomanov

Mykhailo Petrovych Drahomanov (Михайло Петрович Драгоманов; September 18, 1841 in Hadiach – July 2, 1895 in Sofia) was a Ukrainian political theorist, economist, historian, philosopher, ethnographer and public figure in Kyiv.

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Mykhailo Starytsky

Mykhailo Starytsky (14 December 1840 - 27 April 1904), in English Mikhail Staritsky, was a Ukrainian writer, poet, and playwright.

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Mykola Lysenko

Mykola Vitaliyovych Lysenko (Мико́ла Віта́лійович Ли́сенко, &ndash) was a Ukrainian composer, pianist, conductor and ethnomusicologist.

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National Bank of Ukraine

National Bank of Ukraine (Національний банк України) or NBU (НБУ) is the central bank of Ukraine – a government body responsible for unified state policy in the field of country's monetary circulation, including strengthening of national currency unit – hryvnia.

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Nikolai Gogol

Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol (31 March 1809 – 4 March 1852) was a Russian speaking dramatist of Ukrainian origin.

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Novohrad-Volynskyi (translit. Zvil; Zwiahel) is a city in the Zhytomyr Oblast (province) of northern Ukraine.

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Olena Pchilka

Olha Petrivna Kosach (29 June 1849 – 4 October 1930), better known by her pen name Olena Pchilka (Олена Пчілка), was a Ukrainian publisher, writer, ethnographer, interpreter, civil activist.

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Olha Kobylianska

Olha Yulianivna Kobylianska (Ольга Юліанівна Кобилянська; 27 November 1863 Gura Humorului, Bukovina, Austro-Hungary - 21 March 1942 Cernăuți, Cernăuți County, Romania) was a Ukrainian modernist writer and feminist.

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Polish language

Polish (język polski or simply polski) is a West Slavic language spoken primarily in Poland and is the native language of the Poles.

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Political sociology

Political sociology is concerned with the sociological analysis of political phenomena ranging from the State, to civil society, to the family, investigating topics such as citizenship, social movements, and the sources of social power.

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Polyglotism or polyglottism is the ability to master, or the state of having mastered, multiple languages.

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Qaradağ raion

Qaradağ is a settlement and raion in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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Republics of the Soviet Union

The Republics of the Soviet Union or the Union Republics (r) of the Soviet Union were ethnically based proto-states that were subordinated directly to the Government of the Soviet Union.

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Russian Empire

The Russian Empire (Российская Империя) or Russia was an empire that existed across Eurasia and North America from 1721, following the end of the Great Northern War, until the Republic was proclaimed by the Provisional Government that took power after the February Revolution of 1917.

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Russian language

Russian (rússkiy yazýk) is an East Slavic language, which is official in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, as well as being widely spoken throughout Eastern Europe, the Baltic states, the Caucasus and Central Asia.

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Saskatoon is the largest city in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.

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Social isolation

Social isolation is a state of complete or near-complete lack of contact between an individual and society.

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Soyuzivka, also known as Suzi-Q or the Q, is a Ukrainian cultural center located in the town of Wawarsing, Ulster County, near Kerhonkson, New York in the Shawangunk Ridge area south of the Catskill Mountains in upstate New York.

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Surami (სურამი) is a small town (daba) in Georgia’s Shida Kartli region with the population of 8,615.

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Taras Shevchenko

Taras Hryhorovych Shevchenko (–) was a Ukrainian poet, writer, artist, public and political figure, as well as folklorist and ethnographer.

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Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv

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The Communist Manifesto

The Communist Manifesto (originally Manifesto of the Communist Party) is an 1848 political pamphlet by German philosophers Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.

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Tiflis Governorate

Tiflis Governorate (Old Russian: Тифлисская губернія; ტფილისის გუბერნია) was one of the guberniyas of the Caucasus Viceroyalty of the Russian Empire with its centre in Tiflis (present-day Tbilisi, capital of Georgia).

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Toronto is the capital city of the province of Ontario and the largest city in Canada by population, with 2,731,571 residents in 2016.

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Translation is the communication of the meaning of a source-language text by means of an equivalent target-language text.

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Tsarist autocracy

Tsarist autocracy (царское самодержавие, transcr. tsarskoye samoderzhaviye) is a form of autocracy (later absolute monarchy) specific to the Grand Duchy of Moscow, which later became Tsardom of Russia and the Russian Empire.

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Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease usually caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB).

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Ukraine (Ukrayina), sometimes called the Ukraine, is a sovereign state in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast; Belarus to the northwest; Poland, Hungary, and Slovakia to the west; Romania and Moldova to the southwest; and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively.

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Ukrainian diaspora

The Ukrainian diaspora is the global community of ethnic Ukrainians, especially those who maintain some kind of connection, even if ephemeral, to the land of their ancestors and maintain their feeling of Ukrainian national identity within their own local community.

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Ukrainian hryvnia

The hryvnia, sometimes hryvnya (гривня,, abbr.: грн (hrn in the Latin alphabet)); sign: ₴, code: UAH), has been the national currency of Ukraine since 2 September 1996. The hryvnia is subdivided into 100 kopiyky. It is named after a measure of weight used in medieval Kievan Rus'.

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Ukrainian karbovanets

The karbovanets or karbovanet (translit, plural: карбованці, karbovantsi for 2–4, or карбованців, karbovantsiv for 5 or more), also known as kupon (translit, plural: купони, kupony) or coupon, has been a distinct unit of currency in Ukraine during three separate periods of the 20th century.

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Ukrainian language

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Ukrainian literature

Ukrainian literature is literature written in the Ukrainian language.

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Ukrainians (українці, ukrayintsi) are an East Slavic ethnic group native to Ukraine, which is by total population the sixth-largest nation in Europe.

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University of Saskatchewan

The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) is a Canadian public research university, founded on March 19, 1907, and located on the east side of the South Saskatchewan River in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Virlana Tkacz

Virlana Tkacz (born June 23, 1952 in Newark, NJ) is the founding director of the Yara Arts Group, a resident company at the world-renowned La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club in New York.

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Yalta (Yalta; Я́лта; Я́лта) is a resort city on the south coast of the Crimean Peninsula surrounded by the Black Sea.

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Yulia Tymoshenko

Yulia Volodymyrivna Tymoshenko (Ю́лія Володи́мирівна Тимоше́нко,, née Hrihyan, Грігян, by Askold Krushelnycky, Harvill Secker, 2006,, p. 169. born 27 November 1960) is a Ukrainian politician.

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