Monument to Igor Sikorsky

Памятник Игорю Сикорскому

On August 31, 2019, on Aviation Day of Ukraine, a monument to the outstanding aircraft designer Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky, who is the creator of the world’s first four-engine aircraft “Russian Knight” (1913), a heavy four-engine bomber and a passenger aircraft, was inaugurated at the Kiev international airport. “Ilya Muromets” (1914), transatlantic seaplane, serial single-rotor helicopter … Read more

Institute “Ukrgipropishcheprom”

Институт "Укргипропищепром" - вид снаружи

Ukrainian State Institute for Design of Food Industry Enterprises “Ukrgipropishcheprom” was founded in 1943. Performed the functions of the main institute for the design of enterprises in the yeast and salt industries. The Ukrgipropishcheprom Institute, with 75 years of experience, was, until its closure in 2018, the largest institute in Ukraine for the design of … Read more

Kyiv 1986

Киев-Чернобыль: разрушенный атомный реактор ЧАЭС

2 beautiful cities. And 2 such different destinies… How did they influence each other? On April 26, 1986, at 01:23:58, a series of explosions destroyed the reactor and the building of the 4th power unit of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. According to observational data, on April 29, 1986, high background radiation was recorded in … Read more

Plant “Electronmash”

Электронмаш во времена СССР

In the early 1960s, the computing manufacturing boom began. Special research and design organizations and enterprises were created throughout the USSR, and the creation of a plant in Kyiv began on the initiative of Academician Glushkov, supported by the state leadership. In accordance with the resolution of the Council of Ministers of the USSR dated … Read more