What is something interesting about Ukraine?

Ukraine (population - 48 million) is an Eastern European country on the Black Sea. Located between the Capartian mountains and the southern steppes of Eurasia, Ukraine is naturally irrigated and has what is soft considered the most fertile soil in Europe. The blue and yellow striped flag, representing blue skies and endless wheat fields, as well as the country's name, meaning 'border' or 'edge', show a lot about this former Socialist Republic of the USSR. Ukraine has the biggest land area of all European states1. The history of this thousnd-year-old nation is not very well known among western Europeans, even though it is critical in the context European history