Ukraine facts Selected as the most interesting among geography related questions in Geography quiz Who, according to a probable legend, sent a letter to the Ottoman Sultan with the words "kiss our a**e"?Cossacks were deeply Orthodox and formed highly democratic militaristic communities. In 1676, they recevied a letter from Mehmed IV, who demanded that they submit to Turkish rule. The letter was full of sultan's titles, which the Cossacks parodied in their reply, calling the sultan "Babylonian scullion, Macedonian wheelwright, brewer of Jerusalem, goat-f****r of Alexandria, swineherd of Greater and Lesser Egypt, pig of Armenia, Podolian thief, catamite of Tartary, hangman of Kamyanets, and fool of all the world and underworld".Created by: globalquiz.orgOttoman Empire facts » What is the function of this colossal structure near Chernobyl?Radar. Duga was a Soviet over-the-horizon radar system used as part of the Soviet anti-ballistic missile early-warning network. The system operated from July 1976 to December 1989. Two operational Duga radars were deployed, one near Chernobyl in the Ukraine and the other in eastern Siberia.Created by: NinjaiCold War facts » What are the colors of the flag of Ukraine?Blue and yellow. Most Ukrainians identify their flag in the verbal language as "yellow and light blue", while the current flag in reality is blue (the top string) and yellow (the bottom string). This is because in the past the flag had been indeed yellow and blue. The flag was rotated later, but this did not affect the spoken language. Created by: globalquiz.orgcolors facts » Which river flows into the Sea of Azov?Don River. Sea of Azov is a small and shallow sea, sometimes regarded as a northern extension of the Black Sea. Two large rivers, Don and Kuban, flow into it, and so the sea has low salinity and a high amount of biomass (such as green algae) that affects the water colour. It was known in Ottoman Turkish as the Balük-Denis ("Fish Sea") from its high productivity.Created by: globalquiz.orgRussia facts » Which river flows through Kiev?Dnieper is the fourth longest river in Europe. The river is one of the symbols of the Ukrainian nation, it splits the country into two regions: Right-Bank Ukraine and Left-Bank Ukraine.Created by: globalquiz.orgEastern Europe facts » Which country borders Ukraine?Hungary. Ukraine borders Russia, Belarus, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, and Moldova.Created by: globalquiz.orgborders facts » What is the highest mountain of Ukraine?Hoverla. Mount Hoverla is the highest mountain in Ukraine and part of the Carpathian Mountains. The mountain is located in the Eastern Beskides, in the Chornohora region. Created by: Tschukamountains facts » What is the currency in Ukraine?Hryvnia. It is the hryvnia. Interestingly, the 200 hryvnia banknote won the title of the most beautiful banknote of 2013.Created by: Marta Kurdzielcurrencies facts » What is the name of Vitali Klitschko's brother?Wladimir. Vitali Klitschko is a three-time world heavyweight champion and the only world heavyweight champion to have never been knocked down in any fight. With an 87.23% knockout percentage, he holds one of the highest knockout-to-fight ratios in heavyweight boxing history. From 2006 until 2015, he and his brother Wladimir dominated heavyweight boxing, a period typically known as the "Klitschko Era".Created by: Ninjaiboxing facts » Play geography quiz and see all the questions.