Ukraine was a country in Eastern Europe that bordered the Black Sea, and was proximate to Russia, Poland, Turkey and Georgia.

History[edit | edit source]

Kiev was its capital city, and was visited by the First Doctor, Steven Taylor and Dodo Chaplet in 1240. (PROSE: Bunker Soldiers)

For part of the 20th century, Ukraine was part of the Soviet Union. (AUDIO: Thin Ice) It was attacked by the forces of Nazi Germany in Operation Barbarossa during World War II. The Wehrmacht took a huge number of Russian soldiers prisoner during the Battle of Kiev in 1941. (PROSE: Just War)

On 26 April 1986, the nuclear power plant in Chernobyl, Ukraine went into meltdown, rendering the entire area uninhabitable. (COMIC: Black Destiny)

President Felix Mather and Anji Kapoor may once have flown over it in a Concorde, but they couldn't be certain since they didn't have a working GPS device and their pilots refused to tell them where they were. (PROSE: Trading Futures)

By 2018, Salamander's Sun Store technology had turned Ukraine into "the grain field of the planet". Although a large area had been devastated just two years earlier, robot harvesters gathered fifty million tons of flour, and corn grew on both banks of the Dnieper River. (TV: The Enemy of the World)

Magda Wolchenka, one of the Proxima 2 colonists, was Ukrainian. (PROSE: The Face-Eater)

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