Expedition ”Ukraine - North Pole”
Ivan Bilas, the Getman (Commander-in Chief) of the Ukrainian Cossacks passes nearby the line of the participants of the first national expedition "Ukraine- North Pole" before boarding the aircraft on the military airdrome in Borispol, on Sunday, April 9, 2000. The expedition will last from 9th till 15th of April. In the framework of the expedition on April 12, on Aviation and Cosmonautics International Day, for the first time in the Ukrainian History, the landing of parachuters on the North Pole and fixing the Ukrainian State Flag will take place. The expedition numbers 34 participants, including 23-paratroopers and Ivan Bilas. According to the participants, the Ukrainian Prime Minister Victor Yushenko and Kyiv Mayor Alexander Omelchenko will join the expedition later.
Photo by Alexander Sinitsa/ UNIAN
- Sinitsa Aleksandr
- Ukraine / Borispol
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