The Greatest Ukrainians

The Greatest Ukrainians

The Greatest Ukrainians ( _uk. Великі українці) is an Ukrainian TV project which is in its production stage as a nationwide TV talk show. Audience of the talk show is about to participate in interactive voting for famous Ukrainian persons.

The show is running under a license from the BBC and originally has appeared on British TV under the name 100 Greatest Britons which has had there nationwide success. Such countries as Canada, France, Germany, Holland and many others have also created their own versions. Every country have demonstrated a specific approach especially in selection of their famous persons. The same way in Ukraine the show is about to have hot discussions in regards to who of famous persons in Ukraine can be considered "Great Ukrainians".

The TV show is scheduled to be broadcasted in 2007-2008 season on Inter (TV channel) being 90-180 minutes long during Sunday prime-time. Host of this program Savik Shuster is about to start primaries (pre-voting) during his another Friday talk show "The Freedom with Savik Shuster". Co-host of the programme is Inter's news anchor Hanna Homonay. Pre-voting has been made in number of Ukranian cities such as Kiev, Lviv, Yalta, Kharkiv, Odessa, Donetsk, Simferopol, Nizhyn, Mykolayiv, Ostroh, Chernivtsi, and Kamianets-Podilskyi.

On 11 April 2008, the top 100 of Great Ukrainians were announced. The top 10 is to be re-voted, and the results will be show on 16 May 2008. They are:

# Yaroslav I the Wise
# Nikolai Amosov
# Stepan Bandera
# Taras Shevchenko
# Bohdan Khmelnytsky
# Valeri Lobanovsky
# Vyacheslav Chornovil
# Hryhorii Skovoroda
# Lesya Ukrainka
# Ivan Franko

The 11-100 list:

11. Ivan Mazepa 12. Roman Shukhevych 13. Vasyl Stus 14. Mykhailo Hrushevskyi 15. Vitali Klitschko and Wladimir Klitschko 16. Vladimir I of Kiev 17. Sergey Korolyov 18. Nikolai Gogol 19. Andrey Sheptytsky 20. Viktor Yushchenko 21. Yulia Tymoshenko 22. Alexander Dovzhenko 23. Vladimir Lenin 24. Vladimir Dal 25. Lina Kostenko 26. Symon Petliura 27. Leonid Fyodorovich Bykov 28. Petro Konashevych-Sahaidachny 29. Ivan Kotlyarevsky 30. Volodymyr Ivasyuk 31. Solomiya Krushelnytska 32. Nestor Makhno 33. Andriy Shevchenko 34. Daniel of Galicia 35. Serhiy Bubka 36. Pylyp Orlyk 37. Ivan Nikitovich Kozhedub 38. Levko Lukyanenko 39. Vladimir Vernadsky 40. Yevhen Konovalets 41. Mykola Lysenko 42. Sydir Kovpak 43. Olga of Kiev 44. Volodymyr Shcherbytsky 45. Oleg Antonov 46. Evgeny Paton and Borys Paton 47. Bohdan Stupka 48. Josyf Slipyj 49. Mikhail Bulgakov 50. Vladimir Boiko 51. Leonid Kravchuk 52. Peter Mogila 53. Ivan Sirko 54. Sofia Rotaru 55. Anatoliy Solovianenko 56. Oleg Blokhin 57. Lilia Podkopayeva 58. Vladimir II Monomakh 59. Nikolai Grinko 60. Nina Matviyenko 61. Igor Sikorsky 62. Viktor Yanukovych 63. Leonid Brezhnev 64. Svyatoslav Vakarchuk 65. Ilya Repin 66. Mariya Zankovetska 67. Ivan Mykolaychuk 68. Vasyl Virastyuk 69. Ivan Pulyui 70. Nikolay Ivanovich Pirogov 71. Oles Honchar 72. Vasyl Symonenko 73. Mykhailo Kotsiubynsky 74. Raisa Kyrychenko 75. Nazariy Yaremchuk 76. Ruslana 77. Yana Klochkova 78. Les Kurbas 79. Petro Symonenko 80. Konstanty Wasyl Ostrogski 81. Roxelana 82. Pavlo Skoropadskyi 83. Alexey Stakhanov 84. Katerina Vasilivna Bilokur 85. Ivan Bohun 86. Vasyl Sukhomlynskyi 87. Anton Makarenko 88. Petro Kalnyshevsky 89. Nikolai Fyodorovich Vatutin 90. Oleg Skrypka 91. Ivan Poddubny 92. Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov 93. Nikita Khrushchev 94. Olena Teliha 95. Oleg Koshovyi 96. Ostap Vyshnia 97. Dmytro Vyshnevetsky 98. Sviatoslav I of Kiev 99. Victor Glushkov 100. Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

"Great Ukrainians" series

An hour long documentary was filmed on each of the top 10 nominees, each of them hosted by a celebrity advocate, who delivered a passionate argument as to why their choice should be voted the greatest Ukrainian of all. The series concluded with a debate on the merits of each selected Ukrainian, bringing all of the advocates together to make a final plea to voters.

Manipulations

Chief of project “Great Ukrainians”, journalist Vakhtang Kipiani inform the public in his blog, that system of vote was manipulated by unknown persons. For example, winner, Yaroslav I, the Wise received 60.000 votes in whole month and almost 550.000 in just one day.Nikolay Amosov, that stays in second, receive almost 150.000 votes in just one day.

Links

* [http://www.greatukrainians.com.ua/ua Official website of the project]
* [http://velykiukrainci.livejournal.com Blog of the project in Live Journal]
* [http://www.telekritika.ua/news/2007-11-12/34863 Telekritika: Hanna Homonay will be co-hosting "Great Ukrainians"]
* [http://greatukrainians.com.ua/news/2007/12/26/74.html Kyiv Post: Ukrainians choose their ‘greats’] uk icon
* [http://vaxo.livejournal.com/196286.html Manipulations in Ukraine] uk icon
* [http://www.pravda.com.ua/news/2008/5/20/76074.htm Manipulations in Ukraine II] uk icon


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