Ukrainian flag raised in the Antarctic

19:07, 23 August 2017

Ukrainian scientists working at the Vernadsky research base in the Antarctic raised the Ukrainian flag, thus marking the Flag Day.

Currently, there are 12 Ukrainian experts working on the base. Ukraine began to explore the Antarctic back in 1996, when the British handed over to Ukraine their research base called ‘Faraday’.

Now, Ukrainian scientists also make walking tours for visitors. The only thing they complain about is that the news reaches the Antarctic too slow.