Sharko, Vadym [Шарко, Вадим; Šarko], b 14 April 1882 in Kyiv, d 1930 ? Political activist. A mathematician by profession, he lectured at the Kyiv Co-operative Institute and worked at the Institute of the Ukrainian Scientific Language of the All-Ukrainian Academy of Sciences on the development of mathematical terminology. He was arrested and imprisoned in 1930 as a member of the Union for the Liberation of Ukraine (SVU); his further fate is unknown.
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 4 (1993).]