Taras Shevchenko – the most prominent Ukrainian poet and a major figure of the Ukrainian national revival. Born a serf, Shevchenko was freed in 1838 while a student at the St. Petersburg Academy of Art. His first collection of poems, entitled Kobzar (1840; “The Bard”), expressed the historicism and the folkloristic interests of the Ukrainian Romantics, but […]
The Act of Declaration of Independence of Ukraine (Ukrainian: Акт проголошення незалежності України) was received by the Ukrainian parliament on 24 August 1991. The Act re-established Ukraine’s state independence. The act was introduced in the aftermath of the 19 August coup attempt, when hardline Soviet Union Communist leaders sought to regain central Communist Party control over the USSR.
In response (within a stressful 11-hour extraordinary session), the Supreme Soviet (parliament) of the Ukrainian SSR, overwhelmingly approved the Declaration Act in a special Saturday session.
RUSSIA UNLEASHES DEMONS Winnipeg Free Press – 14 March 2014 Lubomyr Luciuk Let us consider the dismemberment, the cutting into pieces, or, better put, the mutilation of a country. Yelping that Crimea’s Russian majority was under threat from gangs of rampaging “neo-Nazis, nationalists, and anti-Semites,” spewing out of Kyiv’s Euromaidan and headed south, Vladimir Putin, […]
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