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Internet Encyclopedia of Ukraine Features: The History of Russians in Ukraine

Internet Encyclopedia of Ukraine Features: The History of Russians in Ukraine

Internet Encyclopedia of Ukraine, March 2016 Prior to the 16th century an insignificant number of Russians (or more precisely, Muscovites) lived in Ukraine. The Russian presence i ...

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Internet Encyclopedia of Ukraine Features: The History of Ukrainians in Slovakia

Internet Encyclopedia of Ukraine Features: The History of Ukrainians in Slovakia

Marko R. Stech (Toronto) October 2014 The first consistent documentation about the Presov region within today's Slovakia dates from the 14th century, coinciding with the settlemen ...

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Internet Encyclopedia of Ukraine Features: the Historical Region of Volhynia in Northwestern Ukraine

Internet Encyclopedia of Ukraine Features: the Historical Region of Volhynia in Northwestern Ukraine

Marko R. Stech (Toronto) September 2014 The name of Volhynia (Volyn), a historical region in northwestern Ukraine, probably comes from a fortified town from before the 10th centur ...

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Internet Encyclopedia of Ukraine Features: The Second World War (Phase 1, 1939-1941)

Internet Encyclopedia of Ukraine Features: The Second World War (Phase 1, 1939-1941)

Marko R. Stech (Toronto) August 2014 The prelude to the Second World War was Adolf Hitler's dismemberment of Czechoslovakia, initiated by the Munich Agreement of September 1938. T ...

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Internet Encyclopedia of Ukraine Features: The Industrial Donets Basin (Donbas) In Southeastern Ukraine

Internet Encyclopedia of Ukraine Features: The Industrial Donets Basin (Donbas) In Southeastern Ukraine

Marko R. Stech (Toronto) June, 2014 The northern part of the Donets Basin (Donbas), lying along the Donets River, belonged in the 11th-13th centuries to the sphere of influence of ...

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Internet Encyclopedia of Ukraine Features: Ukrainian Literary Avant-Garde (1910s-1920s)

Internet Encyclopedia of Ukraine Features: Ukrainian Literary Avant-Garde (1910s-1920s)

The Ukrainian futurism was intruduced in 1914 by Mykhailo Semenko whose writing abounded with city-life themes and subjects inspired by the Italian futurist Filippo Marinetti, and ...

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Internet Encyclopedia of Ukraine Features: Ukrainian Folk Customs and Rites

Internet Encyclopedia of Ukraine Features: Ukrainian Folk Customs and Rites

The Ukrainian folk culture displays a particularly rich array of customs, ritual actions, and verbal formulas belonging to the traditions of familial, tribal, and folk life and co ...

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Internet Encyclopedia of Ukraine features: The Historical Evolution of Ukrainian Law and Legal Tradition

Internet Encyclopedia of Ukraine features: The Historical Evolution of Ukrainian Law and Legal Tradition

In the Princely era (9th-14th centuries) the main sources of law were customary law, agreements such as international treaties, compacts among princes, contracts between princes a ...

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Ukrainian nonconformist (unofficial) art in the USSR (1960s-80s)

Ukrainian nonconformist (unofficial) art in the USSR (1960s-80s)

From the time of Joseph Stalin's terror of the 1930s, the officially proscribed style of socialist-realism was the only state-sanctioned so-called 'creative method' in Soviet art. ...

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Internet Encyclopedia of Ukraine features: The Quintessentially Ukrainian Poltava Region

Internet Encyclopedia of Ukraine features: The Quintessentially Ukrainian Poltava Region

A historical-geographic territory in Left-Bank Ukraine, the Poltava region played a crucial role in the history of the Ukrainian nation in its modern formative period of the 19th ...

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