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Where there is no law, but every man does what is right in his own eyes, there is the least of real liberty
Henry M. Robert

This day in history

6 December, 2012 - 00:00

1650: Envoys of Gyorgy Rakoczi II, Prince of Transylvania, and of the Crimean khan arrive in Chyhyryn and inform Bohdan Khmelnytsky that he will not receive military assistance in his war against the Rzeczpospolita that was promised earlier.

1919: The First Winter Campaign of the Army of the Ukrainian National Republic behind the rear lines of Denikin’s and Bolshevik troops begins.

1932: The Radnarkom and the CC of the CP(B) of the Ukrainian SSR adopt a decree blacklisting and blockading a number of villages allegedly sabotaging grain deliveries.

2004: The New York Times carries an interview with President Leonid Kuchma who blames both presidential candidates for the crisis in Ukraine.

2004: Presidential candidate Viktor Yushchenko’s campaign team is for televised debates only in a dialog format.

2004: Taras Chornovil becomes chief of presidential candidate Viktor Yanukovych’s campaign staff.