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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 week in history

22 January, 2008 - 00:00

Jan. 22 Day of Ukrainian Unity

1919: The Direktoria of the Ukrainian National Republic proclaims the reunification of the UNR with the Western Ukrainian People’s Republic (ZUNR) on St. Sophia Square in Kyiv.

1992: The 1st World Ukrainian Congress is held in Kyiv.

Jan. 23 1930: The CC of the CP(B)U adopts a resolution instructing local party organizations to launch a dekulakization campaign throughout the countryside.

1992: Ukraine and the United States exchange notes in Kyiv on the establishment of full scale diplomatic relations.

Jan. 24 1944: The 1st and the 2nd Ukrainian Front launch the Korsun- Shevchenkivsky offensive.

1996: The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and the Lithuanian Sejm sign a cooperation memorandum in Vilnius.

Jan. 25 1919: The interim workers and peasants’ government of Ukraine adopts a declaration on the necessity of joining of the Ukrainian SSR and the RSFSR on the principles of socialist federation.

1931: The all-Ukraine Decade of Liquidation of Illiteracy begins.

Jan 26 1993: The Ministry of Justice of Ukraine registers the Congress of Ukrainian Nationalists.

1995: Ukraine’s first regional center for certificate auctions opens in Zhytomyr.

Jan 27 1918: A delegation of the Ukrainian National Republic signs a peace treaty with the Central Powers.

1924. The Kyiv city and gubernia Soviets pass a resolution on the construction of a monument to Lenin.

Jan 28 1930: An extraordinary church council is convened in Kyiv to liquidate the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church.

1992: The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopts the blue-and-yellow flag as the National Flag of Ukraine.