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On Aug. 24, 2023, Ukraine marked its 32nd Independence Day. But is Ukraine really just 32 years old? The Kyiv Independent addressed this question to historians. Everything you didn’t know about Ukraine’s flagAt a small exhibit at the National History Museum in Kyiv on Ukraine’s flag, one
As Ukrainians celebrate their country’s 32nd Independence Day on Aug. 24, they are also marking exactly 18 months since the start of Russia’s full-scale invasion. Many understand that the celebration is only possible thanks to the country’s defenders who fight and sacrifice their lives every day on
The renewal of Ukraine’s Independence on Aug. 24, 1991, was clearly one of the most defining moments in the history of the 20th century. Why? Ukraine’s independence allowed the Ukrainian people to finally emerge from colonialism and enter the circle of free peoples of the world. Ukraine's independence
Editor's note: The following is the address by President Volodymyr Zelensky published by the President's Office on Aug. 24, 2023, the day that marks Ukraine's 32nd Independence Day. The great people of the great Ukraine, celebrating today a great day — Independence Day! A holiday of free people. A holiday of
Ukraine celebrates its 32nd Independence Day on Aug. 24 amid the ongoing Russian invasion. The Kyiv Independent has asked people on the streets of Kyiv what they think Ukraine’s future will look like in 10 years. Warning: Some of the answers can melt your heart.
Editor's note: This story was published on Aug. 24, 2022, Ukraine's 31st Independence Day. Ukraine’s 31st Independence Day on Aug. 24 also marks exactly six months of Russia’s full-scale invasion. This year, there will be no celebrations, only a heightened alert for Russian attacks on a symbolic date.