AND 130TH ANNIVERSARY OF BIRTH OF ITS PRESIDENT, AVGUSTIN VOLOSHYN
Ukrinform, Kyiv, Ukraine
KYIVВ -В The creation of Carpathian Ukraine is a heroic page in Ukraine's history of statehood creativity attainments,
Avgustin Voloshin, President of Carpathian Ukraine
which eventually resulted in gaining the long-coveted independent nation status in the late 20th Century, a message
of greetings says, which President Leonid Kuchma hasВ sent out on the occasion of celebrations toВ mark the 65th
anniversary of the Carpathian Ukraine democratic sovereign state'sВ establishment and the 130th anniversaryВ of
birth of its President Avgustin Voloshin.
The Carpathian Ukraine was established on March 14, 1939 and priest Avgustin Voloshin became this state's President.
On March 15, 1939 the new state's Seim endorsed the state independence act and adopted the Constitution.
On Monday, March 15, 2004 a rally-requiem was held in the vicinity of Khust in memory of those Carpathian Ukraine
soldiers who perished in the Red Field Battle, fighting against German Nazi Troops in March 1939.