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UKRAINE MARKS 65TH ANNIVERSARY OF CARPATHIAN UKRAINE DEMOCRATIC SOVEREIGN STATE'S ESTABLISHMENT

AND 130TH ANNIVERSARY OF BIRTH OF ITS PRESIDENT, AVGUSTIN VOLOSHYN
Ukrinform, Kyiv, Ukraine

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Avgustin Voloshin, President of Carpathian Ukraine

KYIVВ  -В  The creation of Carpathian Ukraine is a heroic page in Ukraine's history of statehood creativity attainments,

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.


March 17, 2004

 
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