1991 – Ukrainians voted overwhelmingly for independence from the Soviet Union.


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On December 1, 1991, citizens of Ukraine voted overwhelmingly for independence from the rapidly disintegrating Soviet Union. Thus what had been since December 30, 1922, the Ukrainian soviet republic became simply Ukraine. For the first time in centuries the Ukrainian people were out from under Russian or Soviet control…

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