Ukraine National holiday

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National holiday: Independence Day, 24 August (1991); note - 22 January 1918, the day Ukraine first declared its independence from Soviet Russia, and the date the short-lived Western and Greater (Eastern) Ukrainian republics united (1919), is now celebrated as Unity Day

Definition: This entry gives the primary national day of celebration - usually independence day.

Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on July 9, 2017

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