00:00 – Intro
02:13 – not the first, but the most important: was Ukrainian independence in 1991 accidental?
09:33 – how Ukrainian dissidents led communists to destroy the USSR
15:57 – when Ukraine will be fully acknowledged b the whole world
Today, Ukraine’s Independence day is both historic and bittersweet. After the six months of the Russian large-scale invasion, the Ukrainians keep fighting for freedom and peace for future generations and the whole democratic world. Watch Ukraine in Flames #167 to know about the history of Ukrainian independence and what Ukrainian citizens are fighting for.
Serhii Plohii, Professor of Ukrainian History at Harvard University, Director of Ukrainian Research Institute
Oleksandr Zinchenko, historian, journalist at Suspilne TV
UKRAINE IN FLAMES project is created by the Ukraine Crisis Media Center and NGO "Euroatlantic Course". We are aiming at searching a loud support for Ukraine in the war started by Russia on the 24th of February 2022.
If you want to support Ukraine against Russian aggression, check the link with recommendations by Ukraine Crisis Media Center – https://uacrisis.org/en/help-ukraine
NGO Euroatlantic Course collects donations to support Ukrainian Army and civilians – https://eac.org.ua/en/main-page/
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