Independence Day. When Ukraine was born as a nation?

Today, Ukraine marks the 31 anniversary of independence. This year, the holiday is historic since Ukraine literally defends its right to sovereignty.

After the six months of brutal Russian invasion, Ukrainians have proved to the whole world their courage, endurance, and indestructibility. This year, our Independence day is also bittersweet for millions of Ukrainians due to the bloody price paid by our people for the right to freedom.

Today, millions of Ukrainians have lost their relatives, their homes, and the peaceful skies over their heads but they have not lost their strength and faith in the victory of light over darkness. our country has been, is, and will be independent. Glory to Ukraine!


  • 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 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.

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