November was the ninth month in the ancient Roman calendar, taking its name from the Latin, “novem,” the number nine. Ukrainians have a much more descriptive name: “Lystopad” – falling leaves, a month that has political/historical significance stemming from age-old aspirations for national self-determination. A thousand-plus years ago, Kyiv was the capital of a vast…...
“Lystopad” – November 1, 1918
By Andrew Fedynsky6 Mins Read