Author: Bohdan Shandor

Thirty years ago, on December 1, 1991, an overwhelming majority of Ukrainian citizens – more than 90 percent – voted yes in a national referendum that asked whether Ukraine should be an independent country. On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of that referendum, The Ukrainian Weekly asked attorney Bohdan Shandor, who was in Ukraine during that momentous time, to document his recollections of the period leading up to, during and after the historic vote. Mr. Shandor, a former two term president and board member of the Ukrainian American Bar Association (UABA), served at the invitation of the Verkhovna Rada…

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Thirty years ago, on December 1, 1991, an overwhelming majority of Ukrainian citizens – more than 90 percent – voted yes in a national referendum that asked whether Ukraine should be an independent country. On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of that referendum, The Ukrainian Weekly asked attorney Bohdan Shandor, who was in Ukraine during that momentous time, to document his recollections of the period leading up to, during and after the historic vote. Mr. Shandor, a former two-term president and board member of the Ukrainian American Bar Association (UABA), served at the invitation of the Verkhovna Rada as…

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Thirty years ago, on December 1, 1991, an overwhelming majority of Ukrainian citizens – more than 90 percent – voted yes in a national referendum that asked whether Ukraine should be an independent country. On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of that referendum, The Ukrainian Weekly asked attorney Bohdan Shandor, who was in Ukraine during that momentous time, to document his recollections of the period leading up to, during and after the historic vote. Mr. Shandor, a former two term president and board member of the Ukrainian American Bar Association (UABA), served at the invitation of the Verkhovna Rada…

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