The day of unification of Ukraine: the unique historical photos

День соборности Украины: уникальные исторические фото

How was the signing of the Act on the reunification of the UPR and ZUNR and what was on the streets of Kiev on 22 January 1919, recorded a historic photo of the Day of unity of Ukraine

22 Jan 1918 Ukrainian Central Rada signed the fourth universal, which proclaimed the complete independence of the Ukrainian people’s Republic. A year later, on January 22, 1919, was signed the Act of reunification Ukrainian people’s Republic (UNR) and Western Ukrainian national Republic (ZUNR), emerged from the wreckage of the Russian and Austro-Hungarian empires, in a unified Ukrainian state. Historical photos of the day of unification of Ukraine has recorded this historical event.

День соборности Украины: уникальные исторические фото

День соборности Украины: уникальные исторические фото

Historic photo of the Day of unity of Ukraine

День соборности Украины: уникальные исторические фото

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From 22 to 24 January, 1919 under the scenario of Ivan Ogienko in Kiev held nationwide celebrations to mark the anniversary of the universal IV of the UPR and the birth of a United Ukraine. In 1919, January 22 was declared a holiday. Historic photo of the Day of unity of Ukraine demonstrated in Kiev at St. Sophia square hosted the main ceremony of reunification. In the presence of many thousands of people L. Tsegelsky read the resolution of the UPR from 3 January, and the priest P. Korsunsky declared the universal Directory.

День соборности Украины: уникальные исторические фото

Historic photo of the Day of unity of Ukraine.
January 22, 1919, Removed from the bell tower of St. Sophia Cathedral

День соборности Украины: уникальные исторические фото

Historic photo of the Day of unity of Ukraine.
Oath of the members of the UNR Directory. Kamenetz-Podolsk. In August 1919

Though unification of Ukraine in the beginning of the last century was long, but the very fact of signing the Act of connection showed the world the indivisibility of the Ukrainian lands, the unity and solidarity of the people.

День соборности Украины: уникальные исторические фото

Historic photo of the Day of unity of Ukraine.
In the center — Simon Petlyura and Volodymyr Vynnychenko. 22 Jan 1919

День соборности Украины: уникальные исторические фото

Historic photo of the Day of unity of Ukraine.
Meeting Simon Petlyura. 29 Aug 1919

День соборности Украины: уникальные исторические фото

День соборности Украины: уникальные исторические фото

Historic photo of the Day of unity of Ukraine.
The Ukrainian Galician Army. 17 Nov 1919

День соборности Украины: уникальные исторические фото

Historic photo of the Day of unity of Ukraine.
Map of the Ukrainian Republic, submitted at the Paris peace conference of 1919

День соборности Украины: уникальные исторические фото

Historic photo of the Day of unity of Ukraine

In addition, a clear manifestation of the unity of the modern Ukrainian nation has become a “live chain” between Kyiv and Lviv on January 22, 1990 in honor of the 71 th anniversary of proclamation the Act of unification.

День соборности Украины: уникальные исторические фото

Historic photo of the Day of unity of Ukraine

Recall, on the Day of unification of Ukraine: greetings and postcards.

As reported Politeka, the Day of unification of Ukraine: the scenario of celebration on January 22.

Also Politeka wrote, a prayer for peace and tranquility in Ukraine in their native language: these words are endowed with extraordinary strength.

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