Sunday, 15 March 2015

Transcarpathia Ruthenians demand autonomy from Kiev


Transcarpathia Rusyns demand autonomy from Kiev

Translated from Russian by J.Hawk

The congress of Rusyn organizations decided to form a Coordinating Council to enter into a dialogue with the government. The decision was made last Saturday.

“The decisions made at the congress serve the following goals: demand the recognition of Rusyns as a nationality, and demand the implementation of the 1991 referendum on autonomy through dialogue. None of that had happened earlier. Right now we are opting for a dialogue, not a confrontation,” said the leader of Transcarpathian Rusyns Pyotr Getsko.

The congress also decided to more

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