Журнал Viche 2013 №15

№15, 2013

22 years old. Independent. Does she need a dictate?

August, 1991. Ukraine, which has just celebrated the first anniversary of adoption the Declaration about state sovereignty, was anxiously waiting for decisive steps on protection of the values desirable and claimed a year ago.

    National deputies of Verkhovna Rada of the USSR gathered on August 24th on the snap session. It was a maturity exam of the authority and nation of the sovereign Ukraine. Elected officials in the house of parliament and protesters on the streets understood that on this meeting would be taken weirdly decisions for the future of our country, however, nobody did unequivocal forecasts.