Ukraine Independence Day

Ukraine Independence Day

August 24
On this day in 1991, just after a failed coup in Moscow, Ukraine declared its independence from the U.S.S.R. On December 1, 1991, 90 percent of the people voted for independence.
CONTACTS:
Embassy of Ukraine
3350 M St. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20007
202-333-0606; fax: 202-333-0817
www.mfa.gov.ua