Prapor

Prapor

 

(The Banner), a monthly literary, artistic, and sociopolitical journal of the Writers’ Union of the Ukrainian SSR. It has been published in Kharkov since 1956, replacing the miscellany Kharkov (1952–55). The journal’s main sections are devoted to prose, poetry, current affairs, and criticism. Prapor also publishes works by Ukrainian writers and translations from the literatures of other nationalities of the USSR and from foreign literatures. The journal devotes considerable attention to the theme of the working class and to science and culture. Circulation, 14,000 (1975).

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Caption: The banner of the Czech Legion's elite Pruni utocny prapor ("First Assault Battalion").
(15) Roman Rakhmannyi, "Za iakyi prapor? Dumky pro Lyklio vid rozumu na Ukra'ini i na chuzhyni," Suchasnist'8, 6 (1968): 109.
Together, these bodies produced a short-lived weekly called the Chervonyi prapor (Red Flag) out of Winnipeg in 1907, the first Ukrainian socialist newsletter in North America.
In 1989, Bonton Records, a privately owned record and film producer, produced an illegal film Tankory Prapor. The government refused to prosecute the company, and the film went on to become a success at the domestic box office, in part because of the notoriety generated by its illegal status.