10 key events in Ukrainian history

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  • Revolutionary Party

    Revolutionary Party
    The Socialist-Revolutionary Party was founded.
  • World War 1

    World War 1
    Russia entered World War I in August 1914, after promising support to its Balkan ally Serbia against Austria-Hungary.
  • Russians end War

    Russians end War
    Soviet Russia signed the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, ending its participation in World War I,
  • Famine

    Famine
    1932 Stalin prepares for the Famine-Genocide setting unrealistic grain procurements for Ukraine. Famine in Ukraine. 40% of harvest in Ukraine to be handed over to the government. Little is left for the farmers. Farmers live off their depleted reserves and small plots and farm animals.
  • Starvation

    Starvation
    Widespread starvation in Ukraine.
  • Red Army

    Red Army
    1943-44
    Red Army fights to regain Ukraine Emmigration
  • Explosion

    Explosion
    A reactor Chernobyl nuclear power station explodes, sending a radioactive plume across Europe.
  • BIg 100

    BIg 100
    1000 years of Christianity celebrated.
  • Berlin Wall

    Berlin Wall
  • Independence

    Independence
    On January 21, 1990, over 300,000 Ukrainians organised a human chain for Ukrainian independence between Kiev and Lviv, in memory of the 1919 unification of the Ukrainian People's Republic and the West Ukrainian National Republic.
  • Parliment Election

    Parliment Election
    The first relatively free parliamentary election held in the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic.
  • Soviet Dissolved

    Soviet Dissolved
    Ukraine became independent again when the Soviet Union dissolved in 1991.
  • Crimean

    Crimean
    Stalin deports 200,000 Crimean Tatars to Siberia and Central Asia following collaberation with nazis.