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Rusyn Report: Ukraine will lose Transcarpathia to Hungary

October 21, 2017 – Fort Russ –  By Eduard Popov, translated by J. Arnoldski –  The other day I met with representatives of the Rusyn movement from Transcarpathia residing in one of the countries of Eastern Europe. For security reasons, I cannot name these guests of mine, since in Transcarpathia they have relatives and friends […]

Another parliament condemns Ukraine’s education reform law; Transcarpathian Oblast weighs in, and could explode

September 22, 2017 – Fort Russ News – – Gregory Mironov, in Novorosinform, translated by Tom Winter – “Transcarpathia is a region that, with the continuation of the policy of discrimination against minorities, could really explode.” Translator note: See The view in Hungary for a report on other strong opposition to the Ukrainian language only law. The parliament […]

Boiling Point: Transcarpathia threatens Kiev with ‘Donbass scenario’

January 10, 2017 –  By Eduard Popov for Fort Russ – translated by J. Arnoldski – “Transcarpathia is not Galicia” Over the past year, the regional councils of a number of regions of Ukraine (Poltava and Ivano-Frankivsk) have adopted laws demanding that President Poroshenko empower regions’ rights. Kiev has regarded these as manifestations of separatism. […]

Ukraine threatens to spread Nazism to Poland

August 18, 2016 –  By Eduard Popov for Fort Russ Translated by J. Arnoldski According to announcements from the official website of the Institute of National Remembrance of Ukraine, the “Viriy” international expedition and educational camp will be held from September 8th-19th. The expedition will depart from Lvov to the “ethnic Ukrainian lands that now […]

Mukachevo protesters demand a special status for Transcarpathia and recognition of Rusyn minority

August 18, 2015 Translated by J. Arnoldski “In Mukachevo, Rusyns hold march and rally against Right Sector terror, for peace, and a special status for Transcarpathia” The “Association of Carpathian Rusyns” and the “Coordinating Committee of Rusyn Organizations of Transcarpathia” organized and held a march and rally in downtown Mukachevo. Rusyns marched through the city […]

A letter from a Rusyn of Transcarpathia: “Ukraine is a failed state!”

Mukachevo, Transcarpathia July 17, 2015 Viktoria Khokhlova (Facebook) Translated by Kristina Rus Rusyns have no relation to “zapadentsi” (Western Ukrainians) in the classic sense of the word, on the contrary, they have always been skeptical of the “Ukrainian state”: “Hello, I am writing to you from a small town in Transcarpathia, to clarify the situation […]

Transcarpathia at the crossroads

Transcarpathia July 17, 2015 Translated by Kristina Rus Vladimir DRUZHININ “To burn the roadkill with red-hot iron! To jail and confiscate  property!” – this was the reaction of the people’s deputy of the Verkhovna Rada, Boris Filatov to the desire of Transcarpathian Rusyns to obtain autonomy from Ukraine. Indignation of B. Filatov was caused […]

Updated: Transcarpathian Rusyns solved the conflict in Mukachevo on Facebook

Transcarpathia/RIA Novosti/Oleg Lastochkin July 14, 2015 Translated by Kristina Rus The Rusyns of Transcarpathia solved the conflict in Mukachevo  Residents of Transcarpathia claim in social networks that the region was rocked by an ethnic conflict between Ukrainians and Rusyns. In particular, this was posted on his page on Facebook by a blogger from Transcarpathia, Vasyl […]

Transcarpathia is Ready to Open a Second Front with 15,000 People  Transcarpathia is the second front in the fight for decentralization of power in Ukraine, along with Donetsk and Lugansk, said at a press conference in Rostov-on-Don the Prime Minister of Subcarpathian Rus Peter Getsko. “Transcarpathia is the second hot spot, along with the South-East – Novorossia. If Donetsk and Lugansk went on the path of confrontation, Rusyns for many years […]