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1. From Offense to Defense

After a five-day referendum, Putin signs a decree integrating Zaporizhzhia, Kherson, and parts of Donetsk and Luhansk into Russia.

Tags: international relations, DPR, LPR, UN, putin, independence, war in ukraine
2. The Essence of Freedom

“Independence Day will have a different meaning this year. Us Ukrainians love our freedom. We can say what we believe. My friends in Russia say they have a democracy. What kind of democracy is it if you cannot call a war a war?” 

                                   – A Russian living in Ukraine, Tatyana Antonova
Tags: holidays, independence, patriotism, war in ukraine
3. Independence, Educated

New material recognizing two Russia-friendly separatist regions in eastern Ukraine will soon be taught in Russian high schools. 

Tags: war in ukraine, Crimea, vladimir putin, russian history, education, independence
4. Independence Day

In most countries, Independence Day conjures up images of grand celebration, fireworks, family get-togethers, parades and so on. These celebrations commemorate the declaration and establishment of sovereignty by a colony or nation occupied and governed by another nation. This is not exactly the case with Russia's Independence Day.

Tags: independence, august coup, yeltsin, gorbachev
By Linda DeLaine

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