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Background: Richly endowed in natural resources, Ukraine has been fought over and subjugated for centuries; its 20th-century struggle for liberty is not yet complete. A short-lived independence from Russia (1917-1920) was followed by brutal Soviet rule that engineered two artificial famines (1921-22 and 1932-33) in which over 8 million died, and World War II, in which German and Soviet armies were responsible for some 7 million more deaths. Although independence was attained in 1991 with the dissolution of the USSR, true freedom remains elusive as many of the former Soviet elite remain entrenched, stalling efforts at economic reform, privatization, and civic liberties.

 

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Geography of Ukraine - Highlights the location, map references, area, land boundaries, climate, natural resources, land use, natural hazards, environment, and geography of Ukraine

People of Ukraine - Learn about the population, age structure, birth and death rate, sex ratio, nationality, ethnic groups, religions, languages, and literacy in Ukraine

Government and Politics in Ukraine - Profiles the country name, government type, administrative divisions, independence, national holiday, constitution, legal system, suffrage, executive, legislative, and judicial branches, political parties and leaders, and a flag description of Ukraine.

Economy of Ukraine - Study the GDP, growth rate, per capita, inflation, labor, budget, industries, exports, imports, currency, exchange rates, and economy of Ukraine

Communications in Ukraine - Browse statistics on telephones, mobile and cellular lines in use, radio broadcast stations, televisions, internet country code, ISP's, internet users, and facts on communications in Ukraine

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Military of Ukraine - Provides statistics on military branches, army, air force, navy, manpower, military service, expenditure, and facts on military in Ukraine

Transnational Issues of Ukraine - Explore international disputes and transnational issues of Ukraine

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