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  • Ukrainians want to join NATO

    / NATO moving into Ukraine is a redline for Russia, that is if NATO moves into Ukraine they will face Russian troops in L'viv.

    krupniak 11 hours ago
  • Ukrainians want to join NATO

    / NATO will never invite Ukraine to join NATO, because Russia will not allow Ukraine to join NATO. If for stupidity, NATO does invite Ukraine to join NATO,

    krupniak 11 hours ago
  • WINNICK

    This article is in Ukrainian that appeared in *Ukrainska Pravda*. The introductory English part is from Wikipedia - found under her name of - Katheriyn Winnick

    drvladis 11 hours ago
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The GALICIA Group: The Internet's premier place to discuss Galicia and all of its ethnic groups.

This is the former Austrian Empire province of Galicia, the areal extent of which is now located in southeastern Poland and southwestern Ukraine (see map above).

This group provides information for finding your Galician ancestors and living relatives.

Discussions go beyond providing genealogical research help, that is beyond the simple collection of names and dates. Religion, culture, politics, macro history, and current events in Eastern Europe are frequently debated.

Group's moderators are: Laurence Krupnak (USA) (screen name Lavrentiy) and Danuta Wojcik (Canada)

Galicia (English spelling)
Galicja (in Polish language)
Galizien (in Austrain | German language)
Halychyna (the Ukrainian name and origin of the term Galicia)

Another map of Austria's Galicia province is located at: http://www.feefhs.org/maps/ah/ah-galic.html


The ethnic groups of Galicia include: Poles , Galizien Germans, Jews , Ukrainians , Carpatho-Rusyns (Ruthenians, Rusyns, Rusins, Rusnaks, Carpatho-Russians , Lemkos, Bojkos / Boikos / Boykos, Hutsuls

Administrative boundaries as of 1998 map: Magocsi, P. R., ed. 1998. Historical atlas of East Central Europe. University of Washington Press.

Austrian Galicia province (Draft) delineation map created on 9/14/2004 copyright 2004

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