The Verkhovna Rada adopted the draft resolution No. 8088 on holding a nationwide relay of unity on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the proclamation of the act of reunification Ukrainian people’s Republic and Western Ukrainian people’s Republic. “For” the second time voted 233 deputies (during the first vote, 217 deputies).
Thus, the Parliament decided on January 22 to celebrate at the state level the 100th anniversary of the proclamation of the act of reunification Ukrainian people’s Republic and Western Ukrainian people’s Republic. The President of Ukraine has recommended to declare 2019, the year of Unification of Ukraine.
The Cabinet of Ministers within two weeks to establish a steering Committee for preparation and holding of nationwide relay of unity; to develop and approve an action plan, to Finance the training.
According to the decree, have to organize in all regions of Ukraine all-Ukrainian day of unity, which is to begin December 1, 2018 in Fastov Kiev region, co – January 22, 2019 in Kiev on the Sofia area with the participation of representatives of all regions of Ukraine and Crimea.
Also needs to be completed railway station of Fastiv station with the organization of the Museum of Unification, at the expense of the state budget.
The Ministry of education instructed to hold all-Ukrainian scientific conference “United Ukraine”.
For its part, the state Committee for television and radio broadcasting should arrange transfer, commemorative event, and also to create a documentary film on the history of the signing of the Act of reunification Ukrainian people’s Republic and Western Ukrainian people’s Republic.
The deputies encouraged the Bank to produce and put into circulation a commemorative coin “Cathedral Ukraine”, and “Ukrpochta” – a series of postage stamps “United Ukraine”.
This decision shall enter into force on the date of its adoption.