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Ukraine Pressed To Restore November 7 Public Holiday

Source: Radio Free Europe
Posted: Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Following yesterday's massive demonstration in Kiev, Communist leader Petro Symonenko and Socialist leader Oleksandr Moroz, demanded that the government re-establish the October Revolution anniversary as a public holiday.

Earlier this year, Ukraine's Parliament passed a law removing November 7, October Revolution, from the list of official public holidays in the Ukraine (2000-02-01).

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