Welcome to Absurdistan

Ukraine, the Soviet disunion and the West
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Kashtan Press , Kingston, Ont
Luciuk, Lubomyr Y., Atrocities -- Ukraine., Ukraine -- History -- 20th century., Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1945-1991., Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1936-

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Ukraine, Soviet Union, Ukr

Statementby Lubomyr Luciuk ; with a foreword by Paul Robert Magocsi.
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LC ClassificationsDK508.833 .L83 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 99 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1238439M
ISBN 10096941255X
LC Control Number94242372
OCLC/WorldCa30358900

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