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The Military Tradition in Ukrainian History

The Military Tradition in Ukrainian History

Its Role in the Construction of Ukraine’s Armed Forces

Kostiantyn P. Morozov

ISBN 9780916458737

Publication date: 11/05/1996

This booklet contains the proceedings of the first Annual Conference sponsored by the Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University, and the Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University at Harvard University, May 12–13, 1994. Kostiantyn P. Morozov, first Minister of Defense of independent Ukraine, gave the keynote address. Papers exploring recent Ukrainian military history and the construction and Ukrainianization of the Ukrainian Armed Forces were presented by Professors Zenon Kohut (Director, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies), Mark von Hagen (Columbia University), and John Jaworsky (University of Waterloo). Responses to these papers were given by senior Ukrainian military personnel who attended the conference.

The Military Tradition in Ukrainian History will be useful to specialists in East European affairs, military historians, and Ukrainianists.


  • Colonel General (retired) Kostiantyn Petrovych Morozov was the first Minister of Defense of independent Ukraine. During 1994-1995 he was a senior research fellow at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, and the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute. He now directs the Center for the Study of Ukrainian Statehood in Kyiv.

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