Ukrainian oppositional press during the late 1980s – the early 1990s: social-communicative aspect

Keywords: independent press, People`s Movement of Ukraine, self-publisher, activists, dissident.

Abstract

The article is researched with the problem of the socio-communicative influence of the Ukrainian opposition press of the late 1980s and early 1990s on Soviet and post-Soviet society. The researchers established that the founders of such publications were activists of public organizations, including the Ukrainian Helsinki Union and the People's Movement of Ukraine. The role of the famous Ukrainian political figure, dissident and journalist Vyacheslav Chornovil in the development of the press service of the UHU has been clarified. Namely, V. Chornovil initiated the establishment of “Ukrayinskiy Visnyk”, the independent information agency UNVIS. During 1989-1990 members of opposition organizations established press services network in Moscow, Kyiv and Lviv, and also actively cooperated with well-known information organizations such as Radio Liberty.  The independent information agency UNVIS created by Vyacheslav Chornovil with like-minded people became an important factor in the establishment of a number of independent newspapers and publications, and foundation of self-publishing libraries. 

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Author Biographies

Andrii Kozhanov, National University Odessa maritime academy, Ukraine.

PhD (Candidate of Historical Sciences), Department of Ukrainian studies, National University Odessa maritime academy, Ukraine.

Victoriia Sikorska, Odessa National Maritime University, Ukraine.

Candidate of philological sciences, faculty for work with foreign students, Odessa National Maritime University, Ukraine.

Olena Shypotilova, Оdessa national maritime University, Ukraine.

PhD (Candidate of Historical Sciences), Department of pre-university training, Оdessa national maritime University, Ukraine.

Natalia Myrgorodska, Odessa National Maritime University, Ukraine.

Department of Pre-university Training, Odessa National Maritime University, Ukraine.

Nataliya Kurasova, Odessa National Maritime University, Ukraine.

Department of Pre-university Training, Odessa National Maritime University, Ukraine.

Ivan Nenov, Odessa National Maritime University, Ukraine.

PhD (Candidate of Political Science), Department of Pre-university Training, Odessa National Maritime University, Ukraine.

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Published
2022-11-30
How to Cite
Kozhanov, A., Sikorska, V., Shypotilova, O., Myrgorodska, N., Kurasova, N., & Nenov, I. (2022). Ukrainian oppositional press during the late 1980s – the early 1990s: social-communicative aspect. Amazonia Investiga, 11(58), 140-150. https://doi.org/10.34069/AI/2022.58.10.15
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