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Congress of Ukrainian Nationalists
Конгрес українських націоналістів
Leader Oleksa Ivchenko
Founded October 18, 1992 (1992-10-18)
Headquarters Kyiv, Ukraine
Ideology National conservatism, Ukrainian nationalism
International affiliation None
Official colours Red
Website
http://www.cun.org.ua/
Politics of Ukraine
Political parties
Elections

The Congress of Ukrainian Nationalists (Ukrainian: Конгрес українських націоналістів Kongres Ukrayinskykh Natsionalistiv) is a right-wing political party in Ukraine. It was founded on October 18, 1992 and registered with the Ministry of Justice on January 26, 1993. The party leader from its formation and until her death in 2003 was Yaroslava Stetsko (people's deputy of three VR conventions).

During the Ukrainian parliamentary election, 1998 the party was part (o.a. together with a predicesor of the Ukrainian Republican Party Assembly) of the Election Bloc "National Front" (Ukrainian: Виборчий блок партій «Національний фронт») which won 2,71% of the national votes and 6 (single-mandate constituency) seats.

At the parliamentary elections on 30 March 2002, the party was part of the Viktor Yushchenko Bloc Our Ukraine. Currently, the party's leader is Oleksiy Ivchenko, who was the head of Naftogas of Ukraine under the Yekhanurov government. He was elected as the party leader on the seventh convention of the party on April 13, 2003. At the parliamentary elections on 26 March 2006, the party was part of the Our Ukraine alliance.

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Goals

  • Strengthening of Ukrainian national values among the masses of Ukrainian society
  • Strengthening political, social and cultural rights of the Ukrainian Nation
  • Bringing to power highly educated professionals - Patriots
  • Overcoming the consequences of the colonial past: cosmopolitanism, mass-russification, complex of less-worth culture, and others
  • Insuring politically free comprehensive development and full self-expression of creative and spiritual forces of the Ukrainian Nation, and its establishment in the circle of freedom-loving nations of the world as the fully valued subject of history

Motto

Glory to Ukraine! To Heroes (her) Glory!
other versions include, but not limitted to Glory to free Ukraine! To Heroes (her) Glory!

Symbols

  • Flag of the Congress of Ukrainian Nationalists is a rectangular two-color banner with two horizontal halves. The upper half is red and symbolizes the blood of Ukrainians who parished fighting for the independence of Ukrainian State; the bottom half is black and stands for the earth that is inhabited and developed by the Ukrainian people.
  • Emblem - The emblem is based on that of the former Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists. The red background circle is in-framed by the black (outside) and gold (inside) line with a cross which is placed in the middle and appears to be as a sword. The sword, being aimed blade down, has a dual meaning: the organization in its activities is guided by the principles of Christian morality and the Congress of Ukrainian Nationalists is ready to protect the Ukrainian State.

Past Leaders

  • Yaroslava Stetsko (October, 1992 - March, 2003)
  • Oleksiy Ivchenko (April, 2003 - present)

Members of Presidium

  • Volodymyr Boreychuk - vice-president
  • Maria Oliynyk - vice president
  • Stepan Bratsiun - chief of Party staff
  • Bohdan Diakiv - head of the regional department of the Party (Kharkiv Oblast)
  • Andriy Lopushanskyi
  • Mykola Pshevlotskyi - head of the regional department of the Party (city of Lviv), assistant to leader (Lviv Oblast)
  • Volodymyr Chybras - head of the regional department of the Party (Ternopil Oblast)

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Congress of Ukrainian Nationalists
Конгрес українських націоналістів
Leader Oleksa Ivchenko[1]
Founded October 18, 1992 (1992-10-18)
Headquarters Kiev, Ukraine
Ideology National conservatism, Ukrainian nationalism
International affiliation None
European affiliation Alliance for Europe of the Nations
Official colours Red
Website
http://www.cun.org.ua
Politics of Ukraine
Political parties
Elections

The Congress of Ukrainian Nationalists (Ukrainian: Конгрес українських націоналістів Konhres Ukrayinskykh Natsionalistiv) is a right-wing political party in Ukraine. It was founded on October 18, 1992 and registered with the Ministry of Justice on January 26, 1993.[1] The party leader from its formation and until her death in 2003 was Yaroslava Stetsko (people's deputy of three VR conventions).

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History

During the Ukrainian parliamentary election, 1998 the party was part (o.a. together with a predicesor of the Ukrainian Republican Party Assembly) of the Election Bloc "National Front"[1] (Ukrainian: Виборчий блок партій «Національний фронт») which won 2,71%[1] of the national votes and 6 (single-mandate constituency) seats.

At the parliamentary elections on 30 March 2002, the party was part of the Viktor Yushchenko Bloc Our Ukraine[1]. Currently, the party's leader is Oleksiy Ivchenko, who was the head of Naftogas of Ukraine under the Yekhanurov government. He was elected as the party leader on the seventh convention of the party on April 13, 2003. At the parliamentary elections on 26 March 2006, the party was part of the Our Ukraine alliance[1].

The party refused to join the Our Ukraine–People's Self-Defense Bloc in August 2007[2] and did not run in the 2007 parliamentary elections.[1]

Goals

  • Strengthening of Ukrainian national values among the masses of Ukrainian society
  • Strengthening political, social and cultural rights of the Ukrainian Nation
  • Bringing to power highly educated professionals - Patriots
  • Overcoming the consequences of the colonial past: cosmopolitanism, mass-russification, complex of less-worth culture, and others
  • Insuring politically free comprehensive development and full self-expression of creative and spiritual forces of the Ukrainian Nation, and its establishment in the circle of freedom-loving nations of the world as the fully valued subject of history

Motto

Glory to Ukraine! To Heroes (her) Glory!
other versions include, but not limitted to Glory to free Ukraine! To Heroes (her) Glory!

Symbols

  • Flag of the Congress of Ukrainian Nationalists is a rectangular two-color banner with two horizontal halves. The upper half is red and the bottom half is black. It is inspired by the flag of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army.
  • Emblem - The emblem is based on that of the former Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists. The red background circle is in-framed by the black (outside) and gold (inside) line with a cross which is placed in the middle and appears to be as a sword. The sword, being aimed blade down, has a dual meaning: the organization in its activities is guided by the principles of Christian morality and the Congress of Ukrainian Nationalists is ready to protect the Ukrainian State.

Past Leaders

  • Yaroslava Stetsko (October, 1992 - March, 2003)
  • Oleksiy Ivchenko (April, 2003 - present)

Members of Presidium

  • Volodymyr Boreychuk - vice-president
  • Maria Oliynyk - vice president
  • Stepan Bratsiun - chief of Party staff
  • Bohdan Diakiv - head of the regional department of the Party (Kharkiv Oblast)
  • Andriy Lopushanskyi
  • Mykola Pshevlotskyi - head of the regional department of the Party (city of Lviv), assistant to leader (Lviv Oblast)
  • Volodymyr Chybras - head of the regional department of the Party (Ternopil Oblast)

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External links


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