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March 3, 1990 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A foreign visitor to this city in the western Ukraine recently tried to make an overseas telephone call, a request the hotel operator rejected as impossible. The visitor then approached the hotel manager, who said she too was powerless to help. "I'm just a government official," the manager said. "You'd better ask Rukh." Rukh--the word means "the movement" in Ukrainian--has remarkable influence in the Soviet Union's second-largest republic despite being legalized less than a month ago.
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March 2, 1992 | MARY MYCIO, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Rukh, the mass movement that spearheaded Ukraine's drive for independence, emerged shaken but still intact Sunday from a three-day congress that narrowly averted splitting it in two over its future role in the new Ukraine. A bitter debate among nearly 1,000 delegates grew so heated that at one point, Rukh's two-term chairman, poet Ivan Drach, walked out of the meeting.
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March 2, 1992 | MARY MYCIO, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Rukh, the mass movement that spearheaded Ukraine's drive for independence, emerged shaken but still intact Sunday from a three-day congress that narrowly averted splitting it in two over its future role in the new Ukraine. A bitter debate among nearly 1,000 delegates grew so heated that at one point, Rukh's two-term chairman, poet Ivan Drach, walked out of the meeting.
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March 3, 1990 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A foreign visitor to this city in the western Ukraine recently tried to make an overseas telephone call, a request the hotel operator rejected as impossible. The visitor then approached the hotel manager, who said she too was powerless to help. "I'm just a government official," the manager said. "You'd better ask Rukh." Rukh--the word means "the movement" in Ukrainian--has remarkable influence in the Soviet Union's second-largest republic despite being legalized less than a month ago.
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