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December 3, 1991 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Wrenching themselves from Moscow's orbit, Ukrainians voted overwhelmingly for independence, and their new president said Monday that the former Soviet republics, and not the Kremlin, should now take collective command of the country's nuclear arsenal. "A new Ukraine has been born. A great historical event has occurred which will not only change the history of the Ukraine but the history of the world," declared Leonid M. Kravchuk, the wily ex-Communist who became his republic's president-elect.
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December 26, 1991 | DOYLE McMANUS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Moving swiftly to embrace the beginning of a new era in Russia and its neighboring republics, President Bush declared Wednesday that the Soviet Union has passed into history and announced that the United States is according full recognition to the Russian Federation and five other former Soviet republics. "The Soviet Union itself is no more," Bush declared in a seven-minute-long, nationally televised address, only hours after Mikhail S. Gorbachev's resignation as Soviet president.
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December 3, 1991 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Although Ukrainians voted overwhelmingly for independence from the Soviet Union, breaking with decades of failed socialism and centuries of Russian domination, the priority for their newborn nation-state will be to affirm many of the political, economic and security ties it now has with its neighbors, primarily with the Russian Federation. Ukrainian President-elect Leonid M.
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December 21, 1991 | NORMAN KEMPSTER and DOYLE McMANUS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The United States will recognize the independence of some of the former Soviet republics in the next 10 days and probably will recognize all of them eventually, a senior Administration official said Friday. The official declined to set a timetable for establishing diplomatic relations but said the five republics that Secretary of State James A. Baker III visited this week--Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan--will be recognized "sooner rather than later."
NEWS
December 1, 1991
A story about the Ukrainian independence drive in today's issue of the Los Angeles Times Magazine was printed before the Bush Administration made it clear last week that it would recognize an independent Ukraine.
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December 3, 1991 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Bush Administration said Monday that it is moving toward "full diplomatic recognition" of the Ukraine and announced that Secretary of State James A. Baker III will visit Kiev and Moscow next week to discuss the republic's transition to independence.
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December 21, 1991 | NORMAN KEMPSTER and DOYLE McMANUS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The United States will recognize the independence of some of the former Soviet republics in the next 10 days and probably will recognize all of them eventually, a senior Administration official said Friday. The official declined to set a timetable for establishing diplomatic relations but said the five republics that Secretary of State James A. Baker III visited this week--Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan--will be recognized "sooner rather than later."
NEWS
December 26, 1991 | DOYLE McMANUS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Moving swiftly to embrace the beginning of a new era in Russia and its neighboring republics, President Bush declared Wednesday that the Soviet Union has passed into history and announced that the United States is according full recognition to the Russian Federation and five other former Soviet republics. "The Soviet Union itself is no more," Bush declared in a seven-minute-long, nationally televised address, only hours after Mikhail S. Gorbachev's resignation as Soviet president.
NEWS
December 3, 1991 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Although Ukrainians voted overwhelmingly for independence from the Soviet Union, breaking with decades of failed socialism and centuries of Russian domination, the priority for their newborn nation-state will be to affirm many of the political, economic and security ties it now has with its neighbors, primarily with the Russian Federation. Ukrainian President-elect Leonid M.
NEWS
December 3, 1991 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Bush Administration said Monday that it is moving toward "full diplomatic recognition" of the Ukraine and announced that Secretary of State James A. Baker III will visit Kiev and Moscow next week to discuss the republic's transition to independence.
NEWS
December 3, 1991 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Wrenching themselves from Moscow's orbit, Ukrainians voted overwhelmingly for independence, and their new president said Monday that the former Soviet republics, and not the Kremlin, should now take collective command of the country's nuclear arsenal. "A new Ukraine has been born. A great historical event has occurred which will not only change the history of the Ukraine but the history of the world," declared Leonid M. Kravchuk, the wily ex-Communist who became his republic's president-elect.
NEWS
December 1, 1991
A story about the Ukrainian independence drive in today's issue of the Los Angeles Times Magazine was printed before the Bush Administration made it clear last week that it would recognize an independent Ukraine.
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