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- 1915, Stepan Rudnyt͡s′kyĭ, Jacob Wittmer Hartmann, The Ukraine and the Ukrainians, Jersey City: Ukrainian National Council, p 31:
- This is the blend from which the socalled ethnological culture of the Ukrainian peasantry sprang. It is on an incomparably higher plane than Russian folk culture and has managed to assimilate, Ukrainianize, if one may say so, great bodies of foreign peasant settlers . . .
- 1918, The New Europe, v 4, Constable and Co., p 119:
- The introduction of Ukrainian as the official language of the new State has also caused serious complications, especially In this connection it is instructive to find the Berlin correspondent of the Vienna Reichspost (an organ which has always been friendly to the Ukrainian cause, owing to its Ultramontane possibilities) alluding openly to the Rada's “endeavour to Ukrainise the whole country.”
- 1918, The New Europe, v 5, Constable and Co., p 309:
- The Rada passed resolutions extending its authority over the governorships of Cherson, Yekaterinoslav, Harkov, Tauria, and parts of Kursk and Voronež, and accepting the Ukrainisation of the Black Sea Fleet.
- 1918, The Living Age, v 298, p 548:
- to be called to her assistance—at a price. The solution of the Polish question will never be furthered from that quarter. On the contrary, the Ukrainization of Chelm has been taken up with redoubled zeal. The Polish schools have been closed.
- 1919, John Pollock, The Bolshevik Adventure, Constable and Co., p 86:
- “Ukrainianisation” proceeded apace throughout the south, to the disgust of large classes of the population.
- 1923, H. Graf, Garal′d Karlovich Graf, The Russian Navy in War and Revolution, from 1914 up to 1918, p 202:
- The Ukrainian flag was again raised on all the ships which had remained at Sebastopol, Rear-Adminal Ostrogradsky assuming the commandment; he also informed the Ukrainian Government and the German commandment, that all the ships that did not wish to “Ukrainize” had put out to sea and that all the others had raised the Ukrainian flag and remained at Sebastopol.
- 1924, Robert F. Kelley, “Soviet Policy on the European Border”, in Foreign Affairs, v 3, New York: Council on Foreign Relations, p 94:
- Definite steps have been taken to Ukrainize the governmental apparatus, party organs, schools and Red Army in the Ukraine.
- 1925, Alexander Berman, The Bolshevik Myth (Diary 1920–1922), New York: Boni and Liveright, p 219:
- Most of the business signs are still in their accustomed places, some in Russian, others in the Ukrainian language, the latter predominating since the famous decree of Skoropadsky when overnight all shingles had to be “Ukrainianized.”
- 1925, Russian Review, v 4, Washington D.C.: Russian Information Bureau, p 144:
- Considerable progress has been made during the past years in Ukrainianizing the schools.
- 1927, Frank Alfred Golder and Emanuel Aronsberg, Documents of Russian History, 1914–1917, p 12:
- For, together with a negligible handful of Galicians, Russian in spirit, how many Poles, Jews, and Ukrainized Uniates we would receive! The so-called Ukrainian, or Mazeppist, movement is not a menace to us at present, but we should not enable it to expand by increasing the number of turbulent Ukrainian elements, for in this movement there undoubtedly lies the seed of an extremely dangerous Little Russian separatism which, under favorable conditions, may assume quite unexpected proportions.
- 1927, The Living Age, v 333, p 409:
- ‘Michel Ivanovitch, you mustn't think that this Ukrainizing is successful everywhere. You never hear a word of Ukrainian among our miners in the Donetz coal district. . . .
- 1928, The Menorah Journal, v 15, n 4–6, New York: Intercollegiate Menorah Association:
- [p 203] They were both patrotic Ukrainians, constantly spoke Ukrainian, and were anxious to meet Ukrainian young men. The elder, the tall, well-developed Feige Vitele, had been Ukrainianized while still at home.
- [p 347] In public schools in the Crimea, which is politically part of the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic (R. S. F. S. R.), Russian is a required study in addition to Yiddish. But, in conformance with the Government policy of Ukrainianization, the schools in Krivoi Rog and Kherson teach Ukrainian as well as Yiddish. So there is a danger that the young folk in these districts will grow up ignorant of Russian.
- 1928, The Ukrainian Question, A Peace Problem, Executive of the Ukrainian Nationalists:
- [p 9] In order to alter this dangerous condition the Russian Sowjet Government and the Komintern decided under the influence of Lenin to suspend the former Anti-Ukrainian and anti-peasant course of the cummunistic [sic] policy and to comply with the Ukrainian national territorial wishes in order to gain for themselves through the so-called Ukrainising of the Ukrainian to the State-language of the Ukraina and removal of the Russian pressure, the influential Ukrainian intellectuals and the Ukrainian crowds of peasants and at the same time to work at the foreign policy in a sense friendly to the Sowjets on the Ukrainians in Poland and Roumania.
- [p 12] A great work of Ukrainising was brought about by the United forces of the Ukrainian public in educational matters which had reached already in the years of independence of the Ukraina a high degree of development. The Board schools of the Ukraina which all are conducted in communistic sense are almost completely ukrainised.
- 1933, Slavonic and East European Review, v 12, n 35, London: School of Slavonic and East European Studies, p 332:
- The elementary schools are training the population in the use of the Ukrainian language. The secondary schools are becoming gradually and successfully Ukrainianised.
- 1953, The Eastern Churches Quarterly, v 10, p 370:
- It does not, however, lose its value as a book of instruction for schools. The Old Slavonic text of the formulary could have been preserved in its original form; It is not necessary to Ukrainianise the text, especially as there follows in parallel columns an Ukrainian translation.
- 1977, Hugh Seton-Watson, Nations and States: An Enquiry into the Origins of Nations and the Politics of Nationalism, London: Taylor & Francis, p 191:
- Against this was the evidence that the influx of peasants from the countryside was Ukrainianising the industrial labour force, and that Ukrainian was spoken in the home circle.