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  • proper n. Volyn province (oblast) in northwestern Ukraine.
  • proper n. Volhynia, a historic region between the Prypiat and Buh rivers in northwestern Ukraine and part of Poland (Chełm).


From Ukrainian Волинь (Vólyn’). (Wiktionary)


  • The manuscript, created by a monk of the Monastery of the Mother of God in Peresopnytsia in Volyn, also shows characteristic Ukrainian decorations, and a high artistic level in the miniatures of the Ukrainian icon-painting school connected with Byzantine and Eastern Slavonic traditions.

    Archbishop meets delegation from the Ukrainian Orthodox Church

  • Volyn '(Luts'k), Zakarpattya (Uzhhorod), Zaporizhzhya, Zhytomyr note: administrative divisions have the same names as their administrative centers (exceptions have the administrative center name following in parentheses)

    The 2004 CIA World Factbook

  • The arrival of that one Volyn regiment had done all this.

    My Life

  • Some one solemnly reported that the Volyn regiment had arrived from the front to put FROM JULY TO OCTOBER itself of the disposal of the Central Executive Committee.

    My Life

  • Martyr, b. in the little town of Volodymyr in Lithuania (Volyn) in

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • On April 8 the NGO "Russian-speaking Ukraine," headed by MP Vadym Kolesnichenko (Regions Party), and the Polish Society of the Victims of the Ukrainian Nationalist Movement organized an exhibition entitled "The Volyn massacre: Polish and Jewish victims of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army" in Ukrainian House in Kyiv, reads CUN's open address, which was released by its press service.

  • "There is a certain set of genes that leads to albinism," said Mikhail Khimin, an ornithologist and conservationist in the Volyn regional government.


  • The Volyn killings are one of the bloodiest incidents in Ukrainian-Polish history.

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • He mentioned, in particular, a difference in Warsaw's approaches toward the Katyn Massacre in Russia and the massacre of the Polish population in the western Ukrainian Volyn region by Ukrainian nationalistic organizations in 1943.

  • At the same time, "the people who committed that crime in Volyn have been declared heroes" in Ukraine, Kosachyov said.

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