Tsentralna Rada

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History Of Ukrainian Nationality - Great War and Its Consequences - Ukrainian People’s Republic
... The Tsentralna Rada, or the Central council initially governed the newly independent Ukrainian state, elected nationalist historian Mykhailo Hrushevsky as its President ... Since it lacked a sufficient armed and organised military, the Tsentralna Rada was forced to sign the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk in order to receive military aid and ... This was too little, too late the Tsentralna Rada was overthrown in a coup that brought “Hetman” Pavlo Skoropadky to power ...