Cossacks America celebrating with the Ukrainian American community the Independence of The Ukraine. Video and ceremony were filmed on August 24th 2006 at the UECC. Also showing video of Cossack Ataman General Sergei Tsapenko and family.
The Act of Declaration of Independence of Ukraine was adopted by the Ukrainian parliament on 24 August 1991. The Act reestablished Ukraine's state independence.
On the independence referendum on 1 December 1991, the people of Ukraine expressed widespread support for the Act of Declaration of Independence, with more than 90% voting in favor, and 82% of the electorate participating.