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 Well-known Ukrainian historian Orest Subtelny passed away at age of 75

Orest Subtelny died on Sunday, July 24, 2016.

Censor.NET reports citing Hromadske Radіo.

Director of the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Roman Senkus shared the sad news.

Later, this information was confirmed by a member of Shevchenko Scientific Society Tania Dzhulinska referring to wife and son of Orest Subtelny.

The funeral service for Professor Subtelny will be held on Thursday. He will be buried in Toronto, Canada on Friday.

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Orest Subtelny was born May 7, 1941 in Krakow, Poland.

He had a PhD in history and worked as a professor of history and political science at York University in Canada for more than 30 years.

His major scientific work 'Ukraine: History' was written in 1988.
 
 
 
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