February 3. 1940. The Committee of Ukrainian Canadians was created in Winnipeg, Canada.
1997. The Nuclear Pool of Ukraine was registered, a voluntary organization uniting a number of Ukrainian insurance firms for insurance and reinsurance of nuclear risks.
February 4. 1648. The Cossack Revolution began in Ukraine with the uprising of Zaporozhzhian Cossacks.
1945. The Crimean Conference began in Yalta, where the leaders of three countries (UK, US, and USSR) discussed the postwar world organization and forced repatriation of former Soviet citizens.
February 5. 1919. The last military unit of the Ukrainian Peoples’ Republic, the Sichovi Striltsi (Sich Riflemen; part of the Austrian army before 1918) abandoned Kyiv. The city was occupied by the regiments of Mykola Shchors and Vasyl Bozhenko.
1977. Helsinki Group members Mykola Rudenko and Oleksa Tykhy were arrested.
February 6. 1919. The Council of People’s Commissars of the Ukrainian SSR sent a note of protest to the governments of Great Britain, the US, France, and Japan against their intervention in southern Ukraine. 1958. The Union of Film Directors was established in Ukraine.
February 7. 1919. The Council of People’s Commissars of the Ukrainian SSR decreed to form the “workers’ and peasants’ militia” (police).
1995. The Treaty On Friendship, Cooperation, and Partnership between Ukraine and the Russian Federation was drafted in Kyiv.
February 8. 1994. Ukraine joined NATO’s Peace program in Brussels.
February 9. 1918. The Brest-Litovsk Peace Treaty was signed, resulting in the recognition of Ukraine as an independent state by Germany, Austria, Turkey, and Bulgaria.
1932. A resolution was passed to restructure the administrative and territorial division; establish oblasts, and adopt a three-tier system of government (center — oblast — district), eliminating the okruh between oblast and district.