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PRESS RELEASE: “Lemkivshchyna” Magazine has Transformed into a Modern Electronic Format

CLIFTON, NJ – The Organization for the Defense of Lemkivshchyna (OOL) in the USA is proud to announce that its “Lemkivshchyna” magazine is modernizing and transitioning to an electronic format. The Fall 2020 edition is OOL’s first-ever “Lemkivshchyna” e-magazine, and can now be found on OOL’s website: Additionally, in the spirit of maximizing the…

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The Liberation Movement of the Peasants in Lemkivschyna in the XVII Century

In the XVII century the situation was a difficult for peasants in Western Ukrainian lands. Compulsory service for a landlord lasted 5-6 days per week, and moreover, peasants were obliged to carry out different duties and construction and repair work. Noble estates and royal lands in Lemkivshchyna demanded that the inhabitants pay for the grazing…

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