Rus’ka nyva («Руська нива»; Ruthenian Field). A weekly organ of the Ruthenian Agrarian party, published in Uzhhorod in 1920–4 and edited by Mykhailo Brashchaiko. The newspaper helped further Ukrainian national consciousness in Transcarpathia and promoted a pan-Ukrainian identity. Initially it used etymological spelling.

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 4 (1993).]

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