Slovakia–Ukraine relations

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Slovakia–Ukraine relations
Map indicating locations of Slovakia and Ukraine


Ukrainian and Slovak flags
Former Presidents Victor Yanukovych of Ukraine and Ivan Gašparovič of Slovakia in 2011

Slovakia–Ukraine relations are foreign relations between Slovakia and Ukraine. Both countries established diplomatic relations on January 1, 1993. Slovakia has an embassy in Kiev, a general consulate in Uzhhorod, a and 2 honorary consulates (in Donetsk and Uzhhorod). Ukraine has an embassy in Bratislava and a general consulate in Prešov.

The countries share 97 km of common border. There are between 40,000 and 100,000 people of Ukrainian descent living in Slovakia.[citation needed]

During the Interwar era the Ukrainian Oblast Zakarpattia was part of Czechoslovakia, before being ceded to Hungary.[1]

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  1. ^ Serhy Yekelchyk (2007). Ukraine: birth of a modern nation. Oxford University Press, USA. pp. 128–130. ISBN 978-0-19-530546-3. 

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