Today the Ruthenians represent a small community but, by tradition and by their cultural characteristics, a clearly recognizable national community in the Republic of Serbia.Thanks to two and a half centuries long existence on this territory, Ruthenians consider Serbia to be their home country.Later the number of Ruthenians was growing in Đurđevo and Gospođinci; the Ruthenian colonies in Bačinci, Bikič Dol, Sremska Mitrovica, Novo Orahovo and Subotica were formed too.After the First World War 21 representatives of the Ruthenian community participated at the Great Popular Assembly concerning coalescence of Vojvodina to the Kingdom of Serbia on the 25 of November 1918 in Novi Sad.Ruled for centuries by various powers, including Poland and Austria-Hungary, it was later a province of Czechoslovakia (1918-1939) and was annexed by the USSR in 1945.(Placename) a region of E Europe on the south side of the Carpathian Mountains: belonged to Hungary from the 14th century, to Czechoslovakia from 1918 to 1939, and was ceded to the former Soviet Union in 1945; in 1991 it became part of the newly independent Ukraine.As far as historical origin is concerned Ruthenians belong to Eastern Slavs. One who speaks Ruthenian can easily understand all Slavic languages, especially those from the Carpathian area.The Ruthenian language has been considered to be the youngest literary Slavic language. Havrijil Kosteljnik, one of the most educated and distinguished Vojvodinian Ruthenians.
Nowadays, with regard to church organization, Ruthenians belong to the Apostolic Exarchate for Greek-Catholics in Serbia and Montenegro which was established in 2003.
Also called: Carpatho-Ukraine Czechoslovak weapons of World war II part II: weapons of the free Czech forces: like men of other nations, Czech troops escaped to join the Allied cause, and fought the Third Reich with a variety of arms This proliferation of clubs could be explained by an increase in antisemitism in German clubs in Czechoslovakia, by the newly arrived Jews from Germany establishing new clubs, as well as by the support extended to new clubs in Slovakia and Subcarpathian (today part of Slovakia and Ukraine), Poland, the Baltic states, and South Tyrol contributed to his 1928 work Die kirchliche Rechtslage der deutschen Minderheiten katholischer Konfession in Europa (The ecclesiastical law of the German Catholic Christian minorities in Europe).
Considering this situation the Government of the Soviet Union issued an order to the Commander of the Red Army for its units to cross the border and take under their protection the life and livelihood of the people of Western Ukraine and Western White To us who live here, and to the Chinese in particular, we find that the greatest lesson that this war has taught is in the formula expressed by our British Government, as to the freedom of all nationalities, and if the British Empire is to defend all nationalities, to secure to them freedom, in Serbia, in Poland, in and every small place, surely the sons of the Empire, men brought up under the flag and trained in the great ideals and aspirations of Englishmen, have the right to expect that under the flag they will have liberty they will have the same aspirations to become men, and not to become mere machines, always under the domination of men, cursed under the condition that they are never to aspire to the rights and privileges of tree men.
There are cultural-artistic societies in all places where Ruthenians live.
Famous international Festival of Culture the Red Rose lasts more than 45 years, and the Drama Memorial Petro Riznič Đađa, as well as the Cultural Manifestation Kosteljnik`s Autumn take place in Ruski Krstur.