Kalantaevska G. P. The activity of Spiridon Cherkasenko as a publicist in the social life of Ukraine at the beginning of XX th century
Keywords:national identity, problem of russification, ban of the Ukrainian word, protection of Shevchenko memory.
This article deals with S. Cherkasenko’s activity in public, literary, educational and pedagogical
life of Ukrainian society in XX th century. It analyses the most famous journalistic works of the
writer, in which he expresses his views on education, proclames national liberation ideas based on
analyses of historical events, literary and artistic classics