130 years since birth of Yevhen Konovalets, a leader who knew how to unite Ukrainians and was assassinated by NKVD

During the First World War, Konovalets fought in the troops of Ukrainian Sichovi Striltsi (Sich riflemen), who initially were Ukrainian volunteer troops in the Austria-Hungarian army and then fought for the independent Ukrainian state. In 1918–1919, Konovalets commanded a division, corps, and a group of Sich riflemen in battles against Bolshevik troops. Konovalets’ influential political … Continue reading 130 years since birth of Yevhen Konovalets, a leader who knew how to unite Ukrainians and was assassinated by NKVD