Yevhen Konovalets, a leader who knew how to unite Ukrainians and was assassinated by NKVD

14 June 2021 marked 130 years since the birth of Ukrainian Colonel Yevhen Konovalets (14 June 1891 – 23 May 1938), who founded the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN) and was among the main Ukrainian political leaders of the 1930s who pursued Ukraine’s independence at a time when the nation was split under Soviet and Polish rule.