Intelligence has declassified information about the UPR and the murder of Petliura: exclusive documents

Разведка рассекретила информацию об УНР и убийстве Петлюры: эксклюзивные документы

On Saturday, may 11, the State archive of the foreign intelligence Service of Ukraine has declassified approximately 350 exclusive materials on activities of the UPR and the murder of Symon Petliura

The documents were declassified on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Ukrainian national Republic. About it reports a press-service intelligence.

“Documents of the foreign and counter-intelligence departments of the state political administration of UkrSSR 1919-1936. taken from archive files that are stored in the Sectoral state archive SURU, until now, was inaccessible to the General public. Exclusive materials contain almost 350 documents, open new pages of the Ukrainian national liberation struggle: originals and copies of documents of the UNR diplomatic papers, orders, resolutions, cases, statutes, letters, photos, and more”, — stated in the message.

Разведка рассекретила информацию об УНР и убийстве Петлюры: эксклюзивные документы

In intelligence note that you can find documents regulatory activities of the UNR diplomatic efforts of the government of UNR in the international arena and the then leaders of the Ukrainian state formations.

Documents covering the activities of the government in exile of the UNR, the correspondence of the leadership of the Republic and measures for the restoration of the Cossacks in Ukraine, the status and activities of Military organizations and educated military forces. “Particularly interesting are the materials relating to the murder of Simon Petlyura”, — underlined in the message.

Разведка рассекретила информацию об УНР и убийстве Петлюры: эксклюзивные документы

Simon Petlura was the head of the Directory of the Ukrainian national Republic in 1919-1920, the Main chieftain of the and Navy. After the Soviet-Polish war emigrated. First, he was in Poland, but the Soviet authorities demanded to give him up, so he moved to Hungary, then to Austria, Switzerland and in October 1924 — in France.

Petlura was killed may 25, 1926 in Paris by Samuel Schwartzbard — a native of the city of Izmail. Schwartzbard said that the murder was purely an act of revenge for Jewish pogroms of 1918-1920 in Ukraine.

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