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11:52:07 AM Aug 14th 2014
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Was it the case that the remnant of Bandera's nationalists continued a guerilla war against the Russians/USSR well into the 1950's? I'm sure I read somewhere that sporadic fighting lasted until just after the death of Stalin - 1956?

Also, a large chunk of the western Ukraine - incorporating Lublin, Brest, et c - belonged to Poland until 1939: "recovering" this was the USSR's rationale for invading Poland in alliance with the Germans. In 1945, the land borders were pushed west so that this land became the Ukraine in perpetuity, and Poland made up the loss at Germany's expense.
01:28:22 PM Aug 1st 2012
edited by Gangrena
>>Many Ukrainians will object if you call them Russians- the Russians were responsible for millions of deaths in the Ukrainian SSR, including a possible genocide in the Holodomor("death by hunger") —- gods, what nonsense. Mostly Ukrainians will object if you call them Russians- just because they are not Russians. Speaking russian language does not make you russian, m-okey? It's just like if you speak english - automatically makes you englishman. P.S. And Ukrainians blame only Stalinist policies for famine.
11:02:56 AM Aug 9th 2010
P.S. Carol of the Bells originally started as the Ukrainian Bell Carol. Should this be mentioned?
01:27:21 PM Aug 1st 2012
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