Collaboration with the Axis Powers

The Soviet UnionNazi Germany terminated the Non-Aggression Pact signed by Joachim von Ribbentrop and Vyacheslav Molotov with its invasion of the Soviet Union at 3:15 am on June 22, 1941. Large areas of the European part of the Soviet Union would be placed under German occupation between 1941 and 1944. Soviet collaborators included numerous Russians […]

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Ukrainian Secret Service Holds Hearings On WWII Insurgent Army

UPA rebels pictured in 1947 KYIV — The Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) has organized public hearings about the international contacts of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) during World War II, RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service reports. The history of the UPA is highly controversial in Ukraine, as Soviet propaganda depicted the UPA — which fought against both […]

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