Babyn Yar: Fascism, Stalinism and Holocaust memory. 

Antisemitism and the struggle for historical recognition Christopher Ford   Nazi Germany and Romania invaded the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (Ukrainian SSR) on 22 June 1941, by November virtually all of Ukraine was under German occupation.  The territory of Ukraine was partitioned into five administrative areas, the experience of Ukrainian would vary greatly between the … Continue reading Babyn Yar: Fascism, Stalinism and Holocaust memory. 

Ukrainian Nationalists and the Holocaust

New Book by John-Paul Himka An important new book by the respected Ukrainian historian John-Paul Himka is now available - Ukrainian Nationalists and the Holocaust, OUN and UPA’s Participation in the Destruction of Ukrainian Jewry, 1941–1944.  Published in the  Ukrainian Voices  series by ibidem Verlag. John-Paul Himka is the author of a number of important … Continue reading Ukrainian Nationalists and the Holocaust

1941-2021 – OPERATION BARBAROSSA AND UKRAINE

OCCUPATION, COLLABORATION, RESISTANCE? Interview with historian John Paul-Himka SS paramilitaries murder a Jewish mother and child, in 1942, at Ivanhorod, Ukraine. This year marks the 80th anniversary of Operation Barbarossa, Nazi Germany’s invasion of the Soviet Union which commenced on 22 June 1941.    The war on the Eastern Front was the largest front of World … Continue reading 1941-2021 – OPERATION BARBAROSSA AND UKRAINE

Auschwitz 75th Anniversary: A memoir by Roman Rosdolsky

Seventy-five years ago Auschwitz was liberated– the first to enter the camp was a battalion led by the Major Anatoliy Shapiro, a Jewish Ukrainian of the Red Army’s, First Ukrainian Front. To mark the Anniversary we republish the memoir of the respected scholar Roman Rosdolsky first published in the Ukrainian émigré socialist journal Oborona in … Continue reading Auschwitz 75th Anniversary: A memoir by Roman Rosdolsky