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    UPA documents found in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast
    THE UKRAINIAN WEEKLY Mark Raczkiewycz February 15, 2019

    KYIV A trove of documents belonging to the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) was found in a Polish milk canister on January 12 in a forest near the Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast town of Rohatyn. Preliminary findings suggest they date to circa 1945-1946 and were delivered to UPA commander Roman Shukhevych, who in 1943-1950 led the guerrilla freedom fighters that resisted both occupying Nazi and Soviet forces during and after World War II. Shukhevych spent time in Rohatyn during this period. The documents, which contain orders issued by UPA headquarters and tactical regiments, were handed over to the Prison on Lontsky National Memorial Museum in Lviv and are being digitized by specialists. They will be added to the electronic archives of the Ukrainian Liberation Movement page (

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