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The Independent cultural journal “JI”
Issue No.28 / 2003

This issue is published in co-operation with Heinrich-Boell-Fund (Berlin)

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All texts are available in Ukrainian (archive Ukr.)

  • An Open Letter on the 60th Anniversary of the Polish-Ukrainian Conflict in Volhynia
  • An Open Letter from Jacek Kuron to Myroslav Marynovych
  • Lviv Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytskyy’s Letter to Pope Pius XII
  • Andrey Sheptytskyy’s A Pastor’s Letter to the Clergy and True Believers
  • Wlodzimierz Mendzecki  The Nationality Policy of the Polish Second Republic and the UPA’s anti-Polish action in 1943-1944
  • Grzegorz Motyka The OUN-UPA Anti-Polish Movement
  • Grzegorz Motyka The Polish Reactions to UPA actions: the scale of retribution   
  • Andrzej Ajnenkiel Polish policy towards Ukraine during the interwar period
  •      The regional Polish representations’ appeal to the Ukrainian people
  • The OUN appeal to Poles for a common struggle against Nazism and Bolshevism: together for an independent Ukraine and Poland
  • Zoya Baran The Polish government’s interwar agricultural policies in Western Ukraine
  • Waldemar Rezmer Ukrainian participation in the German-Polish campaign in 1939
  • Volodymyr Trofymovych German and Soviet role in the Ukrainian-Polish Conflict between 1939 and 1945
  • The People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs (NKVD) Staff Report and the Central Committee of the CPS(B)’s Resolution to Execute Polish Officers
  • Ihor Ilyushyn The Polish Underground in the Western Ukrainian territory during the Second World War
  • Taras Hunchak Poles and Ukrainians during the Second World War
  • Roman Drozd The OUN-UPA anti-Polish action in 1943-1944
  • Stepan Makarchuk The Death of a People Volhynia: 1941-1947
  • Bogumila Berdychowska Meeting near a grave?
  • Yaroslav Isayevych Before 1943 came 1938. The tragic confrontation between Poles and Ukrainians
  • II International Historical Seminar: ‘Ukrainian-Polish Relations between 1918 and 1947: problems and divergences of opinion’
  • Benedikt Anderson Western nationalism and Eastern nationalism: differences
  • Barbara Ehrenreich The Blood Ritual
  • Mark Pecherskiy German historian discussion: between remembrance, the past and history
  • Hans Jonas The Principle of Responsibility
  • Nataliya Yakovenko Poland and the Poles in course of history or an echo of the past
  • Joanna Tokarska-Bakir History as Fetish
  • Andre Weckmann Senile Dementia
  • From metropolitan Andrey Sheptytskyy’s epistle “Don’t kill”
  • Ukrainian-Polish relations in the 20th century: a chronology
  • Memories of 1943-44 from a Pole from the village of Huta Stepanska in Volhynia
  • Polish memories of Volhynia in 1943-1944
  • Taras Borovets (Bulba), Commander of “Poliska Sich” remembers his time in the Bereza Katuzka concentration camp from 1934 to 1935
  • Ukrainian memories of events in the Volodymyr-Volynsk region in the Volhynia oblast
  • A Letter from P. Chemerynskyy (Lviv) to P. M. Martynyuk (USA, South Dakota) about pacifism in Western Ukraine
  • An article from the British newspaper the Manchester Guardian "The Ukraine tragedy and the Polish terror”
  • A British parliamentary petition to the League of Nations about the Ukrainian problem in Poland
  • The People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs in the USSR’s order to expel Polish colonists from Western Ukraine and Belarus
  • A fragment of a note written by representatives of the Polish peasant movement in Halychyna about Poland’s nationality policy in its Eastern Neighbourhood
  • The Polish elite’s attitude to Ukraine. A report from the Information Department on the Main Department of Information and Propaganda’s report for the General Headquarters of the Armia Krajowa [the Polish Home Army]
  • Taras Borovets’ (Bulba) (commander of the “Poliska Sich”) memories of Ukrainian and Polish attempts to arrange relations in the anticommunist underground
  • The Council of Nationalities in the Underground Polish Government’s resolution on the events in Volhynia.
  • Results of the last national census in Poland (1931)
  • Jerzy Stempowski’s, the Polish Embassy’s contributor, letter and report to Professor Stanisław Kot, the vice-premier of the Polish government-in-exile
  • From the anonymous “Police Announcement” (Published by Grzegorz Motyka ³ Marek Wierzbicki)
  • Wladyslaw Hermaszewski Extracts from "Echo from Volhynia"

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