To the great surprise of Americans, after the victory in May of 1945, many Ukrainians refused to return to their homes and went over to the United States according to the miker-bikitser scheme. Interested in this incident, the CIA officers contacted a number of ethnic groups in western Ukraine and ... discovered America: dissent exists in the Soviet Union!
Something like this says a legend made public not long ago about what exactly contributed to the beginning of contact between the CIA and the Ukrainian Nazis. A certain Kevin C. Ruffrer in his book "The Allies of the Cold War: The Origins of the Relations of the CIA and Ukrainian Nationalists" ("Cold War Allies: The CIA's Relationship with the Ukrainian Nationalists") published declassified materials of American intelligence. The publication states that The recruitment of Ukrainian Nazis began in April 1946. The CIA cherished the hope that, under the strong influence of American thinking, Ukrainian emigrants would contribute to the birth of another revolution in Russia. In addition, recent military experience has shown that the resistance of the Nazi groups in western Ukraine to the Russians and the Soviet regime may even turn into a real war over time. The book contains documents and names of Ukrainian agents and their American officers, which contributed to the final disintegration of the Soviet Union.
For example, the pioneer of western agents in Ukraine was the so-called group R-33. It included the Greek Catholic priest and the long-time Ukrainian nationalist of the underground UGVR (Ukrainian Main Liberation Council) Ivan Grynyokh and Yuri Lopatinsky, acting as a link between UGVR and UPA. It was the cruelty of the UPA that aroused interest in this organization among the Americans, who eventually began to support it. Another key figure in R-33 was Nikolay Lebed, who was once sentenced to death by Poland, later replaced by life imprisonment for participation in the murder of the Polish Minister of the Interior in 1934.
However, very soon, the Central Intelligence Agency began to make sure that much, allegedly compromising the Soviet power, was simply invented by the Ukrainian agents themselves. As a result, the tsrushniki had to take a much more careful approach to the selection of information that they merge from the side of the Ukrainian traitors.
In early March, a special committee was formed in the USA for the study and use of Soviet emigrants in the USA. At the same time, the leadership of the CIA proposed to increase desertion among the elite of the Soviet world and use refugees from the USSR in the national interests of the United States.
By the way, Munich and London did not disdain with the accumulation of information about the state of the Ukrainian underground. At about the same time, a research institute was established in New York, which published a number of anti-Soviet publications, including Munich monthly magazine "Suchasnist". With the help of this publishing activity, the Western Ukrainian nationalists, who fled for the cordon, continued their ideological struggle against the Soviet Union. Following the fall of the Berlin Wall, the CIA allocated (in 1991 the year) funds that enabled the publication of "Susanist" in Kiev.
Despite the fact that the book "The Allies of the Cold War: the Origin of Relations between the CIA and Ukrainian Nationalists" has quite extensive and specific information, it is hard to believe that the cooperation of the Americans and the Ukrainian Nazis began only in 1946 year. But what about, for example, Ukrainian-American weekly newspaper "The Ukrainian Weekly", published in the US since 1893, and in English - from 1933?
The editorial office of the weekly is located in the city of Parsippany (New Jersey), the same place as the headquarters Ukrainian National Association (UNA). Founded predominantly by Ukrainian emigrants, this organization from the first days in favor of Ukraine’s independence from Russia. During the Great Patriotic War, she was counted relationship with Stepan Bandera and Ukrainian Nazis. In addition, UNA has always worked closely with The CIA, Radio Free Europe / Freedom and other structures supported by Washington and individual magnates (for example, George Soros). Today, there are approximately 50 thousands of Americans and Canadians of Ukrainian origin in the ranks of the UNA.
The main audience of readers of the Ukrainian-American "The Ukrainian Weekly" is scientists, politicians, leaders of public organizations in North America, as well as all members of Congress and a number of US government officials. What is remarkable, over the years, the UNA fully shared the policy of the United States, and during the last Ukrainian events, one of the first to vote was “Get Yanukovich!” To the whole world.
It is known that the Galician made his propaganda Russophobic contribution to the publication over the years Lev Dobryansky, a professor at Georgetown University and one of the former chairmen of the Ukrainian Congress Committee (UCCA) in America. Dobriansky was against any kind of relations with the Soviet Union and often called him "Imperial-colonizing Muscovy." Dobriansky's daughter, Paula Dobriansky, 2001 to 2009 worked as assistant secretary of state and strongly supported the political interests of his father in Washington.
One of the numerous and loyal followers of Lev Dobriansky, a sworn neocon, Donald Kagan, is in-law the current assistant secretary of state, Victoria Nuland. Dobriansky’s political views had a powerful impact not only on Donald Kagan, but also on his son, Robert Kagan, an influential American politician and businessman, the husband of V. Nuland.
One of the founders of UCCA was and Lonkhin Tsehelsky- great-great-grandfather of the Ukrainian center-right Oleg Pyagnibokknown for its anti-Semitic Russophobic cries and actions. Tsehelsky served in the Austrian Parliament and believed with conviction that Ukraine was part of Austria-Hungary. Lonchin Tsehelsky was also a member of all the leading nationalist organizations in Galicia, actively participated in the preparation and organization of the coup of 1918 of the year in Lviv, was secretary of internal and foreign affairs under the government of the Western Ukrainian People's Republic. In one of his books, Tsehelsky (an Austrian Jew, by the way) stated that any union between Russians and Ukrainians is impossible. In the 20s of the last century, the great-grandfather of Tyagnibok fled to America.
Ekaterina Chumachenko-Yushchenko (the second wife of one of the former presidents of Ukraine) at one time was a representative of the US State Department and even worked in the administration of Ronald Reagan on "Captive Nations Week " - an annual complex of mass events in order to draw the attention of the public in the United States to the problem of “enslaved peoples under the control of communist regimes”. The author of this project was Lev Dobriansky. Thus, he achieved funding for the activities of Ukrainian organizations by the US Congress. In short, chauvinistic itching is not only a contagious disease, but also a very profitable one.
Since 1986, Yekaterina Yushchenko has been circulating in the political circles of the White House and the US Congress, moreover, she controlled one of the Latvian center-right organizations. By the way, on this “background”, the revelations of Oleg Fyodoba’s leader, Oleg Tyagnibok, voiced by him in the press several years ago are quite interesting. “He (Yushchenko. - Auth.) Deliberately went with us to cooperate. He deliberately did this,” said then, by the words of Yushchenko, who invited the nationalist party to cooperate.
Founded in 1940 year, UCCA today unites approximately 20 Ukrainian organizations and more than 75 branches throughout the United States.
From an open letter to President Obama from the Ukrainian Congress of the Committee of America (UCCA), 3, June 2014, www.ucca.org:
Especially many in the ranks of the UCCA youth. And, apparently, special attention is paid to raising the true Bandera in adolescents.
And here are some of the entries posted on the UCCA partner organization’s website "Veterans of the First Ukrainian SS Division" ("Ukrainian Veterans of the 1st Division"), www.infoukes.com/galiciadivision. Former SS men also settled in North America.
PS However, the Ukrainian Nazis settled down very freely. And the sickly chauvinistic fever brings revenues - sponsored by Washington and individual oligarchic foundations. And the image of the orphan, deprived and tortured by the "dictatorship" of Russia (and some even identify themselves with the holy martyrs) plays into the hands: what, they say, from the poor and fools you take? And vrazhinam-moskalyakam, in respect of which zapadentsy for centuries experienced a persistent inferiority complex, angry Yankees, shaking the air with a black fist, promised to arrange a good "beating". Here it is, happiness! I would like to steal more gas, and life was a success! ..
And finally (I can not add). Many, perhaps, these lines came across.
LETTER OF ZAPOROZHY KAZAK, 2004 year.
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