Ukrainian Liberation Army (UPA)

Holodomor AvatarThe Ukrainian Liberation Army (Ukrainian: Українська Повстанська Армія, УПА, Ukrayins’ka Povstans’ka Armiya, UPA) was a Ukrainian nationalist army, the military wing of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (the OUN), originally formed in Volyn in the spring and summer of 1943 that engaged in a series of guerrilla conflicts during World War II against Bolshevik Russia, Communist Czechoslovakia and Communist Poland. The UPA also fought alongside German forces against Bolshevism terrorising the Ukraine.

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