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Journal of Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics and Society

Guest editors: Andreas Umland and Yuliya Yurchuk

Vol. 4, No. 2 (2018)

This issue features the second installment in a series
of thematic sections dedicated to the history and memory
of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN)
and its military arm, the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA).


Simon Schlegel:
Soviet Bureaucracy as a Category Coining Machine: Ethnicity, Ethnography, and the “Primordial Trap”

Special Section: Issues in the History and Memory of the OUN II

Andreas Umland and Yuliya Yurchuk:
Introduction: Essays in the Historical Interpretation of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists

Ivan Gomza:
Catalytic Mobilization of Radical Ukrainian Nationalists in the Second Polish Republic: The Impact of Political Opportunity Structure

Igor Barinov:
Allies or Collaborators? The Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists and Nazi Germany during the Occupation of Ukraine in 1941–43

Myroslav Shkandrij:
Volodymyr Viatrovych’s Second Polish–Ukrainian War

John-Paul Himka


Serhy Yekelchyk on:
Christoph Mick, Lemberg, Lwów, L’viv, 1914–1947: Violence and Ethnicity in a Contested City

Anika Walke on:
Leonid Rein, The Kings and the Pawns: Collaboration in Byelorussia during World War II

Christopher Gilley on:
Victoria Khiterer, Jewish Pogroms in Kiev during the Russian Civil War, 1918–1920

Yulia Oreshina on:
Tarik Cyril Amar, The Paradox of Ukrainian Lviv: A Borderland City between Stalinists, Nazis, and Nationalists

Maryna Rabinovych on:
Mikhail Minakov, Development and Dystopia: Studies in Post-Soviet Ukraine and Eastern Europe

Olga Gontarska on:
Sander Brouwer (ed.), Contested Interpretations of the Past in Polish, Russian, and Ukrainian Film: Screen as Battlefield

Antony Kalashnikov on:
Shaun Walker, The Long Hangover: Putin’s New Russia and the Ghosts of the Past

Karolina Koziura on:
Andrea Graziosi and Frank E. Sysyn (eds.), Communism and Hunger: the Ukrainian, Kazakh and Soviet Famines in Comparative Perspective