«Splendeurs et misères…» of the Ukrainian General (Mykola Shapoval's Public and Political Activity in France, 1925-1948)

Срібняк, Ігор Володимирович (2018) «Splendeurs et misères…» of the Ukrainian General (Mykola Shapoval's Public and Political Activity in France, 1925-1948) Evropský filozofický a historický diskurz, 4 (1). pp. 6-13. ISSN 2533-4816; 2533-4824

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Abstract

The article reconstructs public and political activity of the retired Ukrainian general Mykola Shapoval in France (1925-1948). After he had moved to Paris, Shapoval edited newspaper «The Ukrainian Labourer», participated in activities of local branches of Ukrainian Socialist-Revolutionary Party and represented himself as a publicist and translator. Due to his irreconcilable opposition to the State Centre of Ukrainian National Republic (UNR) in exile, Mykola Shapoval's views and actions were influenced by the Bolshevik secret agencies in France, particularly Mykhaylo Volodin, whom he assisted in getting the confidential information about Symon Petlura. Shapoval continued his dissent against Ukrainian emigrants even after Petlura's assassination in 1926. It caused tension and overall negative attitude towards the general among Ukrainian emigrant cultural groups in Paris. Nonetheless, the announced boycott did not change Shapoval's mindset, which had been profoundly shaped by the Soviet ideology by the time.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Дану статтю було підготовлено завдяки сприянню Студіуму Східної Європи (Studium Europy Wschodniej) Варшавського університету, за ініціативи якого 2014 р. була започаткована щорічна Нагорода імені Івана Виговського (під почесним патронатом Президента Польщі), що вручається рішенням її Капітули з числа делегатів від 25 університетів та вищих шкіл Польщі.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mykola Shapoval; Ukrainian political emigration; community, Volodin; Schwarzbard; Symon Petlura's assassination; France
Subjects: Статті у наукометричних базах > Index Copernicus
Divisions: Факультети > Історико-філософський факультет > Кафедра всесвітньої історії
Depositing User: професор Ігор Володимирович Срібняк
Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2018 05:35
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2018 05:35
URI: https://elibrary.kubg.edu.ua/id/eprint/23768

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