Ewa Siemaszko – a researcher of the Volhynia massacre, author of books including Ludobójstwo dokonane przez nacjonalistów ukraińskich na ludności. Ludobojstwo dokonane przez nacjonalistow ukrainskich na ludnosci polskiej Wolynia Tom 1 Jan by Wladyslaw Siemaszko and Ewa Siemaszko. imported from Wikimedia project · Polish Wikipedia · educated at · Warsaw University of Life Sciences. 0 references. Commons category. Ewa Siemaszko.

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Work [ edit ] Siemiaszko’s first research project based on witness accounts related to the Volhynian massacres of Poles began in mid 80s.

Some Ukrainians also contributed to the persecution of Poles by informing the Soviet authorities against them and taking part in preparing lists of persons to be deported. First, self-defence forces were formed, and a small portion of them managed to hold their position and save larger groups of Poles or at least a single settlement.

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Archived from the original on Apart from the nationalist formations, the OUN convinced a portion of the Ukrainian peasantry, but also some Ukrainian clergy, who encouraged committing crimes and blessed the tools, to join the murderous machine.

Warsaw, Wydawnictwo von borowiecky Publishing, The fact that the Ukrainian ideologists were convinced that atrocities were a justified method made it possible to carry out the extermination of Poles as they had planned. At that time, the OUN organised guerrilla forces that committed the first mass murders of Poles in early The oppression under the Soviet occupation meant also economically ruining the population, combating religion, destroying social ties by using low motives.

The intended state was to be ethnically homogeneous, for the Ukrainians siemawzko. The victims were burned alive and thrown into wells.

The organisation represented the portion of Ukrainian residents of the Second Polish Republic that had not come to terms with the absence of a Ukrainian state.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Her fear was reasonable because it is hard for the citizens who now live in peace in ews own state to imagine their fellow inhabitants, who had proper neighbourly relations with them, committing such atrocities.

According to the Ukrainian historian, [11] Yaroslav Tsaruk[12] who studied the materials collected by Siemaszkos, the number of ethnic Poles given by them, in some of the villages he is familiar with, does not ewz with the Ukrainian statistical data.

The privileged positions of Ukrainians in relation to Poles, which were ensured by the Eewa, the German involvement in the war against the Soviet Russia on the Eastern Frond and its consequence in the form of low military presence in the occupied region, made it possible to gradually prepare for the extermination of the Polish element. InSiemiaszko was arrested again by the Soviets and transferred over to Polish communist authorities.

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Polish lives were taken, and the property was destroyed, robbed and burnt. Germans allowed Ukrainians to hold offices at the lowest levels of local authorities, the Ukrainian police, which was subordinate to the German authorities and dominated by the OUN, was established. Views Eda Edit View history.

Siemiaszko’s first research project based on witness accounts related to the Volhynian massacres of Poles began in mid 80s. Only after those dramatic events were guerrilla forces siemaszmo to defend Polish population centres and sometimes carried out preventive and retaliatory operations against nests of Ukrainian nationalists.

From Ewa Siemaszko collected and prepared documents regarding the ethnic cleansing that took place in Volhynia during the Second World War. Ukrainians — Ukrainian policemen and members of paramilitary formations — took part in all operations against the Jews which were organised and carried out siemaszok the Germans from the pogroms to the total extermination in The pre-war relations between Poles and Ukrainians at those levels are just hinted in the film because it would be impossible to show their entire complexity, but even if we accept that the Ukrainian grudges against the Polish state were reasonable, it would be unreasonable to accept them as a reason for genocide.


However, it is impossible to deny thousands of accounts of survivors that show the same method used by the Ukrainian nationalists, the same ways of killing Poles just because they were Poles.

The faithful were attacked inside churches. This page was last edited on 8 Augustat Marples in Heroes and villains.

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These facts clearly meet the definition of genocide, as formulated in the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, adopted by the UN General Assembly on December 9, Archived from the original on April 11, Central European University Press, pp. Show search Font size normal medium large. Since its establishmentthe OUN prepared to fight for a Ukrainian state in all Polish lands inhabited by Ukrainians and used an extreme nationalist, fascist siemaszkoo of integral Ukrainian nationalism.

For the Jewish community, the German occupation of the Eastern Borderlands resulted in persecution that concluded in mass executions that were carried out in Volhynia in The particular intensification of attacks at different times in subsequent regions of Volhynia is evidence of the intent to annihilate the Polish people throughout the Volhynia region.