«Alien Liberators» and «Friendly Occupiers»: How West Ukrainian Population Perceived «Soviets» in 1939–1941

Bylye Gody. 2012;24(2):36-42


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Journal Title: Bylye Gody

ISSN: 2073-9745 (Print); 2310-0028 (Online)

Publisher: Sochi State University

LCC Subject Category: History (General) and history of Europe: History of Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics

Country of publisher: Russian Federation

Language of fulltext: English, Russian

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Irina N. Gridina


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Abstract | Full Text

The article studies the perception of Soviet citizens by West Ukrainian population during the events of 1939–1941, which formed specific stereotypes, still in force and having impact on humanitarian relations between Ukraine and Russia.