Stepan Bandera

Monument to Stepan Bandera in L'viv

Monument to Stepan Bandera in L’viv

For some, Bandera – is a symbol of the struggle for an independent Ukraine, for others – a collaborator and criminal.

On June 15, 1934, Polish Minister, Bronisław Pieracki, was killed at a coffee shop in Warsaw. By the young Ukrainian nationalist, Gregory Maciejko “Honta”. The boy fled to Argentina and died 30 years later. The initiator and organizer was Stepan Bandera. It was not the first attack, but the first of this rank. According to Ukrainian nationalists, Bronisław Pieracki was guilty of pacification – policy of appeasement against Ukraine. Continue reading