Disinfo: The militants of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army existing during WWII…

Summary

The militants of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army existing during WWII swore allegiance to Hitler.

Disproof

The Ukrainian Insurgent Army was created in October 1942 in order to fight against both the USSR and the Third Reich. In 1944, it collaborated with Wehrmacht for tactical reasons bit.ly/2meyVZD, .

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 59
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 15/02/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: WWII, Adolf Hitler

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