In the Netherlands commemorated the center

In the Netherlands, on 14 June was held honoring the memory of President of the Ukrainian military organization (UVO), the first President of the Organization of Ukrainian nationalists (OUN) Eugene Konovalets, Rotterdam buried in the cemetery «Krovak». Commemorative event dedicated to the 125 anniversary since the birth of the center, reports UKRINFORM.

Representatives of the Ukrainian Diaspora in the Netherlands and Ukrainian diplomats laid flowers to his grave, and remembered the main stages of the life and contribution of prominent Ukrainian military and political figure in the liberation movement.

Recall, Konovalets was killed on 23 may 1938 in Rotterdam in a special operation conducted by the NKVD. His murder was carried out agent of the Soviet secret services , Pavel Sudoplatov. Having gained the confidence of Konovalets, he gave him in Rotterdam at the hotel’s cafe «Atlanta» explosives disguised as a box of chocolates with the Ukrainian ornament.

Note, to carry ashes center in Ukraine will be possible no earlier than 2018.

In the Netherlands commemorated the center 15.06.2016

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