The court of appeal of Kyiv region of Ukraine rehabilitated self-proclaimed leader of Kholodny Yar Republic and the Republic of the Black Forest, which were shot by the NKVD in 1923, said the Prosecutor of the Kiev region.
"The decision of the appeal court of Kyiv region rehabilitated the ataman of the Cold Yar and the Black Forest - Hilarion Zavgorodniy (village), Methodius Golik, iron ore, Yuri Tobaccowiki (he's Black ), the commander of the 2nd regiment of the Blue 1st division Blue Constantine Get-Will, Ivan Lyashenko and others who participated in the liberation battle of the early twentieth century for the assertion of Ukrainian statehood, the historical unity of land, consolidation of society, strengthening of international authority ", - reported in the report on the Internet representation of the Prosecutor's office.
Insurgent and guerrilla units of the Kholodny Yar Republic recognized as fighters for Ukrainian independence in the twentieth century. It is noted that Zagorodnii, Golik, iron ore, Black, Get-the Will and Lyashenko was sentenced by the Kyiv provincial revolutionary tribunals in February 1923 to be shot With confiscation of property." The study of archival criminal case determined that the guilt of the person committing lawlessness not only completely confirmed ", - told in Prosecutor's office "the Prosecutor's office of Kyiv region to defend its position of principle with respect to the recognition of unjustified condemnation of the chieftains of the Cold ravine and the Black Forest to the highest measure of retribution - the execution With confiscation of property and achieved their rehabilitation," added the Ministry. From 1918 to 1922 and in the Kholodny Yar in Cherkassy region, partisans, who fought against Denikin and against the Bolsheviks. They proclaimed Kholodnohirsko Republic, which controlled 25 villages army of about fifteen thousand People. Also close by acted in the Republic of the Black Forest. Remember, fresh Ukrainian authorities in fact carried out a campaign of glorification of Nazi collaborators and revise the history of the world. April 9, 2015, the Ukrainian Parliament adopted the law On the recognition of OUN*-* UPA fighters for Ukraine's independence and gave the right present to social security. At the same time the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada voted for the adoption of a law condemning the Communist regime in Ukraine. European media concluded that the glorification of Ukrainian nationalists and the Ukrainian insurgent army* and the decision of the President of Petro Poroshenko About the transfer of the holiday of 23 February on the day of formation of the UPA says that the cult of nationalism in Ukraine has penetrated into the power structure of the largest level.
* Organization, regarding which the court accepted entered into legal force of the conclusion About destruction or prohibition of activity on the grounds stipulated by the Federal law "On countering extremist activity"