In Radio Free Winnipeg's third episode on Fascism & antifa Scott and Greg interview historian John Paul-Himka about the national narratives used by Ukrainian Nationalist groups both in Ukraine and in Canada that not only glorify war criminals and Nazi collaborators but trade in historical revisionism.
John Paul-Himka is professor emeritus at the University of Alberta https://www.ualberta.ca/history-classics/people/emeriti/himka
Scott and Greg discuss why the Ukrainian national myths are important both domestically and in terms of wider geo-political trends as well as discuss similar trends around the western world. Why have these nationalistic narratives become more common and why do they find a wider audience today? How do Fascist groups use these narratives to their own advantage?
Ukrainian-Canadian community urged confront WWII past amid controversy over monuments http://nationalpost.com/news/canada/ukrainian-canadian-community-urged-to-confront-past-amid-controversy-over-monuments-to-nazi-collaborators
War Criminality: A Blank spot in the collective memory of Ukrainian Diaspora by John Paul-Himka https://soi.journals.yorku.ca/index.php/soi/article/view/7999/7146
Interview from 2014 that explains about the roots that gave rise to the Ukrainian far right within historical myth making
Fascism's Face-Lift https://jacobinmag.com/2017/12/fascisms-face-lift
Reflections on Anti-Communism https://jacobinmag.com/2017/12/anti-communism-soviet-union-united-states-miliband
Article from Dovid Katz on the "double genocide theory"
In Ukraine, Ultranationalist Militia strikes fear in some quarters https://www.rferl.org/a/ukraine-azov-right-wing-militia-to-patrol-kyiv/29008036.html
Bypassing official channels, Canada's Ukrainian diaspora finances and fights a war against Russia https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/ukraine-canadas-unofficial-war/article23208129/
The US is arming and assisting Neo-Nazis In Ukraine, while congress debates prohibition http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=20942
Neo-Nazi Groups recruit Britons to fight in Ukraine https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/02/neo-nazi-groups-recruit-britons-to-fight-in-ukraine
The Reality of neo-Nazis in Ukraine is far from Kremlin propaganda http://thehill.com/opinion/international/359609-the-reality-of-neo-nazis-in-the-ukraine-is-far-from-kremlin-propaganda?amp
On Target: Canada's Warmongering in Ukraine is Dangerous http://espritdecorps.ca/on-target-4/on-target-canadas-warmongering-in-ukraine-is-dangerous
Mennonites and the Holocaust https://anabaptisthistorians.org/2018/02/07/mennonites-and-the-holocaust-an-introduction/