- (1879–1926)Ukrainian nationalist leader. Petlyura headed the anti-Bolshevik nationalist government and army in the Ukraine in the civil war after the Russian revolution in 1917. His Cossack bands pillaged, raped and massacred the Jewish population in the Ukraine, and over 60,000 Jews died. In 1924 Petlyura was shot in Paris by Shalom SCHWARZBARD, whose relatives had been among the slain. Schwarzbard was tried for murder, but acquitted by a French court.
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