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FTR #778 The OUN/B File, Part 2

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Intro­duc­tion: Con­tin­u­ing our exam­i­na­tion of the his­to­ry of the OUN/B, this pro­gram begins by high­light­ing more infor­ma­tion about the links between the assas­si­na­tion of JFK and the sup­posed KGB mur­der of Stephan Ban­dera. Ban­dera was the Third Reich col­lab­o­ra­tor whose killing was linked to the sup­posed KGB assas­sin Oswald. That dis­in­for­ma­tion was per­formed by ele­ments asso­ci­at­ed with what was to become the World Anti-Com­mu­nist League.

One of the prin­ci­pals involved in the inser­tion of the Oswald/Bandera/KGB dis­in­for­ma­tion was Sen­a­tor Thomas Dodd (at right.)

The broad­cast then traces the evo­lu­tion of the OUN/B through its incor­po­ra­tion into the Repub­li­can Par­ty’s eth­nic out­reach orga­ni­za­tion. After Ronald Rea­gan became Pres­i­dent, the OUN/B played a cen­tral role in the desta­bi­liza­tion of the Sovi­et Union and East­ern Europe, through the Free Con­gress Foun­da­tion.

Rea­gan’s Deputy Direc­tor of Pub­lic Liai­son, Yka­te­ri­na Chu­machenko, went on to become the first lady of the Ukraine, mar­ry­ing Vik­tor Yuschenko.

Pro­gram High­lights Include: Review of the Cru­sade for Freedom–the ille­gal domes­tic intel­li­gence oper­a­tion that brought the OUN/B fas­cists into the U.S.; review of the roles of Richard Nixon, Ronald Rea­gan, William Casey and George H.W. Bush in the Cru­sade for Free­dom; Yka­te­ri­na Chu­machenko’s role as one of the lead­ers of the top OUN/B front group in the Unit­ed States; the strong areas of over­lap of between the Free Con­gress Foun­da­tion and the GOP’s “eth­nics;” the asso­ci­a­tion of Sen­a­tor Thomas Dodd with the milieu of WACL and Charles Willough­by; the pos­si­bil­i­ty that Oswald was work­ing for Dod­d’s Sen­ate Sub­com­mit­tee inves­ti­gat­ing the mail order pur­chase of firearms.

(The first audio excerpt is from FTR #158, record­ed on 6/6/1999. The doc­u­men­ta­tion is from Deep Pol­i­tics and the Death of JFK by Peter Dale Scott.)

The dis­in­for­ma­tion that Oswald was a KGB assas­sin was insert­ed into a Sen­ate Sub­com­mit­tee report by Sen. Thomas Dodd.

A mem­ber of the U.S. pros­e­cu­to­r­ial staff at Nurem­berg., this for­mer FBI agent (Dodd) was close to the Amer­i­can Secu­rity Coun­cil (ASC), a domes­tic fas­cist group.  With its roots in the Hitler-Goebbels Anti­Com­intern, the Amer­i­can Secu­rity Coun­cil was a key Amer­i­can link to the for­mer World Anti-Com­mu­nist League or WACL. Cre­ated by for­mer FBI agents dis­grun­tled at the demise of Sen­a­tor Joseph McCarthy’s “inves­ti­ga­tions,” the Amer­i­can Secu­rity Coun­cil coa­lesced around the files of Har­ry Jung’s Amer­i­can Vig­i­lance Intel­li­gence Fed­er­a­tion. Vir­u­lently anti-Semit­ic, Jung’s orga­ni­za­tion was part of the Anti-Com­intern pri­or to World War II.

Count­ing among its ranks some of the most promi­nent names on the far right, the orga­ni­za­tion kept track of peo­ple it con­sid­ered “sub­ver­sive,” shar­ing polit­i­cal intel­li­gence with prospec­tive employ­ers (par­tic­u­larly defense con­trac­tors). The ASC hat­ed Kennedy and it is not, there­fore, alto­gether sur­pris­ing that Dodd helped to dis­sem­i­nate the dis­in­for­ma­tion that Lee Har­vey Oswald had been trained in assas­si­na­tion by the KGB. With CIA assis­tance, Dodd insert­ed thie Ban­dera-linked dis­in­for­ma­tion into a Sen­ate Sub­com­mit­tee report. This dis­in­for­ma­tion, with roots in the same WACL milieu as the ASC, led lib­er­als to cov­er-up the assas­si­na­tion out of fear that pub­lic per­cep­tion that a com­mu­nist killed the Pres­i­dent would lead to a Third World War.

It is also inter­est­ing and very pos­si­bly rel­e­vant that the dis­in­for­ma­tion about Oswald/Stashynsky and the KGB was first called to the atten­tion of Julien Sour­wine by OUN/B oper­a­tive Lev Dobri­an­sky, who lat­er served as Rea­gan’s ambas­sador to the Bahamas, while his daugh­ter Paula served on Rea­gan’s Nation­al Secu­ri­ty Coun­cil. Paula Dobri­an­sky lat­er served as an Assis­tant Sec­re­tary of State under George W. Bush and head­ed the Tibet desk for a time.

Deep Pol­i­tics and the Death of JFK by Peter Dale Scott; Uni­ver­si­ty of Cal­i­for­nia Press; p. 216.

. . . . [Gen­er­al Charles] Wilough­by, in par­tic­u­lar, was also part of the lead­ing defense-indus­tri­al lob­by the Amer­i­can Secu­ri­ty Coun­cil, along with polit­i­cal­ly active army reserve offi­cers like Lev Dobri­an­sky, who first brought the issue of Bog­dan Stashyn­sky and the alleged mur­der train­ing school to the atten­tion of Sour­wine and the Sen­ate Inter­nal Secu­ri­ty Sub­com­mit­tee. . . .

. . . . Sen­a­tor Dodd was on the ASC pay­roll when he gen­er­at­ed the Sen­ate sub­com­mit­tee report on Stashyn­sky’s sup­posed mur­der train­ing school. . . . 

Dodd’s role in this affair is all the more inter­est­ing when one con­sid­ers the pos­si­bil­ity that Oswald may have ordered his weapons while work­ing for Dodd’s Sub­com­mit­tee. Inves­ti­gat­ing the mail-order firearms busi­ness, the Dodd com­mit­tee focused on the two firms from which Oswald alleged­ly pur­chased his weapons. Both Sea­port Traders and Klein’s sport­ing goods, from which Oswald alleged­ly ordered his weapons, were under inves­ti­ga­tion by the Dodd Sub­com­mit­tee. Oswald was appar­ently extra­or­di­nar­ily inter­ested in mail-order guns, a strange way for a prospec­tive assas­sin to acquire weapon­ry. In 1963 in Texas, he could have pur­chased his guns over the counter with no trace of the trans­ac­tion.

After dis­cus­sion of the Oswald/Bandera/KGB dis­in­fo­ma­tion gam­bit in the JFK assas­si­na­tion cov­er-up, the pro­gram reviews the role of the OUN/B in the Repub­li­can Eth­nic Out­reach orga­ni­za­tion. The lat­ter was an out­growth of an ille­gal covert oper­a­tion in the U.S. called the Cru­sade for Free­dom.

Con­ceived by Allen Dulles, the CFF was over­seen by Richard Nixon. Its chief spokesper­son was Ronald Rea­gan. The State Depart­ment offi­cial respon­si­ble for bring­ing “fas­cist free­dom fight­ers” like the OUN/B into the Unit­ed States was William Casey (Ronald Rea­gan’s cam­paign man­ag­er in the 1980 Pres­i­den­tial race and lat­er Rea­gan’s CIA direc­tor.) The Nazi wing of the GOP was installed as a per­ma­nent branch of the Repub­li­can Part when George H.W. Bush was the head of the Repub­li­can Nation­al Com­mit­tee.

The OUN/B was a key ele­ment of the GOP’s eth­nic out­reach orga­ni­za­tion. It is note­wor­thy that the orga­ni­za­tions that were rep­re­sent­ed in the GOP sub­group were all affil­i­at­ed with the SS dur­ing World War II. Pri­or to the com­mence­ment of hos­til­i­ties, the SS formed effec­tive liai­son with the Hun­gar­i­an Arrow Cross, the Roman­ian Iron Guard, the Bul­gar­i­an Nation­al Front and the OUN/B, among oth­er orga­ni­za­tions. This rela­tion­ship was cement­ed and strength­ened dur­ing the war and remained oper­a­tional when these ele­ments jumped to U.S. intel­li­gence and, through that rela­tion­ship, to the Repub­li­can Par­ty. (This tape excerpt is from the Sep­tem­ber 6, 1992 install­ment of AFA #37. The text is excerpt­ed from “The Repub­li­can Par­ty and Fas­cists: The Old Nazis and the New Right” by Russ Bel­lant, pub­lished in Covert Action Infor­ma­tion Bul­letin Issue #33.

Next, the broad­cast excerpts AFA #36 and notes the role in the de-sta­bi­liza­tion of the for­mer Sovi­et Union of the OUN/B and the oth­er SS-con­nect­ed fas­cist orga­ni­za­tions incor­po­rat­ed into the GOP eth­nic orga­ni­za­tion. Heav­i­ly over­lap­ping the Free Con­gress Foun­da­tion of Paul Weyrich, the GOP “eth­nics” and the OUN/B, in par­tic­u­lar, played a lead­ing role in the polit­i­cal tutor­ing of Boris Yeltsin’s IRG orga­ni­za­tion. Ulti­mate­ly, Yeltsin’s forces were instru­men­tal in break­ing up the U.S.S.R.

We note that the head of the lib­er­a­tion sub-group of the Free Con­gress Foun­da­tion was Hun­gar­i­an Arrow Cross vet­er­an Las­z­lo Pasz­tor, the head of the GOP “eth­nics.” (This audio excerpt is from AFA #36. The text is from “The Free Con­gress Foun­da­tion Goes East” by Russ Bel­lant and Louis Wolf, from Covert Action Infor­ma­tion Bul­letin Issue #35.

“The Free Con­gress Foun­da­tion Goes East” by Russ Bel­lant and Louis Wolf; Covert Action Infor­ma­tion Bul­letin #35; Fall/1990.

With the rapid pace of polit­i­cal change sweep­ing East­ern Europe and the Union of Sovi­et Social­ist Republics, many oppor­tu­ni­ties have emerged for west­ern inter­ests to inter­vene in the pol­i­tics of  that region. In some cas­es, such a vac­u­um has been cre­at­ed that vir­tu­al strangers to the area sev­er­al years ago are now able to active­ly par­tic­i­pate in chang­ing those soci­eties from with­in.

These inter­ven­tions are not only being prac­ticed by main­stream orga­ni­za­tions. The involve­ment of the Unit­ed States Far Right brings with it the poten­tial revival of fas­cist orga­ni­za­tions in the East. One U.S. group, the Free Con­gress Foun­da­tion, has been play­ing a role in East­ern Euro­pean and Sovi­et pol­i­tics and has ties to Boris Yeltsin and the Inter-Region­al Deputies Group (IRG) in the U.S.S.R.

The Free Con­gress Foun­da­tion (FCF) was found­ed in 1974 by Paul Weyrich as the Com­mit­tee for the Sur­vival of a Free Con­gress. Weyrich, who had start­ed the Her­itage Foun­da­tion the year before, was heav­i­ly fund­ed by the Coors fam­i­ly for both orga­ni­za­tions.

Weyrich has kept one foot in the right wing of the Repub­li­can Par­ty while dal­ly­ing with the racist Right and the extreme Chris­t­ian Right. In 1976, for instance, he and a hand­ful of oth­er New Rights (William Rush­er, Mor­ton Black­well, Richard Viguerie) attempt­ed to take over the seg­re­ga­tion­ist  Amer­i­can Inde­pen­dent Par­ty (AIP), formed by George Wal­lace in 1968. The AIP was an amal­gam of Ku Klux Klan and John Birch Soci­ety ele­ments. . . .

. . . . The IRG was estab­lished by Andrei Sakharov, Boris Yeltsin and oth­ers in the sum­mer of 1989. By the end of that year, a train­ing school had been estab­lished for can­di­dates to put for­ward the IRG pro­gram. Their elec­toral suc­cess this year pro­pelled Yeltsin to the lead­er­ship of the Russ­ian Sovi­et Social­ist Repub­lic. He imme­di­ate­ly began forg­ing col­lab­o­ra­tive rela­tion­ships with the deeply reac­tionary lead­ers of the Lithuan­ian Sajud­is par­ty. The IRG has also served as a source of right-wing pres­sure on Gor­bachev to dis­man­tle social­ism and the Sovi­et Union itself.

One of the key dan­gers in this agen­da is the polit­i­cal vac­u­um it cre­ates, allow­ing ultra-nation­al­ist forces in a num­ber of republics to take pow­er. Such nation­al­ist and fas­cist ele­ments are already evi­dent in Lithua­nia and the Ukraine. In the lat­ter repub­lic, the pro-Nazi Orga­ni­za­tion of Ukrain­ian Nation­al­ists (OUN) has gained influ­ence in sev­er­al par­ties and has mobi­lized large demon­stra­tions that hon­or OUN lead­ers who abet­ted Hitler’s war on the East­ern Front. Sim­i­lar­ly, sev­er­al Sajud­is deputies served in Ger­man mil­i­tary units in 1944, and Sajud­is has made dec­la­ra­tions against eth­nic Rus­sians liv­ing in Lithua­nia. Accord­ing to some reports, Poles have also been den­i­grat­ed.

It should also be not­ed that the “rad­i­cal reformer” Boris Yeltsin has dal­lied with Pamy­at, the fore­most Russ­ian fas­cist group to emerge in the last sev­er­al years. Pamy­at’s vir­u­lent anti-Semi­tism com­pares to the crude pro­pa­gan­da of the ear­ly Ger­man Nazi Par­ty in the 1920’s.

The FCF is not entire­ly dis­con­nect­ed from the his­to­ry of the OUN. The Trea­sur­er of the FCF board is George­town Uni­ver­si­ty Pro­fes­sor Charles Moser. Moser is also serves on the edi­to­r­i­al advi­so­ry board of the Ukrain­ian Quar­ter­ly, pub­lished by the Ukrain­ian Con­gress Com­mit­tee of Amer­i­ca, a group dom­i­nat­ed by the OUN. The Ukrain­ian Quar­ter­ly has praised mil­i­tary units of the Ger­man SS and oth­er­wise jus­ti­fied the OUN alliance with the Third Reich which reflects the fact that the OUN was polit­i­cal­ly and mil­i­tar­i­ly allied with Hitler and the Nazi occu­pa­tion of the Ukraine.

The OUN, an inter­na­tion­al semi-secret cadre orga­ni­za­tion head­quar­tered in Bavaria, has received finan­cial assis­tance from the late Franz Joseph Strauss, the right­ist head of the Bavar­i­an state. Strauss also had a work­ing rela­tion­ship with Weyrich. . . .

. . . . Final­ly, FCF’s insin­u­a­tion into the pol­i­tics of the East must be judged by their selec­tion of Las­z­lo Pasz­tor to head their Lib­er­a­tion Sup­port Alliance, “which seeks to lib­er­ate peo­ples in Cen­tral and East­ern Euro­pean Nations.”

Pasz­tor’s involve­ment in East Euro­pean pol­i­tics began in World War II when he joined the youth orga­ni­za­tion of the Arrow Cross, the Nazi par­ty of Hun­gary.

When the Arrow Cross was installed in pow­er by a Ger­man com­man­do oper­a­tion, Pasz­tor was sent to Berlin to help facil­i­tate the liai­son between the Arrow Cross and Hitler.

Pasz­tor was tried and served two years in jail for his Arrow Cross activ­i­ties after an anti­com­mu­nist gov­ern­ment was elect­ed in 1945. He even­tu­al­ly came to the U.S. and estab­lished the eth­nic arm of the Repub­li­can Nation­al Com­mit­tee for Richard Nixon. He brought oth­er Nazi col­lab­o­ra­tors from the East­ern front into the GOP. Some were lat­er found to have par­tic­i­pat­ed in mass mur­der dur­ing the war.

The dor­mant Arrow Cross has sur­faced again in Hun­gary, where there have been attempts to lift the ban on the orga­ni­za­tion. Pasz­tor spent sev­er­al months in Hun­gary. When Weyrich lat­er con­duct­ed train­ing there, he was pro­vid­ed a list of Pasz­tor’s con­tacts inside the coun­try. Weyrich reports that he con­duct­ed train­ing for the recent­ly formed and now gov­ern­ing New Demo­c­ra­t­ic Forum.

Pasz­tor claims to have assist­ed some of his friends in Hun­gary in get­ting NED funds through his advi­so­ry posi­tion with NED. In 1989 he spoke at the Her­itage Foun­da­tion under the spon­sor­ship of the Anti-Bol­she­vik Bloc of Nations (ABN), a multi­na­tion­al umbrel­la orga­ni­za­tion of emi­gre fas­cists and Nazis found­ed in alliance with Hitler in 1943. It is led by the OUN. Pasz­tor spoke for the “Hun­gar­i­an Orga­ni­za­tion” of ABN, which is the Arrow Cross. . . . .

The final audio seg­ment in this broad­cast is excerpt­ed from FTR #529:

1. In late 2004 and ear­ly 2005, much of the world’s atten­tion was focused on the so-called “Orange Rev­o­lu­tion” in the Ukraine, in which a challenger—Victor Yuschenko—ousted a cor­rupt and auto­cratic pre­de­ces­sor after the pop­u­lace demand­ed that evi­dent elec­toral fraud be inval­i­dated. The bloom has since gone off the fruit, so to speak, as Yuschenko’s entire cab­i­net has either resigned in protest over cor­rup­tion or been fired. This pro­gram begins with dis­cus­sion of Yuschenko’s wife—a Ukrainian/American with a polit­i­cally taint­ed past. A Wall Street Jour­nal edi­to­r­ial laud­ed the for­mer Kather­ine Chumahc­neko:

“In the most peace­ful rev­o­lu­tion since South Africa end­ed its apartheid regime by elect­ing Nel­son Man­dela pres­i­dent in 1994, Ukraine has just elect­ed oppo­si­tion leader Vik­tor Yuschenko pres­i­dent of the for­mer Sovi­et satel­lite repub­lic. The vic­tory comes for the pro-West­ern leader after a dirty cam­paign that saw him poi­soned and only after hun­dreds of thou­sands of demon­stra­tors filled the streets to protest vot­er-fraud. ‘We peace­fully, beau­ti­fully, ele­gantly and with­out any drops of blood changed Ukraine,’ Mr. Yuschenko told cheer­ing sup­port­ers.”

(“From Amer­ica With Love” by John Fund; Opin­ion Journal—from The Wall Street Jour­nal Edi­to­r­ial Page; 12/27/2004; p. 1.)

2. “What many West­ern­ers do not real­ize, how­ever, is when Mr. Yuschenko takes the seat of pow­er, at his side will be a tough mind­ed, savvy Amer­i­can-raised busi­ness­woman. His wife, Katery­na Chu­machenko Yuschenko, is the daugh­ter of Ukrain­ian immi­grants who grew up steeped in the tra­di­tions of her ances­tral home­land. . . .” (Idem.)

3. Mrs. Yuschenko’s back­ground is more than a lit­tle inter­est­ing, and gives a pos­si­ble hint to a source of cor­rup­tion: the for­mer Ms. Chu­machenko was the head of the Ukrain­ian Con­gress Com­mit­tee of Amer­i­ca, a front group for the OUN/B, a Ukrain­ian fas­cist group that worked with the SS under the Third Reich and has been an inte­gral ele­ment of the post­war Under­ground Reich. The OUN/B worked close­ly with the Gehlen spy out­fit and affil­i­ated orga­ni­za­tions, such as the ABN (see below.)

“One Ukrain­ian nation­al­ist group was the Orga­ni­za­tion of Ukrain­ian Nation­al­ists (OUN) which split into two orga­ni­za­tions: a less mil­i­tant wing, led by Andrew Mel­nyk and known as OUN‑M, and the extrem­ist group of Stepan Ban­dera, known as OUN/B. The Nazis pre­ferred the rad­i­cal nation­al­ist OUN/B. Dur­ing the Ger­man mil­i­tary occu­pa­tion, the Ukraine wit­nessed ter­ri­ble atroc­i­ties against Jews and oth­er groups tar­geted by Nazi poli­cies. The OUN/B orga­nized mil­i­tary units that par­tic­i­pated in these atroc­i­ties. With the col­lapse of the Third Reich, many Ukrain­ian col­lab­o­ra­tionists fled their home­land.”

(Old Nazis, The New Right, and the Repub­li­can Par­ty; by Russ Bel­lant; South End Press [HC]; Copy­right 1988, 1989, 1991 by Russ Bel­lant; ISBN 0–89608–419–1; p. 69.)

4. The OUN/B, like the ABN, became a big part of the Repub­li­can eth­nic her­itage branch—a Nazi/fascist wing of the GOP with its roots firm­ly plant­ed in the Third Reich. In the pas­sage that fol­lows, note for the pur­pose of the present dis­cus­sion the UCCA, the main OUN/B front group in the U.S.

“After the war, the Orga­ni­za­tion of Ukrain­ian Nation­al­ists-Ban­dera (OUN/B), a clan­des­tine group financed in part by Ger­man intel­li­gence and led by [Jaroslav] Stet­sko, accel­er­ated its work in the West. A secre­tive group, OUN/B’s tracks are dif­fi­cult to fol­low. ‘You have to under­stand. We are an under­ground orga­ni­za­tion. We have spent years qui­etly pen­e­trat­ing posi­tions of influ­ence,’ explained an OUN/B mem­ber who insist­ed on anonymi­ty. The posi­tions of influ­ence under dis­cus­sion were Rea­gan Admin­is­tra­tion appoint­ments. All of the OUN/B’s key Admin­is­tra­tion con­tacts were through an orga­ni­za­tion called the Ukrain­ian Con­gress of Amer­ica (UCCA), head­quar­tered in New York City. . . .”

(Idem.)

5. The pro­gram presents more infor­ma­tion about the ABN and its rela­tion­ship with the for­mer World Anti Com­mu­nist League.

“ . . . The ABN is the high coun­cil for the expa­tri­ate nation­al­ist groups that formed the police, mil­i­tary and mili­tia units that worked with Hitler dur­ing World War II. Some were orga­nized as mobile killing teams that exter­mi­nated vil­lages and sought to mur­der whole eth­nic, racial, and cul­tural groups. These mobile killing teams are the fore­run­ners of the mod­ern death squad. It is con­sis­tent, then, that the Latin Amer­i­can Anti-Com­mu­nist Con­fed­er­a­tion (CAL) (for many years the Latin Amer­i­can branch of WACL) has a great affin­ity for the ABN and its mem­bers, accord­ing to sev­eral ABN mem­bers. CAL his­tor­i­cally has served as an umbrel­la group for the region­al death squads.”

(Ibid.; p. 75.)

6. “A meet­ing of the youth sec­tions of CAL and ABN in 1983 took place in Fedorak’s Ukrain­ian Cul­tural Cen­ter in War­ren, Michi­gan. The result­ing 16-point res­o­lu­tion bore state­ments that might sur­prise some of their con­ser­v­a­tive U.S. sup­port­ers. Not only were the usu­al anti-com­mu­nist sen­ti­ments expressed, but also anti-cap­i­tal­ist posi­tions were tak­en. One point, for instance, called for ‘rejec­tion of all mate­ri­al­ist doc­trines (author’s empha­sis) which defile the human indi­vid­ual by treat­ing peo­ple as ego­tis­ti­cal, cov­etous and self­ish beings. . . .’ The res­o­lu­tion called for a ‘faith in Rev­o­lu­tion­ary, lib­er­a­tion nation­al­ism . . . .’ and ‘unbend­ing oppo­si­tion to col­lec­tivist slav­ery, against com­mu­nist and cap­i­tal­ist alien­ation of human labor. . . .’”

(Ibid.; pp. 75–76.)

7. “These for­mu­la­tions mir­ror the clas­sic out­lines of Nation­al Social­ism, which simul­ta­ne­ously fought the Com­mu­nist and West­ern Cap­i­tal­ist pow­ers ide­o­log­i­cally and mil­i­tar­ily. The Third Way, reject­ing East and West, is still a posi­tion tak­en by sig­nif­i­cant ele­ments of the con­tem­po­rary neo-Nazi move­ment.”

(Ibid.; p. 76.)

8. “The Stet­skos were not only lead­ers of OUN but the mul­ti-eth­nic ABN as well. The July-August, 1983 ABN bul­letin ABN Cor­re­spon­dence car­ries sev­eral cov­er pho­tos which show the Stet­skos and oth­er ABN lead­ers as White House guests in July 1983, per­son­ally meet­ing with Rea­gan, George Bush and Jeanne Kirk­patrick.”

(Idem.)

9. “After the Stet­skos vis­ited the White House, Yaroslav Stetsko’s wife Sla­va Stet­sko, who lives in Munich, West Ger­many, called on the ABN to sup­port Reagan’s re-elec­tion. She car­ried that mes­sage to ABN chap­ters dur­ing 1984 as well. The Rea­gan cam­paign coop­er­ated with ABN, includ­ing sched­ul­ing an appear­ance by Michel Sotirhos, head of Eth­nic Vot­ers for Rea­gan-Bush Cam­paign of 1984 as well as the Repub­li­can Her­itage Groups Coun­cil, at the 1984 ABN con­fer­ence in New York City.”

(Idem.)

10. “The Goal of the ABN is to pres­sure the U.S. gov­ern­ment toward a ‘lib­er­a­tion’ pol­icy aimed against the USSR, with ABN lead­ers as the lib­er­a­tors. Although ABN mem­bers say they only need tech­ni­cal assis­tance from the West, they want the U.S. mil­i­tary to put them in pow­er in East­ern Europe and the USSR. This is the for­mula they tried under Ger­man Nazi spon­sor­ship. Their manip­u­la­tions of the Amer­i­can polit­i­cal sys­tem are toward that end.”

(Idem.)

11. “The emi­gres of the ABN still dream of one more chance to cre­ate a new order in Europe. They even got Michi­gan Repub­li­can Con­gress­man Paul Hen­ry to enter a state­ment into the Con­gres­sional Record in July, 1986, com­mend­ing the ‘inde­pen­dence’ of the Ukraine under Stet­sko in 1941.” (Idem.)

12. “Accord­ing to Hen­ry ‘a rep­re­sen­ta­tive assem­bly of the most promi­nent Ukrain­ian lead­ers from all walks of life issued a Procla­ma­tion of the Restora­tion of Ukraine’s Inde­pen­dence. . . . The procla­ma­tion received enthu­si­as­tic sup­port of the Ukrain­ian peo­ple’ Hen­ry referred to the ‘free­dom fight­ers’ of the ‘Orga­ni­za­tion of Ukrain­ian Nation­al­ists (OUN), led by Stepan Ban­dera.’ When ques­tioned about his praise for a doc­u­ment which includ­ed the line ‘Glo­ry to the Hero­ic Ger­man Army and its Fuhrer, Adolph Hitler,’ a spokesper­son for Hen­ry said he’d ‘not been aware of the fine print. . . .’”

(Idem.)

13. Notice Yuschenko’s wife’s posi­tion in this fascist/Nazi con­cate­na­tion. The for­mer Ms. Chu­machenko had been direc­tor of the UCCA’s Cap­tive Nations Com­mit­tee and (as of 1988) been Deputy Direc­tor for Pub­lic Liai­son at the White House!

“On July 20, 1988, George [H.W.] Bush reaf­firmed the ties between the Repub­li­can Par­ty and the ABN by mak­ing a cam­paign stop at Fedorak’s Ukrain­ian Cul­tural Cen­ter in War­ren, Michi­gan. Bush deliv­ered a hard-line for­eign pol­icy speech to those attend­ing the annu­al Cap­tive Nations ban­quet spon­sored joint­ly by the Cap­tive Nations Com­mit­tee and the ABN. Shar­ing the dais with Fedo­rak and Bush was Kather­ine Chu­machenko, for­merly the direc­tor of the UCCA’s Cap­tive Nations Com­mit­tee and cur­rently the Deputy Direc­tor for Pub­lic Liai­son at the White House. [Empha­sis added.] Ignatius M. Billinsky, Pres­i­dent of UCCA, had already been named Hon­orary Chair of Ukraini­ans for Bush, and Bohdan Fedo­rak named Nation­al vice-chair of Ukraini­ans for Bush. . . .”

(Ibid.; pp. 76–77.)


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