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Kozyn (Ukrainian : Козин) is an urban-type settlement in Obukhiv Raion of Kyiv Oblast (province) of Ukraine. Population: 3,392 (2020 est.) .
Kozyn is situated on the rivers Dnieper and Kozynka, 25 km. to the south of Kyiv.
In Red Cavalry, Isaac Babel includes a one-page description of the Jewish cemetery in Kozyn. 'A cemetery in a Jewish shtetl. Assyria and the mysterious decay of the East on the weed-cluttered fields of Volyn.'
On the territory of Kozyn there are cottage towns "Green Wood Club", "Montana Village", "Blaue Lagune", "Kozyn Seven Club".
Chernobyl, also known as Chornobyl, is a partially abandoned city in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, situated in the Ivankiv Raion of northern Kyiv Oblast, Ukraine. Chernobyl is about 90 kilometres (60 mi) north of Kyiv, and 160 kilometres (100 mi) southwest of the Belarusian city of Gomel. Before its evacuation, the city had about 14,000 residents, while around 1,000 people live in the city today.
Isaac Emmanuilovich Babel was a Russian writer, journalist, playwright, and literary translator. He is best known as the author of Red Cavalry, Story of My Dovecote and The Odessa Tales—stories from the life of Jewish gangsters from Odessa led by Benya Krik. He has been acclaimed as "the greatest prose writer of Russian Jewry". Babel was arrested by the NKVD on 15 May 1939 on fabricated charges of terrorism and espionage, and executed on 27 January 1940.
Tarashcha or Tarascha is a city in Kyiv Oblast (region) in central Ukraine. It is the administrative center of Tarashcha Raion (district). Population: 10,017 (2020 est.) .
Chernihiv also known as Chernigov is a historic city in northern Ukraine, which serves as the administrative center of the Chernihiv Oblast (province), as well as of the surrounding Chernihiv Raion (district) within the oblast. Administratively, it is incorporated as a city of oblast significance. Population is 286,899 (2020 est.) . Although today it bears a tiny remnant, the city had a strong Jewish presence that was eliminated in several episodes of mass extermination during the Nazi occupation.
Kyiv or Kiev is the capital and most populous city of Ukraine. It is in north-central Ukraine along the Dnieper River. Its population in July 2015 was 2,887,974, making Kyiv the seventh-most populous city in Europe.
Semyon Mikhailovich Budyonny was a Russian cavalryman, military commander during the Russian Civil War, Polish-Soviet War and World War II, and a close political ally of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin.
Brody is a city in Lviv Oblast (region) of western Ukraine. It is the administrative center of Brody Raion (district), and is located in the valley of the upper Styr River, approximately 90 kilometres northeast of the oblast capital, Lviv. Population: 23,454 (2020 est.) .
Zhytomyr is a city in the north of the western half of Ukraine. It is the administrative center of Zhytomyr Oblast (province), as well as the administrative center of the surrounding Zhytomyr Raion (district). The city of Zhytomyr is not a part of Zhytomyr Raion: the city itself is designated as its own separate raion within the oblast; moreover Zhytomyr consists of two so-called "raions in a city": Bohunskyi Raion and Koroliovskyi Raion. Zhytomyr occupies an area of 65 square kilometres. Its population is 264,318 (2020 est.)
The 1920 Kiev Offensive, sometimes considered to have started the Polish–Soviet War, was an attempt by the armed forces of the newly re-emerged Poland led by Józef Piłsudski, in alliance with the Ukrainian leader Symon Petliura, to seize the territories of modern-day Ukraine which fell under the Soviet control after the Bolshevik Revolution. The operation led to a Soviet counteroffensive resulting in the creation of the short-lived Galician Soviet Socialist Republic, and ended with the formal Peace of Riga of 1921.
Skvyra is a city in Kyiv Oblast (region) of central Ukraine. It is the administrative centre of Skvyra Raion (district), and is currently a municipality of raion subordinance. Skvyra has an area of 6,328 km2 (2,443 sq mi). Its population is approximately 15,626 (2020 est.) .
Sokal is a town located on the Bug River in Lviv Oblast of western Ukraine. It serves as the administrative center of Sokal Raion (district). Its population is approximately 20,882 (2020 est.) .
Vadim Yakovlev was a Russian Cossack cavalry commander, in the rank of yesaul.
Red Cavalry or Konarmiya is a collection of short stories by Russian author Isaac Babel about the 1st Cavalry Army. The stories take place during the Polish–Soviet War and are based on Babel's diary, which he maintained when he was a journalist assigned to the Semyon Budyonny's First Cavalry Army. First published in the 1920s, the book was one of the Russian people's first literary exposures to the dark, bitter reality of the war. During the 1920s, writers of fiction were given a relatively good degree of freedom compared to the mass censorship and totalitarianism that would follow Joseph Stalin's ascent to power, and certain levels of criticism could even be published. But his works would be withdrawn from sale after 1933 and would not return to bookshelves until after Stalin's death twenty years later.
Zolotonosha is a city located in Cherkasy Oblast (region) in central Ukraine. Located at around 27,664 (2020 est.)., the city serves as the administrative center of Zolotonosha Raion (district). It hosts the administration of Zolotonosha urban hromada, one of the amalgamated hromadas of Ukraine. Population:
The 1st Cavalry Army was a prominent Red Army military formation. It was also known as "Budyonny's Cavalry Army" or simply as Konarmia ("Horsearmy").
The Battle of Kruty took place on January 29 or 30, 1918, near Kruty railway station, about 130 kilometres (81 mi) northeast of Kyiv, Ukraine, which at the time was part of Nezhinsky Uyezd of Chernigov Governorate.
Rzhyshchiv is a city in Kyiv Oblast (province) of Ukraine. Administratively, it is incorporated as a town of oblast significance. Population: 7,323 (2020 est.) .
Tetiiv is an administrative center of Tetiiv Raion of Kyiv Region. Tetiiv has a railway station on the Southwestern Railways Koziatyn - Zhashkiv line. Population: 12,855 (2020 est.)
Controversies of the Polish–Soviet War, fought in 1919–20, concerning the behaviour of the military forces and crimes they committed. Each side charged the other with violations of international law in an effort to sway public opinion in the West, which was felt to be important for both sides.
Koncha-Zaspa is a historic neighbourhood in the Holosiiv Raion (district) of the city of Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine. It is known for being the place where Ukraine's political elite live. Koncha-Zaspa is located in the southern part of the city. In the 1920s the territory was the first state preserve in the Ukrainian SSR.
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