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Petlura’s Associate Oskilko, Threatens to Revenge Assassination

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

Revenge for the assassination of Semion Petlura, leader of the Ukrainian pogrom bands, was threatened by Attaman Oskilko. leader of Ukrainian pogrom bands and at one time an associate of Petlura.

The threat was made in the last issue of the Ukrainian newspaper, “Wolynskaya Zhizn,” which is published in Rovno. Oskilko, who is editor of the newspaper, in an issue which was devoted entirely to the Petlura assasination, calls on the Ukrainians to boycott Jewish merchants, urges an anti-Semitic action and declares that Petlura will be revenged by the Ukrainians.