Petlura’s Associate, Oskilko, Threatens to Revenge Assassination
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Petlura’s Associate, Oskilko, Threatens to Revenge Assassination

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Three physicians were charged by Magistrate Peyre with the examination of the mental condition of Sholom Schwartzbard who killed Attaman Petlura, leader of the Ukrainian pogrom bands.

The monarchistic anti-Semite French newspaper, “Action Francaise,” commenting on this decision of the magistrate, accuses him of attempting to minimize the Schwartzbard case.

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