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Joseph Balachowicz, Not Bulak Murdered in Poland

June 18, 1923
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Reports today to Warsaw newspapers say the man found murdered in Bialowierz Woods was Joseph Balachowicz, and not Bulak.

Joseph is the younger brother of the well-known insurrectionary general of White Russia, and had helped the latter in his struggle against the Soviet Power. Joseph Balachowicz is also known as a leader of pogrom bands, which operated in Minsk and Homel.

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