11/18/2020 0 Comments
November 18th, 2020
After the start of the Soviet occupation of Poland, Father Bogdan Agopsowicz, an Armenian Catholic, joined the underground resistance, helping Polish soldiers cross over Polish–Romanian border finding support from Armenian families near his native Kuty city, before he, himself, was fatally shot by Soviet Socialist Red Army soldiers as he attempted to swim across Czeremosz river near city Kuty and cross over to Romania, in May 1940.
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THERESA MARIE MOREAU is an award-winning reporter who covers Catholicism and Communism.