Russian Liberation Army duringWorld War II:Promotional ActivitiesOutcome
Authors: Anvar M. Mamadaliev
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The article examines some of the promotional activities of the Russian Liberation Army during World War II. The author studies the formation process of the Russian liberation movement, its political structure and first appeals to the Red Army soldiers and officers. The process of creating press materials, namely leaflets and newspapers is of a great importance. The article also reflects a political organization headed by General A.A. Vlasov, the Committee for the Liberation of the Peoples of Russia, and its establishment in November 1944.
Russian historiography on the studied topic was used as the materials for the research as well as the published documents, for example, the proclamations of the Russian liberation movement.
In conclusion, the author notes that during the period of 1942–1944, The Russian liberation movement had a long way from its inception to the establishment of a mass organization.However, at the end of 1944 the Committee for the Liberation of the Peoples of Russia already could not have any influence on the events on the Eastern Front. Time was irretrievably lost.