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Elena Konstantinovna Ubiivovk

Partisan

Elena Ubiivovk, USSR Partisan.

Background

Ubiivovk, Elena was born in 1918.

Career

Student at Khar’kov University, 1937. Took part in partisan activity in German-occupied Ukraine, near Poltava. Engaged in intelligence work, arrested by the Gestapo and shot.

Posthumously proclaimed a Hero of the Soviet Union after a very long delay (1965), allegedly because her heroic activity came to light through research conducted long after the war.