Modern ukrainian historiography on the activities of the league of nations as an international organization of the Peace and unation

  • A. G. Brovko Candidate of Historical Sciences, Senior Lecturer of the Department of World History and International Relations, Mykola Gogol State University of Nizhyn
Keywords: historiography, historical science, League of Nations

Abstract

The article deals with the current state of studying of the activities of the League of Nations in Ukrainian historiography nowadays. It is worthwhile saying that there is a considerable interest to the international organization of peace and unation by Ukrainian scientists. This problem has attracted the attention of a wide range of researchers, which has contributed to the coverage of both historical and legal aspects. Modern Ukrainian historical science, relying on the new sources and devoiding of the ideological influence, has begun to raise new questions about the international political situation and the activities of international organizations. From a different side, scientists began to consider the activities of the League of Nations, which in Soviet times was reduced only to negative features, focusing on the and drawback andmistakes of the organization. This interpretation of events was carried out in accordance with the interests of the Soviet state. Due to the exclusion of the USSR from the League of Nations, in connection with the war in Finland, the party nomenclature was interested in presenting this international organization in a negative light. Although the League of Nations, as an international organization for the peace and security, has failed to fulfill its obligations fully, modern researchers, by providing an objective assessment of the League’s activities, highlight not only its shortcomings but also highlight the positive aspects of the organization’s work. and its contribution to the development of international unation. By the way, according to scientists, the League of Nations, as a collective security body, was of great historical importance because it gave humanity a positive experience of resolving conflicts at the international level peacefully.

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Published
2020-02-05
How to Cite
Brovko, A. G. “Modern Ukrainian Historiography on the Activities of the League of Nations As an International Organization of the Peace and Unation”. Literature and Culture of Polissya, Vol. 97, no. 12i, Feb. 2020, pp. 270-81, doi:10.31654/2520-6966-2019-12i-97-270-281.
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Regional history and culture