Kyiv Division

Kyiv Division ( Kyivska dyviziia). Formed in the summer of 1919 under the command of Otaman Yurii Tiutiunnyk, it was eventually designated as the Fourth Kyiv Rifle Division of the Army of the Ukrainian National Republic. It participated in the First Winter Campaign of 1919–20 and fought Bolshevik forces until the end of 1920.

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 2 (1989).]




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