Tank [Танк]. A literary group of Ukrainian writers and artists of nationalist outlook, established in Warsaw in 1929. It was formed as a result of an ideological polemic with Dmytro Dontsov. Its membership included Yurii Lypa (its ideologist), Yevhen Malaniuk, Avenir Kolomyiets, Yurii Kosach, Pavlo Zaitsev, A. Kryzhanivsky, Nataliia Livytska-Kholodna, Petro P. Kholodny, Oles Babii, Olena Teliha, and A. Kara. In 1933 the group reorganized itself into the Variah publishing house.
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 5 (1993).]
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