It’s nice to see that not all Ukrainian writers from the early part of the previous century were calling for socialism. It’s a shame that those who were, most notably Ivan Franko and Lesia Ukraiinka, now have monuments to them all over the place and appear on Ukraine’s money.
The only reason they haven’t passed into the dustbin of Ukrainian literary history is that they wanted a separate Ukrainian socialism instead of joining the greater workers’ paradise. That is the lone criteria for being a hero to Ukrainian nationalists.
Anyway, here’s a writer with a better understanding of how the world works: