On the basis of archival documents in the fund of prof. I. Shishmanov highlighted in the article the contribution of Bulgarian scientist I.Shyshmanov to the study of problems related to famous Ukrainian scientist M. Dragomanov’s participation in the edition of the newspaper “Volnoe slovo” in Geneva. In the early twentieth century I. Shyshmanov took part in the discussion between V. Bohucharskyi, who called “Volnoe Slovo” authority of “Sviashchena drujina” and B. Kistyakivskyi, who claimed that the “Zemskyi soyus” was a real organization and showed its position in favor M. Dragomanov. The preparatory work of I. Shishmanov and M. Drahomanov’s family for establishing the truth is analyzed. Attention is drawn to the range of stakeholders and the documents from the Sofia archive of M. Drahomanov that reveal the scientist’s search work. Chronologically, the archival sources cover the period of 1907-1924. As a result, I. Shishmanov published two articles in 1913-1914. For the first time, documents are published, the originals of which are kept in the Scientific Archive of Bulgarian Academy of sciences.
Source: Iakimova А. М. (2020). M.Dragomanov and “Volnoe slovo” in the studies of bulgarian scientist I.Shyshmanov. Ancient Sumy Land. №LVII: 90-94
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