"On April 16, the political prisoner, journalist and historian Valentin Moroz departed into eternity," the report says.

Valentin Moroz was born in 1936 in the Volyn region, graduated from the history department of Lviv State University.

In 1965 he was sentenced to four years in prison "for anti-Soviet agitation and propaganda." He served his sentence in Mordovia. In 1970 he was arrested again.

Author of several works on the history of Ukraine. In particular, "Ukraine in the twentieth century", "Nationalism of the twentieth century", "Stalin and collectivization."