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Ukrainian Parliament commemorates Holocaust for the first time

Ukraine’s parliament for the first time commemorated the Holocaust ahead of the international date in memory of the victims.

Holocaust monument defaced in western Ukraine

A monument to the victims of the Holocaust was found defaced in the western Ukrainian city of Kryvyi Rih, Israel’s ambassador to the country Joel Lion said.

Ukraine tells Israel not to criticise veneration for Nazi collaborators

A Ukrainian diplomat told Israel to stay out of the debate about honouring of Nazi collaborators.

Torchlit march in Kyiv honours Nazi-linked nationalist

Ukrainian far-right supporters held a torchlight procession in Kyiv to mark the birthday of a nationalist leader who collaborated with the Nazis during part of World War II.

Israel urges Ukraine to remove Nazi collaborators from its “List of Heroes”

Israel’s embassy to Ukraine on December 26 asked the country’s parliament to remove from its “List of Heroes” ten people who oversaw massacres of Jews or supported the Nazi regime.

Ukrainian court reinstates diplomat who blamed Jews for WWII

A Ukrainian court ruling ordered the reinstatement of a diplomat who was fired for making antisemitic remarks.

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