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Monument to Sholem Aleichem found vandalised with swastikas

A criminal investigation was opened by police in Kiev after a monument in honour of Yiddish author and playwright Sholem Aleichem was vandalised with swastikas.

New Ukrainian Prime Minister attends far-right rally

Ukrainian PM Oleksiy Honcharuk has experienced a groundswell of criticism as photographs of him standing on stage with a stylised swastika draped behind him.

Israeli envoy demands probe after effigy of Jewish tycoon left at Kyiv synagogue

The Israeli ambassador to Ukraine asked police to find and punish people who left a red paint-spattered effigy of Jewish tycoon Ihor Kolomoiskyi on the steps of the main synagogue in Kiev.

Flier threatening second Holocaust posted on vandalised monument in Ukraine

A Holocaust monument in Ukraine was vandalised with graffiti and a pamphlet threatening another genocide.

Austrian firm chosen to design Babi Yar Holocaust memorial in Ukraine

Efforts to build a memorial and research center at the Babi Yar Holocaust massacre site appeared to progress with the announcement that an Austrian firm had won an architectural competition to design the structure.

Ukraine to help with pension benefits for Israelis with Ukrainian roots

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said his government will help paying pensions to Israelis born in the Eastern European country.

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