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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.

Ukraine shul where Menachem Begin was married gets first Torah since the Holocaust

Leaders of Ukrainian Jewry gathered at the Choral Synagogue in the western city of Drohobych to celebrate the introduction of the scroll in a ceremony featuring songs, dances and speeches.

Ukraine authorises building of new homes on site of massacre of Jews during the Holocaust

The city of Poltava has decided to sell the site of the massacre of thousands of Jews during the Holocaust to property developers to build homes.

Ukraine historian honours Nazi collaborator

A senior state historian of Ukraine said that protests by Poland and Israel about his country’s glorification of Nazi collaborators was Russian propaganda.

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