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Ukraine

Hryhoriy Arshynov, restorer of Jewish cemeteries across Ukraine

Five years ago, a plea to rescue a centuries-old synagogue in Ostroh, Ukraine, struck a chord with Hryhoriy Arshynov, a lifelong Jewish resident of the city four hours west of Kyiv. 

Headstones smashed at Jewish cemetery in Ukraine

Multiple headstones were destroyed at the Jewish cemetery of Malyn in Ukraine, which is about 60 miles northwest of the capital Kyiv.

Jewish teenager lightly wounded in attack in Uman, Ukraine

Three unidentified men assaulted two Jewish teenagers in the Ukrainian city of Uman.

Nationalist marchers in Kyiv say Ukraine is under ‘occupation’ by ‘Jewish clan’

Participants in a nationalist march in Ukraine raised a banner decrying the country’s “occupation and robbery” by a “Jewish clan.”

3 Holocaust monuments vandalized with swastikas in Ukraine and Russia

In three separate incidents, swastikas were painted on two monuments for Holocaust victims in Ukraine, and another one in Russia.

Hundreds of Jewish pilgrims stuck on Belarus-Ukraine border

About 700 Jewish pilgrims were stuck on the Belarus border due to coroavirus restrictions that barred them from entering Ukraine.

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