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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.

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.

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