Post Profile

Ukraine marks 75 years since Babi Yar mass slaughter of Jews

A sombre Ukraine on Thursday marks 75 years since the World War II slaughter of some 34,000 Jews on the outskirts of Kiev, one of the largest massacres of the Holocaust. The carnage by Nazi forces at the Babi Yar ravine has caused years of soul-searching and debate in Ukraine over the participation of local collaborators in the killings and atrocities that followed. Israeli President Reuven Rivlin was meant to attend a memorial ceremony led by Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko and the European Union's Donald Tusk on Thursday evening.
read more


Related Posts

Locals Living Near Former Nazi Death Camps Forget Anniversary Of Holocaust

News : Huffington Post

While over 10,000 Jews and Holocaust survivors from over 12 countries marched from Auschwitz to Birkenau on Thursday to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camps, many local Krakow residents were una...

Iran's supreme leader released a Holocaust denial video on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Politics : Business Insider: Politix

January 27 is Holocaust Remembrance Day, the UN-mandated commemoration of the Nazis' industrial-scale slaughter of 6 million Jews and another 5 million members of various other minority groups during World War II. Iranian Supreme Le...

Liveblogging World War II: September 28, 1943

Business & Finance / Economics : Grasping Reality with Both Hands

At Babi Yar: >In September 1941 soon after entering Kiev the Germans murdered almost the entire Jewish population of the city. Around 30,000 were marched out of the city to a site near to the ravine of Babi Yar, forced to undress an...

Babi Yar

US Politics / Conservative : Legal Insurrection

Today marked the 70th commemoration of the Nazi massacre of 33,771 Jews in September 1941 at the Ukrainian ravine at Babi Yar. I visited the site in 1978, at which point a monument had been erected at the site. Yevgeny Yevtushenko’s...

Kiev's last survivor of Nazi 'path to death' at Babi Yar

Local Interest / France : France 24

"We were gathered here, and sent along 'the path to death'," says Raisa Maistrenko, pointing to a Kiev ravine that 75 years ago witnessed one of the worst atrocities of World War II. Maistrenko was only three when the Nazis helped b...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC