The return of pogroms to Ukraine

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Members of volunteer’s battalion ‘Azov’ and their supporters from various right-wing movements attend a march in downtown Kiev, Ukraine, 20 May 2016.

The return of pogroms to Ukraine


The village of Loshchynivka in the Odesa region, Ukraine, is up in arms over the rape and murder of 9-year-old girl by suspected Roma man.

As reported by The Times of Israel, pogroms have returned to Ukraine, but this time the violence is not directed at the Jews.

At the end of August, about 10 Roma families numbering approximately 80 people were forced to flee from the village of Loshchynivka in an incident described in the Ukrainian media as a “Gypsy pogrom”.

An amateur video captured...


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