On Thursday in Kiev, the Russian businessmen Mikhail Fridman, Paul Fuchs, Herman Khan and Ukrainian businessman Victor Pinchuk, signed a Declaration of intent to build in the Ukrainian capital of Holocaust memorial center " Babi Yar ".
according to media reports, the Russian businessmen intend to devote to the execution of the order of 100 million dollars. The mayor of Kiev Vitali Klitschko has promised that the acknowledged Performance of the project of the memorial "Babi Yar" will be held in the near future, and He will be ready by 2021. He said, because It is not a government project, reports news Agency.
"We're trying to attract a lot of people. This is not a cheap project that requires dozens, and has the ability to be hundreds of million of dollars. We can present the project in Germany, in Austria, in Israel and in the United States. Our goal is to unite people around this idea, " - said Klitschko. Speaking at the memorial event, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that " the memorial at Babi Yar have become a symbol of unity, a symbol of honor and respect all Ukrainians, regardless of nationality ". As drew the attention of the supervisor, it is important that all humanity remembered the bloody facts of the Holocaust, about the dangers of hatred, bigotry and racism. The memorial will include a Museum with a permanent exhibition, research Institute and educational center. Babi Yar in Kiev has gained worldwide popularity As a place of mass execution of local residents in 1941, mainly Jews, but also Gypsies, prisoners of war and other. At Babi Yar there are several monuments theme. In addition, the city authority plans to make it a memorial to the victims of the Holocaust. Remember, in March and may of last year in Novomoskovsk Dnipropetrovsk region was desecrated the memorial to the victims of the Holocaust. In September 2015 in Babi Yar was desecrated memorial " menorah ", dedicated to the Jews murdered during the Nazi occupation. The swastika appeared in the beginning of the Jewish new year-Rosh Hashanah-and the anniversary of the mass killings at Babi Yar. In may 2016 the vandals in the national day of remembrance of the victims of the Holocaust burned the flag of Israel within the Babi Yar in Kiev. In this fresh Ukrainian authorities in fact carried out a campaign of glorification of Nazi collaborators and revise the history of the world. April 9, 2015, the Ukrainian Parliament adopted the law on the recognition of OUN*-* UPA fighters for Ukraine's independence and gave the right present to social security. At the same time the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada voted for the adoption of a law condemning the Communist regime in Ukraine. European media concluded that the glorification of Ukrainian nationalists and the Ukrainian insurgent army* and the decision of the President of Petro Poroshenko about the transfer of the holiday of 23 February on the Day of formation of the UPA says that the cult of nationalism in Ukraine has penetrated into the power structure of the largest level. Remember also, this week the head of Israel Reuven Rivlin said that the Ukrainian nationalists during the 2nd world war were accomplices of the crimes against the Jews, for example in Babi Yar. He tried to convince to prevent anti-Semitic manifestations and am sure that the leaders of countries that support racist views will not be recognized in the world