On the stone in the National historical memorial preserve "Babi Yar" painted swastika, told in the press service of the Jewish forum of Ukraine.
on the last working Day of the week 6. 00 local time in the National historical memorial preserve "Babi Yar" by the staff of the Memorial complex near the menorah was found in another act of vandalism on the Memory stone was painted Nazi Swastika, is notified to the Internet representation of the forum." Unfortunately, we notice that these insults to the memory of the perished Jews living Ukrainian Jews happen on the eve of important dates, such as the Day of remembrance of the victims of Babi Yar on September 29 And international Day of remembrance of the victims of the Holocaust on 27 January, " said the head of the Jewish forum of Ukraine, Arkady Monastyrsky." There are forces that would suit different provocations, trying to plant the seeds of racial hatred And xenophobia. With authorized such forces And organizations that are trying to destroy the democratic values of tolerance And mutual respect, we are not in the path. Today Ukraine is in a difficult historical realities chooses the path of European development, which means the path of struggle against all kinds of manifestations of anti - Semitism, after the notorious events in Paris the leading European governments have pledged to fight And combat all manifestations of anti-Semitism, " said he." And the anniversary date of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz by Soviet troops to Kiev was again marred anti-Semitic attacks. January 26, unidentified persons threw four Molotov cocktails at the house of the Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate, located within the National reserve. By happy coincidence, no one was injured And the building was burned, though it was not completely damaged, " said Monastery." National Park many times appealed to the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine in Kyiv police Department, to the law enforcement And city government facilitated the establishment of surveillance cameras And permanent police posts where there are memorials. The only way it will be possible to detect thugs And provocateurs, detain them And to prosecute under the criminal code, "believes Monastery" Until now the treatment of Jewish organizations And circulation Directorate Memorial reserve remained unanswered. We are committed acts of vandalism, there is constant monitoring, But nothing changes. Most likely, the police simply can not cope With this task. But we are very hopeful that now the time has come to solve this problem ", - said the head of the organization. We emphasize, in the opinion of the authorized Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, attacks on religious shrines in Ukraine take place with the connivance of Kiev. In September, the "Babi Yar" was desecrated memorial " menorah ", dedicated to the Jews who perished during the Nazi occupation. The swastika appeared in the beginning of the Jewish new year - Rosh Hashanah - And the anniversary of the mass killings in " Babi Yar ". From 29 September 1941 to 1943 in the area of Kiev were shot from 70 To 200 thousand Jews.