Vandals damage memorial plaque next to Holocaust monument in Kyiv region

Source : 112 Ukraine

The culprits are now on the wanted list
15:47, 11 October 2021

Memorial plaque damaged in Kyiv region, October 2021
National Police in Kyiv region

An incident occurred in Vasylkiv town, Kyiv region, as the vandals broke the memorial plaque next to the monument to the Holocaust victims. The local police are looking into the circumstances of the crime. 

During the morning monitoring of the Web, law enforcers detected a post about the attack on the memotrial in Vasylkiv.

Later on, the police found out that the plaque was damaged, and the monument itself was untouched. The actual incident occurred on Friday, but no one informed the police in time. The culprits are now on the wanted list.

Related: Germany to issue pensions to Jews who survived Holocaust

As we reported, since 1952, Germany has paid about $90 billion to people for suffering and losses after the prosecution by Nazis. In 2021, the Claims Conference will allocate about $625 million of direct compensation to over 260,000 survived persons in 83 countries and will allocate about $640 million in the form of grants to over 300 social services all over the world that provide aid to people, who survived the Holocaust.

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