«Celebrating a terrible death»: the Jews of the Ukraine condemned the conduct of Suchevidence

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Mazurkevicha in photobacteria nationalists marched through the center of the city. Archival photo«Celebrating a terrible death»: the Jews of the Ukraine condemned the conduct of Suchevidence© RIA Novosti / Alexander Mazurkevicha the image Bank

The head of the Ukrainian Jewish Committee (AAUs) Eduard Dolinsky condemned the upcoming «Shuhamites» to be held on the anniversary of the pogroms in Lvov.

«30 June 2017 will be held in Lviv «Shuhamites», dedicated to 110 anniversary of Hauptmann and commander of the Schutzmannschaft* UPA Roman Shukhevych. On this day, 30 June 1941 in Lviv and other cities of Western Ukraine, scene of brutal anti-Jewish pogroms organized by the Nazis and OUN* with the participation of soldiers of the battalion «Nachtigall», one of the commanders who was Roman Shukhevych,» Dolinsky wrote on his page in Facebook.

Thus, according to him, in Lviv «has decided to celebrate the horrible deaths of thousands of innocent Jews.» The event will run until July 2 — «the day when ended the pogrom.»

«What is to compare? For example, it is as if the Jewish community in the commemoration day of victims of Holodomor staged «Kaganoviches», — said the head of AAU.

*Extremist organizations, banned in Russia.

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