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In the Krasnodar region opened a monument to the victims of the Holocaust

Monument to Jews executed by the Nazis in 1942 in the village of Novoshcherbinovskaya, Krasnodar Krai, opens on Thursday at the initiative of local residents, said the press service of the Russian Jewish Congress (RJC).

A memorial in the City opened the burial place of the 202 people who were executed by the Nazis on 8 September 1942. Most of them were Jewish refugees from the territory of modern Moldova and Romania.

In Arkhangelsk have arrested the arsonist of the synagogue

Police detained a suspect in the arson of a synagogue in Arkhangelsk region, the man confessed to the crime, according to the website of the regional Department of internal Affairs of the Russian Federation.

In Arkhangelsk in the night from 12 to 13 April, unknown arson of a Jewish cultural center and synagogue "star of the North". According to the Russian Jewish Congress (RJC), no one was hurt, as the synagogue was closed for quarantine, but the damage was done "millions of roubles". RIVERS found the arson an act of anti-Semitism and urged law enforcement agencies to conduct a thorough investigation.

The investigation established the identity of the arsonist of a synagogue in Arkhangelsk

Established the identity of the participant of an attack on a synagogue in Arkhangelsk, said in a letter to the investigative Department of the MIA of Russia in Arkhangelsk region, sent in response to a corresponding request of the Russian Jewish Congress (RJC), said on Thursday the press service of the RIVERS.

In Arkhangelsk in the night from 12 to 13 April was an arson attack on a Jewish cultural centre and synagogue "star of the North". According to RIVERS, no one was hurt, as the synagogue was closed for quarantine, but the damage was done "millions of roubles". The Russian Jewish Congress found the arson an act of anti-Semitism and urged law enforcement agencies to conduct a thorough investigation.