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Placed: 27.01.2015 15:21:30

Holocaust victims’ memory honored in Odessa

Every year on January 27, to the day of Auschwitz liberation in 1945, the world commemorates the victims of  Holocaust. Commemorative events took place and in Odessa. Picture story

January 27, 2015 Odessites commemorated the victims of the Holocaust and laid flowers to the memorial sign "Road of Death" in Prohorovsky Square. The event was attended by the Mayor of Odessa Gennadiy Trukhanov, the regional administration, heads of diplomatic missions accredited in Odessa, representatives of the Naval Forces of Ukraine, representatives of public and charitable organizations, students of Odessa schools.


In the memory of victims of the Holocaust were sparked six memorial candles on the memorial sign "Road of Death". The first one is in memory of 6 million Jewish victims of Nazism. The second one is in memory of the 1.5 million Jewish children, the third is about 3 million Polish Jews, the fourth is about 2 million Soviet Jews, the fifth - about 1 million Jews in Ukraine and the sixth one in memory of 100,000 Jews of Odessa, who became the victims of fascism.


 
 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 

 


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