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The monument to the victims of the Holocaust opened today at Lustdorf road
Oct 21 2016, 13:51

Odessa, 21 OCTOBER 2016, CONTEXT-Prichernomorie — Today, 21 October, at the site of the former military camp on the 3rd station Lustdorf road, the opening of the monument to Holocaust victims, the correspondent of IA «Context-Prichernomorie» reports.

It was reported to the agency today, October 21, in the press service of the Odessa regional Council.

According to the press service, the opening of a monument to victims of the Holocaust on the road Lustdorf, 27, timed to the 75th anniversary of the tragic events of the destruction of the Jews of Odessa in the powder warehouse in October 1941.

In memory of the killed and tortured members of the Jewish people sounded memorial prayer, were lit candles and laid flowers.

The ceremony was attended by Chairman of regional Council Anatoly Urbansky.

«October 16, Odessa was occupied. Then began a tragic page in the history of our city — was destroyed more than 100 thousand citizens of Odessa. Holocaust — one of the most difficult and memorable lessons of the past. Cruelty on national and ideological grounds is unacceptable in a modern society. Odessa region is cosmopolitan, friendly and very tolerant region. I am convinced that for our countrymen humanitarian, human values will always be the first priority», — noted in his speech A. Urbansky.


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