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News about the project “Return Dignity”

In Russia there are more than 500 places of mass murders of the Jews during the Holocaust, and most of the are not immortalized. Russian Jewish Congress together with Russian “Holocaust” Center (RHC) are aiming to establish memorial sites on each of them. The long-term project “Return Dignity” is dedicated to this aim. This work gather together the initiatives of federal and local authorities, Christian organization “Even-Ezer”, Federal Jewish National Culture Autonomy, Jewish communities and organizations, “Project of Names” of Yad Vashem, historians, archivists, survivors, witnesses and relatives of victims, etc…
In September 2016 eight monuments were established in four regions of Russia: villages Zunda Toga and Troizkoye of Republic of Kalmykia, in the city of Mineralnye Vody, villages Arzgir, Spassky, Nevdahin of Stavropol region, in the village Loknya of Pskov region, and Novozybkov town of Bryansk region. Co-chairman of RHC Ilya Altman, representatives of local authorities, organizations, schools, survivors and others, attended the opening ceremonies.

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