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As Kyiv commemorates 75th anniversary of Babyn Yar tragedy in September, Ukrainian Jewish Encounter suggests new commemoration monument for it

Local and foreign activists see Ukraine become a mature nation, as it prepares big program to commemorate the genocide of Jewish people this autumn.

Kyiv, July 1, 2016. This September Kyiv commemorates 75th anniversary of Babyn Yar tragedy. The program will consist of four components: youth forum, public research symposium, presentation of memorial space “Babyn Yar” in Dorohozhychi Park in Kyiv and a concert on September 29 at the Opera House also in Kyiv. This was reported by Prof. Paul Robert Magocsi, Coordinator of this project and Member of the Board at the Ukrainian Jewish Encounter, at a briefing at Ukraine Crisis Media Center.