Ukrainian group foments anti-Semitic sentiment

A previously unknown Ukrainian group has made anti-Semitic and racist threats.

The group, the Union of Young Orthodox Ukrainians, made the threats during a recent press conference, according to a local monitor for the Union of Councils for Jews in the Former Soviet Union.

The new group has a charter which calls for the removal of “all Rabinoviches” from Ukrainian media. Vadim Rabinovich is a prominent Jewish media mogul and supporter of Jewish life in the
post-Soviet state.

The charter also calls for a struggle against unspecified forces that supposedly aim to “destroy the Ukrainian culture, religion and nation,” the monitor reported.

During the press conference to announce their existence, the group made threats to a shadowy conspiracy theory of Jewish control in Ukraine and immigrant encroachment.

“Ukrainians have the right to take any action in defense against the kike occupation and immigrants,” the monitor reported the group as saying.

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