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Swastika painted on Russian Jewish center

(JTA) — A swastika was painted on the doors of a Jewish community center in southern Siberia in Russia.

The attack on June 19 on the Jewish community center in Abakan, in the Republic of Khakasiya, is being investigated by police, according to a report posted on, a Russian-language Israeli Web site that follows developments in Israel and the former Soviet Union, according to a report from the UCSJ: Union of Councils for Jews in the Former Soviet Union.