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Kiev HIAS vandalized

NEW YORK (JTA) — Vandals defaced the front door of The Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev with Nazi symbols.

A HIAS guard reported that three vandals, aged 17 and 18, spray-painted a Nazi eagle on the door with a stencil on Sunday morning. Also, a swastika on the front door was made with masking tape. 

HIAS filed a formal complaint with the Ukrainian police. The use of Nazi symbols, although banned in Germany and other European countries, has not been banned in Ukraine.