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Holocaust memorial vandalized in Ukraine

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(JTA) — A Holocaust memorial was vandalized in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv.

Oleksandr Nazar of Lviv’s Sholem Aleichem Jewish Culture Center said Friday that red and blue paint had been smeared over the memorial two days earlier, The Associated Press reported.

Nazar said the paint has been mostly cleaned off and the police have launched an investigation.

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