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Russian Government Publishes Formal Statement on Nazi Massacres of Jews

December 23, 1942
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The Soviet Government today published an official statement reviewing the Nazi massacres of Jews in occupied territory and warning Hitler and his followers of ” severe revenge.”

The review confirms that tens of thousands of Jews have been executed by the Nazis in the cities of Vilna, Brest-Litowsk, Bialystok, Minsk, Baranowice, and other cities. Sixty thousand Jews were massacred in the two cities of Kiev and Dniopropetrovsk. More than 60,000 Jews have been executed in Riga where there are only 400 Jews left a present, 20,000 Jews were massacred by the Nazis in Luck, Wohlynion, in the course of two days. More than 32,000 Jews were executed in Sarny; 1,600 in Rakitna;1,250 in Beresna; 1,400 in Kostopol; 1,500 in Zdolbunovo and other thousands in various towns in the Wohlynien district.

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