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November 8, 2005
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A Russian Jewish leader urged city officials to speak out against anti-Semitic banners and chants at a recent Moscow rally. Last week’s march of ultra-nationalists was “very much like a procession of German Nazis of the 1930s,” Mikhail Chlenov, leader of the Va’ad Russian Jewish organization, wrote in an open letter to Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov and the head of the Moscow legislature, Vladimir Platonov.

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