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October 24, 2000
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A Ukrainian man claimed he arrested a Swedish diplomat who saved thousands of Jews during World War II in January 1945. Bogdan Tarnavsky’s claim on Russian national television that he arrested Raoul Wallenberg, conflicts with the generally accepted account that Wallenberg disappeared after he drove off with Soviet guards, saying he wanted to discuss protection for Jews after the Soviet army liberated Hungary.

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