Fourteen tombstones were vandalized in a Jewish cemetery in the Russian city of Pyatigorsk. The incident, which took place the night of April 15-16, was the second act of vandalism in the cemetery’s four-year history. Last June, vandals destroyed 10 tombstones in the same cemetery.
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