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Russian Authorities Arrest Rumanians Guilty of Killing Jews in Bessarabia

April 13, 1944
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Russian authorities in occupied Rumanian territory have started rounding up Rumanian war criminals, including those who participated in executions of Jews in Bessarabia, Bukovina and Transnistria, it was reported here today. They will be placed on trial and punished in accordance with the statement of the Allies in which war criminals in enemy countries were warned that they would have to pay for their crimes when their countries were liberated by the United Nations.

Czechoslovak Jewish organizations in London today announced that as a result of the advance of the Russian Army toward the pre-war frontiers of Czechoslovakia, preparations are being made by Jewish leaders in London to restore Jewish communal life in Carpatho-Ukraine and other parts of Czechoslovakia as soon as these sections are liberated by Russian and Czech troops. The Czechoslovak Government-in-Exile has I promised its assistance in the rebuilding of Jewish community life in the Carpatho-Ukraine and in Slovakia, it was revealed by the Federation of Czechoslovak Jews in England.

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