Russia uniquely vows to do all in its power to prevent Holocaust from repeating – Russian Chief Rabbi

July 13, 2014   ·   0 Comments


As the Russian president Vladimir Putin met a delegation of Israeli and European rabbis the other day, he assured that his country would do everything possible to prevent recurrence of such a massive tragedy like the Holocaust.

They discussed joint efforts to prevent the rewriting of history, the joint struggle against neo-Nazism and neo-fascism, xenophobia and antisemitism.

“We in Russia are very familiar with the tragedy of the Holocaust. Six million Jews were killed in the Soviet Union and Europe,” said Putin. “At the same time, we know very well, that representatives of the Jewish people who fought against Nazism in the Red Army were political workers, and just ordinary soldiers, doctors, in general, have made a worthy contribution to the fight against Nazism,” Putin stated.
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Photo: AP/ Mikhail Klimentyev


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