In the Oblast commemorates the Holocaust victims

27 January 2020, 16:47
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January 27 in the Oblast commemorates the Holocaust victims. The Deputy Head of the Odesa Regional State Administration Vitalii Svichynskyi, together with the locals, took part in laying flowers to the memorial "Road of Death".

“The Holocaust has claimed about six million lives. People were killed in gas chambers, shot, forced to hell. For a long time, humanity simply did not pay attention to it, pretended that it did not apply. However, today we know the truth that the Jewish people survived. We remember those who died and pay tribute to those who survived, ”Vitalii Svichynskyi said.

Recall that on November 1, 2005, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution stating that "The Holocaust, which has led to the destruction of one-third of Jews and countless representatives of other nationalities, will always serve as a warning to all people about the dangers of hatred and hatred. , racism and prejudice. " It was this document that declared January 27 as the International Holocaust Remembrance Day.