Babi yar

a ravine near Kiev, U.S.S.R.: site of German massacre of Jews in World War II.
Contemporary Examples

No, the country of Makhno, of the Holocaust by bullet, and of Babi Yar, was not spared the anti-Semitic virus.
Bernard-Henri Levy: Ukraine’s Revolutionaries Are Not Fascists Bernard-Henri Lévy February 25, 2014


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