: Babyn Yar massacre commemoration (LIVE Stream)

18:32 Sep. 29, 2016

Babyn Yar massacre commemoration (LIVE Stream)

Flowers at Babyn Yar memorial (UNIAN Photo)

Ukraine commemorates 75 years after the mass murders in Babyn Yar, where thousands of people were executed

75 years ago Nazis started one of the most horrific slaughters of the Holocaust. On September 29th, 1941, all citizens of Kyiv with Jewish nationality were told to come to Babyn Yar at 8 in the morning with their belongings. Thousands of families formed long lines, flocking from all over the city. the Nazis took away all of their valuables and clothes and mercilessly executed everyone - from babies to grannies. During 29-30 of September, they killed more than 34 thousand jews in Kyiv, in a place called Babyn Yar. 

Today Ukrainian government, foreign delegations and Kievans gather to remember those who died. 

You can watch LIVE translation of the commemoration ceremony 

comments powered by Disqus


Society13:08 Dec. 7, 2016
Antonov offers its airplane to Trump
Society11:57 Dec. 7, 2016
People cheer as destroyed bridge in Donbas rebuilt (video)
Society18:30 Dec. 6, 2016
Verkhovna Rada doubles minimum wage for Ukrainians
Society18:09 Dec. 6, 2016
Ukraine on the right track after revolution, but outcome unclear – poll
Society17:13 Dec. 6, 2016
Final ‘No': Poland will not extradite Polanski
Subscribe to receive regular email updates about Ukraine and Eastern Europe