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In Eastern Europe, Holocaust museums are lacking from key sites that are historical

(JTA) — In the administrative centre of Lithuania, an organization previously referred to as Museum of Genocide Victims hardly mentions the murder of almost all the country’s Jews by Nazis and locals, concentrating rather in the several years of abusive rule that is soviet.

In Kaunas, Lithuania’s second-largest city, another so-called museum hosts festivals and summer camps due to a previous concentration camp for Jews referred to as Seventh Fort, where in fact the victims aren’t commemorated.

Within the Ukrainian town of Dnipro, a Holocaust museum called “Tkuma” includes a controversial event on Jews complicit in Soviet policies that resulted in a mass famine, known as the Holodomor, a complete ten years prior to the Nazis started applying their “final solution.”

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