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  • U.S. envoy Ira Forman: Russian claims on anti-Semitism in Ukraine baseless

    March 13, 2014 | 10:41 am

    Ira Forman, the Obama administration’s special envoy on anti-Semitism, disputed claims by Russian President Vladimir Putin that Ukrainian revolutionaries were spreading hatred of Jews.

    In an interview published Thursday in the Jewish Daily Forward, Forman said Putin’s assertions...

  • Anti-Semitic political party makes gains in Ukrainian elections

    October 29, 2012 | 10:15 am

    The Ukrainian ultranationalist Svoboda Party has made unprecedented gains in the country’s parliamentary elections, where it garnered 12 percent of the vote.

    Svoboda -- or Freedom Party – has gained a reputation as an anti-Semitic movement due to anti-Jewish statements by its...