This article demonstrates that Russia’s use of right-wing radicals on the side of the “separatists” in Donetsk and Lugansk provinces had greater military and political repercussions than the involvement of Ukrainian far-right groups in the “anti-terrorist operation”.
Anti-Semitism and xenophobia are not vote-winners in Ukraine, and there are no grounds for dramatizing the situation, according to Viacheslav Likhachev, head of the National Minority Rights Monitoring Group and leading researcher in the field
On May 18, a number of media in different languages produced material on anti-Semitism in Ukraine, with the pretext being a letter purportedly written by Rabbi Menachem Margolin, Head of the European Jewish Association [EJA] to Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission. Vyacheslav Likhachev has been told by Margolin with this confirmed in a written statement from the EJA, that no such letter was ever written.
The Euro-Asian Jewish Congress (EAJC) has prepared the 12th annual report on anti-Semitism in CIS countries in time for the opening of the Fifth Global Forum for Combating Anti-Semitism, which took place in Jerusalem.