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Zelenskyy condemns Russian missile assault on Holocaust memorial: ‘Beyond humanity … damn them’


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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy condemned the Monday Russian airstrike that took out the Holocaust memorial web page Babi Yar in the capital town of Kyiv in a news convention Tuesday, calling the destruction “outside of humanity.”

“This is outside of humanity,” Zelenskyy mentioned, in accordance to a translation from the . “This kind of missile strike suggests that, for a lot of Russians, our Kyiv is absolute foreign. They know nothing about our capital, about our historical past. They have orders to erase our history, our nation and all of us.”

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“Russian mothers are shedding their little ones in an complete overseas region for them,” he added. “Think about this selection, just about 6,000 Russian troopers have been killed.”

KYIV, UKRAINE - MARCH 01: Emergency crews respond after a missile landed near Kyiv's TV Tower in Ukrainian capital, Kyiv on March 01, 2022. 

KYIV, UKRAINE – MARCH 01: Emergency crews respond just after a missile landed close to Kyiv’s Tv Tower in Ukrainian funds, Kyiv on March 01, 2022. 
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“To get what? Get Ukraine? It is unattainable,” Zelenskyy claimed, in accordance to a translation from the Kyiv Independent. “This is not to be adjusted by missiles, bombs, tanks, any strikes. We are in our indigenous land. And for the war from us there will be an Worldwide Tribunal for them.”

The Ukrainian president went on to speculate about what other targets Russia might assault, if it attacked a Holocaust memorial.

“What will be future if even Babi Yar (is hit), what other ‘military’ objects, ‘NATO bases’ are threatening Russia?” Zelenskyy asked, according to WHD. “Sophie’s Cathedral, Lavra, Andrew’s Church? Whichever they dream about. Damn them.”

In this photo provided by the Ukrainian Presidential Press Office, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy delivers his speech addressing the nation in Kyiv, Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 25, 2022. 

In this picture furnished by the Ukrainian Presidential Push Business, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy provides his speech addressing the country in Kyiv, Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 25, 2022. 
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Russian President Vladimir Putin has tried to justify his attack on Ukraine as an effort to “denazify” the place, enjoying on the Russian public’s lingering hatred for the Nazi routine. Nevertheless Zelenskyy is Jewish and had loved ones members perish in the Holocaust. Russian officers have compared him to Jews who were being pressured to collaborate with Nazis.

Ukrainian officers have in comparison Russia’s bombing of Kharkiv, Ukraine’s 2nd-premier city, to the Nazi assault on the town in 1941.

Ukrainian International Minister Dmytro Kuleba also when compared Russia to Nazi Germany for the duration of assaults on Kyiv.

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“Horrific Russian rocket strikes on Kyiv,” Kuleba tweeted. “Past time our capital expert nearly anything like this was in 1941 when it was attacked by Nazi Germany. Ukraine defeated that evil and will defeat this one particular. End Putin. Isolate Russia. [Sever] all ties. Kick Russia out of [everywhere].”

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - DECEMBER, 28 (RUSSIA OUT) Russian President Vladimir Putin toasts during reception for military servicemen who took part in Syrian campaign, at Grand Kremlin Palace on December 28,2017 in Moscow, Russia. 

MOSCOW, RUSSIA – DECEMBER, 28 (RUSSIA OUT) Russian President Vladimir Putin toasts during reception for military servicemen who took part in Syrian marketing campaign, at Grand Kremlin Palace on December 28,2017 in Moscow, Russia. 
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The strike that weakened Babi Yar also hit a Television set tower and killed 5 civilians, in accordance to Ukrainian authorities.

WHD News’ Jessica Chasmar contributed to this report.



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