Kyiv Council Votes - Hotel Over Massacre Site

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Kyiv Council Votes - Hotel Over Massacre Site

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/sep/24/hotel-kiev-holocaust-germany...

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The biggest mass murder by shooting of the Holocaust occurred during two days in late September 1941. Then, 33,771 Ukrainian Jews - by the Nazis' own accounts - were ordered to gather at a Jewish cemetery near a ravine called Babi Yar, on the outskirts of the capital, Kiev. They believed they were going to be transported for resettlement in work camps.
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Now Babi Yar, one of the most sensitive sites for Ukrainian Jews, has been slated by Kiev's city council for the building of a hotel to house visiting football fans for Euro 2012, opening a new chapter in its already controversial history.
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Melnik has told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency that 67 of Kiev's city councillors approved the hotel plan without knowing what they were voting for.