Fragment of the leaflet distributed in Donetsk
Many people were shocked about the news that armed and masked men in Donetsk handed out leaflets wherein they ordered all Jews in the eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk to register with the pro-Russian separatists or face deportation, that was pasted near the local synagogue in Donetsk. Given that we do not live in Russia, where truth is obviously not the main concern, we wanted to find out what has happened. Now we contacted the office of Rabbi Pinchas Vishedski of Donetsk to ask him whether he could give us additional information on this event. Kindly his office gave us the following statement:
„Yes, we received it late evening on 15th of April. You can find the copy in attachment.
But this letter was a provocation and the man whose signature you can see on the letter, Denis Pushilin, totally disproved these words…
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