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Babi Yar

Babi Yar is the name of a ravine situated outside the city of Kiev, Ukraine. It is the site of a mass murder of the Jewish population by German military during World War II.

According to the Einsatzgruppe Operational Situation Report[?] No. 101, 33,771 Jews were killed at Babi Yar on September 29 and September 30, 1941: systematically shot dead by machine gun fire.

Some Neo-Nazis deny this massacre.


Babi Yar is also a poem written by a Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko[?] which was set to music by Dmitri Shostakovich in his Symphony No. 13.



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