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DMITROVKA:     US Commission No. UA10200101
Dmitrovka is 50km from Kirovograd and 10km from Znamenka. The cemetery is located at the southern outskirts of the village near the entrance from Znamenka. Present town population is 1,000-5,000 with no Jews.

  • Town officials: Executive Committee of Village Soviet of Chairman-Tsigul'sky Vladislav Andreevich [Phone: (05233) 92496].
  • Regional officials: Regional State Department of Chairman-Krivenko Anatoly Nikolaevich [Phone: (05233) 53019]. State Department of Kirovogradskaya Oblast
  • Jewish Community of Znamenka [Phone: (05233) 31535].
  • Others: Shkoda Vyacheslav Evgenievich [Phone: (05233) 52823].
The earliest known Jewish community was 18th century. 1897 Jewish population was 1112. Events effecting the Jewish community were Civil War's pogroms of Jews and 1941-1943, the Holocaust. The Jewish cemetery was established in 18th century with last known Hasidic Jewish burial in 1940. No other towns or villages used this unlandmarked cemetery. The isolated suburban hillside has no sign or marker. Reached by turning directly off a public road, access is open to all. No wall, fence, or gate surrounds this cemetery. The approximate size of cemetery before WWII and now is 0.80 hectares. No stones are visible. Location of removed stones is unknown. The cemetery has no known mass graves. The municipality owns property used for agricultural use (crops or animal grazing). Adjacent properties are agricultural. The cemetery boundaries are unchanged since 1939. The cemetery is visited rarely by local residents. The cemetery was vandalized during World War II and not in the last 10 years. There is no maintenance now. Within the limits of the cemetery are no structures. The cemetery is overgrown, the fence missing, and the area used for the grazing of animals.
Khodorkovsky Yury Isaakovich of apt. 23, 37A, Vozduhoflotsky Prospect, Kiev [Phone: (044) 2769505] visited site on 25/11/96. Interviewed was Shkoda Vyacheslav Evgenievich on 25/11/96. He completed survey on 05/12/96. Documentation: look to Add. Comm. [sic]
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