VICTOROVKA: US Commission No. UA14230101
Victorovka is located in Nikolaevskaya at 47º 0 31º _, 15 km from Domanevka and 195 km from Odessa. The cemetery is located at right coast of R. Bashtaly, NW. Present town population is under 1,000 with no Jews.
The earliest known Jewish community was 1941. The Jewish cemetery was established in 1941 with last known Hasidic burial 1944. Zeleniy Yar (3 km away) and Marinovka (3 km away) used this cemetery. The suburban flat land by water, part of a municipal cemetery, has no sign or marker. Reached by turning directly off a public road, access is open to all. A continuous fence with no gate surrounds the cemetery. 21 to 100 stones, all in original location with none toppled or broken, date from 1941. No stones were removed. The cemetery has no special sections. Some tombstones have traces of painting on their surfaces and/or metal fences around graves. The cemetery contains no known mass graves. Municipality owns property now used for Jewish section. Properties adjacent are residential. The cemetery boundaries are larger now than 1939. Rarely, local residents visit. This cemetery was not vandalized. There is no maintenance. Within the limits of the cemetery are no structures. Vegetation overgrowth is a seasonal problem, preventing access. Moderate threat: uncontrolled access and vegetation. Slight threat: weather erosion, pollution and vandalism.
- Town officials: Zeleniy Yar Village Executive Council, Chairman Noginova Valentina Aleksandrovna [Phone: (05152) 91197]. Village Executive Council Chairman Andriyanov Nikolay Fedorovich [Phone: (05152) 91515].
- Regional: Oblast Dept. of Culture, Chairman Laskutnikov Vitaliy Sergeevich [Phone: (0512) 350140]. Regional Dept. of Culture, Chairman Dovga Olga Panteleymonovna [Phone: (05152) 91262].
- Jewish Community, Goldenberg Mikhail Davidovich [Phone: (0512) 375172].
Oks Vladimir Moiseevich of 270065, Odessa, Varnenskaya St., 17D, Apt.52 [Phone: (0482) 665950] visited site on /04/1995. Interviewed on /04/1995 were Kovalenko M.A, Ostapenko M.K. of Zeleniy Yar. Oks completed survey on 08/06/1995.