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Coat of arms of Volodymyr-Volynsky Volodymyr-Volynsky (Ukr: Володимир-Волинський, Polish: Włodzimierz Wołyński, Russian: Влади́мир-Волы́нский, Latin: Lodomeria) is a city located in Volyn Oblast, in NW Ukraine. The administrative centre of the Volodymyr-Volynskyi Raion, the city itself is also designated as a separate raion within the oblast. The city is the historic centre of the region of Volhynia and the historic capital of the Principality of Volhynia. The 2009 estimated population was around 38,400. 3 miles north of Zymne.

Wikipedia. [June 2014]

«Jewish Volodymyr. The History and Tragedy of Jewish Community of Volodymyr-Volyns'kyi» by Volodymyr Muzychenko, Lutsk, 2011. 256 p. (in Ukrainian) Володимир Музиченко. "Володимир єврейський. Історія і трагедія єврейської громади м. Володимира-Волинського" ISBN 978-966-361-664-3.

Holocaust information [June 2014]


Local Jewish groups complained that the Ministry of Justice refuses to help resolve this dispute." Source.

[August 2010 ]"A local court ordered a halt in the construction of an apartment building at the site of an old Jewish cemetery in Volodymyr Volynsky. However, according to the Secretary of the Volodymyr-Volynsky Municipal Council, apartment construction was completed during the year and 90 percent of the units were occupied." Source [July 2012]

On June 22, 2012, an informational display was installed at Pyatydyny Village of the Vladimir-Volynsk region, next to a memorial to the 25,000 Jews from Volodymyr-Volynsky at the hands of invading Nazis and their local collaborators. [July 2012]

Holocaust: source [July 2012]

Looting of mass graves: Source [June 2014]

"Mass Burials Memorials"" Program [June 2014]



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