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v. YALTUSHKOV:     US Commission No. UA01410501
v. Yaltushkov is located in Vinnitskaya. The mass grave is located at W on the bank of River Lyadova. The town is location at 49º_ 28º_, 28 km from Bar and 90 km from Vinnitsa. Present town population is 1,000-5,000 with no Jews.
  • Town officials: Bar Region Executive Committee, Chairman Kotlush Anatoliy Ivanovich. Local officials: Bar Regional Dept. of Culture-Sokolovskiy Stepan Ivanovich. Regional: Vinnitsa Oblast Executive Committee, Chairman Melnik Nikolay Evtikhovich. Town officials: Vinnitsa Oblast Dept. of Culture, Ilchuk Nikolay Nikolayevich.
  • Others: Vinnitsa Oblast Dept. of Jewish Culture, Gubenko Bella Aronovna.
The earliest known Jewish community was 18th century. 1939 Jewish population was 200. Effecting the Jewish Community were 1918-1920 Pogroms and late 1920s destruction of community organization. The Jewish mass grave was dug in 1941with last known Jewish burial 1942. Bessarabia (100 km away) Jews were murdered at this unlandmarked mass grave. The isolated suburban agricultural flat land has no sign or marker. Reached by turning directly off a public road, no wall, fence, or gate surrounds the mass grave. The approximate size of mass grave is now 0.01 hectares. No stones were removed. The site contains unmarked mass graves. The municipality owns mass burial site. Properties adjacent are agricultural. Rarely, local residents visit. The mass grave was vandalized occasionally in the last ten years. There is no maintenance. Vegetation overgrowth is a seasonal problem, preventing access. Very serious threat: uncontrolled access (No control). Moderate threat: weather erosion, pollution, vegetation and vandalism. Slight threat: existing or proposed nearby development.
Oks Vladimir Moiseevich of 270065, Ukraine, Odessa, Varnenskaya 17D, apt. 52 [Phone: (0482) 665950] visited site in 07/1995. Interviewed was Skolnik P.A. of Bar in 07/1995. Oks completed survey on 03/08/1995. Documentation: Odessa Oblast State Archive Fond P-2264, on.1, d- 8, 15.
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