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YASINOVO 2-I:     US Commission No. UA15180101
Yasinovo-2 is located in Odesskaya. The town is location at 48º_ 30º0, 155 km from Uman and 195 km from Odessa. The cemetery is located at road to Lyubashevka. Present town population is 1,000-5,000 with no Jews.
  • Town officials: Lyubashev Rayispolkom [Phone: (04864) 91344]. Lyubashev Region Dept. of Culture-Banar Viktor Maksimovich.
  • Regional: Odessa Oblast. Dept. of Culture, Borodavko Roman Isaakovich (0482) 251351 and Podderskaya Tatyana Anatoliyevna (0482) 225345. Odessa Oblast Fond of Culture-Masherova Dina Mikhaylovna.
  • Odessa Jewish Community, Chechelnitskiy Shimon (0482) 247296 and Milshteyn Feliks Ilich.
The earliest known Jewish community was middle 19th century. 1940 Jewish population (census) was 900. The unlandmarked Jewish cemetery was established near 1860 with last known Hasidic burial 1985. The suburban rural (agricultural) flat land, part of a municipal cemetery, has no sign or marker. Reached by turning directly off a public road, access is open to all. No wall, fence, or gate surrounds the cemetery. 501 to 5000 stones, most in original location with less than 25% toppled or broken, date from 1860 to 20th century. Locations of removed stones are unknown. 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. The municipality owns site now used for Jewish cemetery only. Properties adjacent are agricultural and residential. The cemetery boundaries are unchanged since 1939. Rarely, local residents visit. The cemetery was vandalized during World War II and occasionally in the last ten years. Jewish individuals within country did re-erection of stones, patched broken stones, cleaned stones and cleared vegetation 1945-1948. There is no maintenance. Within the limits of the cemetery are no structures. Vegetation overgrowth is a constant problem, disturbing both graves and stones. Water drainage at the cemetery is a seasonal problem. Very serious threat: uncontrolled access and vegetation. Moderate threat: pollution and vandalism. Slight threat: weather erosion and existing nearby development.
Oks Vladimir Moiseevich of 270065, Odessa, Varnenskaya St. 17D, Apt. 52 [Phone: (0482) 665950] visited site and completed survey on 10/10/94. Interviewed was Kondratyuk N.E. of Lyubashevka on 10/10/94.
v. YASINOVO-2 II:     US Commission No. UA15180501
The mass grave is located E, near the road to railroad station. The Jewish mass grave was dug in 1941. Jews from no other towns or villages were murdered at this unlandmarked mass grave. The suburban flat land has signs or plaques in local language mentioning the Holocaust. Reached by turning directly off a public road, no wall, fence, or gate surrounds. The approximate size of mass grave is now 0.01 hectares. No stones were removed. The common tombstones date from 1994. The site contains marked mass graves. The municipality owns mass burial site. Properties adjacent are agricultural. Occasionally, organized individual tours and local residents visit. The mass grave was vandalized during World War II. Now, occasionally, authorities clear or clean. Vegetation overgrowth is a seasonal problem, preventing access. Water drainage at the mass grave is a seasonal problem. Moderate threat: uncontrolled access, weather erosion and vegetation. Slight threat: pollution, vandalism and existing nearby development.
Oks Vladimir Moiseevich of 270065, Odessa, Varnenskaya St. 17D, Apt. 52 [Phone: (0482) 665950] visited site on 1/14/90 on 10/5/94. Interviewed was Kondratyuk N.E. of Lyubashevka on 10/5/94. Oks completed survey on 02/17/1995.
 
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