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Commemoration of Jewish Victims

Memorial sign put up during the Soviet period Memorial sign put up during the Soviet period Yad Vashem Photo Collection 3928/2 Contemporary view of the monument erected at the post-Soviet era.
Photo by Eugene Shnaider, 2013  Contemporary view of the monument erected at the post-Soviet era.
Photo by Eugene Shnaider, 2013
Genesis Philanthropy Group project

After the war a memorial sign (which was later fenced off) was erected near the sugar refinery murder site by surviving Jews from Staraya Sinyava. The Russian inscription says: "Here rest the remains of Staraya Sinyava residents who were shot to death by the Fascists on July 18, 1941."
Apparently after the breakup of the Soviet Union, a marble monument with a depiction of a menorah was erected in place of the memorial sign. The Ukrainian inscription states:
"At this place during World War II, on August 19, 1941, 460 Jews were shot to death…."