Mar 21, 2022 - World
Holocaust survivor killed by Russian shelling in Kharkiv
A 96-year old Holocaust survivor was killed last week after Russian forces bombed his home in Kharkiv.
Boris Romantschenko survived four Nazi concentration camps — Buchenwald, Peenemunde, Dora and Bergen-Belsen — said the Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora Memorials Foundation in a tweet.
- Romantschenko "campaigned intensively for the memory of the Nazi crimes" and served as the vice president of the Buchenwald-Dora International Committee, according to an English translation of the foundation's tweet.
- Citing Romantschenko's granddaughter, the foundation said he lived in a multistory building that was hit by Russian shelling on Friday.
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