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Anti-Jewish violence in Eastern Europe included anti-Jewish crimes in various countries that occurred after the retreat of the Nazi German forces and arrival of the Soviet Union Red Army forces.

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Poland

Romania

Hundreds of returning Jews were killed in Romania [1].

Hungary

Anti-Jewish manifestations, sometimes based on blood libel accusations, took place in Hungary in a dozen of places [2][3], [4] eg. in Kunmadaras and Miskolc.

Slovakia

In Slovakia in Topoľčany 5 Jews were killed and about 100 beaten. 13 anti-Jewish incidents called partisan pogroms took place 1-5 August 1946, the biggest one in Žilina, where 15 people were wounded [5].

Ukraine

In Kiev, Ukraine on September 7, 1945 [6] over one hundred Jews were beaten.

Russia

In Rubtsovsk, Russia a number of anti-Semitic incidents took place in 1945 [7].

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Further reading

  • Nehemiah Robinson (1956). European Jewry Ten Years After the War: An Account of the Development and Present Status of the Decimated Jewish Communities of Europe. New York: Institute of Jewish Affairs of the World Jewish Congress. pp. 100.  
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