On May 5 in the settlement New OdessaNikolaevareas opened a memory memorial to fascism victims, reports department of affairs of nationalities of the regional state administration. The monument is established within Victory Day celebration in the Great Patriotic War on a place of death of 125 Jews in the settlement New Odessa.
As initiators of creation of a memorable sign the regional organization of veterans of war and its head Aleksandra Baybarak acted.
Search work on collecting materials about Nazism victims in the territory of the area and the city proceeded within several years.
Today it was succeeded to establish about hundred names of victims. It is known that executions of Jews behind the suburb of the settlement happened at the end of September, 1941, literally from the moment of occupation by fascists by Nova Odessy.
Representatives of presidium of the regional organization of veterans of war appealed to allocate funds for a construction of a memorable sign from the Jewish fund of Ukraine.
And the Fund expressed the support to this initiative. It is the memorial first in this year which opens the Jewish fund within the All-Ukrainian memorial project "Memory and Gratitude" with financial support of the President of EFU Oleg Grossman.
In the Nikolaev area this organization is represented by Mikhail Goldenberg, the chairman of the regional organization "Jewish Community" who at opening of a monument read the welcome letter from the Fund management.
As the head of department of affairs of nationalities of the regional state administration Elena Ivashko noted, thanks to big search work today to us places of mass executions and burials of citizens Jewish and other nationalities are known.
In the first days of fascist occupation in Nikolaev on a city cemetery four thousand residents were shot, to the Zhovtnevy area about eight thousand citizens, in Voznesensky the area - 4,5 thousand people are taken out and destroyed.
And in the territory of the Domanevsky area nearly 120 thousand civilians driven here from Moldova, and also Odessa, Kirovograd and other areas were destroyed. Mass executions of citizens Jewish, romsky and others a nationality were made in the majority of regions of area.
Unfortunately, long time the truth about those terrible events disappeared. Therefore on mass graves memorable signs and memorials weren't established.
Now with assistance of authorities in 2007-ohm year in the village of Yastrebinovoye Voznesensky of the area, in the village of Novopoltavk of the Novobugsky area, on border of Vradiyevsky and Krivoozersky areas monuments are established.
In 2008 the memorial board is established in the village Bridge the Domanevsky area and the burial place in area Dmitrivk Voznesensky's village is ordered.
However capital repairs are demanded by a memorable sign in New Bug, it is necessary to carry out additional search work for establishment of places of execution of civilians in Viktorovk's village of the Brotherly area, Raydolin and Old Pokrovka of the Veselinovsky area, and further to designate these places.
In total in the Nikolaev area is about 30 memorable signs established on places of mass executions and burials of citizens of Jewish, romsky and other nationalities.
In Nova Odesse representatives of regional council and public administration, the city authorities, the Jewish community, participants of the Great Patriotic War, youth, pupils of the Jewish school "Shouting Menakhem" (in total about 50 people) took part in monument opening.
The memorial is established in the central square of the settlement and represents the granite stele created in national traditions with the text in Hebrew and Russian: "Light memory of Jews Nova Odessy shot by fascist invaders in August, 1941. Eternal to them memory and our grief! "