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February 25, 1920 Pogroms in Russia

Pogroms in Russia 1920 Article“Massacres of Jews in Several Towns Follow Retreat of Denikin’s Army.”

Paris. Feb. 25.― Southern Russia was the theatre of a fresh a outbreak against the Jews during the retreat of General Denikin’s army, according to advices received by thr Committee of Jewish Delegations here.

Massacres are reported to have taken place at Bagopol, Golta, Golovarovsk, Oliviopol, Kodina, and other points, including Krivole-Ozero, where 200 Jews are reported to have been put to death. More than fifty victims were counted at Golovanevsk, it is declared.

Panic reigns among the entire Jewish population in the region of Odessa, these reports say.

The Massacres continued for five days at Bogopol, Golta, and Oliviopol, the entire population being obliged to flee toward Odessa to escape death.

Source: The New York Times. February 26, 1920

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