Skip to comments.Crimean Jewish group says Ukrainian bank account emptied
Posted on 05/30/2014 1:11:51 PM PDT by Nachum
(JTA) A Jewish organization from Crimea said its Ukrainian bank account had been emptied of funds following Russias annexation of the peninsula.
The disappearance of $3,157 from the account of the Jewish Ner Tamid association with Privatbank was reported Thursday by the ITAR-TASS news agency.
The money had been withdrawn, the news agency quoted Anatoli Guendine, head of the Reform Jewish group, as saying.
Russia annexed the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine on March 18, in a move that Russia said was in accordance with the wishes of most residents and that was designed to protect them from persecution by anti-Russian activists in Ukraine.
But Ukrainian officials denounced the Russian move as a land-grab that violated international law and norms.
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“The more things change,..”
I believe that this is traditional, yes?