In Kostopil (Rivne region of Ukraine) vandals had desecrated a memorial to two thousand killed Jews: the monument was daubed with swastikas. As reported on the official website of the local administration, a complaint was filed to law enforcement bodies with the request to investigate and identify those responsible.
The head of local administration Alexander Sereda called immediately to investigate the case and said it was a sign of moral degradation of the society, notes in his blog, the Director of the Ukrainian Jewish Committee Eduard Dolinsky.
On 18 April, the students Kostopil construction-technological College brought the monument in order.
As of April 20, about the arrest of the vandals was not reported.