Wednesday, October 7 It was sunny and warm when I came down to take breakfast with the team, all of them were holding a cup of hot coffee or tea in their hands, checking e-mails or just talking about the trip that is about to finish.  All our bags and lu...

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Tuesday, August 6 The sound of the alarm woke me up. It was 7:35AM. Everything was dark in my room and it took me a few seconds before I understood where I was.  A detail about my room: as the hotel does not have many rooms, they gave our team the VIP r...

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Monday, August the 5th I don’t know why I always have strange    nightmares when I’m in Ukraine, last night was not an exception… I took breakfast with the other members of our team; I sat next to Victoria who is a well known photographer from Gu...

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Sunday, August the 4th I’m reviewing in my mind that everything I need is on my bag.  In a couple of minutes I’ll go to Paris Airport Charles de Gaulle to take a flight to Kiev. The team is on the field since more than 10 days and I’ll be joining t...

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After four days in Ukraine with the researchers, I am at the Kiev Boryspil Airport waiting for my flight back to Paris. Saying goodbye earlier today to the wonderful team with whom I had the privilege the work and spend time, I realized how enriching this...

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April 21 Third day :  This morning’s meeting point was the church in the center of Melini. The investigation team came with the addresses of several elderly people of the village who witnessed some of the atrocities that went on at the beginning of th...

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The Deputy Director, Emmanuel Cortey, gives an account of his first research trip to the field. 18th April 2013 Departure to Kiev In the plane to Ukraine, a few hours from Yahad’s 35th research trip in this country, a first for me, I have been part of Y...

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Last day and farewells Editors note: This week’s Yahadblog posts are by Yahad Executive Director, Marco Gonzalez, who is part of a research team investigating the history of the Holocaust by bullets in the Donetsk, Ukraine region. This was going to ...

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