Ukraine - Massive Security Force Planned To Protect Upcoming Hasidic Pilgrimage To Uman
Ukraine - Ukrainian officials announced on Wednesday that a massive security force of over 400 police officers will be dispatched to maintain order and protect Hasidic Jews when they make their upcoming annual religious pilgrimage to Uman.
INTERFAX (http://bit.ly/151Nsuj) reports that the announcement was made by Ukrainian Deputy Minister Viktor Ratushniak at a joint meeting which included the Israeli Ambassador to the Ukraine, Reuven Dinel, and Security Attache at the Israeli Embassy in the Ukraine, Roi Alkorat.
Both sides stressed that cooperation between Ukrainian and Israeli police officers will continue to play a major role in maintaining order during the event which runs from September 4-6.
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