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Ukraine War: Why Putin's Propagandists Claim They're the 'New Jews'

Russia's top propagandists, many of whom have disseminated vicious antisemitism for decades, are now eagerly commandeering Jewish identity and the Holocaust as the next step in the grotesque "Nazi Ukraine" slur

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Despite it being common knowledge – and a source of pride for many – that Ukrainian President Volodomyr Zelenskyy is Jewish, and that Russia’s justification of "de-nazification" for its vicious war on Ukraine is a transparent and incredulous provocation, Russia’s propaganda machine has been working overtime to convince the world, and Israel in particular, that they are the new Jews under attack.

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