Babi Yar

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Ba·bi Yar

 (bä′bē yär′, bä′byē)
A ravine outside Kiev in north-central Ukraine where over 30,000 Jews were killed by German troops in 1941.
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This year's 75th anniversary commemorations of the Babi Yar massacre have felt like one of the most important in the history of the Ukrainian statehooda sentiment that has been reflected in a number of ceremonial speeches, and echoes here on the streets of Kiev.
Then, in the omniscient sections, we are distanced somewhat from the protagonist and forced to compare our objective sense of the Babi Yar massacre as a historical fact with the victim's subjective sense of it as an experienced reality lacking any logical or historical context.
Today, Ukraine officially recognized the 70th anniversary of the Babi Yar massacre, in which more than 30,000 Jews were murdered.