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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When the Nazis captured Kiev in 1941, they murdered 100,000 Jewish men, women and children at Babiy Yar.
Depicting his childhood experience of the German occupation of Kiev and the Nazis ' massacre of Jews there, Babiy Yar denigrates the stereotypical hero of socialist realism and was, therefore, censored in its Soviet edition.