Svoboda dismisses allegations of anti-Semitism

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Oct. 29, 2012, 6:56 p.m. | Ukraine | Politics — by Oksana Grytsenko

A file picture taken on Oct. 14 in Kyiv shows leader of Svoboda (Freedom) party Oleh Tyagnybok during celebration marking the 70th anniversary of the formation of the UPA ("Ukrayins’ka Povstans’ka Armiya"), or the Ukrainian Insurgent Army, an armed nationalist group.

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