Poland. The remnants of nearly 20 people have been found in a mass burial place of World War II discovered not far from the town of Tomashev Mazovetsky.
One of the local residents told the dead were Jews hiding in the woods during the attack of fascist forces. Later local residents killed them themselves. Another witness stated that Poles had murdered the Jews in period between 1943 and 1944.
The prosecutor's office has so far refused to officially confirm these facts.
Hungary. Students of Budapest American international school established a plaque in memory of Arthur Weiss. This businessman made a sanctuary for Jews in his house in Budapest center during last months of World War II. Weiss himself was arrested and shot dead at the end of 1944.
"The world knows Schindler and Wallenberg, but our obligation is to remember about Arthur Weiss, who resisted the slayers as well", - said vice-mayor of Budapest Yanos Shiffer at the opening ceremony. Weiss obtained the diplomatic protection for the house and bribed Hungarian Nazi for them to leave refugees alone.
"We were imprisoned in that building under terrible conditions, but received the food minimum to survive", - underlined an 80-year-old head Rabbi Josef Shweizer, who had survived the war in Weiss' house.
Bulgaria. A museum to politician of war times, who played a key role in saving 50 thousand Bulgarian Jews from deportation to Nazi death camps, has opened in Sofia. As the head of Bulgarian parliament in 1943 Dimitr Peshev resisted the intentions of pro-fascist government to send all country Jewish community away to Auschwitz.
Latvia. Actors of the "Gesher" Israeli theatre presented a play "Small village" in Riga. Two plays were supported by the Jewish agency and took place in the Russian Drama theatre hall. Theatre actors also met with the representatives of Jewish community.
Nearly 10 thousand Jews live in Latvia nowadays. Most of them are residents of the state capital.
The "Gesher" actors also laid mourning wreaths to a monument in Bikirniki - the place of extermination of thousands of Latvian Jews during the Holocaust.
Slovakia. During the raid at the skinhead extreme-right party the proof was exposed that 10 party supporters propagated fascist ideas. An accusation was brought against 24 of 101 skinheads searched by the police. Fire guns and pro-fascist pamphlets were found during the search.