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1900s Name: Chotay
1900s District: Yevpatoriya
1900s Province: Taurida
1900s Country: Russian Empire

Modern: Dobrushino, Ukraine
Modern Ukrainian: Добрушино  listen town name in ukrainian
Modern Russian: Добрушино  listen town name in russian

1930s: Dobrushino, Crimea, Ukraine SSR, Soviet Union
1950s: Dobrushino, Soviet Union

Other names: Dobrushino [Rus], Dobrushyne [Ukr], Çotay [Crimean], Chotay, Chatay

45°22'N 33°22'E Mapquest Google Maps

Document and Dataset Collections

NameTime frameView
Yahad-in Unum execution site for Chotay1941-1945
Yahad - In Unum ("together" in Hebrew and Latin) is a Paris-based organization established in 2004 by Father Patrick Desbois and dedicated to systematically identifying and documenting the sites of Jewish mass executions by Nazi mobile-killing units in Eastern Europe during World War II.

In Yahad - In Unum archives you can find the following resources concerning the Jewish victims of the town/village of Chotay:

- Video testimonies of eyewitnesses of the mass shootings 
- Contemporary photos of executions sites of Jewish victims
- Archival pictures of the town/village and their Jewish inhabitants 
- German archives about the executions of Jewish victims 
- Soviet archives about the executions of Jewish victims 

Video testimonies can be available online upon request on Yahad Interactive Map page

Photos and short video clips of testimonies are available online on Yahad - In Unum interactive map

Others archives are available for consultation in Yahad Research Center in Paris. For more information, please contact Patrice Bensimon
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