Ukraine unveils Nazi records of looting art

AP 29 September 2010

KIEV, Ukraine - Ukraine has unveiled records from a Nazi agency chronicling the looting objects such as art and books from Holocaust victims and others during World War II.

Ukraine's State Archives on Wednesday posted online some 140,000 pages of documents from Kyiv headquarters of Alfred Rosenberg, the Nazi minister in charge of occupied Soviet territories.

The records cover Nazi looting from 1940 to 1944 in Belgium, northern France, the Netherlands, Italy, Yugoslavia, and the occupied Soviet territories.

They relate to plunder from Jewish communal and private collections, Soviet museums, libraries and other sources.

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