US denounces distribution of anti-Semitic leaflets, other religious intolerance in Ukraine

  • by: MATTHEW LEE , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 17, 2014 - 2:30 PM

WASHINGTON — The United States on Thursday condemned as "grotesque" the distribution of leaflets demanding that Jews in eastern Ukraine register with a self-proclaimed local authority or face consequences. U.S. officials also denounced other instances of religious intolerance that are inflaming tensions the crisis in Ukraine and said no such behavior could be tolerated.

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