April 17, 2014
Ukrainian Jews leaving Passover eve prayers were handed leaflets ordering them to either register with an interim government that is trying to make the eastern province of Donetsk Russian or face deportation.
Armed, masked men were waiting outside one synagogue, reports Ynet News, Israel's largest news website, to hand worshipers the leaflets telling them to register with the forces who are trying to return the city to Russia.
The flyers said that all Jews in the province who are over the age of 16 must register, provide a list of property they own and pay a registration fee of about $50 or "else have their citizenship revoked, face deportation and see their assets confiscated."
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