Meet the Press   |  April 20, 2014

Ukraine PM Denounces forced Registration of Jews

In an exclusive interview with David Gregory on Meet the Press, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk answers questions about reports of masked men demanding that Jews register in Eastern Ukraine.

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>> gregory: there have been ghastly reports coming out of eastern ukraine this week about some kind of forces forcing jews in the eastern part of the country to register with local authorities. what do you make of this? are these accurate? are jews, particularly, at risk?

>> yatsenyuk: we got information that these so-called peaceful protesters, with live ammunition in their hands, that they sent a number of bulletins saying that everyone who is a jew to be indicated as a jew. and today in the morning, i made a clear statement and urged ukrainian military and security forces and ukrainian department of homeland security urgently to find these bastards and to bring them to justice.