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pogrom is a russian word which, when directly translated, means to wreak havoc.
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The lviv pogroms were the consecutive massacres of jews in june and july 1941 in the city of lww in eastern polandwestern ukraine (now lviv, ukraine). The massacres were perpetrated by ukrainian nationalists (specifically, the oun), german death squads, and local crowds from 30 june to 2 july, and from 25 to 29 july, during the german invasion of the soviet union.
A pogrom is a violent riot aimed at the massacre or expulsion of an ethnic or religious group, particularly one aimed at jews. The slavic-languages term originally entered the english language to describe 19th- and 20th-century attacks on jews in the russian empire (mostly within the pale of settlement).
Pogrom definition, an organized massacre, especially of jews.
The term pogrom became commonly used in english after a large-scale wave of anti-jewish riots swept through south-western imperial russia (present-day ukraine and poland) from 1881 to 1884 when more than 200 anti-jewish events occurred in the russian empire, notably pogroms in kiev, warsaw and odessa.