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  12/21/2012, Tevet 8, 5773

Leader of Anti-Semitic Party Ukrainian Man of the Year

Chairman Oleg Tyagnybok of the Ukraine's nationalist, anti-Semitic Svoboda party has been chosen chosen personality of the year by the weekly magazine "Korrespondent".

The party received 37 seats in the 450-seat parliament in elections at the end of November. Its members claim the derrogatory word Zhid for Jew is a standard word.