Helping Jews in occupied Ukraine was more often punished by death of rescuer himself and members of his/her family.
190,100 people were deported from Western Ukraine during 1940-1941. The majority of the deportees were women, children and the elderly.
As of January 1, 1953, 165,000 Crimean Tatars lived in special settlements, and 50,000 thousand of them were children.
The transit prison № 25 was established in Lviv in the autumn of 1944 by the Soviet occupation administration, which replaced the Nazi one.
Lviv Ghetto was the largest in the territory of USSR and lasted from November 1941 to June 1943. On a European scale, the Lviv ghetto was second only to Warsaw and Lodz.