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Nikolai Malagon

Identifies Federenko from photograph


RECORD Of Presentation of Photographs for Identification

18 March 1978 City of Zaporoezh'ye

On instructions from the Procuratorate of the USSR concerning the request made by the organs of Justice of the USA, and in accordance with Articles 174-176 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of the Ukrainian SSR, Senior Investigator of the Procuratorate of the Zaporozh'ye Region, senior councillor of Justice Litvinenko, in the offices of the Procuratorate, in daylight, in the presence of authorized witnesses:

1. Volkova, Irina Petrovna - residing at no. 27 Panfilovtsy Steet, apt. 10
2. Vakhtina, Tat'yana Ivanovna, residing at no. 34 "b", Euznetsova Street, apt. 4.

presented to witness MALAGON Nikolay Petrovich for identification various citizens of the male sex and of middle age, shown on three photographs. The three photographs presented were pasted in the given report in a single row, numbered and stamped.

Photography No.1 Photograph No.2 Photograph No.3

Participants in the presentation fro identification were informed of their right to make remarks subject to be written down in the record. The authorized witnesses were moreover informed, of their obligation under Article 127 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of the Ukrainian SSR, to certify the fact, the content and the results of the presentation for identification.

Before presentation for identification started, Malagon Nikolay Petrovish was warned of the responsibility incurred under Part 2, Article 178 of the Criminal Code of the Ukrainian SSR for knowingly giving false evidence and under Article 179 of the Criminal Code of the Ukrainian SSR for refusing to testify.

Having examined the photographs presented, witness Malagon N.P. declared: that I cannot identify the men shown on photographs No.1 and No.2 because I have not seen them before.

I identify the man shown on photograph No.2. [sic]. On this photograph is shown guard Fedorenko, I do not remember his first name and patronymic, whom I saw in 1942-1943 in the Trawniki and Treblinka concentration camps. I identify him by his long face, the expression of his face and eyes, because I noted well the face of this man in 1942-1943.

No additions or remarks were made during the identification.

The record was written correctly and read in person by witness Malagon, N.P.

Identification took place from 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. Identification was conducted by Senior Investigator of the Procuratorate of the Zaporozh'ye Region Senior Councillor of Justice L. Litvinenko.


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