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The Russian word pogrom has a meaning of an organized violent attack on people with simulteneous destroying of their environment (homes, market places, religious centers).

Modern examples of pogroms include those of

The word 'pogrom' is mainly applied when describing a series of violent attacks on Jews in Russia in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Riots are believed to be usually organized or supported by the Russian special services of that time The pogroms encouraged the first emigration of Russian Jews to the United States. Many pogroms accompanied the Russian Revolution of 1917 and the following Russian civil war. However they were not limited to Russia, the Kristallnacht in Nazi Germany is now usually called Pogromnacht.

Other examples:

citation from [1]: Not only did India’s BJP Prime Minister, Atal Biharee Vajpayee, fail to condemn Modi and the Gujarati state government for their role in organizing the Muslim pogroms...

More about pogroms of Jews: History of the Jews in Russia and Soviet Union, anti-Semitism, Race riot