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(From Guardian Unlimited)
A 91-year-old Ukrainian man has been sentenced to five years in prison for his part in the killing of 28,060 Jews at a Nazi extermination camp in 1943.
John Demjanjuk was convicted of being an accessory to mass murder for his actions as a guard at the Sobibor concentration camp in occupied Poland, where he herded Jews to their death in the camp's gas chambers.
Demjanjuk sat in a wheelchair before the judges as they announced their verdict, but showed no reaction.
It was not immediately clear how much credit he would get for time already served. Defence attorneys had said during the 18-month trial they would appeal a conviction.
Demjanjuk was a Red Army soldier allegedly captured as a prisoner of war by the Wehrmacht in 1942 and trained as an SS guard before being sent to work at a death camp near Sobibor, a village close to the border between Poland, Ukraine and Belarus.
He has been described by one Nazi expert as "the littlest of …