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Victims Of Soviet Repression Honored

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Activists spoke last year at the memorial to victims of Soviet political repression, located at Lubyanka Square in Moscow.

Activists spoke last year at the memorial to victims of Soviet political repression, located at Lubyanka Square in Moscow.

Victims of government-orchestrated repression in the former Soviet Union are being remembered.

On the Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Political Repressions, human rights activists in Russia and other ex-Soviet states are expected to hold vigils.

They will remember the millions of people who fell victim to state-executed repressions, such as mass deportations and imprisonment in forced labor camps, from the 1917 October Revolution to the 1991 collapse of the communist regime.
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