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'Half-Naked And Barefoot': Chechens, Ingush Recall 1944 Deportations


'Half-Naked And Barefoot': Chechens, Ingush Recall 1944 Deportations
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In February 1944, the regime of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin started forcibly deporting nearly half a million people from the Caucasus region to Central Asia. Many did not survive the transports. Seventy-five years later, survivors who remain in Kazakhstan spoke to Current Time about the lasting trauma of being torn from their homes and families.

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