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Victims Of Soviet Repression Honored

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.