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Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow

Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
01/21
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Solovetsky Stone, a remnant of the Solovki prison camp, commemorates victims of the Soviet Gulag. The victims were remembered with flowers and candle lights in Lubyanka Square. Names of the dead were read out next to the stone.
Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
02/21
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Young woman with flowers is waiting in a long queue in Lubyanka Square to read out the names of her relatives, who became victims of Stalin purges in the 1930s.
Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
03/21
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Solovetsky Stone, a remnant of the Solovki prison camp, commemorates victims of the Soviet Gulag. The victims were remembered with flowers and candle lights in Lubyanka Square. Names of the dead were read out next to the stone.
Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
04/21
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A group of young people is in Lubyanka Square during "Return of the Names" commemorative action on 29 October.
Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
05/21
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A slogan, demanding freedom to political prisoners of Russia is in Lubyanka Square on the 29th October 2013.
Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
06/21
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Solovetsky Stone, a remnant of the Solovki prison camp, commemorates victims of the Soviet Gulag. The victims were remembered with flowers and candle lights in Lubyanka Square on 29 October. Names of the dead were read out next to the stone.
Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
07/21
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Solovetsky Stone, a remnant of the Solovki prison camp, commemorates victims of the Soviet Gulag. The victims were remembered with flowers and candle lights in Lubyanka Square. Names of the dead were read out next to the stone.
Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
08/21
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A wreath of flowers and memorial society posters of "Return of the Names" at the commemorative event in Lubyanka Square. FSB (Ex-KGB) HQ can be seen in the background.
Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
09/21
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Candles next to the Solovetsky Stone in Lubyanka Square in memory of the victims of Stalin's Purge.
Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
10/21
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A woman with flowers is heading towards Solovetsky Stone in Lubyanka Square. A line of people, waiting to read out names of dead relatives are seen next to the stone in the background.
Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
11/21
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A woman in red jacket is reading out the names of her relatives, who fell victims of the Great Purge of 1937-38. FSB (Ex-KGB) building is in distance.
Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
12/21
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"Return of the Names" posters inform of the all day commemorative event in Lubyanka Square on the 29th October 2013. The FSB (Ex-KGB) building in scaffolds can be seen in the background.
Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
13/21
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A woman is reading out the names of her relatives, who fell victims of the Great Purge of 1937-38. FSB (Ex-KGB) building covered in scaffolding is in distance.
Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
14/21
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"Return of the Names" commemorative action took place in Lubyanka Square on the eve of Russia's Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Political Repressions (The Great Purge) .
Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
15/21
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View onto Lubyanka Square with "Return of the Names" placard and.
Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
16/21
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"Return of the Names" poster in Lubyanka Square informs people of the all-day commemorative event.
Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
17/21
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A man is reading out the names of his relatives, who fell victims of the Great Purge of 1937-38, next to the Solovetsky Stone in Lubyanka Square.
Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
18/21
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A view onto Dzerzhinsky Square with the FSB (Ex-KGB) HQ in scaffold in the background. The building was used by several generations of the Secret Police Chiefs.
Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
19/21
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A woman is reading out the names of her relatives, who fell victims of the Great Purge of 1937-38. FSB (Ex-KGB) building covered in scaffolding is in distance.
Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
20/21
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Young woman is reading out the names of her relatives, who fell victims of the Great Purge of 1937-38. The FSB (Ex-KGB) building can be seen in the background.
Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
21/21
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"Return of the Names" commemorative action took place in Lubyanka Square, on the eve of Russia's Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Political Repressions.
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  • Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
  • Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
  • Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
  • Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
  • Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
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  • Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
  • Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
  • Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
  • Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
  • Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
  • Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
  • Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
  • Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
  • Tribute to victims of Gulag in Moscow
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On the eve of Russia's Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Great Purge, an an all-day commemorative ceremony took place next to Solovetsky Stone in Lubyanka Square. From 1937 to 1938, more than 30 thousand people were murdered in Moscow alone.

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