In Memory of the Victims of the Solovky embarkation point

A memorial service will be held on 27 October 2006 for the victims of the Terror, murdered in the Sandarmokh Clearing in Southern Karelia on 27 October and from 1 – 4 November 1937 | detail

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Moscow reads Viktor Yushchenko’s preface to the book on Sandarmokh

“Karelian land was destined to become forever the pantheon of the Executed Ukrainian Renaissance. One of the blackest pages of Ukraine’s history is written in the blood of the murdered geniuses of our nation. This history must for ever remain before us as a reminder and warning for future generations” | detail

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Lviv to bury the remains of NKVD victims at the Lychakivsky Cemetery on 7 November

The last remains will be laid to rest of approximately 500 people, victims of the repressions of the 1940s. There are also plans to rebury the remains of leaders of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists Yevhen Konovalets, Stepan Bandera, Andriy Melnyk and others | detail

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Yushchenko is to introduce a draft law on recognizing Holodomor as an act of genocide

He stated this during a meeting with Hungary’s Ukrainian community during a visit to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Hungarian Uprising against Soviet rule | detail

Visits 1418

Measures to have Holodomor recognized as genocide

Viktor Yushchenko wants to activate work on gaining recognition from the world community that Holodomor [the artificially created Famine] of 1932-1933 was an act of genocide against the Ukrainian people and one of the greatest tragedies of human history. | detail

Visits 1600

Ever more graves of the victims of Stalinism

There may be many more mass graves on Ukrainian territory, but access to the NKVD archives in Moscow is now needed and that road is closed to Ukrainian researchers | detail

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Vandals desecrate the memorial graves at Sandarmokh in Karelia

The Sandarmokh Clearing in Karelia holds the unnamed graves of around 12,000 victims of the Terror, including more than 1100 Ukrainians from the Solovky Embarkation | detail

Visits 1558

Five thousand pages about the Holodomor

The documents just declassified give important information about the role played by the GPU (/KGB) in implementing the Terror through starvation | detail

Visits 1401

The Ukrainian Security Service is to declassify documents about Holodomor

On 18 August a presentation will take place of an electronic “Collection of documents of the State Political Department of the Ukrainian SSR on Holodomor* 1932 – 1933 in Ukraine” | detail

Visits 895

To the slaughtered sons and daughters of Ukraine (In Memory of the Victims of the Solovky embarkation point)

The granite Cossack Cross at the Sandarmokh Clearing near Solovky stands over the last resting place of victims of the Stalin terror, among them 677 Ukrainians. | detail

Visits 1518

In honour of Yevhen Hrytsyak

Yevhen Hrytsyak, one of the leaders of the 1953 Norilsk Uprising , turns 80 tomorrow. We extend our warmest greetings and best wishes to Yevhen Stepanovych and offer the reader a chance to read a remarkable letter | detail

Visits 1333

The remains of NKVD victims are to be buried at the Lychakivsky Cemetery in Lviv

The remains will be laid to rest of 225 people, 80 of whom were children, discovered four years in the crypt of a monastery in Zhovkva in the Lviv region | detail

Visits 1825

A special invitation from Perm “Memorial”

The Perm political labour camps were a terrible part of a repressive machine whose victims "Memorial" is helping to ensure will not be forgotten. | detail

Visits 866

The Path through Bykivnya

An Institute of National Remembrance will seek answers to the question how, in peacetime, 10 million human lives in Ukraine could have been lost | detail

Visits 2569

In the Lviv region the remains uncovered of victims of the NKVD – KGB

Despite the fact that some of the victims were children, and several skulls bear bullet marks, the Prosecutor’s Office can find "no sign of a crime" | detail

Visits 1209

Victims of the Katyń Massacre refused rehabilitation

An expanded account of the recent decision by the Chief Military Prosecutor of the Russian Federation to both close the Russian investigation into the Katyń Massacre and to deny that those murdered were victims of political repression | detail

Visits 2962

Statement with regard to the Katyń Massacre and information regarding its investigation

The "arguments" provided by Russia’s Chief Military Prosecutor’s Office dishonour the memory of the 22 000 Polish victims of this terrible crime | detail

Visits 2748

On the XX Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union

Excerpts from the well-known Russian historian’s reflections marking the sixtieth anniversary of the opening of the historic XX Congress on 14 February 1956 | detail

Visits 813

In Memory of the Victims of the Solovky embarkation point

The Sandarmokh Cossack Cross and a call to pay tribute to the victims of Soviet Terror whose unmarked graves lie in Sandarmokh and on Solovky. | detail

Visits 2612

Do not open the door to militia!

All began when a militiaman was beating someone. A woman summoned militia to stop the fight. The militiamen switched to beat the innocent woman, while the summoned militiamen contemplated this scene not without interest. | detail

Visits 2408

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