Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Political Repressions

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Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Political Repressions
Date October 30
Next time 30 October 2015 (2015-10-30)
Frequency annual
Monument commemorating the victims of political repression in the USSR: a stone from Solovki concentration camp installed in front of the KGB headquarters at Lubyanka Square in Moscow

Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Political Repressions (Russian: День памяти жертв политических репрессий), is an annual day of remembrance for victims of political repression in the Soviet Union.

It is commemorated on October 30, since 1991, in former Soviet republics, except for Ukraine, which has its own annual Day of Remembrance for the victims of political repressions by the Soviet regime on the third Sunday of May.

Members of the Memorial society take active part in meetings.

Traditional meeting places[edit]

References[edit]

  • Постановление Верховного Совета РСФСР от 18.10.91 N 1763/1-I «Об установлении Дня памяти жертв политических репрессий». (The Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR of 18.10.91 N 1763/1-I "On establishing the Day of Remembrance for victims of political repression.")