Communarka shooting ground

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Communarka shooting ground (Russian: Расстрельный полигон «Коммунарка») was the site of NKVD mass shootings from 1937 to 1941 in the Novomoskovsky Administrative Okrug south-west of the centre of Moscow. It is now an Orthodox cemetery. According to the Federal Security Service, 10,000 people were killed and buried there.[1]

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Coordinates: 55°34′45″N 37°27′21″E / 55.57917°N 37.45583°E / 55.57917; 37.45583