Mass graves from Soviet mass executions

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Mass graves in the Soviet Union were used for the burial of mass numbers of citizens and foreigners executed by the government of the Soviet Union under Joseph Stalin.[1] These mass killings were carried out by the security organisations, such as the NKVD, and reached their peak in the Great Purge of 1937–38.

List of mass graves[edit]

Following the demise of the USSR in 1991, many of the killing and burial sites were uncovered,[2][3][4] one as recently as 2010.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Documenting the Death Toll: Research into the Mass Murder of Foreigners in Moscow, 1937–38" By Barry McLoughlin, American Historical Association, 1999
  2. ^ "Mass grave found containing Stalin victims" LA Times-Washington Post News Service, July 13, 1997
  3. ^ "Mass grave found at Ukrainian monastery", BBC, July 12, 2002
  4. ^ "Wary of its past, Russia ignores mass grave site", by Fred Weir, The Christian Science Monitor, October 10, 2002
  5. ^ Stalin-era mass grave yields tons of bones Reuters. June 9, 2010
  6. ^ "Ukraine reburies 2,000 victims of Stalin's rule". Reuters. 27 October 2007
  7. ^ "Ukraine reburies 2,000 victims of Stalin's rule". Reuters. 27 October 2007
  8. ^ (in English) Michael Franklin Hamm (1995). Kyiv. Princeton: Princeton University Press. ISBN 0-691-02585-1. 
  9. ^ Robert Conquest, The Great Terror: A Reassessment: 40th Anniversary Edition, Oxford University Press, US, 2007. p. 288
  10. ^ "Former Killing Ground Becomes Shrine to Stalin’s Victims" by Sophia Kishkovsky, The New York Times, June 8, 2007
  11. ^ Спецобъект "Монастырь" izvestia.ru.
  12. ^ "Pictorial essay: Death trenches bear witness to Stalin's purges" CNN, July 17, 1997
  13. ^ Hochschild, Adam. "The Secret of a Siberian River Bank". nytimes.com. New York Times. Retrieved 29 April 2016. 
  14. ^ Hiroaki Kuromiya, The Voices of the Dead: Stalin's Great Terror in the 1930s. Yale University Press, December 24, 2007. ISBN 0-300-12389-2 p. 23
  15. ^ Robert Conquest, The Great Terror: A Reassessment: 40th Anniversary Edition, Oxford University Press, US, 2007. p. 287
  16. ^ More 'red terror' remains found in Russia UPI, July 19, 2010.