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Memorial with Names of Stalinís Victims Opens at Butovo Firing Range
Pravoslavie ^ | 9/28/17

Posted on 10/01/2017 4:49:54 PM PDT by marshmallow

A new memorial, “Garden of Memory,” has been opened at the former Butovo firing range, bearing the name of all those shot on that spot in the years of Stalinist repressions, reported the rector of the Church of the Holy New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia in Butovo Archpriest Kirill Kaleda to RIA-Novosti.

The monument consists of two granite slabs on which are engraved the names of 20,762 people who died at Butovo. The monument measures 984 ft. long, and 6.5 ft. tall.

The opening was celebrated by the oldest hierarch of the Russian Church Metropolitan Juvenaly of Krutitska and Kolomna, and was attended by Federation Council member Vladimir Lukin, member of the Human Rights Council of the Russian Federation Sergei Karaganov, Natalia Solzhenitsyn, the widow of the famous author, as well as representatives of various EU nation embassies.

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1 posted on 10/01/2017 4:49:54 PM PDT by marshmallow
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To: marshmallow

Looks like more than two slabs to me.


2 posted on 10/01/2017 5:08:05 PM PDT by PAR35
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To: marshmallow

The original Antifa.


3 posted on 10/01/2017 5:22:33 PM PDT by aynrandfreak (Being a Democrat means never having to say you're sorry)
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To: marshmallow

Wonder how many Divisions Stalin has now?


4 posted on 10/01/2017 6:20:41 PM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Yes, Liberals, I question your patriotism)
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To: marshmallow

Stalin’s victims can’t be counted.


5 posted on 10/01/2017 7:08:33 PM PDT by Spok
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