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An Orthodox shrine rises on a Russian killing field

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  • Hristofor/ХристофорЪ
    Barbed wire still lines the perimeter of the secret police compound here on the southern edge of Moscow, where more - perhaps far more - than 20,000 people
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 7, 2007
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      Barbed wire still lines the perimeter of the secret police compound here on
      the southern edge of Moscow, where more - perhaps far more - than 20,000
      people were shot and buried from August 1937 through October 1938, during
      the height of Stalin's purges. The killing field was run by the NKVD, a
      forerunner of the KGB, which controlled it into the 1990s...
      Full article:
      http://www.iht.com/articles/2007/06/07/news/journal.php


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