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Ukraine marks Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Political Repressions
08:38, 15 May 2016
Ukraine marks Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Political Repressions

Today according to the Presidents’ decree this day is commemorated on every 3rd Sunday of May.

08:38, 15 May 2016

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Today Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko, governors, members of Parliament, religious leaders and society on the territory of National Historical-cultural reservation will honor legacy of  victims of Stalinist purges.

So called Bykovnyanske burial place is considered to be the largest on the territory of Ukraine. During 1937-1941 a huge vehicle brought each and every day killed bodies shooted in Kyiv jails by NKVD and secretly buried them in Bykovnyanskyy forest. The ultimate peace has found, according to different statistics, from 10 till 100 thousand of people. Among them are writers Mykhailo Semenko, Myke Johhansen, painter Mykhailo Boichuk and others.

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