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Remains of Soviet terror victims re-buried in Ivano-Frankivsk

70 men, 53 women and two children were identified as those killed by Soviet execution squads in the 1930s
20:58, 24 March 2018

strichka.com

The remains of 134 victims of the Communist terror were re-buried in Ivano-Frankivsk, western Ukraine. 

According to West News, the local outlet, the ceremony took place at Demyaniv Laz memorial park; it is the area where hundreds of innocent civilians were murdered by the Soviet secret police, the NKVD - one of the many crimes committed by the Soviets in Ukraine in the 1930s and the 1940s. 

70 men, 53 women and two children were identified; anotehr nine could not be identified due to grave skullbone injuries. 

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