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The head of the Human Rights Council Valery Fadeev announced the creation of a single database of victims of political repression

Chapter Human Rights Council (HRC) Valery Fadeev announced the creation of a single database of victims of political repression. This is reported in Telegramorganization channel.

According to him, October 30 as the Day of Remembrance for Victims of Political Repressions should not be forgotten. “Unlike some other countries, we do not deny what we do not like, and we do not try to sweep hard facts under the rug. The history of the country is inevitably different, with dark and light periods,” Fadeev said.

At the same time, he noted that, together with his colleagues, he is engaged in educational activities. “We are following the memorials and graves found, we are working on creating a unified database of victims of political repression,” the head of the HRC said, adding that in early November, in Tomsk A new Gulag museum will appear.

In January at Novosibirsk established bust of the Prosecutor General of the USSR Roman Rudenko. He participated in the mass Stalinist repressions, was a member of the “special troika” of the NKVD, which sentenced people to death, and was personally present at the murders. The opening of the monument was attended, including by the mayor of Novosibirsk Anatoly Elbow and regional governor Andrey Travnikov. The creators of the bust were also present: sculptor Pavel Markov and architect Maxim Salakhov.

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