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Belarusians Commemorate Victims of Mass Execution Under Stalin

Belarusians gathered in Minsk on Monday to commemorate more than 100 people, including 22 writers and poets, who were executed by the NKVD secret service on Oct. 29, 1937, during Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin's Great Purge. The 100 victims, many of them from the Belarusian intelligentsia, were among between 600,000 and 1.5 million people in then-Soviet Belarus who were swept up in Stalin's mass repression of dissent that came to a head in 1937. At one memorial event Monday,...

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