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Russians Read Names of Soviet Political Victims in Moscow

Every year on Oct. 29, hundreds of Muscovites line up in front of the ex-headquarters of the Soviet secret police to read the names of the victims of Stalin’s Great Purges.

Despite the rain and the cold, the event brings together hundreds of people—young and old.

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