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Former political prisoner Susanna Pechuro at a procession before the opening of the monument to victims of repression in Moscow.
OHS official statement + Graham Smith

OHS condemns closure of Memorial International

The Oral History Society joins in the widespread condemnation of the closure of Russia’s International Memorial Organisation. The decision to close ordered by a Russian court on the 28th of December represents an assault on human rights, and in particular an attempt to suppress the Organisation’s significant contribution to the history of the Soviet Union.

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