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Sandarmokh (Template:Lang-ru) is a forest massif in Medvezhyegorsky District, Karelia, Russia, a burial site of victims of Soviet political repressions, where over 9,000 bodies were discovered after the place was found in 1997 by members of the Memorial Society.[1][2][3]

According to the documents found in the archives of FSB in Arkhangelsk, there were people of 58 nationalities.

Notable victims


  1. "Pictorial essay: Death trenches bear witness to Stalin's purges" CNN, July 17, 1997
  2. Урочище Сандармох. Захоронение жертв массовых репрессий (1937—1938 гг.) Template:Ru icon
  3. "Sandarmokh",
  4. "durnovo" query result Template:Ru icon
  5. Natsionalnyje pisateli Karelii: finskaja emigratsija i politicheskije Repressii 1930h godov: biobibliograficheski ukazatel = National Library of Karelia: Finnish emigration and the 1930 policy of retaliation: biobibliografical index, p. 40-41. Petrozavodsk: , 2005. ISBN 5-7378-0074-1
  6. "vento", query result Template:Ru icon
  7. "Modern Martyrdoms"
  8. John Earl Haynes and Harvey Klehr, In Denial: Historians, Communism, and Espionage, 2003, ISBN 1-59403-088-X, Appendix: "The Invisible Dead: American Communists and Radicals Executed by Soviet Political Police and Buried at Sandarmokh", p. 235
  9. John Earl Haynes and Harvey Klehr. In Denial: Historians, Communism, and Espionage. Encounter Books, 2003. ISBN 1-893554-72-4 p. 117

External links

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