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Shtrafniki Volume 8-10: Soviet Union 1940-1999 Grigory Svirsky This combined set of three volumes was censored in Russia, and could only published in the U.S.. Svirsky is a brave and talented author, who was one of the first dissident writer in the Soviet Union.

The Great Terror - the terror of communism portraits of people sentenced to death, which had been taken by the NKVD a few moments before the execution. Aleksandra Ivanovna Chubar: Armenian; born 1903 in Artemivsk, Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine; higher education; no party affiliation; consultant in the People’s Commissariat of Light Industry; lived in Moscow, Dom Sovietov 1, Apt. 227. Arrested on July 4, 1938. Sentenced to death and executed on August 28, 1938.

Over 10 MILLION people were starved to death as a result of the famine initiated by Josef Stalin. This genocide is called HOLODOMOR. Many people have heard of the Holocaust. I hope the same recognition and respect can be given to all those who suffered and perished as a result of this vile act of inhumanity.

For the first time in months, Ukrainian residents in Sloviansk and Kramatorsk can stroll down their streets without fear, but not without ghostly reminders.

DEBALTSEVE, Ukraine — They say they feel fear but you wouldn't know it by watching them handle the explosives. See also: Ukraine's children of war The members of this bomb sq...

Gulag were Soviet forced labour camps. Most inmates were political prisoners and at least half of them were imprisoned without trial.

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