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The Solovetsky Stage

The Solovetsky Stage

"You are assigned to repress 1200 people for the Solovetsky prison"

Case of lyceum students

Case of lyceum students

In total, over 150 people were arrested in connection with the case of the lyceum students on the night of February 15, 1925.

Repressed poets and writers

Repressed poets and writers

Poets are not born by chance, they descend to earth from on high, their lives shrouded in deep mystery, Though they are open and simple...

Stalin's execution lists

Stalin's execution lists

Stalin's execution lists were lists of individuals sentenced to various forms of punishment by the decision of Joseph Stalin and other members of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.

The life that includes Bach is blessed

The life that includes Bach is blessed

The extraordinary fate of Vera Avgustovna Lotar-Shevchenko - an outstanding pianist of French descent.

The wife of a «traitor to the Motherland»

The wife of a «traitor to the Motherland»

She was not broken by the Gulag; after the camps, she created the world's first children's musical theater, which now bears her name: the Moscow Children's Musical Theater named after Natalia Sats.

Hava Volovich. About the Past

Hava Volovich. About the Past

А child doesn't get used to it, doesn't forget, but only submits, and then in their little heart, sadness settles, leading to illness and death...

Colony for Juvenile

Colony for Juvenile

"I didn't witness my father's arrest, but I remember vividly how it happened with my mother. Two men in black held her, while others, having turned everything in the room upside down, seated us in the car and ordered us to drive. Suddenly, my mother broke free and, grabbing onto the bumper, was dragged along the road..."

He stole 2 loaves of bread out of hunger.

He stole 2 loaves of bread out of hunger.

In the detainee's profile, two years were added to his age; as evident from further case materials, he was 13 years old on the day of the execution. He was executed...

Khava Volovich.

Khava Volovich. "Maternal" Camp

In the evening, when I came back to the group with a bundle of firewood, her crib was already empty. I found her in the morgue, naked, among the bodies of adult prisoners. She lived in this world for only a year and four months and died on March 3, 1944.

The case of the sunken wheel

The case of the sunken wheel

In the mournful year of 1938, they took away Grisha Putilov, a simple village boy known as "Black Raven," in the dead of night. No one could or dared to fully comprehend the absurdity of the situation, as this newly branded "enemy of the people" was barely fourteen at that time.