Muscovites opposed the conversion of a “death house” at the St. Nicholas boutique


Photo: home of “Decommunization” in “Vkontakte”

Orthodox activist Dmitry Enteo (Larionov) and the movement “Decommunization” held a protest action near “death house” at Nikolskaya street in Moscow, demanding a Museum of memory of victims of political repression, according to “Novaya Gazeta”. Moscow authorities want to give it a place in the Chanel store.

Enteo and a few other young people hung on the facade of the building a poster with a picture of a young girl in this house the military Collegium of the USSR Supreme court sentenced to death. Here a death sentence was handed down 31455 people.

According to the presidential decree of 2012, “shooting house” was to go to the Museum of the Gulag, but that didn’t happen. Near the building are held periodically pickets and actions, their participants detained.

23 on Nikolskaya street was built in the XVII century and was part of the princes Khovansky’s chambers. In the XIX century it belonged to the Moscow craft Council, apartments are handed over in the hiring. In the Soviet years it housed the military Collegium of the USSR Supreme court, headed by Vasily Ulrich — one of the main executors of Stalin’s repressions. In the period from October 1, 1936 to November 30, 1938, this building has been condemned more than 36 thousand people, most sentenced to the death penalty.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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