In Moscow commemorated the victims of political repression

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Photo: Vladimir Astapkovich / RIA Novosti

Action in memory of victims of political repression “Bell of remembrance” takes place on Tuesday, October 30, in the center of Moscow near the monument the “Wall of grief”. About it reports TASS.

The event is organized by public organization the Foundation for the memory and Gulag history Museum. In the capital it is for the first time. As the Chairman of the Council under the Russian President Mikhail Fedotov action “the Bell of memory” was born in St. Petersburg, Levashovo memorial cemetery.

“There lies 40 thousand of Leningrad. Consider these figures: 40 thousand innocent people on a piece of earth at rest,” said he.

In the framework of the action in the square there set up a symbolic bell in the form of rails. According to the Director of the Museum of Gulag history Roman Romanov, she was brought from the Solovki camp, after which began to develop the system of the Main Directorate of the camps. Blows are applied to a special metal shaft, which was brought from Kolyma.

In memory of the victims of the Stalinist repression to hit the bell can be anyone. The campaign will last until 22:00.

The day of memory of victims of political repressions is celebrated on October 30. Every year in memory of the repressed and all Russia conducted a memorial service.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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