Russia turns to politically-motivated excavations to rewrite history of Soviet Terror after jailing one of its main historians – Human Rights in Ukraine

Russia turns to politically-motivated excavations to rewrite history of Soviet Terror after jailing one of its main historians – Human Rights in Ukraine

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Halya Coynash

Yarovaya has spoken with Russian and Finnish historians who dismiss the new hypothesis as politically motivated, and not based on any credible evidence. This is in sharp contrast to the evidence about graves of the victims of the Terror.

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A new attempt to rewrite history about the Great Terror appears to be underway in Russia with this new offensive ominously linked with the arrest and imprisonment on fabricated charges of Yuri Dmitriev, a world-renowned historian and the head of the Karelia branch of the Memorial Society .

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