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Russia: Remembering Victims of 1937; Podcasting Their Names

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Digital Activism, Freedom of Speech, Governance, History, Human Rights, Media & Journalism, Politics

Seventy years since Stalin's Great Terror of 1937, many Russians are ignorant of their country's horrible past, Windows on Eurasia reports [1]. Nevertheless, hundreds of people came to Lubyanka yesterday to read out the names of thousands of victims – and PODstantsiya [2], a podcasting project of the Moscow-based Foundation for Independent Radio Broadcasting, has recorded the 12-hour-long event and posted it in installments here [3] (RUS).