The Levashovo Memorial in St. Petersburg

A cemetery for all the victims of the USSR

The founder of the "Center for Recovered Names " at the National Library of Russia, Anatoly Razumov, sent us this testimony on the Levashovo Memorial Cemetery, built in the place where thousands of innocent victims of Stalin’s great purges were shot and buried in common graves. Razumov is collecting in St. Petersburg the names of all the victims of Soviet terror in an exceptional work entitled The Leningrad Martyrology 1937-1938. Inside, tributes collected in the Memorial Cemetery visitors’ book.

See also the website, in Russian/English,

10 November 2006

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