DAY OF VIC­TIMS

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An el­derly man crosses him­self at the grave of a vic­tim of Soviet dic­ta­tor Josef Stalin’s purges at a me­mo­rial on the out­skirts of Saint-Peters­burg where the vic­tims were buried. Mon­day marked Rus­sia’s Day of Vic­tims of Po­lit­i­cal Re­pres­sions in mem­ory of the thou­sands of vic­tims of the Soviet regime.

OLGA MALTSEVA / AFP / GETTY IM­AGES

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