Putin Opens Monument to Stalin's Victims, Dissidents Cry Foul 1 234 567

Putin Opens Monument to Stalin's Victims, Dissidents Cry Foul

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President Vladimir Putin inaugurated a monument to the victims of Stalinist purges on Monday, but Soviet-era dissidents accused him of cynicism at a time when they say authorities are riding roughshod over civil freedoms."The Wall of Grief" occupies a space on the edge of Moscow's busy 10-lane ring road and depicts a mass of faceless victims, many of whom were sent to prison camps or executed on Josef Stalin's watch after falsely being accused of being "enemies of...

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