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Russians Honor Victims Of Stalin's Purges Outside Moscow Security Headquarters

A lawyer attending the "Return of the Names" event said it was a rare occasion to express discontent with Russia's present government.
A woman places flowers at the Solovetsky Stone monument in front of the former KGB headquarters in central Moscow on Monday. Dozens of people gathered there to remember the victims of Soviet-era political repressions. Source: Yuri Kadobnov/AFP/Getty Images

Nelli Tachko stood on Moscow's Lubyanka Square and pronounced the name of her father, Stanislav Frantsevich Tachko, a postal worker who was executed at age 41 by the Soviet secret police.

Tachko, 93, was one of hundreds of Muscovites who waited for hours in frigid temperatures Monday to take part in in which anybody who wants to can

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